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Production and Productivity Are the Biggest Issues for Tesla in 2017

Everything the company need to build the Model 3 is coming together. Now Tesla has to figure out how to sell, deliver, and service them.

India police arrest cheap mobile maker on fraud charges

LUCKNOW, India — The director of an Indian company that claimed it was selling the world's cheapest smartphone was arrested Thursday on fraud charges, police said Friday.

Wonder-ful news: 13-year-old girl wins Supreme Court decision over service dog

You may have seen photos of a young girl and her goldendoodle Wonder on the steps of the Supreme Court on social media, so who is she and why is she smiling? On Wednesday, the Supreme Court unanimously sided with Fry, which may allow her to sue her local school board for damages for the emotional ...

GPS device-maker Garmin reeling after workers gunned down

OLATHE, Kan. — GPS device-maker Garmin long has revered diversity in its workforce, even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters — a largely white Kansas City suburb — didn't reflect it.

Citizen Sleuths Spring Into Action in Indiana Murder Mystery as Reward Reaches $50G

Everyday people are springing to action a day after haunting audio of the killer was released by authorities.

Malaysia murder mystery breaks with North Korean assassin tradition

By James Pearson and Jack Kim SEOUL - The bizarre assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother marks a departure from the isolated country's repertoire of overseas operations, according to experts on its opaque ruling structures. Kim Jong Nam died last week after being ...

France Is Training Eagles to Take Down Terrorist Drones

The latest tool in ISIS's armory could soon be foiled by an original aerial ace.

Olathe Restaurant Shooting Suspect Arrested

A massive manhunt was launched by the Kansas police after a gunman yelling racial slurs in a restaurant shot three people.

Syria peace talks struggle as bomb kills dozens

The UN struggled on Friday to get a new round of Syrian peace talks off the ground, but with few signs of progress as dozens more civilian deaths underlined the scale of the challenge. The UN's Syria envoy, who brought rival regime and opposition delegates symbolically together late Thursday, held ...

White House press secretary Sean Spicer on marijuana enforcement and Ivanka Trump's role

Spicer said the Department of Justice will be key in recreational drug enforcement and president's daughter will advise on areas she's passionate about.

Shooting of 2 Indians in US bar sends shock waves in India

HYDERABAD, India — The shooting of two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar has sent shock waves through their hometowns, and India's government is rushing diplomats to monitor progress in the investigation into the crime.

South Africa's Zuma condemns violence against foreigners

South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has condemned acts of violence between citizens and non-nationals, his office said on Friday. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from ...

Once-wary conservatives unite under Trump banner

Donald Trump's closest advisor on Thursday welcomed the US conservative movement's emphatic embrace of the incoming president, hailing the birth of a new "economic nationalism" in America. "There's a new political order being formed out of this," White House chief strategist Steve Bannon told ...

Texas Preschool Teacher Fired Over Anti-Jewish Tweet

Nancy Salem, a preschool teacher in Arlington, Texas, was among 24 anti-Israeli activists at the University of Texas, Arlington. She was exposed by a campus watchdog group, Canary Mission.

San Jose mayor admits failures in flood evacuation order

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The mayor of San Jose acknowledged that the city failed to properly notify residents to evacuate during a flood emergency early Wednesday when some people said they got their first notice by seeing firefighters in boats in the neighborhood.

Norwegian Air launches $65 flights between the US and UK

New pair of shoes? Or transatlantic flight from the UK to the US? That's the new conundrum at travelers' disposal, with this week's launch of bottom-of-the-barrel fares by Norwegian Air, which is offering flights for as low as $65 USD one-way. 

Deputy Responds To Girl, 19, Who Stole His Bike to Get Home Safely: 'It Had to be Scary For Her'

A young woman who identified herself as 'M' explained she had a 16-mile journey home, and was stranded 'because of drunk boys, a dead phone and no money.'

Witnesses say deadly Kansas shooting was racially motivated

OLATHE, Kan. — A man accused of shooting two Indians in a crowded suburban Kansas City bar, killing one man and injuring two others in an attack that some witnesses said was racially motivated, has been charged with murder and attempted murder.

Women in sports ad strikes nerve in Arab world

An online commercial released by Nike this week that showed Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region. Maybe they'll say you exceeded all expectations." Within 48 ...

Seeing Double? Puppy Born in Shelter Has Bizarre Image of Herself on Left Ear

'We had put up a picture of her trying to get her adopted, and someone commented, 'Oh look, she's got a dog on her ear,'' said a shelter representative.

Philippines: If China builds on shoal, it would strain ties

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday any move by China to transform a Manila-claimed shoal into an island would be a 'game-changer' in blossoming relations, although he added that Beijing has pledged not to undertake any construction in the strategically located area ...

What poison could have killed Kim's brother?

The assassination of the North Korean leader's half-brother saw Kim Jong-Nam collapse shortly after two women shoved a cloth in his face. A. I don't know of a toxin powerful enough to act by penetrating the skin that would kill so quickly.

What Is LTE-U? FCC Green Lights First LTE-For-Unlicensed Devices

The Federal Communications Commission authorized the use of LTE-U, a technology that promises improved connections for mobile carriers. Some critics warn it could interfere with Wi-Fi networks.

Trump team to change transgender policy

Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center's Supreme Court correspondent, explains the Trump administration's policy change about transgendered students and how courts play an important role in the issue.

Britain's top court backs government on immigration income test

By Alistair Smout LONDON - Britain's top court backed a government attempt to limit immigration by ruling on Wednesday that an income test for those who want to bring their non-European spouses to the UK is acceptable and does not infringe human rights. Prime Minister Theresa May introduced a rule ...

Support pours in for damaged Jewish cemetery near St. Louis

UNIVERSITY CITY, Mo. — A suburban St. Louis Jewish cemetery badly damaged by vandals is getting a show of support from cleanup volunteers, well-wishers and financial contributors from across many faiths.

2 Teens Allegedly Shot Girl, 14, and Left Her to Die After Planned Robbery: Cops

She was found hours after being shot.

Environmental and fishing groups sue to save salmon

SPOKANE, Wash. — Environmental and fishing groups sued the federal government on Thursday as they seek cooler water for salmon in the Columbia River system.

DNC chair candidates spar on future of party as race tightens

The two most prominent candidates to lead the Democratic Party appeared to agree with each other on most of the issues in a CNN debate Wednesday night, while outsider candidates and the moderators needled them about how sharply the party should focus on President Donald Trump and whether sitting ...

'Monster' ex-USA Gymnastics doctor charged with sex assault

LANSING, Mich. — A Michigan sports doctor who treated elite female U.S. gymnasts was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting nine girls, including some too reluctant to speak up about the alleged abuse years ago because he was considered a 'god.'

Le Pen top aide put under formal investigation

The chief of staff of French far-right leader Marine Le Pen was put under formal investigation on Wednesday after a day of questioning over the alleged misuse of EU funds to pay parliamentary assistants, a judicial source said. Catherine Griset was taken into custody for questioning along with Le ...

Denmark extends S.Korea 'Rasputin' daughter's detention

A Danish court extended Wednesday for another month the detention of the daughter of Choi Soon-Sil, the woman at the centre of a corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of South Korea's president. Chung Yoo-Ra, the 20-year-old daughter of the woman dubbed South Korea's "Rasputin", is one of ...

Ex-Hong Kong leader jailed in fall from 'such a height'

By Venus Wu HONG KONG - Former Hong Kong leader Donald Tsang was jailed for 20 months on Wednesday for misconduct in public office, making him the most senior city official to serve time behind bars in a ruling some said reaffirmed the financial hub's vaunted rule of law. The sentence brings an ...

What's Happening At Standing Rock?

Gov. Doug Burgum signed an emergency order for protesters to clear out of the Standing Rock camp sites by Wednesday.

Once Renowned Surgeon Sentenced to Life Behind Bars for Intentionally Maiming Patients

Christopher Duntsch once billed himself as the best neurosurgeon in all of Dallas.

President Trump delivers a statement after a tour of the African American Museum

On Tuesday, February 21, 2017, President Trump delivers a statement to the media and the public from the African American Museum.

Did Murdered Indiana Teens Capture the Voice of Their Killer?

A voice can be heard saying 'down the hill' on a recording on Liberty German's cell phone.

Apple says new California headquarters to open in April

- Apple's sprawling new campus, dubbed "Apple Park," will open in April, the iPhone maker said on Wednesday. Although the first wave of employees will begin moving into the new Cupertino, California, headquarters this spring, it will take about six months for all of the 12,000-plus workers to make ...

Bodies of 74 migrants wash up on Libya beach

The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday. Residents of the village of Harcha, outside Zawiya, 45 kilometres from Tripoli, alerted the emergency services after finding a ...

These are the world's best beaches 2017: TripAdvisor

If there's one single beach that leaves visitors enamored, recharged and inspired, it's Baia do Sancho in Brazil, which captured the title of world's best beach by TripAdvisor travelers for a third time. 

'A Serbian Trap': Freezing conditions in Belgrade are not the biggest problem for refugees in Belgrade

A trip along the refugee track within Serbia reveals that the old route through the Balkans is still being used despite strong border control, harsh conditions and frozen temperatures. Despite the existence of camps built by the Serbian state, the migrants are here trying to make their way into ...

DAPL protesters refuse to leave camp ground

ABC News' Phillip Mena reports from the area where protesters are refusing to leave as they reach their deadline.

Tesla Update Allows Drivers to View Supercharger Availability Through Nav System

Now you don't have to guess if there's room at the inn, erg, supercharger.

GM Partnership With Lyft Could Result In a Ton of Autonomous Bolt EVs

The manufacturer and ride-hailing service are looking to set the pace.

As he turns 93, Mugabe dismisses corruption allegations

By MacDonald Dzirutwe HARARE - As he celebrated his 93rd birthday on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe brushed aside persistent allegations of corruption against senior officials, saying rumour-mongers were merely targeting "big fish" in his administration. In comments to be aired on state ...

Families flee as Pakistan cracks down along Afghan border

Hundreds of families were fleeing from both sides of Pakistan's border with Afghanistan Monday, officials said, as Islamabad continued a violent crackdown on extremists after multiple attacks last week raised fears of a militant resurgence. Pakistan has accused Afghanistan of harbouring the ...

Breitbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos resigns after controversial pedophilia comments

On Feb. 21, 2017, Milo Yiannopoulos announced his resignation as an editor at Breitbart News. The writer and commentator has been facing backlash since a video of him making controversial comments about pedophilia surfaced.

Cop Helps Girl, 10, With Math Homework After She Messaged Police Department on Facebook

'I'm having trouble with my homework. Could you help me?' 10-year-old Lena wrote in a Facebook message to the Marion, Ohio Police Department.

Massachusetts police end visits to schools to greet kids

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. — A Massachusetts police department's program that sent officers into elementary schools one day a week to greet and high-five students has been ended because some people complained.

At least 11 US Jewish centers get bomb threats

Nearly a dozen Jewish community centers across the United States received bomb threats that led to evacuations Monday, in the latest wave of such attacks since Donald Trump became president a month ago. The latest phoned-in threats, at 11 separate sites, bring to 69 the total number of such ...