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Trump's defense at civil fraud trial zooms in on Mar-a-Lago, with broker calling it 'breathtaking'

Trump's defense at civil fraud trial zooms in on Mar-a-Lago, with broker calling it 'breathtaking'

Former President Donald Trump's civil business fraud trial turned Tuesday to one of the topics that has vexed him most — the value of his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida.
Stock market today: Asian shares slip ahead of key US economic reports

Stock market today: Asian shares slip ahead of key US economic reports

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined Tuesday on heavy selling of property and technology shares. U.S. futures slipped and oil prices were little changed. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng dropped 2.4% to 16,238.79, while the Shanghai Composite lost 1.7% to 2,972.
Stock market today: Asian shares slip ahead of key US economic reports

Stock market today: Asian shares slip ahead of key US economic reports

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares declined in cautious trading Tuesday ahead of some key reports this week on the U.S. job market that might provide insight into the Federal Reserve’s thinking about interest rates. U.S.
GM's Cruise robotaxi service faces fine in alleged cover-up of San Francisco accident's severity

GM's Cruise robotaxi service faces fine in alleged cover-up of San Francisco accident's severity

California regulators are alleging a San Francisco robotaxi service owned by General Motors covered up the severity of an accident involving one of its driverless cars, raising the specter they may add a fine to the recent suspension of its Californi
California faculty at largest US university system launch strike for better pay

California faculty at largest US university system launch strike for better pay

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Faculty at California State University, the largest public university system in the U.S.
US agency to watch unrecalled Takata inflators after one blows apart, injuring a driver in Chicago

US agency to watch unrecalled Takata inflators after one blows apart, injuring a driver in Chicago

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators said Monday they are monitoring data from a group of mostly unrecalled Takata air bag inflators after one of them exploded in a BMW and hurled metal fragments that seriously injured a driver in Chicago.
November new car sales see biggest monthly gain so far this year: DesRosiers

November new car sales see biggest monthly gain so far this year: DesRosiers

TORONTO — DesRosiers Automotive Consultants Inc. says new car sales in November soared 20.7 per cent compared with last year, as vehicle supply improves.
BMW recalls SUVs after Takata air bag inflator blows apart, hurling shrapnel and injuring driver

BMW recalls SUVs after Takata air bag inflator blows apart, hurling shrapnel and injuring driver

DETROIT (AP) — BMW is recalling a small number of SUVs in the U.S. because the driver's air bag inflators can blow apart in a crash, hurling metal shrapnel and possibly injuring or killing people in the vehicles. U.S.
Pilgrims yearn to visit isolated peninsula where Catholic saints cared for Hawaii's leprosy patients

Pilgrims yearn to visit isolated peninsula where Catholic saints cared for Hawaii's leprosy patients

KALAUPAPA, Hawaii (AP) — Kalaupapa beckoned to Kyong Son Toyofuku.
New US rules, aimed at curbing China, could make it harder for EV buyers to claim a full tax credit

New US rules, aimed at curbing China, could make it harder for EV buyers to claim a full tax credit

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans could have a harder time finding electric vehicles that qualify for a full $7,500 federal tax credit under new rules proposed Friday that are likely to hinder President Joe Biden’s goal that half of new passenger vehicles