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Warrant: Man was putting hands up before police shooting

Apr. 25, 2019 3:57 PM EDT

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man who was the target of police gunfire that wounded his girlfriend has told authorities he was opening his car door to show his hands when the bullets began flying. Paul Witherspoon III's account of the April 16 shooting in New Haven is in a search warrant released...

Sleek new SUVs dominate reveals at New York auto show

Apr. 17, 2019 2:45 PM EDT

Auto shows may be waning in importance as companies find other ways to introduce new products, but the New York International Auto Show still has a healthy list of new vehicle debuts. In keeping with the dramatic shift from cars to sport utilities, most of the new models are SUVs. Here are some of the new...

Electric car makers woo Chinese buyers with range, features

Apr. 16, 2019 6:25 AM EDT

SHANGHAI (AP) — Automakers showcased electric SUVs and sedans with longer range and luxury features Tuesday at the Shanghai auto show, wooing Chinese buyers as Beijing slashes subsidies that helped to launch the industry. Two of China's biggest state-owned automakers unveiled models they said can travel...

Volkswagen unveils fully-electric SUV for China market

Apr. 14, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

Volkswagen is planning to release a fully-electric SUV in China which could compete with Tesla's Model X. The German automaker said Sunday the ID. ROOMZZ will be unveiled at the upcoming Shanghai Auto Show and will be available in 2021. Volkswagen says the zero-emission vehicle can go approximately 450 kilometers...

China's auto show highlights electric ambitions

Apr. 14, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — This year's Shanghai auto show highlights the global industry's race to make electric cars Chinese drivers want to buy as Beijing winds down subsidies that promoted sales. Communist leaders are shifting the burden to automakers by imposing mandatory sales targets for electrics, adding to...

The Latest: Shooting suspect seen on victim's phone

Mar. 29, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting recorded on the victim's cellphone (all times local): 1 p.m. Police are looking for a Colorado man identified as a suspect in a fatal shooting recorded on the victim's cellphone. The Gazette newspaper reports that the phone was found next to...

Tate exhibition looks at Van Gogh's early years in London

Mar. 25, 2019 1:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Vincent Van Gogh left behind just one painting of a British scene, but a new exhibition shows that London was a big influence on the Dutch artist. The exhibition at Tate Britain charts the time Van Gough spent in the city as a young man between 1873 and 1876. In London, he worked as an...