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Missing North Carolina man's body found in Virginia

Sep. 17, 2020 8:02 PM EDT

CHATHAM, Va. (AP) — A Virginia man has been charged with murder after authorities in southside Virginia found the body of a North Carolina man who went missing over the weekend after he tried to sell his Range Rover Police in Raleigh, North Carolina, say they are investigating the disappearance of William...

A lifetime of collecting goes up for auction in Columbus

Sep. 5, 2020 1:01 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Wis. (AP) — The passion was gone in an instant for Darvin Frey. For years he has been all-in on his massive, eclectic collection. There’s a vintage printing press that includes hundreds of metal Hamilton plates. Farm toys and beer and brewery memorabilia fill shelves. He has a Seeberg...

Satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's chief editor, Laurent Sourisseau, known as Riss, center, arrives at the courtroom for the opening of the 2015 attacks trial, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020 in Paris. Thirteen men and a woman go on trial Wednesday over the 2015 attacks against a satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris that marked the beginning of a wave of violence by the Islamic State group in Europe. Seventeen people and all three gunmen died during the three days of attacks in January 2015. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

Sep. 2, 2020 11:58 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Thirteen men and a woman went on trial Wednesday in the 2015 attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper and a kosher supermarket in Paris that marked the beginning of a wave of violence by the Islamic State group in Europe. Seventeen people and all three gunmen died during the three...

Man sentenced to four years in prison for bank fraud scheme

Aug. 29, 2020 10:26 AM EDT

NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — A man just released from incarceration has been sentenced to more than four years in prison for launching a bank fraud scheme to buy cars from North Carolina dealerships, federal prosecutors said Friday. The U.S. Department of Justice said in a news release that Jamal Watson, 42, had...

FILE - In this Feb.6, 2018 file photo, an electric version of the model of the Mercedes van Sprinter, the eSprinter, driving onstage in Duisburg, Germany. Amazon says it’s buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Mercedes-Benz, the biggest such order for the German automaker to date. Mercedes says it will also join a climate initiative established by Amazon’s founder Jeff Bezos, committing itself to going completely carbon neutral by 2039. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)

Mercedes gets big electric van order from Amazon

Aug. 28, 2020 1:03 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Amazon says it's buying 1,800 electric delivery vans from Mercedes-Benz, the biggest such order for the German automaker to date. In announcing the order Friday, Mercedes said it would also join a climate initiative established by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. By signing up to The Climate...

Men work on removing a fallen tree, Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, which struck and killed a 4-year-old boy in Melbourne, Australia. Three people were killed by falling trees and 50,000 homes were left without power after a wild storm Thursday. (James Ross/AAP Image via AP)

Wild windstorm kills 3, taints water in Melbourne, Australia

Aug. 27, 2020 10:42 PM EDT

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A wild storm that hit Australia's second-largest city knocked out power to 56,000 homes, contaminated the water supply and felled trees that killed three people, authorities said Friday. A 4-year-old boy was struck by a tree Thursday evening and died later in hospital, police...

Drive raising money for injured Alabama police officer

Aug. 22, 2020 11:48 AM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Elected president of his police academy graduating class in 2016, Officer Carlos Taylor was on duty the next year when he was badly injured in a car wreck that left him immobile and unable to speak. Now, a drive is trying to raise money to purchase a van to help him get around once...

This photo provided by Chevrolet shows the 2020 Chevrolet Blazer, an example of a vehicle that is priced high enough on the used market that it makes sense to take a hard look at the new model. (Jessica Lynn Walker/Courtesy of Chevrolet via AP)

Edmunds: When to buy new instead of used

Aug. 19, 2020 6:00 AM EDT

A rule of thumb for car buying is that a used vehicle will provide greater savings and better value than a new vehicle. But “better value” isn’t applicable to every car, especially right now. COVID-19′s effect on the auto industry has been twofold. For one, shoppers are aiming to...

FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrive for a round table meeting during a NATO leaders meeting at The Grove hotel and resort in Watford, Hertfordshire, England. A little more than a month after Trump’s U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement took effect July 1, 2020, the Trump administration is scheduled to re-impose a 10% import tax on Canadian aluminum Sunday, Aug. 16, raising tensions between the two allies. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

After brief trade truce, US slaps levy on Canadian aluminum

Aug. 14, 2020 6:54 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After more than two years of browbeating and trade sanctions on Canada and Mexico, President Donald Trump strong-armed the United States’ neighbors into agreeing to supplant a 25-year-old North American trade agreement with one of his own. His pact, meant to update the old deal and...

Spire Motorsports expands to 2 cars with Leavine purchase

Aug. 11, 2020 10:31 AM EDT

Spire Motorsports said Tuesday it has purchased the NASCAR charter and assets of Leavine Family Racing, which is closing its team at the end of this season. The purchase of the No. 95 from Bob Leavine gives Spire a second guaranteed spot in Cup Series races, the Leavine race shop and all inventory owned by that...