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Justice Department sues Apple, alleging it illegally monopolized the smartphone market

Justice Department sues Apple, alleging it illegally monopolized the smartphone market

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday announced a sweeping antitrust lawsuit against Apple , accusing the tech giant of engineering an illegal monopoly in smartphones that boxes out competitors, stifles innovation and keeps prices arti

AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

A firework is lit, a boy is shot. Israel’s use of deadly force against Palestinians is scrutinized JERUSALEM (AP) — A 12-year-old boy in east Jerusalem lights the fuse of a long firework and hoists it in the air.

AP News in Brief at 11:04 p.m. EDT

Congressional leaders sell $1.2 trillion spending package to members before shutdown deadline WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders from both parties looked to put a positive light on a $1.
Some Georgia workers would find it harder to become union members under a new bill

Some Georgia workers would find it harder to become union members under a new bill

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia lawmakers have made it harder for workers at companies getting state economic incentives to unionize, in what could be a violation of federal law.
Idaho police search for escaped inmate and accomplice after ambush at Boise hospital

Idaho police search for escaped inmate and accomplice after ambush at Boise hospital

BOISE, Idaho — A white supremacist Idaho prison gang member and an accomplice remained on the loose Wednesday after the accomplice staged a brazen overnight attack to free the inmate as he was being transported from a Boise hospital, police said.
EPA issues new auto rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions, boosting electric vehicles and hybrids

EPA issues new auto rules aimed at cutting carbon emissions, boosting electric vehicles and hybrids

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration announced new automobile emissions standards Wednesday that officials called the most ambitious plan ever to cut planet-warming emissions from passenger vehicles.
Maine to decide on stricter electric vehicle standards

Maine to decide on stricter electric vehicle standards

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine environmental regulators are set to decide whether the state will join a growing number of states adopting new standards designed to grow the use of electric vehicles.

UN says e-waste from trashed electric devices is piling up and recycling isn't keeping pace

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — U.N. agencies have warned that electrical and electronic waste is piling up worldwide while recycling rates remain low and are likely to fall even further.
Boyd Group Services reports Q4 profit and sales up from year earlier

Boyd Group Services reports Q4 profit and sales up from year earlier

WINNIPEG — Boyd Group Services Inc. reported a fourth-quarter profit of US$19.1 million, up from US$14.2 million a year earlier, as its sales rose 16 per cent. The autobody repair company, which keeps its books in U.S.
Edmunds: Best used spring break adventure vehicles for less than $30K

Edmunds: Best used spring break adventure vehicles for less than $30K

Even with much of the country blanketed by rain and snow, it’s not too early to think of the thaw. March and April bring one of the most anticipated parts of the calendar — spring break — and with it thoughts of adventure and the open highway.