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Mechanical issue diverts American Airlines flight to Denver

 (AP) DENVER –  More than 100 people on an American Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Toronto are safe after the plane was diverted to Denver International Airport on Sunday. Airport spokeswoman Daria Serna says the plane landed in Denver ...

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SeaWorld penguin sporting tiny, custom wetsuit after unexpected feather loss

This Adelie penguin had to improvise with a customized wetsuit after losing her feathers.  (SeaWorld) We’ve heard of a penguin tuxedo but have you ever seen a penguin wearing a wetsuit? Guests visiting Antarctica: Empire of the Penguin at SeaWorld ...

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Solved: Missing head of baby Jesus is back

A terracotta replacement head for a baby Jesus statue in Canada drew international ridicule on Twitter and Facebook.  (Gino Donato/The Canadian Press via AP) The caper of the missing baby Jesus head has been solved. A woman who snatched the ...

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Sculptor's 'demonic' baby Jesus statue restoration sparks Internet ridicule

A retooled statue of baby Jesus is turning heads for all the wrong reasons.  (iStock) An amateur Canadian sculptor’s attempt to restore the head of a baby Jesus statue has sparked widespread ridicule online. For almost 10 years, The Guardian ...

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Dubai unveils tallest LEGO replica of world's tallest building

The mini Burj Khalifa is still an impressive site to behold.  (LEGOLAND Dubai) At 2,716 feet, the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai, U.A.E is the world’s tallest building. It towers over many of the world’s most famous landmarks and is ...

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Delta investigating black female doctor's accusations of 'blatant discrimination'

Delta Air Lines is investigating accusations of a flight attendant’s discriminatory behavior.  (Reuters) Delta Air Lines is facing a wave of social media backlash after a female physician based in Houston shared a story about a flight attendant doubting whether ...

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75 years of Mount Rushmore, a boon for tourism, creativity

The Mount Rushmore National Memorial in the Black Hills near Keystone, S.D. In October 2016, the memorial that draws about 3 million visitors a year will mark 75 years.  (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File) SIOUX FALLS, S.D. –  It was a ...

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International turmoil, park pricing dents Orlando tourism

A tourist stops by a station giving out free mosquito repellant at Disney Springs in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. on Tuesday Sept. 13, 2016.  (AP File Photo) A vacation in Orlando is almost a rite of passage for some well-off ...

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Disney now finger scanning kids as young 3 to prevent ticket fraud

Tourists crowd around Cinderella’s Castle to watch a performance at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004. Tourists hoping for a last weekend of fun in the Orlando area before their children head ...

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Time for slime: Inside Nickelodeon's first Caribbean resort

The Aqua Nick is an adult-sized water park that caters to kids of all ages. (Laura Begley Bloom ) With its greenslime sessions, meet-and-greets with SpongeBob SquarePants and innovative swim-up suites, the newly built Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana ...

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