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Finland to close again entire border with Russia as reopening of 2 crossing points lures migrants

Finland to close again entire border with Russia as reopening of 2 crossing points lures migrants

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s government has decided to seal again, effective Friday, the Nordic country’s entire eastern frontier due to a continuing influx of migrants at the two crossing points on the border with Russia that were reopened on a tempora
Stock market today: Wall Street holds near record highs on hopes for relief from high rates

Stock market today: Wall Street holds near record highs on hopes for relief from high rates

NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street is holding near record highs as excitement builds that relief from high interest rates may be coming next year. The S&P 500 was up 0.4% early Thursday. The Dow rose 14 points, and the Nasdaq rose 0.6%.
Stock market today: Asian shares are mostly higher after the Dow hits a record high, US dollar falls

Stock market today: Asian shares are mostly higher after the Dow hits a record high, US dollar falls

BANGKOK (AP) — Shares are mostly higher in Asia after a powerful rally across Wall Street sent the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record high as the Federal Reserve indicated that interest rate cuts are likely next year.
Tesla recalls nearly all vehicles sold in US to fix system that monitors drivers using Autopilot

Tesla recalls nearly all vehicles sold in US to fix system that monitors drivers using Autopilot

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is recalling nearly all vehicles sold in the U.S., more than 2 million, to update software and fix a defective system that’s supposed to ensure drivers are paying attention when using Autopilot . Documents posted Wednesday by U.
Transport Canada says Tesla recall will affect roughly 193,000 cars in Canada

Transport Canada says Tesla recall will affect roughly 193,000 cars in Canada

OTTAWA — Tesla's recall over its autopilot function will affect about 193,000 vehicles in Canada. Transport Canada says Tesla will provide an over-the-air software update to fix the advanced driver assistance features.
New EU gig worker rules will sort out who should get the benefits of full-time employees

New EU gig worker rules will sort out who should get the benefits of full-time employees

LONDON (AP) — In a bid to improve working conditions for people who deliver food and offer rides through smartphone apps, the European Union gave provisional approval Wednesday to rules that determine who should get the benefits of full-time employee

What Tesla Autopilot does, why it's being recalled and how the company plans to fix it

Tesla introduced Autopilot software in October of 2015 with CEO Elon Musk heralding it as a profound experience for people.

Maine is considering California-style incentives to encourage electric vehicle sales

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine environmental regulators are set to decide next week whether the state should join others in adopting California-style regulations to drastically limit the sale of new gas-powered vehicles.
Auto union boss urges New Jersey lawmakers to pass casino smoking ban

Auto union boss urges New Jersey lawmakers to pass casino smoking ban

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Israel battles militants in Gaza's main cities, with civilians still trapped in the crossfire RAFAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli forces battled Palestinian militants in Gaza's two largest cities on Monday, with civilians still trapped in the fighting e