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Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

Self-driving car crash comes amid debate about regulations

PHOENIX — A crash that caused an Uber self-driving SUV to flip onto its side in a Phoenix suburb serves as a stark reminder of the challenges surrounding autonomous vehicles in Arizona, a state that has gone all-in to entice the company by promising
Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom.

Trump says Ford investing in 3 Michigan auto plants

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says that Ford Motor Co. is planning to invest in three Michigan auto plants. Trump tweeted early Tuesday, "Big announcement by Ford today. Major investment to be made in three Michigan plants.
American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines

American Airlines buys stake in China Southern Airlines

BEIJING — American Airlines has agreed to pay $200 million for a stake in China Southern Airlines, the biggest of China's three major state-owned carriers, in a bid for a bigger share of the country's growing travel market.
Amazon buys Mideast's Souq.com after $800M counteroffer

Amazon buys Mideast's Souq.com after $800M counteroffer

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Amazon purchased the Middle East's biggest online retailer Souq.com on Tuesday for an undisclosed amount, a day after a state-backed firm disclosed an $800 million counteroffer.
Box Office Top 20: 'Beauty' adds $90.4 million in weekend 2

Box Office Top 20: 'Beauty' adds $90.4 million in weekend 2

LOS ANGELES — Disney's live-action "Beauty and the Beast" performed even better than expected in its second weekend in theatres , adding $90.4 million to its North American grosses, which now tally at $319 million.
Global markets mostly higher after Wall Street sinks

Global markets mostly higher after Wall Street sinks

BEIJING — Global stock markets rose Tuesday after Wall Street sank on worries that the Trump administration might not do as much for businesses as once thought. KEEPING SCORE: In early trading, Germany's DAX gained 0.6 per cent to 12,063.

Toronto-based mortgage lending firm Home Capital fires CEO Martin Reid

TORONTO — Home Capital Group Inc. (TSX: HCG) has terminated its president and CEO Martin K. Reid, effective immediately. The Toronto-based mortgage lender made the announcement after markets closed Monday.
AP Exclusive: Price tag of North Carolina's LGBT law: $3.76B

AP Exclusive: Price tag of North Carolina's LGBT law: $3.76B

RALEIGH, N.C. — Despite Republican assurances that North Carolina's "bathroom bill" isn't hurting the economy, the law limiting LGBT protections will cost the state more than $3.
'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February

'Fearless Girl' statue opposite bull stays through February

NEW YORK — The globally popular statue of a young girl will keep staring down Wall Street's famed "Charging Bull" through February 2018 instead of being removed this coming Sunday, the mayor said.