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Scientists capture the first cryo-EM images of cellular target for type 2 diabetes in action.

Researchers at the University of Michigan, Stanford University and biotech company ConfometRx have captured the first cryo-electron microscopy snapshots of a key cellular receptor in action.

- PhysOrg - NL

N.Y. judge adjourns Times Square crash case until July.

Manhattan Criminal Court Judge Judy Kim on Wednesday granted an adjournment requested by Richard Rojas' attorney, Enrico Demarco. On May 18, Rojas, 26, drove his Honda sedan down Seventh Avenue, then careened onto the crowded sidewalk, mowing down pedestrians for three city blocks before crashing. Alyssa Elsman, an ...

- Yahoo! News - US

The US auto industry is under assault from fake news .

Thomson Reuters•The reality of the car business is at odds with widespread chatter about its disruption. •Ford CEO Mark Fields wasn't ousted because Ford is lagging Silicon Valley. •Storytelling has overwhelmed profitability in the auto industry. Objectively, the US auto industry is in great shape. Sales records were ...

- Business Insider - US

3 servicememembers' names added to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall.

Marine Cpl. Kenneth R. McGuire of Rib Lake, Wisconsin and Army Sgts. John T. Whitson of Huntsville, Texas and Edward L. Wilmers of Lapeer, Michigan will join 58,315 others listed on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Jim Hackett has an impossible job to remake Ford.

Faced with waves of disruption, the carmaker has turned to a guy from Grand Rapids

- Financial Times - US

Apple flagship, Mag Mile offices selling for $370 million.

A Michigan Avenue office tower whose plaza will include Apple's new flagship store is about to get a new owner in a $370 million deal.That comes as the 50-story Leo Burnett Building on Wacker Drive is set to go up for sale. Valued at an estimated $530 million, it will be the most valuable office...

- Chicago Tribune - US

Terry Crews opens up about family, faith and his decision to live a positive lifestyle.

In a recent interview with ABC News, the actor said he grew up in a fairly religious home in Flint, Michigan.

- Deseret News - US

The Power Of Music Is At The Heart Of 'Black Mad Wheel'.

Detroit garage-rocker Josh Malerman's second novel follows a fictional 1950s rock bad recruited by the government to find the source of a mysterious, ominous sound emanating from the Namib Desert.

- NPR - US

For $1, you can add more muscle to Dodge's newest muscle car.

DETROIT " If you want a car with 840 horsepower that can go from zero to 60 in 2.3 seconds, it'll cost you $84,995. Plus another dollar.That's the starting price for the Dodge Challenger SRT Demon, which Fiat Chrysler says...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Detroit plays tough in accidental shootings involving kids.

The father raced to the bedroom, cried out and punched the walls.

- FOX News - US

Advocates: Federal role crucial for iconic waterway cleanups.

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — The Trump administration makes a straightforward case for slashing $427 million in federal spending to heal ailing regional water bodies such as the Great Lakes, Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound: State and local governments should…

- Billings Gazette - US

Religious exemptions and the Detroit female genital mutilation prosecution

A reader asked me about the religious exemption defense being raised in the Detroit female genital mutilation prosecution. See this Detroit Free Press article by Tresa Baldas for more information: Defense lawyers plan to argue that religious freedom is at the core of the case in which two physicians and one of their wives ...

- The Volokh Conspiracy - US

Detroit's big bet on small business

In Detroit's New Center' area north of Wayne State University, entrepreneur Anthony Hatinger and his business partners are making a bet: that decades from now, crickets and other bugs will have a place in the American palate as consumers become more attentive to the environmental costs and price of meat. But Hatinger and ...

- Brookings - US

US probes whether Hyundai, Kia recalled engines fast enough

DETROIT " The U.S. government is investigating whether Hyundai and Kia moved quickly enough to recall more than 1.6 million cars and SUVs because the engines can stall, increasing the risk of a crash.The National Highway Traffic...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Dad of crash victim leaves note of gratitude in Times Square

NEW YORK " The father of a Michigan tourist killed by an out-of-control driver in Times Square has left a note at a makeshift memorial to thank New Yorkers for their support.Thomas Elsman on Saturday visited the site where...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Man accused in deadly Detroit fire incompetent for trial

A man accused of setting a Detroit apartment fire that killed five people has been ruled incompetent to stand trial.

- FOX News - US

Ford shakeup underscores Detroit's tech dilemmas

Ford shakeup underscores Detroit's tech dilemmas...

- MENAFN - JO

Man accused in deadly Detroit fire incompetent for trial

- Townhall.com - US

Michigan installing technology on I-75 to let vehicles and road talk to each other

Filed under: Green,Emerging Technologies,Technology,Autonomous It's among the first V2I projects of this scale in the country.Continue reading Michigan installing technology on I-75 to let vehicles and road talk to each other Michigan installing technology on I-75 to let vehicles and road talk to each other originally ...

- Autoblog - US

GOP businesswoman Lena Epstein to run for Senate in Michigan

LANSING, Mich. " Republican businesswoman Lena Epstein announced Monday that she will run for U.S. Senate in 2018, saying Michigan is ready for another outsider with business experience after its voters favored Donald Trump in...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

NOAA names University of Michigan to host cooperative institute for Great Lakes region

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration today announced it has selected the University of Michigan to continue hosting NOAA's cooperative institute in the Great Lakes region. NOAA made the selection after an open, competitive evaluation to continue funding the Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research , ...

- ENN - US

Supreme Court rejects businesses' challenge to Michigan tax

WASHINGTON " The Supreme Court is rejecting challenges by IBM, Goodyear and other businesses seeking more than $1 billion in tax refunds from Michigan.The justices on Monday turned away the companies' appeal of state court...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Detroit 3 to skip connected car-themed Tokyo show

This year's Tokyo Motor Show is positioning itself as a connected car showcase of trends "beyond the motor," but the futuristic theme isn't enough to draw the Detroit 3.

- Automotive News - US

WWE Raw results: Bray Wyatt and Samoa Joe vs Roman Reigns and Seth Rollins – who won?

The show was aired from the Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Michigan, on 22 May.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Title IX investigation into sexual assault allegations ends

Michigan State officials say they have concluded a Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault and haven't taken any action to remove three football players from the university. The … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Jim Hackett, Ford’s New C.E.O., Has a History of Turnaround Stories

Before Ford, Mr. Hackett was an executive at a furniture company, and he spent a year overhauling the University of Michigan’s athletic department.

- New York Times - US

Father of tourist killed in NYC attack: 'She loved Times Square'

NEW YORK - A framed tribute from the father of an 18-year-old Michigan woman killed last week in New York's Times Square appeared on Monday morning near the spot where a driver intentionally hit her, circled by a rain-soaked mound of flowers and stuffed toys.

- Reuters - US

Ford names Hackett as CEO to tackle car rivals, Silicon Valley

By David Shepardson and Joseph White WASHINGTON/DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford Motor Co abruptly named James Hackett as chief executive on Monday, responding to investors' growing unease about the U.S. automaker's slumping stock price and its ability to counter threats from longtime rivals and Silicon Valley. Hackett, 62, a ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Title IX investigation into sexual assault allegations ends

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Michigan State officials say they have concluded a Title IX investigation into an alleged sexual assault and haven't taken any action to remove three football players from the university.

- Billings Gazette - US

Why Ramadan is called Ramadan: 6 questions answered

Editor's note: The Muslim month of fasting, Ramadan, starts Friday, May 27, 2017. Mohammad Hassan Khalil, associate professor of religious studies and director of the Muslim Studies Program at Michigan State University, answers six questions about the significance of this religious observance. Why is Ramadan called Ramadan? ...

- The Conversation - UK

Times Square driver says he tried to get mental help

NEW YORK " A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, said he had been trying to get psychiatric help.In a jailhouse interview on Saturday, Richard Rojas...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ford names Hackett as CEO to tackle car rivals, Silicon Valley

WASHINGTON/DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford Motor Co abruptly named James Hackett as chief executive on Monday, responding to investors' growing unease about the U.S. automaker's slumping stock price and its ability to counter threats from longtime rivals and Silicon Valley.

- Reuters - US

WATCH: Father of teen killed in Times Square writes letter to daughter

Alyssa Elsman, 18, a tourist from Michigan, was killed last Thursday.

- ABC News - US

US Top Court Rejects Challenge to State Retroactive Tax Changes

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by several major corporations to a Michigan law that retroactively changed the way businesses are taxed in the state, leading to $1 billion extra for government coffers.

- Newsmax - US

FAKE NEWS: Media Attempts to Malign Melania and Her Marriage on Trip Abroad

It started with a Detroit Free Press reporter tweeting that when President Donald Trump attempts to hold Melania's hand as they arrived in Tel Aviv, the first lady slaps away' her husband's hand.

- Breitbart - US

Ford names James Hackett CEO to shake up operations

WASHINGTON/DEARBORN, Mich. - Ford Motor Co on Monday named James Hackett as chief executive officer, responding to investors' unease about the U.S. automaker's stock price and ability to withstand threats from longtime industry rivals and Silicon Valley.

- Reuters - US

Betsy DeVos' hometown shows exactly what her education budget will produce , a return to segregation

School choice policies championed by Betsy DeVos in Michigan have resulted in segregation , especially in her hometown. The education secretary promoted school choice policies for two decades as a conservative activist and Republican campaign donor, and the billionaire was behind the inter-dis...

- The Raw Story - US

Next-gen computing: Memristor chips that see patterns over pixels

Inspired by how mammals see, a new "memristor" computer circuit prototype at the University of Michigan has the potential to process complex data, such as images and video orders of magnitude, faster and with much less power than today's most advanced systems.

- PhysOrg - NL

Optional Bible class at Michigan elementary school canceled after complaints

Children at Daisy Brook Elementary School, a public grade school in Fremont, Michigan, no longer have the option to attend a "Bible Release Time" class held at the local Fremont Wesleyan Church.

- FOX News - US

Ford's shake-up proves Detroit is facing mounting pressure from Silicon Valley

Rebecca Cook/ReutersFord's replacement for CEO Mark Fields speaks volumes about Detroit's tense relationship with Silicon Valley. Board member Jim Hackett, the head of Ford's unit overseeing autonomous driving, will take Fields' place as a sign of shareholders itch to ensure it doesn't fall behind in the race to develop ...

- Business Insider - US

Supreme Court rejects businesses' challenge to Michigan tax

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court is rejecting challenges by IBM, Goodyear and other businesses seeking more than $1 billion in tax refunds from Michigan.

- Billings Gazette - US

Justices won't hear appeal over release of federal mug shots

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the Detroit Free Press that asked the government to release mug shots of federal criminal defendants in Michigan and three other states.

- Billings Gazette - US

New Islamic institute prioritizes outreach, education

DEARBORN HEIGHTS, Mich. " When the Islamic Institute of America bought a Baptist church, the plan initially was to remove the pews " until the mosque's leader objected, in part because he saw keeping the benches as a way of showing...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ford's New CEO: Guy Who Helped Turn Around Michigan Football

Mark Fields' tenure as Ford Motor CEO is coming to an end after just three years, during which the company's shares plunged 40%. The New York Times details various bumps in his road: recent safety recalls, the discarded plan to build a $1.6 billion plant in Mexico, Q1 profit...

- Newser - US

Find the Most Dangerous City in Your State

The most dangerous city in Illinois must be Chicago, right? Ditto with Detroit for Michigan and New York City for New York state? Not so much, at least in terms of per-capita violent crime. A new survey at 24/7 Wall St. crunches FBI crime data to find the most dangerous...

- Newser - US

Before Ford, Hackett built reputation on transforming Mich. office furniture company

Jim Hackett, the man named to replace Mark Fields as CEO of Ford, is a former board member at the automaker who spent most of his career running a Michigan furniture maker before Fields tapped him to steer Ford's investments in new forms of mobility.

- Automotive News - US

Supreme Court rejects challenge to state retroactive tax changes

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by several major corporations to a Michigan law that retroactively changed the way businesses are taxed in the state, leading to $1 billion extra for government coffers. The justices turned away appeals by Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co , IBM Corp , AT&T Inc's ...

- Yahoo! News - US

It's Wall Street vs. Detroit — and with Mark Fields out at Ford, Wall Street is winning

FordThe news on Monday that Ford CEO Mark Fields will step down wasn't entirely surprising. Fields oversaw the carmaker's recovery from the Great Recession and its most profitable year ever, 2016, when the company made almost $11 billion. But Ford shares slid 30% under his leadership, as investors steadily worried about ...

- Business Insider - US

Supreme Court rejects challenge to state retroactive tax changes

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to hear a challenge by several major corporations to a Michigan law that retroactively changed the way businesses are taxed in the state, leading to $1 billion extra for government coffers.

- Reuters - US

Chris Cornell's mother-in-law breaks her silence about his death

As his family prepares for his funeral on Friday, Soundgarden front man Chris Cornell's mother-in-law has taken to social media to express her sorrow over his death. Cornell was found dead in the bathroom of his hotel room at the MGM Grand in Detroit just hours after finishing a concert with his ban...

- The Raw Story - US

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