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Elon Musk unveils underground tunnels, offers rides to VIPs

Elon Musk unveils underground tunnels, offers rides to VIPs

LOS ANGELES — Elon Musk unveiled his underground transportation tunnel on Tuesday, allowing reporters and invited guests to take some of the first rides in the revolutionary albeit bumpy subterranean tube — the tech entrepreneur's answer to what he c
SoftBank's mobile unit begins trading in 1 of biggest IPOs

SoftBank's mobile unit begins trading in 1 of biggest IPOs

TOKYO — SoftBank Group Corp.'s Japanese mobile subsidiary began trading on the Tokyo Stock Exchange on Wednesday in one of the world's biggest share offerings.
Need some milk? Driverless cars start delivering groceries

Need some milk? Driverless cars start delivering groceries

The nation's largest grocery chain stepped into the driverless delivery market Tuesday, bringing milk, eggs and other items to a customer's home in a vehicle with nobody at the wheel. Although limited to delivering within about a mile (1.
US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

US sportswear traced to factory in China's internment camps

HOTAN, China — Barbed wire and hundreds of cameras ring a massive compound of more than 30 dormitories, schools, warehouses and workshops in China's far west. Dozens of armed officers and a growling Doberman stand guard outside.

US pledges $10.6B aid for Central America, southern Mexico

MEXICO CITY — The United States pledged $5.8 billion in aid and investment Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico. The U.
Belgian PM offers to resign after migration tears government

Belgian PM offers to resign after migration tears government

BRUSSELS — Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel submitted his resignation Tuesday amid pressure on his government after the biggest coalition party quit over Michel's support for a United Nations compact on international migration.
Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

Trump administration moves to ban bump stocks

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine-guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

Uber approved to resume autonomous car tests in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has approved Uber's request to resume testing of autonomous vehicles on public roads in the Pittsburgh area.
Mill granted injunction to end N.S. fishermen's blockade, amidst tense protests

Mill granted injunction to end N.S. fishermen's blockade, amidst tense protests

HALIFAX — A Nova Scotia judge has ordered fishermen to stop blocking survey vessels hired by a pulp mill, in a decision that came after protesters chanted their opposition to the firm's plans to pump effluent into the Northumberland Strait.
Hostile Husky takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposed

Hostile Husky takeover bid for MEG Energy now expected to succeed as proposed

CALGARY — A CIBC oil and gas analyst says the recent deterioration in crude oil prices makes it unlikely that a better offer will emerge to force Husky Energy Inc. to sweeten its hostile takeover bid for an oilsands rival.
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