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74-year-old Ohio woman charged in armed robbery of credit union was scam victim, family says

FAIRFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — A 74-year-old woman charged in the armed robbery of an Ohio credit union last week is a victim of an online scam who may have been trying to solve her financial problems, according to her relatives.
Volkswagen revamps its approach in China in bid to overtake upstart EV makers

Volkswagen revamps its approach in China in bid to overtake upstart EV makers

BEIJING (AP) — As auto giant Volkswagen AG races to catch up with upstart Chinese competitors, it has drivers like 26-year-old Ren Yiling in mind. She is young and wants to play video games in her car.

Boeing posts a $355 million loss as the plane maker tries to dig out from under its latest crisis

Boeing said Wednesday that it lost $355 million on falling revenue in the first quarter, another sign of the crisis gripping the aircraft manufacturer as it faces increasing scrutiny over the safety of its planes and accusations of shoddy work from a
Edmunds: What you need to know about wrapping your car

Edmunds: What you need to know about wrapping your car

Gaze around the next time you’re stuck in traffic and see if you’re not surprised, maybe even a little saddened, by the monochromatic sea around you.
Stock market today: Asian shares track Wall Streets rally, led by a 2.4% jump in Tokyo

Stock market today: Asian shares track Wall Streets rally, led by a 2.4% jump in Tokyo

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares have tracked Wall Street’s rally, led by a 2.4% advance for Tokyo’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index powered by strong gains for semiconductor makers. U.S. futures rose while oil prices edged higher.
Stock market today: Tokyo's Nikkei leads Asian gains following Wall Street rally

Stock market today: Tokyo's Nikkei leads Asian gains following Wall Street rally

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian shares rose on Wednesday, led by an 2% gain in Japan’s Nikkei 225 after U.S. stocks rallied for a second straight day Tuesday, blunting the blow from what’s been a rough April. U.S. futures rose while oil prices edged lower.
Ex-Washington officer wanted in 2 killings found in Oregon with gunshot wound, police say

Ex-Washington officer wanted in 2 killings found in Oregon with gunshot wound, police say

SEATTLE (AP) — A former Washington state police officer wanted in two killings has been found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound following a chase in Oregon, authorities said Tuesday.

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Tabloid publisher says he pledged to be Trump campaign's 'eyes and ears' during 2016 race NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran tabloid publisher testified Tuesday that he pledged to be Donald Trump 's “eyes and ears" during his 2016 presidential campaign, recou
Tesla 1Q profit falls 55%, but stock jumps as company moves to speed production of cheaper vehicles

Tesla 1Q profit falls 55%, but stock jumps as company moves to speed production of cheaper vehicles

Tesla’s first-quarter net income plummeted 55%, but its stock price surged in after-hours trading Tuesday as the company said it would accelerate production of new, more affordable vehicles. The Austin, Texas, company said it made $1.
Rideshare platform Uber expands to Newfoundland and Labrador

Rideshare platform Uber expands to Newfoundland and Labrador

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Uber Technologies Inc. says it has brought its ridesharing platform to Newfoundland and Labrador. The U.S. tech company says its services will be available throughout the Avalon Peninsula with St.