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Woman dies in Spain as listeria-in-pork outbreak sickens 114

Aug. 20, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Health authorities in Spain are on high alert after a 90-year-old woman died amid a listeria outbreak in the southern region of Andalusia that has affected more than 110 people. José Miguel Cisneros, director of the infectious disease department at Seville's Virgen del Rocío...

Maryland recalls 8,000 out-of-compliance driver's licenses

Aug. 16, 2019 9:16 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland's Motor Vehicle Administration has recalled driver's licenses of 8,000 residents who they say missed multiple deadlines to get their identification in compliance with federal requirements. News outlets report the affected licenses were found not to meet amended requirements...

Ford recalls 108K cars; seat belts may not hold in a crash

Aug. 14, 2019 3:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling over 108,000 midsize cars in North America to fix a problem that could stop the seat belts from holding people in a crash. The recall covers certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ cars from the 2015 model year. The company says the cars' front seat belt cables can lose...

Some Apple laptops banned from airline flights for fire risk

Aug. 14, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

Federal safety officials have banned some Apple laptops from airline flights after Apple recalled the batteries because they could catch fire. The Federal Aviation Administration said in a statement Wednesday that it alerted airlines last month about the recall involving batteries for some Apple MacBook Pro...

Nissan to fix suspensions on about 200K Altima midsize cars

Aug. 1, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan will do a "service campaign" to fix nearly 200,000 Altima midsize cars because a suspension part can come loose from the frame due to corrosion. The campaign falls short of a recall, but the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is continuing an investigation into the...

Disney, Eddie Bauer baby sleepers recalled on safety fears

Jul. 31, 2019 1:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — About 24,000 Disney and Eddie Bauer baby sleepers are being recalled on concerns that infants could roll over and suffocate on them. No injuries were reported for the sleepers, but similar ones by other brands have been linked to deaths after infants rolled over from to their backs while...

Health officials say Illinois affected in fennel seed recall

Jul. 24, 2019 10:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Public health officials say Illinois is among 24 states affected by a recall of fennel seed products over possible Salmonella contamination. Mountain Rose Herbs of Eugene, Oregon, is recalling all sizes of its fennel seed, ranging from 4 ounces to 50 pounds. The product was sold online, at...

Automaker Daimler loses $1.3 billion on diesel, air bag woes

Jul. 24, 2019 7:41 AM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, says it lost 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the second quarter as the company booked 4.2 billion euros in one-time charges for troubles with diesel vehicles and air bag recalls. The quarterly loss reported Wednesday was the...

Volvo recalls some 500,000 vehicles due faulty engine part

Jul. 22, 2019 9:58 AM EDT

HELSINKI (AP) — Volvo Cars is recalling about half a million cars worldwide because of a faulty engine component that may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire. The Swedish carmaker said Monday the affected cars are two-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines manufactured between 2014 and 2019 in...

Jury says Toyota must pay $16M in dealer recall lawsuit

Jul. 15, 2019 11:50 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Toyota has been ordered to pay nearly $16 million to a Southern California dealer who alleged the company's Prius recalls didn't fix safety problems. The Los Angeles Times says an Orange County jury decided Monday that Toyota had breached "good faith and fair dealing" with Roger...