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  • ASPEN, Colo., July 11- General Motors Co and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc said on Monday they would expand their short-term rental program to California and Colorado, building on an effort that GM President Dan Ammann said has "dramatically exceeded expectations." It currently operates in Chicago, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. In a joint interview with...

  • DETROIT— General Motors and ride-hailing service Lyft are expanding their Express Drive short-term vehicle rental program to California and Colorado. It launched in Chicago in March and has expanded to Boston, Washington D.C. and Baltimore. Express Drive will launch in San Francisco this summer and Los Angeles and Denver this fall.

  • July 11- General Motors Co and ride-hailing company Lyft Inc said they would expand their express drive program to California and Colorado. Express drive, a short-term rental program that makes GM cars available to Lyft drivers at affordable rates along with insurance and maintenance, will also include the 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV and the extended-range...

  • Convicted murderer Adnan Syed leaves the Baltimore City Circuit Courthouse in Baltimore, Maryland February 5, 2016.

    After spending 16 years in prison, a man convicted of murder who was at the center of the podcast "Serial" has won a new trial in Baltimore.

  • BOSTON, June 30- Chesapeake Partners, a $1.4 billion hedge fund that bet on special situations including mergers, bankruptcies and spin-offs, is shutting down after an 18- month stretch of losses, as it blamed government regulation for making investing tougher. Founders Traci Shanbrun Lerner and Mark Lerner, in a June 27 letter to investors, which was seen by...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether Miami can pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. Last September, the Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower...

  • NEW YORK, June 27- The U.S. Treasury debt market rallied on Monday with benchmark yields hovering near four-year lows in a global scramble for safe-haven investments following Britain's stunning vote to leave the European Union. Standard& Poor's downgraded Britain's credit rating by two notches to AA from its top AAA grade, citing concerns from the...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama, who had argued passionately against Britain leaving the EU in a trip to the country this year, vowed that Washington...

  • President Barack Obama on Friday tried to limit the fallout from Britain's vote to leave the European Union, which threatens to harm the U.S. economic recovery, derail his trade agenda and distract U.S. allies from global security issues. Obama said he was sure Britain's exit from the EU would be orderly and vowed that Washington would maintain both its "special...

  • Officer 'not guilty' in Freddie Gray case

    The third officer to go on trial Officer Caesar Goodson Jr. was found not guilty in the Freddie Gray case, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • *Polls show higher chance of Britain voting to remain in EU. NEW YORK, June 20- Oil prices rose 3 percent on Monday, settling higher for a second straight day, after polls showing a lower likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union while U.S. gasoline surged 5 percent in anticipation of peak summer driving demand. Traders cited speculative buying in gasoline...

  • *Polls show higher chance of Britain voting to remain in EU. NEW YORK, June 20- Oil prices rose 3 percent on Monday, settling higher for a second straight day, after polls showing a lower likelihood of Britain leaving the European Union while U.S. gasoline surged 5 percent in anticipation of peak summer driving demand. Traders cited speculative buying in gasoline...

  • June 20- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said on Monday it would investigate a crash that killed "Star Trek" actor Anton Yelchin in his recalled 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee. Yelchin was killed when the SUV rolled away and pinned him against a fence in Los Angeles, police said on Sunday. Fiat Chrysler spokesman Eric Mayne said the company would conduct a "thorough...

  • *Brent crude tops $50 a barrel on reduced Brexit fear. NEW YORK, June 20- Global stock indexes jumped on Monday and sterling rebounded broadly after polls showed support for Britain staying in the EU strengthened before Thursday's referendum. Monday's surge in equity markets saw Wall Street recover losses from last week, when the chances of the United Kingdom...

  • *Britain to vote on EU membership on Thursday. June 20- Wall Street opened sharply higher on Monday, with the S&P and the Dow recovering last week's losses, after polls over the weekend showed an increased possibility of Britain remaining in the European Union. "Everyone is going to hold their breath until Thursday or Friday, when we get to know the result of the...

  • *Britain to vote on EU membership on Thursday. June 20- Wall Street was set to open sharply higher on Monday after polls over the weekend showed an increased possibility of Britain remaining in the European Union. "Everyone is going to hold their breath until Thursday or Friday, when we get to know the result of the British referendum," said Adam Hewison, chief...

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- German cement producer HeidelbergCement AG and Italian producer Italcementi SpA have agreed to divest some U.S. assets to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charge that their proposed $4.2 billion merger would likely harm competition in the United States, the FTC said on Friday. The merger as proposed would harm competition for...

  • WASHINGTON, June 17- German cement producer HeidelbergCement AG and Italian producer Italcementi SpA have agreed to divest some U.S. assets to settle the Federal Trade Commission's charge that their proposed $4.2 billion merger would likely harm competition in the United States, the FTC said on Friday. HeidelbergCement and Italcementi, the second and...