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54 min ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Uber drivers in New York City protest fares

Uber drivers in New York are protesting for the second time in a month, fuming over the company's low fares. Fans of the cheap uberX service might want to take notice.

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5 hrs ago | Jalopnik

Tesla Wins Direct Sales Fight In Massachusetts

As Tesla Motors continues its state-by-state fight for its right to sell cars direct to the consumer, it can mark off the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as another battleground settled in its favor. The Wall Street Journal reports that the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court today ruled in Tesla's favor in a lawsuit filed two years ago by the state's auto dealer association.

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9 hrs ago | USA Today

Germany's ZF to buy TRW Automotive for $12.4B

In a deal that would create the world's second largest automotive supplier, Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive for approximately $12.4 billion Together, the two Germany's ZF to buy TRW Automotive for $12.4B In a deal that would create the world's second largest automotive supplier, Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive for approximately $12.4 billion Together, the two Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/1s3QCMB In a deal that would create the world's second largest automotive supplier, Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen agreed to buy Livonia, Mich.-based TRW Automotive for approximately $12.4 billion Together, the two automakers have combined annual sales of more than $41 billion and about 138,000 employees.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Livonia, MI, Northville, MI

12 hrs ago | WBIR-TV Knoxville

Death count rises due to faulty GM ignition switchesDeath count rises ...

The number of deaths from accidents caused by General Motors' defective ignition switch has been increased to at least 19, the chief of GM's victim settlement fund has determined. Ken Feinberg has awarded Death count rises due to faulty GM ignition switches The number of deaths from accidents caused by General Motors' defective ignition switch has been increased to at least 19, the chief of GM's victim settlement fund has determined.

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Related Topix: Diana DeGette, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

13 hrs ago | Autoblog

GM compensation fund finds at least 19 deaths related to faulty ignition switches [w/video]

It appears that the safety problems stemming from General Motors' faulty ignition switches may stretch further than the automaker as admitted to. In a new interview with CNN Money , Kenneth Feinberg, the lawyer overseeing the settlement process for GM , says that there are at least 19 deaths and 12 injuries being compensated so far.

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14 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

From 'sumo wrestler' to distance runner

When he visited his relatives in Japan, they would jokingly say, "the sumo wrestler is back." Their comments were meant to be funny, but Kirimoto still felt the sting.

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Related Topix: Toddlers, Family, Westminster, CO

14 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Giant rabbit goes up in flames

The man whose giant rubber duck was stabbed 42 times in Belgium, attacked by a suspected eagle in Keelung City, Taiwan, and sunk in Hong Kong has a new disaster to contend with: grilled rabbit. Hofman's giant Moon Rabbit, on exhibit at the Taoyuan Land Arts Festival since Sept.

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14 hrs ago | KCRA-TV Sacramento

Man shot from behind by police, family says

To hear his family tell it, police shot the 22-year-old several times while he was running away. An independent autopsy proves he was shot from behind, his family's attorney said.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Ferguson, MO

18 hrs ago | WGAL-TV Lancaster

Hurricane Odile hits Baja California

Hurricane Odile made landfall at the southernmost tip of Mexico's Baja California peninsula late Sunday. Its gales whipped torrents of rain ashore, chasing visitors in popular tourist destinations into closed quarters.

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Related Topix: Hurricane Odile, Hurricane, Weather, Natural Disasters, North America, World News, Mexico, San Lucas, CA

23 hrs ago | NewsCenter 25

Stop the Violence rally hits Flint streets

Organizers say it's a way to show the community that neighbors care about what's going on their community. Organizers say that's because there's been a reduction in crime in the city of Flint and they're hoping to keep it that way.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Official: 44 dead in church building collapse

At least 44 people were crushed to death when a guesthouse at a large church that's home to a famous Nigerian preacher collapsed in Lagos, a rescue agency official said Sunday. In addition to those killed, there were "130 rescued from the rubble of the collapsed guesthouse at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations," Ibrahim Farinloye, spokesman for the National Emergency Management Agency, told CNN.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News

KCRA-TV Sacramento

Kenneth Feinberg to unveil death toll from GM ignition flaw

Attorney Ken Feinberg will announce Monday how many deaths and injuries he has so far tied to General Motors' ignition switch flaw, his office said Sunday. GM has publicly linked 13 deaths and 54 accidents to the fault, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have said they believe the numbers to be larger.

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Jalopnik

Woman 'Not Sure' How Dead Body Ended Up In Her Trunk

Don't you hate when you walk back to your car after shopping, pop the trunk to put the groceries inside, and come face to face with the corpse of your neighbor? That will ruin your whole afternoon! And it's what one woman in Los Angeles says happened to her at a local Walmart. . Although the woman says she discovered the body after opening the trunk, Riverside County Sheriff's Office said the victim was likely killed where the woman lived.

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USA Today

Top 25 cities for highest auto insurance rates

Detroit isn't just the car manufacturing capital of the U.S. - it's also tops when it come to high car-insurance costs. The Motor City and its metropolitan area lay claim to the dubious distinction of having Top 25 cities for highest auto insurance rates Detroit isn't just the car manufacturing capital of the U.S. - it's also tops when it come to high car-insurance costs.

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Related Topix: New York

Jalopnik

This Japanese Shop's Collection of JDM Classics Will Make You Drool

Aichi Prefecture's Rocky Auto is a pretty amazing place, full of delightful classic Japanese cars which make mouths water, hands flex, and feet become terribly impatient. Jalopnik reader Flavien Vidal recently moved to Japan with his wife and has been scoping out all the JDM goodness he can find.

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WGAL-TV Lancaster

Britain: ISIS killing of citizen 'pure evil'

The father of two children went to war-torn Syria to try to help struggling civilians at a refugee camp. But he ended up a political pawn in the hands of brutal jihadists, becoming the third Western hostage beheaded by ISIS in a matter of weeks.

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Jalopnik

Iraq's First Mi-28 'Havoc' Attack Chopper Has Taken To The Air

Iraq's first Mi-28 Havoc 'Night Hunter' attack chopper has taken flight in Iraq. These are some of the most heavily armed and capable attack helicopters in the world.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

WGAL-TV Lancaster

Timeline emerges in Joan Rivers' death

A new timeline emerged in the emergency response to comedian Joan Rivers' cardiac arrest. She stopped breathing and her heart stopped beating during treatment at Yorkville Endoscopy.

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Related Topix: New York Government, New York

Autoblog

Decelerating from a 390-mph land speed record run might just trigger your fire system

Have you ever had one of those days where everything was going smoothly and then, in a split-second, there was utter chaos? Racer Danny Thompson recently got a fantastic story to tell when he was taking his streamlined Challenger II land speed car for a test run. Everything appeared perfectly normal, and then things went very bizarre in a blink on an eye.

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Jalopnik

Arsonist Sets Fire To BMWs At Dealership

Police are searching for a man that witnesses say set fire to several BMWs at a Santa Monica dealership late Wednesday night. The blaze is estimated to have caused $250,000 in damages.

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Related Topix: Fire

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