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November 20, 2017 - 12:16 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Volvo Cars said Monday it will sell tens of thousands of self-driving cars to Uber, which is expanding to become an operator and owner of its own car fleet. Volvo said in a statement that it would provide the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company with its XC90 premium SUVs...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
November 20, 2017 - 10:16 am
Discussing economic class is tricky in America, but the working and middle classes face vastly different financial challenges than upper-income families, and the gaps are growing wider. Good money advice for high earners could be lousy for low earners, and vice versa. For example, certified...
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November 20, 2017 - 10:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — A woman who was seriously hurt by an exploding Takata air bag inflator in a 2013 crash is helping Honda's effort to persuade car owners to get the dangerous parts replaced. Stephanie Erdman, an Air Force officer, nearly lost her right eye when the inflator in her 2002 Civic exploded...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:57 am
DETROIT (AP) — An auto safety group is asking the government for a recall of Chrysler Pacifica minivans over complaints that the engines can stall without warning. The Center for Auto Safety petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Monday, asking for an investigation and a...
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November 20, 2017 - 9:07 am
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Marvell Technology has bid about $6 billion for Cavium in a cash-and-stock deal that would create a chip maker to compete with Intel and other giants in the industry. The potential deal extends a long-running consolidation for computer chip producers which are trying to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 27, 2015, file photo, shoppers carry bags as they cross a pedestrian walkway near Macy's in Herald Square, in New York. At Macy's flagship store in New York, a chance to sit on Santa Claus' lap is by appointment only in 2017, for the first time ever. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
November 20, 2017 - 8:49 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Santa Claus may be coming to town, but you'll need a reservation to see him. At Macy's flagship store on 34th Street in New York, a chance to sit on Saint Nick's lap is by appointment only this year, for the first time ever. Starting Monday, eager families can go online to sign up...
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November 20, 2017 - 8:08 am
DETROIT (AP) — A resurgent downtown Detroit has become somewhat of a magnet for small startup companies, corporate headquarters and even fine cuisine. A Pittsburgh-based company that develops and manages food halls is eyeing the Motor City as one of the newest locations for the trendy food service...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives for a conference to mark the launch of the Centre for European Reform's new office in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
November 20, 2017 - 6:34 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top Brexit negotiator says that is up to the United Kingdom to offer solutions on how to settle its border with Ireland and insisted it was not up to the EU to offer compromises. Michel Barnier told a conference Monday that London would need to provide clear...
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In this Oct. 18, 2017 photo, the Healthcare.gov website is seen on a computer screen in Washington. Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium, and marketing companies say they’re starting to see an impact on sign-ups. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
November 20, 2017 - 3:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Consumers are getting the word that taxpayer-subsidized health plans are widely available for next year for no monthly premium or little cost, and marketing companies say they're starting to see an impact on sign-ups. "Free Obamacare Coverage in 2018," says an online pitch from...
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