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Kidsplaining: 7 ways to eat a slice of pizza

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The fine folks at Lucky Slice Pizza shared a video on “The 7 Styles of Eating Pizza,”...

Business

Autonomous Uber spotted pedestrian 6 seconds before fatal strike; didn't stop because

DETROIT (AP) — Autonomous Uber spotted pedestrian 6 seconds before fatal strike; didn’t stop because emergency braking was disabled.


Business

Spanish ruling party fined in major corruption case

Spain Corruption

MADRID (AP) — The conviction of more than two dozen Spanish businesspeople and officials in a major corruption scandal triggered political turmoil Thursday after the court ruled that the country’s governing party benefited from the biggest kickbacks-for-contracts scheme in four decades of...


World

Car-sharing service car2go suspending operations in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — The car-sharing service car2go says it is indefinitely suspending its operations in Canada’s largest city because parking regulations make its business inoperable. The German-based company sent an email to its 80,000 users on in Toronto on Thursday saying it will suspend operations...


Business

BC-TN-Tennessee Livestock, TN

NV—LS139 Tennessee Daily Composite Market Report, USDA-TN Dept of Ag Market News Reported auctions on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at Knoxville, Savannah, and Sweetwater. Receipts: 1,462 Last Week 1,945 Last Year 930 Compared to the same sales last week, Knoxville: Slaughter cows/bulls mostly steady....


Business

Macron wants to make France gateway to Europe for tech firms

France Tech Show

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron called on tech leaders Thursday to invest in France, saying his innovation policies aim to make the country the gateway to Europe. Speaking partly in English in front of CEOs and other leaders of the tech industry, Macron said “it’s because France is...


Business

Boston-bound flight hits bird, returns safely to Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A JetBlue flight out of Buffalo struck a bird shortly after takeoff and returned safely to the airport. JetBlue says Flight 2216 bound for Boston struck a bird shortly after 6 a.m. Thursday. The plane had been in the air for about 10 minutes. JetBlue says the captain decided to...


Government

Human rights an afterthought ahead of US-North Korea summit

Trump North Korean Human Rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Donald Trump’s focus has been on stagecraft, the will-they-or-won’t-they drama and visions of a legacy-defining nuclear deal. The human rights woes of North Koreans have been more of an afterthought. Eager...


Government

Dem, GOP leaders to get classified briefing on Russia probe

Trump Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — House and Senate lawmakers from both parties are set to meet with top intelligence officials Thursday as President Donald Trump raises new suspicions about the federal investigation into his 2016 campaign. Trump is calling his newest attempt at discrediting special counsel Robert...


Business

Las Vegas strike would have far-reaching effect

Las Vegas Casinos Contracts

LAS VEGAS (AP) — What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city’s world-famous resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes hotel and food workers don’t show up...


Business

Trump administration explores tariffs on autos, auto parts

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over the North American Free Trade Agreement have stalled. President Donald Trump predicted earlier that U.S. automakers...


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