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  • Help heads to NYC as experts predict over 100,000 US deaths

    NEW YORK - With refrigerated morgue trucks parked on New York City's streets to collect the surging number of dead, public health officials projected Tuesday that the coronavirus could ultimately kill more than 100,000 people across the U.S. Some states that have become hot spots warn they're running low on ventilators, while two cruise ships pleaded for Florida to allow them to dock to carry off the sick and dead.
  • Long-haul carrier Emirates to ship aid for free into India

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Dubai's long-haul carrier Emirates will begin shipping aid from the World Health Organization and other groups into India for free to help fight a crushing outbreak of the coronavirus, the airline said Sunday.
  • Auto union strike is latest worry in Flint, GM's birthplace

    FLINT, Mich. - The birthplace of General Motors has been on an economic roller-coaster ride for more than a century as the automaker rose, crashed and retooled for changing markets. Now, the city of Flint is again steeling for economic impact amid a nationwide United Auto Workers' strike against the automaker.
  • Chinese firm Weichai Power to acquire stake in Ballard Power Systems

    VANCOUVER - Fuel cell company Ballard Power Systems Inc. is set to receive a cash injection of more than $175 million in what it calls a "transformative strategic collaboration" with a Chinese automotive and equipment manufacturer.
  • A community that backed Trump says no to migrant detention

    GOSHEN, Ind. - The sermon had been preached, the last prayers offered. Now, Mike Yoder decided, the time had come to share unsettling news.
  • AP Investigation: Fish billed as local isn't always local

    MONTAUK, N.Y. - Even after winter storms left East Coast harbours thick with ice, some of the country's top chefs and trendy restaurants were offering sushi-grade tuna supposedly pulled in fresh off the coast of New York.
  • More businesses are mellowing out over hiring pot smokers

    WASHINGTON - FPI Management, a property company in California, wants to hire dozens of people. Factories from New Hampshire to Michigan need workers. Hotels in Las Vegas are desperate to fill jobs.
  • Germany unit of Canadian lithium battery company Electrovaya declares insolvency

    TORONTO - Electrovaya Inc. says its Litarion subsidiary in Germany has begun insolvency proceedings as a result of a cash shortage that arose after its automotive customers took longer than expected to place large battery orders.
  • For witnesses, calling out sexual harassment is complicated

    NEW YORK - Life was going well for Christopher Partee when the woman approached him in tears.
  • Amid global electric-car buzz, Toyota bullish on hydrogen

    TOYOTA, Japan - At a car factory in this city named after Toyota, the usual robots with their swinging arms are missing. Instead, workers intently fit parts into place by hand with craftsmanship-like care.

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