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New cars in California could alert drivers for breaking the speed limit

May. 21, 2024 19:26 PM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California could soon join the European Union in requiring all new cars to alert drivers when they break the speed limit, a proposal aimed at reducing traffic deaths that would likely impact drivers across the country should it become law. The federal...

Severe turbulence during Singapore Airlines flight leaves several people badly injured. One man died

May. 21, 2024 19:39 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — A Singapore Airlines flight hit severe turbulence over the Indian Ocean and descended 6,000 feet (around 1,800 meters) in about three minutes, the carrier said Tuesday. A British man died and authorities said dozens of passengers were injured, some severely. An...

Donald Trump's campaign says it will begin accepting contributions through cryptocurrency

May. 21, 2024 18:27 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump 's presidential campaign said Tuesday it would begin accepting donations in cryptocurrency as part of an effort to build what it calls a “crypto army” leading up to Election Day. The Trump campaign launched a fundraising page that allows “any...

Israel's block of AP transmission shows how ambiguity in law could restrict war coverage

May. 21, 2024 18:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Israel's shutdown and seizure of an Associated Press video camera that provided a live glimpse into Gaza alarmed many journalists, who worried Tuesday about wider implications for coverage of a war largely fought out of the world's sight to begin with. After...

Maker of popular weedkiller amplifies fight against cancer-related lawsuits

May. 21, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — After failing in several U.S. states this year, global chemical manufacturer Bayer said Tuesday that it plans to amplify efforts to create a legal shield against a proliferation of lawsuits alleging it failed to warn that its popular weedkiller could cause cancer. ...

What is in-flight turbulence, and when does it become dangerous for passengers and crews?

May. 21, 2024 17:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The death of a British man and injuries impacting dozens of other people aboard a Singapore Airlines flight that hit severe turbulence Tuesday highlighted the potential dangers of flying through unstable air. The exact cause of the 73-year-old man’s death is under...

Small business owners are more undecided about the election than the general public

May. 21, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Small business owners are more undecided about the election than the general public. That's according to a new survey by Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Voices. The group surveyed 1,259 small business owners from 47 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and Washington,...

Wisconsin regulators investigating manure spill that caused mile-long fish kill

May. 21, 2024 17:28 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A manure spill in southern Wisconsin has resulted in a fish kill stretching more than a mile, state environmental regulators said Tuesday. An angler reported the fish kill in Moore Creek in Monroe County on Saturday, state Department of Natural Resources...

Stock market today: Wall Street drifts higher to set more records

May. 21, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes drifted higher Tuesday to set more records following another quiet day of trading. The S&P 500 rose 13.28 points, or 0.3%, to 5,321.41 and surpassed its record set last week. The Nasdaq composite added 37.75, or 0.2%, to 16,832.62, a day after...

Modine: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

May. 21, 2024 17:09 PM EDT

RACINE, Wis. (AP) — RACINE, Wis. (AP) — Modine Manufacturing Co. (MOD) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $25.8 million. On a per-share basis, the Racine, Wisconsin-based company said it had profit of 48 cents. Earnings, adjusted for restructuring costs and...