Couple in US illegally killed speeding away from agents

Couple Killed Fleeing Immigration

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A husband and wife in the country illegally were fleeing U.S. immigration...


Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired. Puerto Rico was hit by Hurricane Maria exactly six months ago, and the U.S. territory is still struggling to recover from the strongest storm to hit the island in nearly a...


Dover jumps after naming longtime Marchionne lieutenant as CEO

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Dover Corp., a manufacturer under scrutiny from activist investor Dan Loeb, rallied as it named Richard Tobin chief executive officer. Tobin will replace longtime CEO Robert Livingston, 64, on May 1, Dover said Tuesday in a statement. Tobin, a former lieutenant of Fiat Chrysler...


New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt in the middle of the night and caused minor injuries to a worker. Although the latest...


Walmart is adding FedEx Office to 500 of its stores

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Walmart is continuing to build on its efforts to become a one-stop shop in the internet age. The retailer on Tuesday said it is adding FedEx Office locations, where customers can ship packages, drop off returns and pick up deliveries, to 500 of its U.S. stores. The...


Trump praises Saudi crown prince over economic ties, sales


WASHINGTON (AP) — Saudi Arabia Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman opened a marathon tour of the United States on Tuesday by soaking in praise from President Donald Trump, who championed close economic ties and increased military sales to the Saudis as he hosted the young heir to the throne in the...


Apple's fighting to regain its position in America's classrooms

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Apple’s next splashy product announcement won’t be from its new campus in Cupertino, California. It will be from a magnet high school on the north side of Chicago - a signal that Apple isn’t ready to let go of the education market it once dominated. Apple has not said...


First lady to hold first public event on cyberbullying


WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump is hosting executives from major online and social media companies to discuss cyberbullying and internet safety, more than a year after saying that would be her issue as first lady. The meeting Tuesday marks her first public event on the topic, a choice some...


Indexes are mixed but Facebook keeps sinking; Oracle tumbles

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are mixed Tuesday as energy companies climb with oil prices and banks move up along with interest rates. Facebook is dropping again following reports the Federal Trade Commission will investigate its handling of user data and Oracle is plunging after releasing...


Uber victim stepped suddenly in front of self-driving car

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Police say a video from the Uber self-driving car that struck and killed a woman Sunday shows her moving in front of it suddenly, a factor that investigators are likely to focus on as they assess the performance of the technology in the first pedestrian fatality involving an...


Chipotle CEO adds another Taco Bell veteran in comeback bid

(c) 2018, Bloomberg. Chipotle Mexican Grill, which has struggled to emerge from from a string of high-profile illness outbreaks, is getting another veteran of Taco Bell to help the company with its P.R. reset. Chris Brandt, who helmed marketing at Taco Bell as well as other chains such as Outback...

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