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  • LINDSAY, Okla.— Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue. "Some people said I couldn't be a pastor and support medical marijuana, but I would say most of the people I know, including the Christians I pastor, are in favor of it," said Daniels, pastor of Better Life Community...

  • WASHINGTON— Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by the court's four liberals, said cellphone location information "is detailed, encyclopedic and effortlessly compiled."

  • June 22- In the years before he became president of the United States, Donald Trump owned luxury German cars. On Friday, Trump threatened to impose a 20 percent import tariff on all European Union- assembled vehicles, a move that could upend the industry's current business model for selling cars in the United States. Because of high pollution and scorching...

  • *Conservative Roberts, all liberal justices join 5-4 ruling. WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by...

  • *Conservative Roberts, all liberal justices join 5-4 ruling. WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a major victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the 5-4 ruling, the court said police generally need a court-approved warrant to get access to...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, the court decided in favor of...

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the ruling written by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, the court decided in favor of...

  • WASHINGTON— Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age. Chief Justice John Roberts, joined by the court's four liberals, said cellphone location information "is detailed, encyclopedic and effortlessly compiled."

  • WASHINGTON, June 22- The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday imposed limits on the ability of police to obtain cellphone data pinpointing the past location of criminal suspects in a victory for digital privacy advocates and a setback for law enforcement authorities. In the 5-4 ruling, the court said police generally need a court-approved warrant to get access to the...

  • PHOENIX— The human backup driver in an autonomous Uber SUV was streaming the television show "The Voice" on her phone and looking downward just before fatally striking a pedestrian in suburban Phoenix, according to a police report. The 300- page report released Thursday night by police in Tempe revealed that driver Rafaela Vasquez had been streaming the...

  • DETROIT— Because these days you can't have too many SUVs, General Motors is bringing back the Chevrolet Blazer. So GM on Thursday unveiled the sculpted Blazer in Atlanta, trying to capitalize on a well-known name that has a lot of equity, said Steve Majoros, Chevy's director of car and crossover marketing. The new Blazer, to be made at GM's Ramos Arizpe factory in...

  • GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. _ Steelcase Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $17 million. For the current quarter ending in September, Steelcase said it expects revenue in the range of $865 million to $890 million. Steelcase shares have climbed slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DETROIT— A former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric car maker alleged in a federal lawsuit. The suit was filed Wednesday, three days after CEO Elon Musk warned employees of sabotage from within the company. Martin Tripp of Sparks,...

  • CONCORD, N.H.— A New Hampshire hospital is closer to holding others financially accountable for a traveling medical technician who infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C. Despite being fired numerous times over drug allegations, he had worked as a cardiac technologist in 18 hospitals in seven states before being hired in New...

  • The annual survey by J.D. Power finds that buyers reported a record-low 93 problems per 100 vehicles during the first three months of ownership, four problems fewer than last year. J.D. Power also found that the Detroit three improved their quality faster than the industry as a whole. Touch-screen infotainment systems such as radios, cellular phone connections...

  • TOLEDO, Ohio— More than 100 workers were arrested Tuesday at an Ohio meatpacking plant by federal agents following a yearlong immigration investigation, the second large-scale raid within the state in the past two weeks. Immigration agents and local authorities also carried out search warrants at the company's two other locations in Massillon and its plant...

  • FRANKFURT, June 19- Volkswagen AG and Ford Motor Co are talking about jointly developing and building a range of commercial vehicles including vans, the companies confirmed on Tuesday. Ford is a leader in medium-duty trucks in the United States, and its F-series pickup has been the best-selling U.S. vehicle for decades. VW, which owns the MAN and Scania truck...

  • DETROIT— Ford and Volkswagen are exploring joint development of future commercial vehicles in a possible alliance that could lead to cooperation in other areas. But Ford President of Global Markets Jim Farley says in the statement that Ford is trying to become more fit as a business while creating a winning global product portfolio. For example, Ford has...

  • MONROE, Mich. _ La-Z-Boy Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $34.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $426.8 million.