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  • SALT LAKE CITY— A Tesla that crashed while in Autopilot mode in Utah this month accelerated in the seconds before it smashed into a stopped firetruck, according to a police report obtained by The Associated Press. Data from the Model S electric vehicle show it picked up speed for 3.5 seconds before crashing into the firetruck in suburban Salt Lake City, the report...

  • Alabama: O. B. Grayson Hall Jr., Regions Financial, $9.4 million. Arkansas: C. Douglas McMillon, Walmart, $22.8 million. Arizona: Richard C. Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan, $16.2 million.

  • PANAMA CITY, May 25- Negotiations over a free trade agreement between Panama and China will begin in July, Panama's trade and industry minister said on Friday, just a year after the two nations established diplomatic relations. China has been expanding its influence across Latin America, and Panama is seeking to attract new investment and boost re-exports of...

  • Gulf of Mexico as it moves toward a Monday landfall between New Orleans and Florida's panhandle. The National Weather Service on Friday issued a tropical storm warning from Grand Isle, Louisiana, to Indian Pass, Florida. It forecast the storm would bring heavy rain and flash flooding during the Memorial Day holiday weekend to the central Gulf Coast region and...

  • Gulf of Mexico as it moves toward a Monday landfall between New Orleans and Florida's panhandle. The National Weather Service on Friday forecast the storm would bring heavy rain and flash flooding to the central Gulf Coast region and the southeastern United States this weekend and into next week. The NWS said between 4 inches and 6 inches of rain are expected...

  • PARKLAND, Fla.— Survivors of the Parkland school shooting lay down in "die ins" at two Publix supermarkets Friday to protest the chain's support for a gubernatorial candidate aligned with the National Rifle Association, as the company announced a suspension of political contributions. "A lot of people don't support who Publix is supporting," said Haylee Shepherd,...

  • NEW YORK, May 25- Tesla Inc on Thursday reached an agreement to settle a class action lawsuit with buyers of its Model S and Model X cars who alleged that the company's assisted-driving Autopilot system was "essentially unusable and demonstrably dangerous." The Tesla owners said they paid an extra $5,000 to have their cars equipped with the Autopilot software...

  • The Brightline train is seen at the new MiamiCentral terminal during the inaugural trip from Miami to West Palm Beach on May 11, 2018 in Miami, Florida.

    Brightline, the only privately owned and operated passenger rail in the U.S., opens a new leg of travel between Miami and West Palm Beach, Florida.

  • A resolution of the ZTE case could clear the way for the United States to make progress in its high-stakes trade talks with China. Under the agreement, ZTE would oust its management team, hire American compliance officers and pay a fine. The fine would come on top of the roughly $1 billion ZTE has already paid for selling equipment to North Korea and Iran in...

  • A line of strollers that fail to meet federal safety standards are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include compact utility loaders and bicycles. Here's a more detailed look:.

  • Gulf of Mexico producers and refiners are monitoring subtropical storm Alberto, which is expected to make landfall between east Louisiana and the Florida panhandle early next week, the companies said on Friday. The National Weather Service on Friday predicted the storm would bring heavy rain to the central Gulf Coast region and the southeastern United...

  • Gulf of Mexico producers and refiners are monitoring Subtropical storm Alberto, which is expected to make landfall between east Louisiana and the Florida panhandle early next week, the companies said on Friday. The National Weather Service on Friday predicted the storm would bring heavy rain to the central Gulf Coast region and the southeastern United...

  • 107 jobs to go from Zurich area, 97 from Paris. ZURICH, May 25- LafargeHolcim, the world's largest cement maker, will close its head offices in Paris and Zurich, eliminating 200 jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive. Closing the Paris office, which was first reported by Reuters on Thursday, could spark opposition in France, where the merger of France's Lafarge with...

  • Satellite image of Tropical Storm Alberto over the Caribbean on May 25th, 2018.

    The first named tropical weather system of the 2018 hurricane season has formed near Cozumel, Mexico.

  • NEW YORK, May 25- Part-time workers account for half of Walmart Inc's workforce, up from 20 percent in 2005, according to a labor group report on Friday that examined the company's increased shift away from more expensive full-time employees. OUR, which split from the United Food& Commercial Workers International Union in 2015, says it is a network of over...

  • RIO DE JANEIRO— A nationwide strike by thousands of truckers brought much of Latin America's largest nation to a halt on Friday, prompting Brazilian President Michel Temer to authorize the military to use force in removing drivers and their parked vehicles from highways and other roads. Truckers angry over rising diesel prices began the strike on Monday and...

  • Behold the ultra luxury $1 billion Celebrity cruise ship coming in December

    The Celebrity Edge is the latest luxury cruise ship to join Celebrity's fleet in 6 years. Its newest feature is a 22,000 square foot spa that provides over 124 services including a gym, salon, and wellness program.

  • Alabama: O. B. Grayson Hall Jr., Regions Financial, $9.4 million. Arkansas: C. Douglas McMillon, Walmart, $22.8 million. Arizona: Richard C. Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan, $16.2 million.

  • ZURICH, May 25- LafargeHolcim will close its corporate offices in Paris and Zurich, eliminating 200 jobs as part of a cost-cutting drive, the world's largest cement maker said on Friday. It would also shutter its corporate office in Zurich, with operations moving to its site in Holderbank, to the west of the Swiss city. According to the plan, 107 jobs in the Zurich area...

  • After declining to answer questions for more than a week, the Trump Organization spokeswoman said it's nothing new to sell merchandise bearing Trump's name.