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Records show Vegas stunt planes company had safety concerns

Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:51pm

Before a recent stunt plane crash killed an instructor pilot and student passenger, records show that federal authorities had noted multiple safety issues on similar acrobatic flights offered by a Las Vegas tourism company that allows paying customers — even those without any previous flight experience — to fly and control planes.

Penn State OKs some alcohol sales at games

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:40pm

Penn State's board of trustees has approved allowing some fans to buy alcohol at the university's football and basketball stadiums, as well as other athletic facilities.

Canadian brewery ships cases of water to wildfire zone

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:40pm

One of Canada's largest breweries says it is donating up to 200,000 cans of emergency drinking water to firefighters and evacuees affected by the raging wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

The Latest: Arizona governor to sign KidsCare restoration

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:31pm

The Latest on the legislative effort to restore KidsCare (all times local):

Markets Right Now: Stocks shake off a loss, turn higher

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:21pm

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Kenya closing camps with hundreds of thousands of refugees

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:21pm

The Kenyan government says it will close two refugee camps, including one of the world's biggest, due to a lack of security and economic challenges.

Canadian convoy begins, hoping to flee wildfire zone

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:20pm

A massive convoy was under way Friday to move evacuees stranded at oil field camps north of wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, through the community to safe areas south of the Canadian oil sands capital.

San Francisco accuses arts school of illegal dorms

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:11pm

A popular arts school that is one of San Francisco's largest property owners has illegally removed hundreds of residential units from the city's tight housing market, San Francisco said in a lawsuit filed on Friday.

Lawyers clash on mental competency of media mogul Redstone

Anthony McCartney, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 2:10pm

Lawyers on both sides agree that ailing media mogul Sumner Redstone was being manipulated in the months before he expelled a longtime companion from his life late last year.

Grain higher, livestock mostly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:40pm

Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

US rig count drops 5 this week to 415, another all-time low

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:40pm

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by five this week to 415, another all-time low amid depressed energy prices.

Grain higher, livestock mostly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:40pm

Grain futures were higher Friday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

The Latest: Doctor says he believes media mogul has dementia

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:40pm

The Latest on a trial that will determine whether media mogul Sumner Redstone is mentally competent (all times local):

US consumer borrowing jumps 10 percent in March

Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:31pm

U.S. consumers sharply increased use of their credit cards in March, pushing up total borrowing at the fastest pace in more than a decade.

Arizona ruling: Docs' medical marijuana immunity is limited

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:21pm

The Arizona Supreme Court says immunity provided doctors under the state's medical marijuana law for certifying patients to use pot only applies to the medical certifications, not other conduct such as making false statements in documents.

Florida grand jury indicts charter school management company

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:11pm

A Florida Panhandle grand jury has indicted a charter school management company and three vendors on charges that it fraudulently billed a charter school for supplies, equipment and services.

Missouri governor signs $27 billion budget despite concerns

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:11pm

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has signed a $27.3 billion budget that boosts spending for education while attempting to block money from going to Planned Parenthood.

Herbalife says it's in advanced talks with FTC, shares soar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:01pm

Shares of Herbalife surged more than 11 percent in afternoon trading Friday after disclosing that it's in advanced talks to settle a federal investigation into claims that the company essentially operates as a pyramid scheme.

Marchionne: Self-driving cars could be on roads in 5 years

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 1:01pm

Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne says working with Google convinced him that self-driving technology is closer than he thought and could be on the road in five years.