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DETROIT (AP) — People are keeping cars and trucks longer than ever.The average age of a U.S. vehicle hit a record 11.8 years, as better quality and technology has allowed owners to hang onto them.The 2019 figures from data provider IHS Markit show that the rate of increase is slowing, but …
ROME (AP) — It's been called the Italian "green gold rush." Mild, barely there marijuana dubbed "cannabis light" has put Italy on the international weed map, producing hundreds of stores that sell pot by the pouch and attention from investors banking the legalization of stronger stuff will …
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as the presidents of the United States and China and other world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan, for a summit of the Group of 20 major economies.While prospects for detente in …
OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local):7:05 p.m.Japan is welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping to the G-20 summit as a sign of improving ties.Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga told reporters Thursday that …
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese officials say the European Union is relaxing its restrictions on some food products from several areas affected by the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster.They say EU leaders Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Junker conveyed the decision during talks with Prime Minister Shinzo …
SINGAPORE (AP) — World stocks advanced Thursday ahead of a planned meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan this week.In Europe, France's CAC 40 edged 0.1% higher to 5,505.84 in early trading and Germany's DAX picked up 0.7% to …
SHENZHEN, China (AP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei warned Thursday a U.S. senator's proposal to block the company from pursuing damages in patent courts would be a "catastrophe for global innovation."The proposal comes amid mounting U.S. action against Huawei, the biggest maker of switching …
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian army whistleblower charged with leaking secret documents to Australian Broadcasting Corp. reporters alleging misconduct in Afghanistan said on Thursday he welcomed state-owned ABC taking part in his case.David William McBride, 55, appeared in the …
TUBA CITY, Ariz. (AP) — Colon cancer took a heavy toll on Loren McCabe's family.His great-grandmother was diagnosed too late to fight it. His grandfather didn't want to travel for treatment because he felt better protected within the Navajo Nation's four sacred mountains. McCabe's mother …
BALTIMORE (AP) — Two Norwegian shipping executives have been indicted on charges that they participated in a sprawling antitrust conspiracy.The case against the two Norwegian businessmen has been unsealed in federal court in Baltimore. It's part of an ongoing U.S. investigation into bid …
WASHINGTON (AP) — This was no Trump rally. Ten Democrats kicked off the presidential debate season with a sober rendering of policy that featured a smattering of missteps on climate change, the economy and more but no whoppers.The Democrats spoke largely in generalities Wednesday night and …
SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian stocks advanced Thursday ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese leader Xi Jinping at the G-20 summit in Japan this week.Tokyo's benchmark Nikkei 225 rose 0.8% to 21,262.10 and the Kospi in South Korea climbed 0.9% to 2,139.91. Hong Kong's Hang …
PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis has survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament over European Union subsidies that were paid to his former business empire.The opposition requested the vote after a preliminary EU report concluded the …
Infighting at the National Rifle Association exploded Wednesday, when the powerful association severed ties with its longtime public relations firm, suspended operations of its fiery online TV station and lost its top lobbyist.The latest turmoil emerged just a year before the critical 2020 …
TOKYO (AP) — Japan has a plastic problem.In a country where cleanliness and neat packaging have long been considered good service, almost everything, from single bananas to individual pieces of vegetables, pastries, pens and cosmetics is sold plastic-wrapped.But as world leaders descend on …
A new software problem has been found in the troubled Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane's nose down automatically, and fixing the flaw is almost certain to further delay the plane's return to flying after two deadly crashes.Boeing said Wednesday that the FAA "identified an additional …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the company is evaluating how it should handle "deepfake" videos created with artificial intelligence and high-tech tools to yield false but realistic clips.In an interview at the Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado on Wednesday, …
DALLAS (AP) — A Texas jury ruled Wednesday that Chinese technology giant Huawei stole trade secrets from a Silicon Valley startup, but jurors declined to levy damages, saying Huawei didn't benefit from the theft.The jury in U.S. District Court in Sherman, Texas, also rejected Huawei's …
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The divide in Oregon between the state's liberal cities and its conservative and economically depressed rural areas has made it fertile ground for the political crisis unfolding over a push by Democrats to enact sweeping climate legislation.Eleven Republican senators …
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday falsely accused special counsel Robert Mueller of deleting messages that would support the president's contention that the Russia investigation was out to get him.The provocative allegation of a "crime" by Mueller was one in a series of …

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