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Disney moves Magic Kingdom metal detectors to ticket center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:26am

Walt Disney World is moving its metal detectors to an earlier entry point at its most popular park, Magic Kingdom.

The Latest: French minister says Brexit move 'lifts taboo'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:17am

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Idaho House adjourns 2017 regular session

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:17am

The Idaho House closed out the 2017 session on Wednesday, concluding their work for the year as Senate lawmakers were on track to adjourn soon after.

Venezuela detains oil company official in corruption case

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:17am

Venezuelan officials say they've arrested a senior manager at the state oil company on corruption charges at a moment when the oil-rich country is struggling with fuel shortages.

Investment from China in Kushner Manhattan property is off

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:08am

Talks with a Chinese company seeking a stake in a Fifth Avenue skyscraper owned by the family of Jared Kushner are over.

Ford recalls 570K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:07am

Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly.

Iowa regulator's confirmation delayed amid conflict concerns

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:07am

The Iowa Senate is slowing down the confirmation of Geri Huser as the Iowa Utilities Board chairwoman after The Associated Press revealed her extensive private legal work.

Turkish court orders Booking.com to be blocked

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:58am

A Turkish court has ordered the travel website Booking.com to be blocked in a dispute with the country's main travel agency association, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Wednesday.

Ex-Christie aide gets prison term for bridge revenge plot

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:58am

A former aide to Gov. Chris Christie was sentenced Wednesday to two years in prison for his role in a political revenge plot involving traffic jams at the country's busiest bridge, a scandal that sank the Republican's presidential aspirations.

Kellogg headquarters' tower evacuated; suspected Freon leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:57am

Some workers at Kellogg Co.'s Battle Creek headquarters have been hospitalized as a precaution following a suspected Freon leak.

Utilities vow to finish reactors despite Westinghouse woes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:38am

The electric utilities that own two nuclear reactors under construction in South Carolina say they're committed to finishing the project despite the bankruptcy of builder Westinghouse Electric Co.

FDA approves 1st drug for aggressive multiple sclerosis

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:27am

U.S. regulators have approved the first drug for an aggressive kind of multiple sclerosis that steadily reduces coordination and the ability to walk.

Trump's budget priorities set small businesses strategizing

Joyce M. Rosenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:16am

The priorities laid out in President Donald Trump's budget message have some small business owners strategizing how they might benefit from a big boost in defense spending, and others thinking about how to make up for revenue they could lose to cuts in grant programs and subsidies.

Tracking phones: Insurers deny claims based on doubtful data

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:06am

It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn't burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data.

There are ways to make overseas travel more affordable, safe

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:53am

Foreign travel is expensive and can be intimidating for some, but there are strategies for saving money and staying safe.

Contracts to buy US homes hit highest level since April

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:44am

More people signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as warm weather and rising confidence appeared to encourage consumers to look for houses.

Samsung's Galaxy S8 phone aims to dispel the Note 7 debacle

Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:23am

Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.

It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:15am

The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.

Officials approve funding for $90M cybersecurity center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:00am

Idaho state officials approve the use of $90 million worth of bonds for the construction of two new buildings at a federal research facility.