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Suspected murder weapon shown in mistaken Uber ride killing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — An investigator showed jurors the suspected murder weapon Thursday at the trial of a South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook the man's car for her Uber ride. ...

Witnesses testify in trial of man accused in Uber killing

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina man accused of killing a woman who mistook his vehicle for her Uber ride later tried to clean blood out of the car with bleach, a witness testified Wednesday. ...

Editorial Roundup: U.S.

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: July 20 The Wall Street Journal on billionaires in space — more than a joy ride: ...

Ford, Argo AI to deploy autonomous vehicles on Lyft network

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. and a self-driving vehicle company it partly owns will join with the Lyft ride-hailing service to offer autonomous rides on the Lyft network. The servic...

Prosecutors: Man killed student who mistook car for Uber

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina man accused of killing the woman who mistook his car for her Uber ride trapped her in the vehicle hours before her body, riddled with stab wounds, was dumped n...

Taiwan’s JustKitchen opens 20th location

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese cloud kitchen startup JustKitchen recently opened its 20th location in the city of Taoyuan. The Taoyuan kitchen marks the 19th in Taiwan, with JustKitchen hav...

Jury selection begins for man accused in Uber rider's death

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Jury selection began Monday in the criminal trial of a man accused of the 2019 killing of the South Carolina woman who got into his car thinking it was her Uber ride. ...

Dolson's Diary: Pre-Olympic training full of protocols

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Wow, it’s been an awesome week of training in Las Vegas getting ready for my first Olympics. USA Basketball has done a great job of making practices feel like a 3-on...

Padres, Nats recall harrowing scene after shots outside park

When the gunshots started to echo all around Nationals Park, San Diego Padres star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. quickly thought about the team's family members and friends in the seats. ...

EXPLAINER: Why China is investigating tech firms like Didi

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese regulators have clamped down on the country’s largest ride-hailing app, Didi Global Inc., days after its shares began trading in New York. Authorities told Didi to stop new re...

China uses Didi as data law test dummy

Investors are watching anxiously as China tests out new data laws on Didi Global (DIDI.N). The $75 billion ride-hailing group's information trove and foreign backers mean it's a good candidate...

EXPLAINER: Why China is investigating tech firms like Didi

HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese regulators have clamped down on the country’s largest ride-hailing app, Didi Global Inc., days after its shares began trading in New York. Authorities told Didi to stop new re...

Lightning striking first has winning results in playoffs

MONTREAL (AP) — Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper says scoring first shouldn’t change a team’s approach. It has worked so far for the defending champions in building a 2-0 lead in...

Bigger benefits, bigger fee coming to AmEx Platinum Card

NEW YORK (AP) — American Express is upping the benefits — and the fee — on its flagship Platinum Card this month as it tries to hold on to its well-to-do customers who are returning to their pre-pande...

Hate crime charge for woman in NYC hotel confrontation

NEW YORK (AP) — A California woman who wrongly accused a Black teen of taking her phone at a New York City hotel late last year and grabbed at him as he tried to leave is now charged with a hate crime...