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Fraud trial begins for founder of automaker Nikola

Fraud trial begins for founder of automaker Nikola

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Milton, the founder of the automaker Nikola Corp.

GM's Cruise robotaxi service to expand into Phoenix, Austin

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — General Motors' self-driving car company on Monday announced plans to expand a robotaxi service that recently launched in California into new markets in Arizona and Texas before the end of this year.

Female pedestrian injured in Surrey hit-and-run

SURREY, B.C. — Surrey RCMP are looking for a driver involved in a hit-and-run with a pedestrian. Police were called to King George Blvd near 72 Ave at about 9 p.m. Sunday.
RCMP hunt for pair wanted in string of armed robberies in Fort McMurray

RCMP hunt for pair wanted in string of armed robberies in Fort McMurray

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — Police in Fort McMurray, Alta. are investigating a string of Saturday-morning armed robberies they say were committed by a man and a woman who are still at large.

North Carolina wins Wolfspeed semiconductor materials plant

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina-based semiconductor company announced Friday it will build a $5 billion manufacturing plant in its home state to produce silicon carbide wafers, which is emerging as a favored part for renewable energy products.
Yellen pushes Biden economic plans in battleground Michigan

Yellen pushes Biden economic plans in battleground Michigan

WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen pressed the case for Democratic economic policies during a visit Thursday to Ford's Rouge electric vehicle assembly plant in Michigan, a battleground state in the November midterm elections.
Police arrest Memphis man in livestreamed shootings; 4 dead

Police arrest Memphis man in livestreamed shootings; 4 dead

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A gunman who livestreamed himself driving around Memphis shooting at people, killing four and wounding three others in seemingly random attacks, was finally arrested after crashing a stolen car, police said early Thursday.

European cab drivers protest practices, spread of Uber

BRUSSELS (AP) — Hundreds of cab drivers clogged traffic in Brussels in an international demonstration against the online ride company Uber, which is seen as unfairly distorting the market.
Cheaper electric vehicles coming despite high battery costs

Cheaper electric vehicles coming despite high battery costs

WARREN, Mich. (AP) — Even though battery costs are rising, auto companies are rolling out more affordable electric vehicles that should widen their appeal to a larger group of buyers.
School gun case sparks debate over safety and second chances

School gun case sparks debate over safety and second chances

Oak Park, Ill. (AP) — Keyon Robinson was just a month away from graduating from high school when he took a loaded gun, placed it in his backpack and headed to campus. He'd fought with a relative that morning.
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