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Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apartNEW YORK (AP) — In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.



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Robert Mueller: Woman targeted by inept plot to bring down US special counsel reveals how it rapidly fell apart

Robert Mueller: Woman targeted by inept plot to bring down US special counsel reveals how it rapidly fell apartThe apparent plot to bring down Robert Mueller by bribing women to make false sexual misconduct claims against him appears to have fallen apart, after emails revealed startling details about the conspiracy. On Tuesday, Jennifer Taub, an associate professor at Vermont Law School, made public an email she received earlier this month in which the sender asked to speak to her regarding “past encounters” with Mr Mueller, who is investigating possible election collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. The letter, which Ms Taub forwarded on to the special counsel, came from someone claiming to be an employee at a purported private intelligence firm called Surefire Intelligence.



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Couple Who Fell to Their Death at Yosemite Died While Taking a Selfie, Family Says

Couple Who Fell to Their Death at Yosemite Died While Taking a Selfie, Family SaysShe was a self-described "adrenaline junkie," and he took "wow-worthy photos"



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Couple who fell from overlook in Yosemite identified by National Park Service

Couple who fell from overlook in Yosemite identified by National Park ServiceYosemite National Park Rangers have identified the two people who died after falling from Taft Point.



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Yosemite rangers recover bodies of 2 who fell from overlook

Yosemite rangers recover bodies of 2 who fell from overlookSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yosemite National Park rangers have recovered the bodies of two people who fell 800 feet (245 meters) from a popular overlook after working to reach them for hours, an official said Friday.



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Trump: Kim Jong Un And I ‘Fell In Love’

Trump: Kim Jong Un And I ‘Fell In Love’What a difference a year makes.



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Elizabeth Smart Says Her Captor's Court-Ordered Apology Fell Short

Elizabeth Smart Says Her Captor's Court-Ordered Apology Fell ShortWanda Barzee, who helped kidnap Smart in 2002, is expected to be freed Wednesday



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A 46-Year-Old Woman Who Fell Off a Cruise Ship Was Rescued Alive 10 Hours Later

A 46-Year-Old Woman Who Fell Off a Cruise Ship Was Rescued Alive 10 Hours LaterShe credited her yoga routine with giving her the strength to survive



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British air stewardess who fell off cruise ship says yoga and singing helped her survive 10 hours in sea

British air stewardess who fell off cruise ship says yoga and singing helped her survive 10 hours in seaA British air stewardess who fell from the back of a cruise ship has said her yoga fitness and singing helped her to survive 10 hours in the sea. Kay Longstaff, 46, was pulled from the Adriatic Sea on Sunday morning, having plunged from the Norwegian Star as it sailed 60 miles off the Croatian coast on Saturday. The tourist said she is "lucky to be alive" and thanked her "wonderful" rescuers as she was taken to a hospital in the Croatian town of Pula. Rescuers said Ms Longstaff, believed to be a former Virgin Atlantic cabin crew member who now works on private planes, was exhausted but she had recovered by the time they took her ashore. "She said the fact that she practices yoga helped her as she was fit. And she said she was singing to not feel cold in the sea overnight," an unnamed rescuer told The Sun. Kay Longstaff is escorted by rescuers from a Croatian Coast Guard vessel Credit: AP Ms Longstaff was found swimming less than a mile from the point where she disappeared from the Norwegian Star as it made its way to Venice.  She looked relaxed and happy, wearing a T-shirt tied in a knot and blue denim shorts as she reached the Croatian city of Pula on Sunday morning. Kay Longstaff appeared relaxed and happy as she reached the Croatian city of Pula Credit: STR/AFP  It is not clear how Ms Longstaff came to be in the water, but said she "fell off the back" of the ship.  She told waiting reporters: "I fell off the back of the Norwegian Star and I was in the water for about 10 hours. These wonderful guys rescued me." Ms Longstaff said she was sitting at the back of the deck before the incident happened, adding: "I am very lucky to be alive".  Kay Longstaff climbs a ladder unaided after spending ten hours in the sea She is helped aboard the Croatian Coast Guard ship Cavtat  The moment Kay Longstaff is taken to safety by members of the Croatian Coast Guard  She is believed to have fallen into the Adriatic from the seventh deck of the 965ft cruise liner just before midnight on Saturday around 60 miles south of Pula.  The ship alerted the authorities who dispatched the Croatian Coast Guard patrol ship Cavtat and a PC-9 search plane to search for her throughout the night. Three other ships were also involved.  She was eventually found at around 9.30am on Sunday swimming less than a mile from where she disappeared. The rescue ship's captain Lovro Oreskovic said: "The British woman was exhausted when we pulled her out of the water. "We were extremely happy for saving a human life." Kay Longstaff, a British air hostess, was on holiday on a Greek island tour Credit: Twitter Mr Oreskovic said he was proud of his crew, particularly rescue swimmer Lieutenant Colonel Marina Delić who had pulled her from the water.  It is understood that Ms Longstaff has now been released from hospital and is due to be reunited with her family.  Ms Longstaff is believed to now live on the Costa del Sol, in southern Spain. Kay Longstaff is an air hostess believed to now work on private planes Credit: Facebook David Radas, a spokesman from Croatian Ministry of Maritime Affairs, told The Telegraph: "After they found her the rescued woman was not injured, just exhausted, hypothermical and in shock.  "When they reached the coast she felt pretty much recovered. That was also confirmed the hospital staff after they conducted preliminary health check." He said that by checking CCTV rescuers knew the exact moment Ms Longstaff fell in the water. Mr Radas said: "Because they knew the time, they were able to know the exact position of the ship." Kay Longstaff is pictured with her rescuers from the Croatian Coast Guard A Norwegian Star spokeswoman said: "We are pleased to advise that the guest was found alive, is currently in stable condition, and has been taken ashore in Croatia for further treatment.  "We are very happy that the individual, who is a UK resident, is now safe and will soon be reunited with friends and family." An official at the hospital where she was taken confirmed: "The British woman was brought to the hospital and her life is not endangered." Staff at the cruise liner are said to be examining the CCTV cameras to try an establish exactly what happened to the woman.  British woman rescued from Adriatic Sea The Norwegian Star was sailing from Vargarola to Venice when the incident happened. The ship had been on a seven-night Greek Island tour which began in Venice and stopped in Kotor in Montenegro and several ports in Greece.  It returned to Venice around five hours late, with passengers waiting to board complaining of the delay.  The ship has recently been refurbished and boasts on board 15 restaurants, 10 bars, a spa and a casino.  It is understood that the Foreign Office has been informed of the incident.  The Norwegian Star cruise ship had recently been refurbished Credit: Danita Delimont/Alamy Experts say that more than 300 people have fallen overboard on cruises since 2000.



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Bode Miller's Daughter Wandered Off and Fell Into Swimming Pool in Matter of Moments, Authorities Say

Bode Miller's Daughter Wandered Off and Fell Into Swimming Pool in Matter of Moments, Authorities Say19-month-old Emeline was not in the pool long when she was discovered Saturday.



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