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Vote on tentative contract with General Motors too close to call as more tallies are reported

Vote on tentative contract with General Motors too close to call as more tallies are reported

DETROIT (AP) — Voting on a tentative contract agreement between General Motors and the United Auto Workers union that ended a six-week strike against the company appears too close to call after the latest tallies at several GM factories were announce
Lawyers insist Nikola founder shouldn't face prison time for fraud - unlike Elizabeth Holmes

Lawyers insist Nikola founder shouldn't face prison time for fraud - unlike Elizabeth Holmes

NEW YORK (AP) — Lawyers for the founder of truckmaker Nikola Corp. say he should not face incarceration because his fraud conviction is nothing like the fraud that landed Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes in prison.
Vatican plans to gradually replace car fleet with electric vehicles in deal with VW

Vatican plans to gradually replace car fleet with electric vehicles in deal with VW

ROME (AP) — The Vatican signed an agreement Wednesday with German carmaker Volkswagen AG to gradually replace its auto fleet with electric vehicles as part of the Vatican's efforts to reduce its carbon emissions.
Parkland gas stations roll out Aeroplan loyalty program

Parkland gas stations roll out Aeroplan loyalty program

MONTREAL — Aeroplan members can now earn points at a slew of Parkland Corp.'s gas stations. The loyalty program run by Air Canada has been rolled out at more than 1,100 Ultramar, Chevron, Pioneer, Fas Gas, On the Run and Marché Express locations.
China's economy shows sparks of life, despite persisting weakness in troubled real estate sector

China's economy shows sparks of life, despite persisting weakness in troubled real estate sector

BEIJING (AP) — China's economy showed more signs of reviving in October as retail sales and manufacturing picked up though the property sector remained sluggish, the government said Wednesday. Factory output rose 4.

Most actively traded companies on the Toronto Stock Exchange

TORONTO — Some of the most active companies traded Tuesday on the Toronto Stock Exchange: Toronto Stock Exchange (20,023.73, up 314.58 points): Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB). Energy. Down $1.09, or 2.34 per cent, to $45.56 on 17.7 million shares.
After deadly Nevada crash, federal investigators want cars to warn drivers if they're speeding

After deadly Nevada crash, federal investigators want cars to warn drivers if they're speeding

DETROIT (AP) — Federal accident investigators want automakers to install systems on all new vehicles that warn drivers when they go over the speed limit, and it is asking regulators to figure out how states can electronically limit speeds on vehicles
After fire kills 3, NYC officials say retailers, delivery apps must do more to ensure e-bike safety

After fire kills 3, NYC officials say retailers, delivery apps must do more to ensure e-bike safety

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say retailers and food delivery companies must do more to halt the proliferation of unsafe e-bike and e-scooter batteries, after a fire blamed on an electric scooter's lithium ion battery killed three people ov
What's pushing inflation down? More goods, workers and housing

What's pushing inflation down? More goods, workers and housing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Long past its painful peak , inflation in the United States may be heading steadily back toward its pre-pandemic levels, without the need for further interest rate hikes by the Federal Reserve.
1 in 3 US Asians and Pacific Islanders faced racial abuse this year, AP-NORC/AAPI Data poll shows

1 in 3 US Asians and Pacific Islanders faced racial abuse this year, AP-NORC/AAPI Data poll shows

Despite ongoing advocacy and legislation to combat anti-Asian racism that arose after the pandemic, about a third of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders say they have experienced an act of abuse based on their race or ethnicity in the last year, in