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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street in London, to attend a weekly cabinet meeting at the Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office, in London, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2020. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

UK to increase powers to block foreign investments

Nov. 11, 2020 8:29 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The British government plans to increase its ability to prevent foreign investors from acquiring strategic assets amid increasing concern about the threat to national security posed by potentially hostile states such as China and Russia. The government on Wednesday will introduce legislation...

Rapper who boasted about unemployment fraud scheme arrested

Oct. 16, 2020 7:05 PM EDT

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A Tennessee rapper who boasted in a music video about getting rich from committing unemployment fraud was arrested Friday in Los Angeles. Fontrell Antonio Baines, 31, was arrested on three felony counts of access device fraud, aggravated identity theft and interstate...

FILE - In this Oct. 16, 2018 file photo, Richard Branson appears at a ceremony honoring him with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, in Los Angeles.  Virgin Hyperloop One will build a certification center in West Virginia to test the high-speed transportation concept that uses enclosed pods to zip passengers underground at over 600 mph (966 kph).   The company had received bids from 17 states in 2020 to build a 6-mile testing track and other facilities over hundreds of acres for its electromagnetic levitation transportation technology.  (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP File)

West Virginia site chosen for high-speed travel facility

Oct. 8, 2020 1:11 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Virgin Hyperloop One will build a certification center in West Virginia for the high-speed transportation concept that uses enclosed pods to zip passengers underground at over 600 mph (960 km/h). The company had received bids from more than a dozen states in the past year to build...