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BMW plans to build battery electric Minis in China

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:26 am

German automaker BMW says it’s in talks to build battery electric models of its Mini cars in China, which would be the first time the iconic cars have been made outside Europe. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Glitches or not, Nissan starts testing semi-autonomous rides

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:24 am

Starting next month, Nissan Motor will be testing on regular roads what it calls “a robo-vehicle mobility service.” Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Brexit already affecting migration and labor market

Fri, Feb 23, 2018 at 9:23 am

Brexit is a little more than a year away but there is mounting evidence it’s having a major impact on the number of European citizens looking to live and work in Britain. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Takata Settles With States Over Faulty Airbags

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 4:12 pm

Japanese air bag maker Takata has reached a $650 million settlement over legal claims from 44 state governments and Washington, D.C. But the states won’t get much of the money. Bob Agnew reports.

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Walmart to launch new online home shopping experience

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 1:22 pm

Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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EU leaders prepare life without Britain, mull future ties

Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 1:21 pm

European Union leaders meet without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country’s seats. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Companies Vow To Phase Out Plastic By 2025

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 4:47 pm

Public awareness of the problem of plastic waste is swelling and companies are starting to get the message. Bob Agnew reports.

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US home sales fell 3.2 percent in January, 2nd straight drop

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:18 pm

U.S. sales of existing homes fell in January from a year earlier by the most in more than three years. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:14 pm

Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after that chipmaker raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors to approximately $43.22 billion. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Air France says long-haul flights impacted by strike action

Wed, Feb 21, 2018 at 12:13 pm

Air France says that half of its long-haul flights departing from Paris will not operate for 24 hours during a strike over pay. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Uber Pulls Out Of Morocco.

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 4:38 pm

Uber is pulling out of Morocco – a decision the San Francisco-headquartered company says is linked to the North African country’s failure to reform its strict transport rules.
Bob Agnew reports.

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David Davis says UK won’t slash standards after Brexit

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 8:27 am

Britain’s top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a “race to the top” in global standards. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Venezuela’s digital coin makes debut

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 8:26 am

Venezuela is launching its own version of bitcoin that it hopes will provide a boost to its crippled economy. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Report: EU would squeeze US products in trade spat

Tue, Feb 20, 2018 at 8:25 am

The European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target if Washington restricts imports of aluminum and steel. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Facebook forges ahead with kids app despite expert criticism

Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:35 am

Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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Israel successfully tests advanced missile defense system

Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:33 am

Israel says it has successfully tested the country’s advanced missile defense system capable of defending against ballistic missile threats outside the atmosphere.
Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Agency managing vast US lands experiences year of upheaval

Mon, Feb 19, 2018 at 8:31 am

A year of upheaval at the U.S. Interior Department has seen dozens of staff members re-assigned and a sweeping reorganization proposed for its 70,000 employees. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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More troubles for the bankrupt country of Venezuela.

Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:14 am

More troubles for the bankrupt country of Venezuela.

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A clean-energy advocacy group has called for an investigation after finding that the Tennessee Valley Authority bought two corporate jets, a luxury helicopter and another plane in recent years.

Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:14 am

A clean-energy advocacy group has called for an investigation after finding that the Tennessee Valley Authority bought two corporate jets, a luxury helicopter and another plane in recent years.

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A Massachusetts city is suing the makers of firefighting foam blamed for water contamination:|

Sun, Feb 18, 2018 at 10:13 am

A Massachusetts city is suing the makers of firefighting foam blamed for water contamination:|

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Facebook Ignores Critics With Messaging App For Kids

Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 4:29 pm

Facebook is forging ahead with its messaging app for kids despite criticism from child experts. Bob Agnew reports.

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US home construction jumps 9.7 percent in January

Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 11:11 am

Groundbreakings on new homes jumped 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016. Correspondent Jeremy House has details

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Ram trucks recalled to fix problem with gear shifters

Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 11:09 am

Fiat Chrysler is recalling about 229,000 Ram trucks, mostly in North America, because they can be shifted out of park without a key in the ignition or a foot on the brake. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story

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Key senator to stop blocking US arms sales to Persian Gulf

Fri, Feb 16, 2018 at 11:08 am

A key U.S. senator says he will no longer block Persian Gulf nations from buying American-made lethal weapons even though the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and its neighbors remains in a stalemate. Correspondent Jeremy House has more on the story.

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