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Colorado snowstorm closes highways and schools for a second day

Colorado snowstorm closes highways and schools for a second day

DENVER (AP) — Thousands in Colorado were without power as authorities closed highways and schools during a winter storm that pummeled the Denver area and threatened to drop another half foot there overnight into Friday.
Colorado snow storm knocks out power for thousands even as I-70 reopens

Colorado snow storm knocks out power for thousands even as I-70 reopens

DENVER (AP) — A major storm dumped heavy snow in Colorado on Thursday – forcing flight cancellations and shutting down a highway that connects Denver to Colorado ski resorts for much of the day, stranding some people in their cars for hours.
Biden opposes plan to sell US Steel to a Japanese firm, citing the need for 'American steel workers'

Biden opposes plan to sell US Steel to a Japanese firm, citing the need for 'American steel workers'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden came out in opposition to the planned sale of U.S. Steel to Nippon Steel of Japan, saying on Thursday that the U.S. needs to "maintain strong American steel companies powered by American steel workers.
Lyft and Uber say they will leave Minneapolis after city council forces them to pay drivers more

Lyft and Uber say they will leave Minneapolis after city council forces them to pay drivers more

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lyft and Uber said they will cease operations in Minneapolis after the city's council voted Thursday to override a mayoral veto and require that ride-hailing services increase driver wages to the equivalent of the local minimum wag
Stock market today: Wall Street holds near records after wholesale inflation ticks higher

Stock market today: Wall Street holds near records after wholesale inflation ticks higher

TOKYO — Stocks are drifting around their records in early trading following a batch of mixed data on the economy. The S&P 500 was up 0.2% Thursday. The Dow was up 115 points, and the Nasdaq composite was up 0.1%.
Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline after Wall Street drifts to a mixed close

Stock market today: Asian shares mostly decline after Wall Street drifts to a mixed close

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares mostly declined Thursday in lackluster trading after U.S. stocks drifted to a mixed finish. Japan's Nikkei 225 shed 0.2% in morning trading to 38,625.22. Nissan Motor Co. stock jumped 2.

Ex-rideshare driver accused in California antisemitic attack charged with federal hate crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Federal prosecutors charged a former rideshare driver in connection with an antisemitic attack on a passenger at San Francisco International Airport in 2023 that occurred weeks after the Hamas-led incursion into Israel on Oct.
End of Quebec electric vehicle rebate will slow shift to cleaner cars: auto dealers

End of Quebec electric vehicle rebate will slow shift to cleaner cars: auto dealers

MONTREAL — Automobile dealers and manufacturers say Quebec's decision to end a rebate for electric vehicle purchases will stop people in the province from buying cleaner cars.
Jury begins deliberating manslaughter case against Connecticut trooper who killed man in stolen car

Jury begins deliberating manslaughter case against Connecticut trooper who killed man in stolen car

A Connecticut state trooper's fatal shooting of the 19-year-old man who had just crashed a stolen car following a high-speed chase was “overkill” and showed an “extreme indifference to human life,” a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday during closing ar
Waymo's robotaxi service expands into Los Angeles, starting free rides in parts of the city

Waymo's robotaxi service expands into Los Angeles, starting free rides in parts of the city

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robotaxis will begin cruising the streets of Los Angeles on Thursday when Google spinoff Waymo starts offering free rides to some of the roughly 50,000 people who have signed up for its driverless ride-hailing service.