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Jury awards more than $242 million for Lexus seat defects
August 17th, 2018  10:01 PM

A North Texas jury has awarded more than $242 million to a Dallas-area family who sued Toyota over what they said were defective front seats in their Lexus sedan

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Survivor, shaken, describes plunge off bridge in Italy
August 17th, 2018  10:42 AM

One survivor of the Genoa bridge collapse was in his car as it plunged 45 meters (150 feet) to the ground along with falling sections of highway and concrete

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Benjamin Smith new CEO of Air France-KLM, unions concerned
August 17th, 2018  6:05 AM

Unions at Air France-KLM are worries about cutbacks after the company appointed Benjamin Smith as the new CEO.

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World's biggest shipping company cautions on trade tensions
August 17th, 2018  4:52 AM

Danish shipping group A.P. Moller-Maersk says it swung to a profit in the second quarter but cautioned about uncertainty related to global trade amid U.S. sanctions on major economies

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Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries
August 16th, 2018  9:29 PM

Kroger initiates testing of driverless grocery deliveries in Arizona

Kroger rolls out driverless cars for grocery deliveries
Judge orders new federal review of Keystone XL pipeline
August 16th, 2018  7:00 PM

A federal judge in Montana has ordered the U.S. State Department to conduct a more thorough review of the Keystone XL pipeline's proposed pathway after Nebraska state regulators changed the route

Judge orders new federal review of Keystone XL pipeline
Bridge in Italy had unusual design, required constant work
August 16th, 2018  5:29 PM

Bridge that collapsed in Italy had unusual design and required constant maintenance

Bridge in Italy had unusual design, required constant work
Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure
August 16th, 2018  5:09 PM

The collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure

Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure
Bridge collapse highlights Italy's aging infrastructure
August 16th, 2018  4:48 PM

The collapse of a highway bridge touted as an architectural triumph at its 1967 inauguration has refocused attention on Italy's aging infrastructure

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Elon Musk proposes Los Angeles tunnel to Dodger Stadium
August 16th, 2018  3:42 PM

Traffic-weary baseball fans could someday travel to and from Dodger Stadium on a public transportation system underneath Los Angeles

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Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse
August 16th, 2018  1:36 PM

Italian authorities have lowered the death to 38 from 39 in the collapse of a highway bridge in Genoa

Italy lowers confirmed death toll to 38 in Genoa collapse
The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38
August 16th, 2018  10:43 AM

Italian authorities have lowered the confirmed death toll in Genoa's bridge collapse to 38 from 39. Genoa Prefect Office official Raffaella Corsaro says that the change was due to a "misunderstanding" about information supplied by ambulance dispatchers

The Latest: Bridge collapse death toll lowered by 1 to 38
Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39
August 15th, 2018  9:14 PM

Italian prosecutors say they will look at possible design flaws and past maintenance of the Genoa highway bridge that collapsed and killed 39 people

Italy hunts for blame in bridge collapse that killed 39
Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions
August 15th, 2018  2:30 PM

With little apparent progress in denuclearization talks with North Korea, the Trump administration on Wednesday stepped up pressure on the isolated nation by punishing three foreign companies accused of helping the North evade international sanctions

Nuke talks uncertain, US hits shippers with NKorea sanctions
Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes
August 15th, 2018  1:00 PM

Italian prosecutors say their focus in probe of the Genoa highway bridge collapse that killed 39 is possible design flaws or inadequate maintenance

Genoa bridge collapse kills 39, forces hundreds from homes
US sanctions shipping firms over North Korea trade
August 15th, 2018  11:54 AM

The Trump administration is imposing sanctions on three companies it says are helping North Korea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program

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The Latest: Minister: Genoa bridge operators should resign
August 15th, 2018  11:14 AM

Italy's transport minister, Danilo Toninelli, says the leaders of the private company that manages many of Italy's highways _ including the section of a bridge that collapsed in Genoa _ should resign

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The Latest: Official: Genoa bridge company put profits first
August 15th, 2018  9:39 AM

Italy's deputy premier, Luigi Di Maio, is blaming the collapse of a major highway bridge in Genoa on a lack of maintenance by the private company that operates many of the nation's toll highways

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Dutch air traffic control problem grounds Schiphol flights
August 15th, 2018  8:04 AM

A problem with an air traffic control communication system has briefly halted all flights to and from Amsterdam's busy Schiphol Airport

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Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners
August 14th, 2018  6:13 PM

The Los Angeles subway system will become the first in the U.S. to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives

Los Angeles is first in US to install subway body scanners

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