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3 Democrats running for Michigan governor have 1st debate

Michigan Governor 2018 Democratic Debate

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — The three Democrats running for Michigan governor met for their first televised debate Wednesday night, with two decrying corporate financial influence on state politics while a third — who accepts such campaign donations — refused to be pulled into the criticism while...


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Former employee sued by Tesla says he was a whistleblower

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


Lifestyle

Police: Bear that mauled searcher likely killed Alaska hiker

Alaska Bear Attack

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Authorities in Alaska’s largest city said they believe the same brown bear killed a hiker who had gone missing and attacked a volunteer who was looking for him Wednesday. The hiker, Michael Soltis, had been missing for two days before being found dead close to where the...


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Tesla sues former employee as Musk signals hunt for saboteurs

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Tesla sued a former employee Wednesday, accusing the man of hacking the automaker’s computer systems and stealing company secrets, shedding light on what chief Elon Musk had suggested was the work of a secretive internal saboteur. But the employee, Martin Tripp, told...


Business

Airlines ask US not to put migrant children on flights

Migrant Children Airlines

DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines and United Airlines said Wednesday that they asked the Trump administration not to use their flights to carry migrant children who were separated from their parents by immigration authorities. Facing growing opposition to his administration’s recent policy of...


World

Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortage

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LONDON (AP) — No beer at this time of year? A British trade group says there’s a shortage of carbon dioxide in Northern Europe, sparking fears that drinks may lack fizz just as thirsty soccer fans fill pubs for the World Cup. Gavin Partington, director-general of the British Soft Drinks Association,...


Business

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

Maple Syrup Honey Labeling

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars. Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the nutrition labels updates were misleading, illogical and confusing...


Faith

LDS Church updates guidelines for youth interviews

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For the second time in three months, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has updated its guidelines for church leadership who interview youth in the church.


Business

American expects back to normal operations at regional unit

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — American Airlines says a regional affiliate should run close to a normal operation Thursday after canceling 2,750 flights in the past week because of a computer problem. Spokeswoman Katie Cody said PSA Airlines stabilized its computer systems but faced delays getting planes...


State

Mormons post questions asked during youth interviews

Mormons Youth Interviews

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church for the first time Wednesday posted the list of questions lay leaders are supposed to ask youth during closed door, one-on-one interviews that have come under scrutiny because sexual questions sometimes arise. Only one of the questions seems directed at...


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