NASCAR Trucks champ Brett Moffitt finds home at GMS Racing

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Brett Moffitt capped a storybook season by winning the NASCAR Truck Series finale at Homestead last November, securing an unlikely championship after a decade of bouncing aroun...

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies — lifting import taxes...

MSCI cuts Taiwan's weighting in three indexes

Global index provider MSCI Inc. has decided to lower Taiwan's weighting in three of its indexes in the latest adjustments announcement overnight after a semi-annual index review. According to d...

Questions loom for Nissan with former chairman Ghosn gone

TOKYO (AP) — Nissan is seeing sales and profits tumble, as its once revered former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, awaits trial on charges of financial misconduct. Nissan Motor Co. says it i...

Rules package still in spotlight as Cup Series hits Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. should know how to get around Kansas Speedway in a hurry. He won both races at the 1 1/2-mile track just west of downtown Kansas City during...

Warriors look to eliminate Rockets on Friday without Durant

HOUSTON (AP) — In the Western Conference finals last season, the Houston Rockets had home-court advantage and took a 3-2 lead over the Golden State Warriors before Houston star Chris Paul went down wi...

Toyota, Panasonic form joint venture in housing for Japan

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automaker Toyota and electronics maker Panasonic are forming a joint venture combining their housing businesses in Japan. Toyota Motor Corp., which offers housi...

Toyota sees slight quarterly profit fall, projects recovery

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker Toyota is reporting a 4% dip in profit for January-March after vehicle sales fell in North America. Toyota Motor Corp. said Wednesday its quarterly...

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US expands probe into air bag failures to 12.3M vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have expanded an investigation into malfunctioning air bag controls to include 12.3 million vehicles because the bags may not inflate in a crash. ...

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___ Once-counterculture 420 marijuana holiday goes mainstream LOS ANGELES (AP) — Businesses inside and outside the multibillion-dollar marijuana industry are embrac...

Toyota, SoftBank fund, Denso invest $1 billion in Uber

TOKYO (AP) — Japan's top automaker Toyota, auto parts maker Denso and internet company SoftBank's investment fund are investing $1 billion in car-sharing Uber's technology unit. The ...

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___ To some market vets, stocks are rallying like it's 1999 NEW YORK (AP) — The furious rally for stocks this year, so quickly on the heels of last year's scary tum...

Column: Long Beach sets gold standard in race promotion

LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — House of Pistachios was a mom-and-pop startup launched in 1984 by a Southern California family trying to hawk homemade nuts, mints, candies, fruits and chews. As the tiny com...

AUTO RACING: Auto Racing Glance

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES TOYOTA OWNER'S 400 Site: Richmond, Virginia. Schedule: Friday, practice, 11:05 a.m. & 1:...