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Toyota recalls 280,000 pickups and SUVs because transmissions can deliver power even when in neutral

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling about 280,000 pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S. to fix a transmission problem that can let the vehicles creep forward while in neutral.
N.L. hastily approved ride-hailing application from man accused of sex crime

N.L. hastily approved ride-hailing application from man accused of sex crime

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — An application submitted by a man accused of sexual assault to provide Newfoundland and Labrador's first ride-hailing operation was approved in just one day, according to emails obtained through access to information legislation.
Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial

Connecticut trooper who fatally shot man in stopped car set to go on trial

A Connecticut state trooper who killed a 19-year-old man while firing seven gunshots into a stopped car in 2020 is set to stand trial for manslaughter. Jury selection began Wednesday in the trial of Trooper Brian North .

Tennessee free-market group sues over federal rule that tightens worker classification standards

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Robots and happy workers: Productivity surge helps explain US economy's surprising resilience

Robots and happy workers: Productivity surge helps explain US economy's surprising resilience

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to keep up with customer demand, Batesville Tool & Die began seeking 70 people to hire last year. It wasn't easy.
Edmunds: Five things you need to know before buying a used EV

Edmunds: Five things you need to know before buying a used EV

Buying any car is complicated. Want to make it even more complicated? Consider buying a used electric vehicle. There are good reasons to consider a used electric vehicle.
Robots and happy workers: Productivity surge helps explain US economy's surprising resilience

Robots and happy workers: Productivity surge helps explain US economy's surprising resilience

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trying to keep up with customer demand, Batesville Tool & Die began seeking 70 people to hire last year. It wasn't easy.
Singapore Airshow kicks off with aerial displays; Boeing and China's COMAC announce new orders

Singapore Airshow kicks off with aerial displays; Boeing and China's COMAC announce new orders

SINGAPORE (AP) — The Singapore Airshow — Asia’s largest — kicked off Tuesday with an array of aerial displays including some by China’s COMAC C919 narrow-body airliner, with aircraft manufacturers such as COMAC and Boeing announcing new orders.

Amazon to be added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, replacing Walgreens Boots Alliance

NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon.com Inc. is being added to the Dow Jones Industrial Average, joining Apple, Walt Disney, Walmart and other companies that make up the 30-stock average.
Mental health minister says 'safer supply' drug concerns rooted in 'stigma and fear'

Mental health minister says 'safer supply' drug concerns rooted in 'stigma and fear'

OTTAWA — Canada's mental health and addictions minister believes fear and stigma are driving criticism of the government's decision to support prescribing pharmaceuticals to drug users to combat the country's overdose crisis.