Sonari Glinton

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Qualcomm Spends Big Money To Get In The Car (Chip) Business

Thursday, October 27, 2016

The smartphone chipmaker has agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors for $38 billion. The deal allows Qualcomm to rely less on the smartphone industry. NXP makes semiconductors for cars.

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Tesla Surprise: It's A Profit

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

The company posted a profit of nearly $22 million for the third quarter, the first quarterly profit since 2013. Tesla attributes the good results in part to new stores.

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Volkswagen Agrees To $14.7 Billion Settlement In Emissions Cheating Scandal

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Nearly 500,000 dirty diesel vehicles could be taken off the roads under a settlement approved by a judge in the Volkswagen emissions cheating scandal. VW has agreed to pay up to $14.7 billion to resolve claims from consumers and the U.S. government. Customers will be compensated under a VW buyback program, and the company will also pay to offset the pollution caused by the rigged diesel vehicles.

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Buick Up, Honda And Subaru Down, Says Consumer Reports

Monday, October 24, 2016

Consumer Reports has released its Annual Reliability Survey. Lexus and Toyota are the top two, followed by Buick. The company ranks car brands based on a survey of more than a half-million car owners.

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Breakthrough In Strike By Pennsylvania Professors

Friday, October 21, 2016

The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties and Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education reached a tentative agreement on the third day of a walkout.

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One Tiny Belgian Region Blocks International Trade Deal

Friday, October 21, 2016

Wallonia, a French-speaking Belgian region with fewer than four million residents, is holding up Europe's free trade agreement with Canada.

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Tesla Has Begun Making All Its New Cars Self-Driving

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Elon Musk, Tesla's CEO, says once the technology is fully enabled, the cars will be able to drive with no human input. Musk says previously built Teslas can't be retrofitted with the latest features.

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Jury Finds NBA Star Derrick Rose Not Liable In Civil Rape Trial

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

A federal jury in Los Angeles found New York Knicks guard Derrick Rose not liable in a civil suit that accused him and two friends of rape.

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Pennsylvania Professors Go On Strike

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Faculty members began a walkout Wednesday after contract talks with the state broke down. The striking union represents educators at 14 of Pennsylvania's public universities.

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Survey Says Americans Are Getting Stressed By The Elections

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Fifty-two percent of American adults tell pollsters the 2016 election is a very or somewhat significant source of stress. That's according to a survey by American Psychological Association.

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Political Disagreement Shakes Nigeria's First Family

Friday, October 14, 2016

Aisha Buhari, Nigeria's first lady says she may not back her husband Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari in the country's next election. She doesn't approve of how he runs the government.

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Treasury Tries Again To Keep American Firms' Taxes In U.S.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The department has revised rules first issued in April, aimed at so-called tax inversions and earnings stripping. They involve companies moving their legal addresses and tax bills abroad.

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Bombing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty To Attempted Murder And Weapons Charges

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Ahmad Khan Rahimi, accused of bombings in New York and New Jersey, entered his pleas in a New Jersey state court. He has not made any court appearances in connection with separate federal charges.

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Report Says Brakes From Hoboken Train Crash Show No Defects

Thursday, October 13, 2016

The brakes were removed from the wreckage of the New Jersey Transit train by the National Transportation Safety Board and were tested. The agency says they worked as designed.

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Carmakers Question The Future Of The Automobile, The Driver And The Industry

Thursday, October 13, 2016

BMW and Mercedes-Benz have offered clues on how they expect to deal with a future that includes self-driving cars.

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Samsung's Recall Causes Profit Woes

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Samsung Electronics says it's adjusting its earning and cutting its operating profit by $2.3 billion. That's after Samsung ended production of the fire-plagued Galaxy Note 7 smartphone.

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Tejano Star Selena Still Draws Sellout Crowd 20 Years After Death

Saturday, October 08, 2016

Makeup inspired by the late Tejano music star Selena Quintanilla has drawn lines at stores around the country.

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Volkswagen Is Recalling More Vehicles, But It's Not About The Diesel Scandal

Friday, October 07, 2016

The company says nearly 281,500 Volkswagen and Audi vehicles from as far back as 2007 may leak fuel. Different defects are involved, but one is improperly assembled suction pumps in the fuel tanks.

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'Early School Leavers' Face Dismal Social And Economic Prospects

Friday, October 07, 2016

Forty million young people in the world's largest economies are neither in school, employed nor in any kind of training program. They're called NEETs. Economists say they are a big problem.

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Putting Traffic Deaths In The Past Tense

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Transportation officials say road fatalities spiked alarmingly in the U.S. in the first half of 2016. But they say they will develop a plan to eliminate crash deaths in 30 years.

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