Recreation and leisure

August 02, 2019 - 7:22 am
TWINSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Twin brothers driving separately to the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio, say each got pulled over for the second time in two years. But this time they got off without a ticket and just a laugh. Andy Baker says he and his twin brother Chad were driving from Nashville,...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 2:07 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two young women, co-workers enjoying a summer weekend with friends at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, were barefoot and goofing off in an inflatable obstacle course when suddenly a gunshot rang out. Brynn Ota-Mathews and Gabriella Gaus spotted the fatigues-clad gunman and took off...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 1:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A woman who survived a mass shooting at California's Gilroy Garlic Festival says she's living with trauma — and a bullet in her body that will never be removed. Twenty-six-year-old Brynn Ota-Mathews spoke to reporters on Thursday after being released from a hospital. She and...
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This photo taken from video provided by KGO-TV shows Brynn Ota-Mathews, 23, left, and Gabriella Gaus, 26, both wounded in the mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, as they talk about their experience at Santa Clara Valley Regional Medical Center in Santa Clara, Calif., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. (KGO-TV via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 9:20 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two young women, co-workers enjoying a summer weekend with friends at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, were barefoot and goofing off in an inflatable obstacle course when suddenly a gunshot rang out. Brynn Ota-Mathews and Gabriella Gaus spotted the fatigues-clad gunman and took off...
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This undated photo provided by Piotr Markielau shows his late wife Veranika Nikonova, who died after trying to cross a raging river in the Alaska wilderness. Markielau said he frantically tried but failed to save his wife as she struggled to cross the river near a bus in the Alaska wilderness made famous by the movie "Into the Wild." (Piotr Markielau via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 8:11 pm
FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — A newlywed said he frantically tried but failed to save his wife as she struggled to cross a raging river near a bus in the Alaska wilderness made famous by the movie "Into the Wild." Piotr Markielau told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in an email Tuesday that he and 24-...
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Tom Williams, Chairman & CEO Universal Parks & Resorts, answers questions during a press conference at the Orange county Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019. Universal Orlando officials announced that the resort is doubling in size with plans for a fourth theme park. (Ricardo Ramirez Buxeda/Orlando Sentinel via AP)
August 01, 2019 - 4:05 pm
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Universal Orlando officials said Thursday that the resort is doubling in size with plans for an "epic" fourth theme park, but they offered almost no information on when the new park will open, what it will hold or how much they are spending. The secretive nature of the new park...
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Mozambique President Filipe Nyusi, right, and Renamo leader Ossufo Momade hug each other after signing a peace accord at Gorongosa National Park, about 170 kilometres from Beira, Mozambique, Thursday, Aug, 1, 2019. Mozambique’s president and the leader of the Renamo opposition signed a peace accord on Thursday to end years of hostilities that followed a 15-year civil war. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
August 01, 2019 - 3:34 pm
GORONGOSA NATIONAL PARK, Mozambique (AP) — Mozambique's president signed a peace accord Thursday with the country's main opposition party Renamo to end decades of hostilities that followed a devastating 15-year civil war that killed an estimated 1 million people. The ceremony, held in a national...
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FILE - In this Sept. 10, 2018, file photo, Fortnite superstar Tyler "Ninja" Blevins watches before an NFL football game between the Detroit Lions and New York Jets in Detroit. Blevins is leaving Twitch and taking his video game live streams to Microsoft’s Mixer platform, a stunning transition that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rapidly growing industry. Blevins announced his move Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, ending a hugely profitable partnership with Twitch, a live streaming giant owned by Amazon. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez, File)
August 01, 2019 - 1:08 pm
Fortnite superstar Tyler "Ninja" Blevins has left Twitch and is taking his video game live streams to Microsoft's Mixer platform, a stunning switch that could have wide-ranging consequences for the rapidly growing industry. Blevins announced his move Thursday , ending a hugely profitable...
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FILE - This Aug. 14, 2009 file photo shows a van decorated with "Woodstock or Bust" at the original Woodstock Festival site in Bethel, N.Y. Woodstock 50 is officially cancelled. Organizers announced Wednesday, July 31, 2019 that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won’t take place next month. The three-day festival was originally scheduled for Aug. 16-18, but holdups included permit denials and the loss of a financial partner and a production company.(AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)
July 31, 2019 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Woodstock 50 is officially canceled. Organizers announced Wednesday that the troubled festival that hit a series of setbacks in the last four months won't take place next month. The three-day festival was originally scheduled for Aug. 16-18, but holdups included permit denials and...
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Police tape stretches behind a perimeter fence at the Gilroy Garlic Festival the morning after a deadly shooting at the food festival in Gilroy, Calif., Monday, July 29, 2019. Experts say organizers should take another look at their emergency plans in the wake of the shooting at the festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 31, 2019 - 12:31 am
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say the 19-year-old who opened fire at a California food festival was a loner and his motive for the deadly attack remains a mystery. The FBI says it's looking through Santino Legan's social media, emails and phone to find out what he was thinking before Sunday's...
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