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LONDON (AP) — Roger Moore, the suavely insouciant star of seven James Bond films, has died in Switzerland. He was 89. The British actor died Tuesday after a short battle with cancer, according to a family statement posted on Moore’s official Twitter account. “We know our own love and...
Today is Wednesday, May 24, the 144th day of 2017. There are 221 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 24, 1775, John Hancock was unanimously elected President of the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, succeeding Peyton Randolph. On this date: In 1844, Samuel F.B....
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts completed urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, replacing equipment that failed three days earlier and restoring a backup for a vital data-relay system. It took commander Peggy Whitson much longer than expected to...
QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has visited the Massachusetts high school where his wife attended. The 33-year-old billionaire and his wife, Priscilla Chan, stopped by Quincy High School on Tuesday. Chan graduated from Quincy High as valedictorian in 2003. Zuckerberg says...
NEW YORK (AP) — Uber has admitted to underpaying its New York City drivers tens of millions of dollars for the past 2 1/2 years. The ride-hailing company on Tuesday said each affected driver would get a refund of about $900, which includes interest. Uber did not give a figure on how many drivers...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump Administration budget released Tuesday slashes funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, eliminating more than 3,800 jobs while imposing dramatic cuts to clean air and water programs. The White House’s proposed spending plan for the EPA...
NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man says a Southwest Airlines employee refused to let him board a flight as a family with his husband, their three children and a grandparent. Grant Morse tells USA Today (https://usat.ly/2qTGTgk ) he was in the family boarding area at the gate at the Buffalo, New...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man acted strangely long before he caused a disturbance on a plane that prompted fighter jets to accompany it to Hawaii, but a lack of communication and an airline’s hesitancy to be caught on video booting a passenger could have played a role in allowing him to fly, experts...
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is suing Fiat Chrysler, alleging that some of its diesel pickup trucks and Jeep SUVs cheat on emissions tests. The lawsuit filed Tuesday by the Justice Department marks the second time the government has gone after an automaker alleging use of software on...
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — There’s a fowl smell wafting through Maine’s largest city. Police say a truck carrying chicken parts malfunctioned, spilling gallons of poultry bits onto a Portland street early Tuesday. Residents dealt with a foul smell from the area, and motorists drove through the...

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