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Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith to donate 1 percent of purses

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith is pledging to donate 1 percent of his purse earnings from Travers Day at Saratoga this weekend to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The 52-year-old rider based in Southern California will travel East to ride in four
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Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith to donate 1 percent of purses

Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith is pledging to donate 1 percent of his purse earnings from Travers Day at Saratoga this weekend to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. The 52-year-old rider based in Southern California will travel East to ride in four stakes on Saturday at the upstate New ...

Cedar Point roller coaster capital set to unveil Steel Vengeance in 2018

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Next year Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, will boast even more thrills. In 2018 the self-described "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" will introduce Steel Vengeance, a "hyper-hybrid" high-octane attraction. Combining a steel running track
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Cedar Point roller coaster capital set to unveil Steel Vengeance in 2018

ANALYSIS/OPINION: Next year Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, will boast even more thrills. In 2018 the self-described "Roller Coaster Capital of the World" will introduce Steel Vengeance, a "hyper-hybrid" high-octane attraction. Combining a steel running track on a wooden structure, the new ride will provide a smooth ride that simultaneously ...

Paris tourism group reports 10-year high for hotel stays

PARIS (AP) - The Paris region registered 16.4 million hotel guests during the first half of the year, a 10-year high following a plunge in tourism after the 2015 terror attacks in the French capital. The Regional Tourism Committee said the number of foreign v
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Paris tourism group reports 10-year high for hotel stays

PARIS (AP) - The Paris region registered 16.4 million hotel guests during the first half of the year, a 10-year high following a plunge in tourism after the 2015 terror attacks in the French capital. The Regional Tourism Committee said the number of foreign visitors increased by 14.9 percent compared ...

The Latest: NTSB is investigating train crash at station

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is at the scene of an overnight train accident near Philadelphia that left dozens of passengers
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The Latest: NTSB is investigating train crash at station

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is at the scene of an overnight train accident near Philadelphia that left dozens of passengers banged up but none with life-threatening injuries. ...

The Latest: NTSB investigating station train crash

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is at the scene of an overnight train accident near Philadelphia that left dozens of passengers
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The Latest: NTSB investigating station train crash

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 9:30 a.m. The National Transportation Safety Board is at the scene of an overnight train accident near Philadelphia that left dozens of passengers banged up but none with life-threatening injuries. ...

The Latest: 42 injured in train crash; None life-threatening

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 5:30 a.m. A regional rail spokeswoman says the driver of a train that crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal has been trea
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The Latest: 42 injured in train crash; None life-threatening

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - The Latest on the crash of a commuter train in suburban Philadelphia (all times local): 5:30 a.m. A regional rail spokeswoman says the driver of a train that crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal has been treated at a hospital and ...

Officials: 33 people injured in train crash at station

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - More than 30 people were injured when train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said the crash happened around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. An
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Officials: 33 people injured in train crash at station

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - More than 30 people were injured when train crashed into another train that was parked at a station in suburban Philadelphia. The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority said the crash happened around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. An inbound Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into an unoccupied, ...

Officials: 33 people injured when inbound train crashes into unoccupied parked train at station in s

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - Officials: 33 people injured when inbound train crashes into unoccupied parked train at station in suburban Philadelphia.
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Officials: 33 people injured when inbound train crashes into unoccupied parked train at station in s

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - Officials: 33 people injured when inbound train crashes into unoccupied parked train at station in suburban Philadelphia.

Officials: 2 trains involved in accident; injuries reported

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - Officials say injuries are being reported after an accident involving two trains in suburban Philadelphia. A spokesman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says it happened around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. SEPTA says tw
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Officials: 2 trains involved in accident; injuries reported

UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) - Officials say injuries are being reported after an accident involving two trains in suburban Philadelphia. A spokesman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority says it happened around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday. SEPTA says two Norristown High Speed Line trains were involved in the accident at the ...

Vegas airport asks owners to plan places to park their jets

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas airport officials are asking owners of corporate planes to find places to park their aircraft while in town for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. McCarran International Airport spokeswoman Christin
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Vegas airport asks owners to plan places to park their jets

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Las Vegas airport officials are asking owners of corporate planes to find places to park their aircraft while in town for the upcoming fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor. McCarran International Airport spokeswoman Christine Crews said Monday that aircraft owners and operators must make ...

NJ Transit spent $1M on Penn Station project ad campaign

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit spent more than $1 million on a digital advertising campaign this summer to inform riders about changes caused by a massive two-month repair project at Penn Station that limited service on its second-busiest rail line.
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NJ Transit spent $1M on Penn Station project ad campaign

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Transit spent more than $1 million on a digital advertising campaign this summer to inform riders about changes caused by a massive two-month repair project at Penn Station that limited service on its second-busiest rail line. The campaign to promote a special website on ...

US Embassy in Russia stops issuing tourist visas for 8 days

MOSCOW (AP) - In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff. Th
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US Embassy in Russia stops issuing tourist visas for 8 days

MOSCOW (AP) - In a step that could affect hundreds of thousands of Russian tourists, the U.S. Embassy in Russia said Monday it would suspend issuing nonimmigrant visas for eight days from Wednesday in response to the Russian decision to cap embassy staff. The embassy made the decision after the ...

Tourism officials work to bring more cruise ships to Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine tourism officials are steering a new course for the cruise ship industry. The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2vhegrH ) the Office of Tourism plans to increase marketing and improve the experience of visitors s
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Tourism officials work to bring more cruise ships to Maine

SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Maine tourism officials are steering a new course for the cruise ship industry. The Portland Press Herald reports (http://bit.ly/2vhegrH ) the Office of Tourism plans to increase marketing and improve the experience of visitors so more ships will make Maine a destination. The office awarded ...

The Latest: Eclipse moves through Wyoming, drawing thousands

The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing Wyoming (all times local): 11:17 a.m. Boats, jet skis and inflatables are crowding into Glendo Reservoir in southeast Wyoming ahead of the total solar eclipse. The water is slightly choppy but not hindering any o
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The Latest: Eclipse moves through Wyoming, drawing thousands

The Latest on the total solar eclipse crossing Wyoming (all times local): 11:17 a.m. Boats, jet skis and inflatables are crowding into Glendo Reservoir in southeast Wyoming ahead of the total solar eclipse. The water is slightly choppy but not hindering any of the eclipse boaters. Campgrounds at the reservoir ...

JetBlue flight makes emergency landing in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - JetBlue says one of its commercial jets made an emergency landing at a North Carolina airport due to mechanical issues. The company released a statement saying a mechanical issue forced the flight from New York to Palm Beach, Florida, to
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JetBlue flight makes emergency landing in North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - JetBlue says one of its commercial jets made an emergency landing at a North Carolina airport due to mechanical issues. The company released a statement saying a mechanical issue forced the flight from New York to Palm Beach, Florida, to land at Raleigh-Durham International Airport on ...

Rhode Islanders gather at history museum for partial eclipse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Even in a state experiencing only a partial solar eclipse, people have lined up hours ahead of time for a viewing party at the Museum of Natural History. The total eclipse will cast a shadow that will race through 14 states Monday, sta
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Rhode Islanders gather at history museum for partial eclipse

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Even in a state experiencing only a partial solar eclipse, people have lined up hours ahead of time for a viewing party at the Museum of Natural History. The total eclipse will cast a shadow that will race through 14 states Monday, starting in Oregon at ...

Appeal filed for 2 convicted of killing British backpackers

BANGKOK (AP) - Two migrant workers from Myanmar who were convicted two years ago of murdering two British backpackers on a resort island in Thailand have submitted a final appeal of their death sentences. Win Zaw Htun and Zaw Lin have denied killing David Mil
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Appeal filed for 2 convicted of killing British backpackers

BANGKOK (AP) - Two migrant workers from Myanmar who were convicted two years ago of murdering two British backpackers on a resort island in Thailand have submitted a final appeal of their death sentences. Win Zaw Htun and Zaw Lin have denied killing David Miller and raping and then killing ...

U.S. Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas until Sept 1, when it will resume giving

MOSCOW (AP) - U.S. Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas until Sept 1, when it will resume giving visas only in Moscow.
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U.S. Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas until Sept 1, when it will resume giving

MOSCOW (AP) - U.S. Embassy in Russia suspends issuing nonimmigrant visas until Sept 1, when it will resume giving visas only in Moscow.

Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbols

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ride acros
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Stone Mountain poses another test for Confederate symbols

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) - The huge raised-relief images show a Confederate trinity sitting astride their horses, high above the ground. Hats held across their chests, President Jefferson Davis and Gens. Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ride across the face of Stone Mountain into faded glory. Part theme ...

Rural Missouri gets ready for influx of eclipse watchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rural Missouri is preparing for its moment in the sun. Check that: Its moment out of the sun. A diagonal 300-mile-long, roughly 70-mile-wide stretch from St. Joseph to Cape Girardeau will be in the "path of totality" that will offer the best
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Rural Missouri gets ready for influx of eclipse watchers

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rural Missouri is preparing for its moment in the sun. Check that: Its moment out of the sun. A diagonal 300-mile-long, roughly 70-mile-wide stretch from St. Joseph to Cape Girardeau will be in the "path of totality" that will offer the best viewing of the total ...

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