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Connecticut man charged with misusing $2.9 million PPP loan

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man was arrested Friday on bank and wire fraud charges, accused of fraudulently obtaining nearly $2.9 million in federal COVID-19 relief funds and using some of ...

Ford is betting that solid-state batteries will cut EV costs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford has raised its stake in a manufacturer of solid-state batteries — a move that its chief product and operations officer, Hau Thai-Tang, says will strengthen the company's effort to ...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 4, the 124th day of 2021. There are 241 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 4, 1...

Toyota Corolla Cross dominates Taiwan auto market for 7th straight month

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New car sales in Taiwan reached a total of 37,901 units in April, a drop of 12.3 percent since March — but a 23 percent increase year on year and the best April perf...

3 killed, 27 hospitalized after boat capsizes off San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A packed boat being used in a suspected human smuggling operation capsized Sunday and broke apart in powerful surf along the rocky San Diego coast, killing three people and injuring m...

Seattle police watchdog calls officer's actions dangerous

SEATTLE (AP) — A Seattle police sergeant who drove an unmarked SUV onto a sidewalk toward protesters during last summer's demonstrations violated the department's policy to preserve life and safety, a...

Court upholds conviction of officer in slaying of Black man

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer who gunned down a Black motorist whose car had broken down six years ago could legally be convicted of both manslaughter and attempted first-degre...

Toyota to invest $803 million, 1,400 new jobs in Indiana

Toyota says it will invest $803 million and add 1,400 new jobs at its Indiana auto manufacturing plant so it can produce two new SUVs there, one of which will be the first Lexus made at the plant. ...

Edmunds: Five new EVs to wait for in 2021

Electric vehicle shoppers have an increasing number of models to choose from. There are nearly two dozen EVs on the market today, and that selection will only grow over the next eight months. Here are...

US tourist killed in Puerto Rico after no-photo warning

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — The burned body of a 24-year-old tourist from Delaware was identified on Tuesday, three days after he and a friend were attacked following a drug purchase in a seaside San...

Video shows Lambo burst into ball of fire in central Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced Tuesday morning (April 27) showing a NT$9.99 million (US$358,000) Lamborghini suddenly burst into flames. At 7:30 a.m. at the 214.6-kilometer mark of Nat...

Protesters: Fire Kenosha officer who shot Jacob Blake

KENOSHA, Wis. (AP) — Supporters of Jacob Blake Jr. and others staged a rally and march in Kenosha Sunday calling for the firing of an officer who shot Blake. Kenosha...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, April 25, the 115th day of 2021. There are 250 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On April...

11 injured in bus crash on Taiwan mountain road

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A crash involving two buses and an SUV on a mountain road in central Taiwan‘s Nantou County injured 11 people, reports said Saturday (April 24). Police were calle...

Prosecutor: Man knew toddler was in car when he opened fire

CHICAGO (AP) — A 25-year-old Chicago man charged with attempted murder in a road-rage shooting that left a toddler with a critical head injury opened fire on the vehicle even after the driver of the o...