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July 14, 2018 - 6:12 am
BERLIN (AP) — German automaker Opel reportedly faces questions over emissions from its diesel vehicles, an issue that's already tarnished many of its competitors. Germany's transport ministry confirmed a report by weekly Bild am Sonntag late Friday that authorities have asked the company to answer...
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FILE - This June 25, 2017, file photo shows TK Holdings Inc. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. The U.S. government's road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a statement Friday, July 13, 2018, that Heidi King, its top official, has met with 19 affected companies urging them to accelerate the recalls and to post recall plans on their websites. The statement didn't say if automakers agreed to the request and NHTSA did not immediately answer messages left Friday. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)
July 13, 2018 - 8:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's road safety agency is urging automakers to speed up replacement of potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a statement Friday that Heidi King, it's top official, has met with 19 affected...
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July 13, 2018 - 7:27 pm
In the first known case of its kind, U.S. drug agents supplied unwitting cocaine-trafficking suspects in California with smartphones they thought were encrypted but had been rigged to allow eavesdropping, Human Rights Watch reported Friday. The advocacy group said it feared the technique could be...
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This 1975 microscope image made available by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows a cluster of smallpox viruses. On Friday, July 13, 2018, U.S. regulators announced the approval of the first treatment for smallpox _ a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago _ in case the virus is used in a terror attack. (Fred Murphy/CDC via AP)
July 13, 2018 - 7:08 pm
U.S. regulators Friday approved the first treatment for smallpox — a deadly disease that was wiped out four decades ago — in case the virus is used in a terror attack. Smallpox, which is highly contagious, was eradicated worldwide by 1980 after a huge vaccination campaign. But people born since...
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July 13, 2018 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says he is selling off all his vast stock holdings after news reports raised questions about the timing of some of his stock transactions and he received a sharp reprimand from the chief federal ethics officer. But it's not clear whether the sales by...
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FILE- This Dec. 21, 2017, file photo shows the logo of Papa John's is displayed at a pizza store in Quincy, Mass. Papa John’s plans to pull founder John Schnatter’s image from marketing materials after reports he used a racial slur. Schnatter apologized Wednesday, July 11, 2018, and said he would resign as chairman after Forbes reported that he used the slur during a media training session. Schnatter had stepped down as CEO last year after criticizing NFL protests. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
July 13, 2018 - 4:35 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the fallout over Papa John's pizza founder John Schnatter's reported use of a racial slur (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Papa John's founder John Schnatter says his use of a racial slur was taken out of context, but he feels "sick" about the incident. Schnatter...
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July 13, 2018 - 4:33 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The wife of a late union official has been sentenced to 18 months in prison as part of a federal corruption investigation at a training center run by Fiat Chrysler and the United Auto Workers. A federal judge on Friday also ordered 54-year-old Monica Morgan to serve a year of...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2012 file photo, Brian McGrory addresses staff at The Boston Globe after being named the paper's new editor, succeeding Martin Baron, who became editor of the Washington Post. Globe officials said Thursday, July 12, 2018, investigators hired by the newspaper found that McGrory did not violate the company's anti-harassment policy in an exchange of texts with a former employee he once dated. (Essdras M Suarez/The Boston Globe via AP, File)
July 13, 2018 - 3:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — A former Boston Globe employee who accused the newspaper's top editor of sending her inappropriate text messages is criticizing an investigation that found he didn't violate the company's anti-harassment policy. Former Boston.com writer and editor Hilary Sargent says in a statement...
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FILE- This Oct. 25, 2016, file photo shows the New York Stock Exchange at sunset in lower Manhattan. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, July 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
July 13, 2018 - 2:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are slightly higher Friday as energy companies rise with oil prices. Industrial companies and household goods makers are also higher. Banks are slipping as investors aren't finding much to get excited about in second-quarter reports from JPMorgan Chase, Citigroup...
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July 13, 2018 - 2:01 pm
BEIJING (AP) — In a story July 12 about the latest developments in the U.S.-China trade war, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 200,000 jobs at an Alabama Hyundai plant could be jeopardized if the U.S. imposes higher auto tariffs. The plant employs 3,500 people. A corrected version of...
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