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The Latest: BA says ‘many’ of its IT systems up and...

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the IT failure at British Airways (all times local):

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

LONDON (AP) — British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — The mother of the CEO of the ride-hailing company Uber died in a boat accident in a California lake, the company said.

Trump’s budget cuts West Coast quake warning system funding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — President Donald Trump's budget proposal would cut federal funding for an earthquake early warning system for California, Oregon and Washington state, a development that seismology experts and some local leaders say would be the end of the project.

Certified pre-owned cars cost more, but come with perks

DETROIT (AP) — A certified pre-owned vehicle costs more than a regular used car, but it can give buyers some peace of mind in an often murky market.

Hyundai Ioniq: 2017’s top fuel-efficient gas-electric hybrid

The 2017 Ioniq Hybrid is Hyundai's fuel-efficient challenger to the Toyota Prius, America's best-selling gasoline-electric hybrid.

Honda adds five-door Civic hatchback for 2017

Honda has brought its first five-door Civic hatchback to the U.S. from England, and it comes with a turbocharged four-cylinder engine, the passenger room of a sedan and SUV-like cargo space.

2017 Toyota Sienna adds more power, more fuel economy

Toyota's Sienna van adds a more powerful and more fuel-efficient engine for 2017 and now ranks at the top in gas mileage ratings with competing family vans.

Water level, and optimism, rise at famed Idaho fishing creek

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The reputation of what is generally considered Idaho's premier and nationally renowned fly fishing destination has taken a beating after three years of drought, but Silver Creek could get its groove back this season as abundant water fills its channels.

Jury rules with school in fight over California strawberries

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A renowned strawberry researcher in California broke patent law and violated a loyalty pledge to his former university by taking his work with him to profit from it in a private company, a jury in San Francisco decided Wednesday.

Orlando’s not the only hot spot: theme park fun around US

Orlando, Florida, often gets the spotlight when it comes to theme parks. This year is no exception with the openings of Disney World's Pandora-World of Avatar and Universal's Volcano Bay water park. But plenty of new attractions are opening elsewhere, from interactive rides that offer different experiences each time you go, to new parks in Alabama and North Carolina.

Gulf Coast anglers plan protest against fishing limits

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. (AP) — Recreational anglers along the Gulf Coast are planning a floating protest against strict federal limits on red snapper fishing that they say are hurting businesses throughout the region.

Review: ‘Apollo 8’ tells thrilling story of moon mission

"Apollo 8: The Thrilling Story of the First Mission to the Moon" (Henry Holt), by Jeffrey Kluger

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States.

New Zealand space launch has nation reaching for the stars

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand has never had a space program but could soon be launching commercial rockets more often than the United States.

Ancient ornamental stud stolen from Pompeii; site closed

MILAN (AP) — Officials say an ancient ornamental bronze stud has been stolen from an exhibit inside the Pompeii archaeological site.

Vietnam maintains ban on deep-water fishing in polluted area

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam is maintaining a ban on deep-water fishing in four central provinces one year after a Taiwanese-owned steel plant discharged toxins into the sea and caused the country's worst environmental disaster.

Dubai firm dreams of harvesting icebergs for water

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Dubai firm's dream of towing icebergs from the Antarctic to the Arabian Peninsula could face some titanic obstacles.

An alert researcher, teamwork helped stem huge cyberattack

LONDON (AP) — The cyberattack that spread malicious software around the world, shutting down networks at hospitals, banks and government agencies, was thwarted by a young British researcher and an inexpensive domain registration, with help from another 20-something security engineer in the U.S.

Endangered Finnish seals go online to highlight plight

LAKE SAIMAA, Finland (AP) — Wildlife conservationists in Finland are planning to give endangered seals a spot of online fame by streaming encounters with some of the few hundred remaining mammals in a bid to raise awareness of their plight.