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It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat - Pantagraph
NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers. Three U.S. flights made unscheduled landings in the past eight days after passengers got into fights over ...
AP Analysis: Putin digs in for long Ukraine fight - Pantagraph
MOSCOW (AP) — Riding a wave of military gains by pro-Russia rebels, Russian President Vladimir Putin has made it exceedingly clear that he wants a peace deal for Ukraine on his terms and will not be stopped by economic costs. The four-month conflict has ...
Norwegian sails into luxury with Prestige purchase - Pantagraph
NEW YORK (AP) — Norwegian Cruise Line is sailing into the luxury sector, spending about $3 billion in cash and stock to acquire the high-end Prestige Cruises International. The deal will give Norwegian access to Prestige's eight ships on the Oceania and ...
What to watch at US Open: Bencic, 17, eyes semis - Pantagraph
Belinda Bencic, of Switzerland, reacts on her way to her upset victory over Jelena Jankovic, of Serbia, in the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. Bencic won 7-6 (6), 6-3. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
Coroner: Mom, 3 kids among 5 killed in plane crash - Pantagraph
Police and firefighters work on the scene where three people were killed and two others injured after an airplane crashed in a field northwest of the main runway at Erie Municipal Airport while coming in for a landing in Erie, Colo., Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014.
Dizzy in heat, Bouchard out of upset-heavy US Open - Pantagraph
Eugenie Bouchard, of Canada, wraps her head in an ice-packed towel between games against Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4 - Pantagraph
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Denard Span hit two of Washington's four homers, Gio Gonzalez got his first victory of the second half and the Nationals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Monday night in a matchup of division leaders. The East-leading Nationals (78-58 ...
Asia stocks mostly higher, wages data boosts Japan - Pantagraph
TOKYO (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after a jump in average wages boosted Japan's market but Hong Kong's benchmark retreated on weak Chinese data and concerns over tensions with Beijing. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's Nikkei 225 gained 1.2 ...
Holliday, Wong lead Cardinals past Pirates - Pantagraph
ST. LOUIS — Matt Holliday is keeping quiet about his recent hitting surge. However, his St. Louis teammates are more than happy to praise him after Holliday hit the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning Monday to rally the Cardinals to a 5-4 win over ...
Soler, Cubs hand Brewers 6th straight loss - Pantagraph
CHICAGO — Jorge Soler has never lacked confidence. Even before being promoted to the major leagues last week, the Cuban slugger declared this season to be "his time." But his blistering start with the Chicago Cubs has caught even him off-guard.