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In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, a barista pours steamed milk in a coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. In a long-running court case playing out in a Los Angeles courtroom, a nonprofit has been presenting evidence to show that coffee companies should post ominous warning labels about a cancer-causing chemical in every cup. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a...
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September 25, 2017 - 1:05 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks are opening modestly lower NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are down today after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. At 12:54 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, to 2,494. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Cadillac logo on display on a vehicle at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's New York headquarters Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, and head for Los Angeles as cars with the "Super Cruise" system start arriving at dealerships. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
September 25, 2017 - 11:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's New York headquarters Monday and head for Los Angeles as cars with the "Super...
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September 25, 2017 - 11:00 am
RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Volvo Cars says it will invest an additional $520 million in its South Carolina plant under construction, adding nearly 2,000 more jobs and putting the production of another vehicle in the factory. Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday that Volvo will also add sales offices, a...
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September 24, 2017 - 12:00 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said Saturday he will stop flying private planes on official business while an internal review of the flights is being done and that he welcomes the review. Price defended the practice of using private planes on Fox News. A spokeswoman...
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CORRECTS TO CLARIFY SITUATION WAS AN EVACUATION - Rescue workers and volunteers stand in the middle of the street after an earthquake alarm sounded and a small tremor was felt during rescue operations at the site of a collapsed building in Roma Norte, in Mexico City, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. All rescue workers atop the rubble were able to evacuate safely via an adjacent building. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
September 23, 2017 - 11:57 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A strong new earthquake shook Mexico on Saturday, killing at least two people, toppling already damaged homes and a highway bridge, and causing new alarm in a country reeling from two even more powerful quakes that together have killed more than 400 people. The U.S. Geological...
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Joey Logano (22) sits parked in car as race fan Jason Wallace, of Ossipee, N.H., reaches over the wall to shake his hand during an afternoon practice for the NASCAR Cup Series 300 auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Logano was penalized by officials for inspections violations and forced to sit parked on pit row for the entire practice. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 23, 2017 - 2:53 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Joey Logano was parked in NASCAR's penalty box. Logano was forced to strap in, put on his helmet and sit on pit road in the No. 22 Ford for the duration of a 50-minute Cup series practice Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR punished Logano and his Team Penske team...
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September 23, 2017 - 12:57 pm
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Police in western Washington state say they've recovered a stolen motor home and reunited its owner with about 10 dogs that were inside. Authorities tell KING-TV ( http://kng5.tv/2fgIENi ) that police in Lacey on Saturday also took into custody one person in connection...
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This Wednesday, Sept 20, 2017, image released by the Colorado Springs Police Department shows a van dash camera showing a raccoon on a windshield. Officer Chris Frabbiele was responding to an accident scene in a van used by police to investigate crashes when the raccoon landed on it late Wednesday night. Police spokesman Lt. Howard Black says the raccoon hopped off the van after Frabbiele stopped it. (Colorado Springs Police Department via AP)
September 23, 2017 - 7:19 am
RACCOON JUMPS ON MOVING COLORADO POLICE VAN, TAKES A RIDE DENVER (AP) — A Colorado Springs police officer heading to an accident scene in a van got a big surprise when a raccoon jumped onto the front windshield of the vehicle and stayed there until the officer pulled over. The Denver Post reports...
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In this Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017 photo, construction continues on a new curve along California's Interstate 5, as it approaches the border with Tijuana, Mexico, in San Diego. The San Diego to Tijuana border crossing, busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The weekend border closure is to allow for the removal of a large metal canopy spanning over all the southbound lanes into Mexico. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 22, 2017 - 5:12 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The busiest border crossing in the United States will close this weekend to the more than 40,000 cars that pass through it daily to Mexico. The closure between San Diego and Tijuana for work on a $741 million expansion project presents a monumental headache for border businesses,...
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