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Ford Mustang Mach-E has a mile of wires it doesn't need. That's a big deal
Ford showed this week that it's not going to be as easy for traditional automakers to catch Tesla in the race to build the better electric vehicle, despite what Tesla's doubters think.Ford CEO Jim Farley was rather blunt about the problems that Ford experienced as it rolled out its hot EV models, the Mustang Mach-E and the F-150 Lightning pickup.
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Superbowl LVI was crypto's coming out party. This year, the party's over
Super Bowl LVI was the crypto world's coming out party.Buzzy firms made bold pitches last year, and shelled out millions of dollars on ads encouraging viewers not to be afraid of this new-fangled digital investment and for God's sake don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!You can expect a lot less noise from Team Crypto during Super Bowl LVII next Sunday.
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Alex Murdaugh hid settlement of more than $4 million from family of his late housekeeper, her son testifies
Disgraced South Carolina attorney Alex Murdaugh never told the family of his late housekeeper that he collected more than $4 million in insurance settlements after she fell at his home, according to testimony at his double murder trial Friday.Outside the presence of the jury, Judge Clifton Newman heard testimony about Murdaugh's alleged financial schemes as the court weighs whether to allow the admission of such evidence.
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2 arrested in central California shooting that left 6 dead, including mother clutching 10-month-old son
Two suspects were taken into custody, one after a shootout, in a cartel-style massacre last month that left six people dead in central California, including a young mother and her 10-month-old son, authorities announced Friday.The suspects, identified in charging documents as Angel Uriarte, 35, and Noah Beard, 25, are known members of the Norteno gang, Tulare County Sheriff Mike Boudreaux said during a news conference.
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These Florida brothers ran one of the largest opioid pill mills' in US history. The FBI says it was linked to thousands of deaths
Editor's Note: CNN Films' American Pain premieres Sunday, February 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.Throngs of people hang outside the American Pain clinic in Boca Raton, Florida, waiting their turn.Inside, a doctor greets them one by one and prescribes them pain medication, a handgun peeking out from under his white coat.
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Why did we get a monster jobs report if the economy is slowing?
The economy wasn't supposed to add half a million jobs in January.In fact, a consensus poll of 81 economists expected job gains to land at around 185,000, according to Refinitiv.After 11 months of aggressive rate hikes from the Federal Reserve, the experts were naturally expecting the economy's job gains to slow as higher borrowing costs percolated through the economy, slowing investment and growth and pushing companies to pull back on spending and hiring.
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In deep-red corner of Arizona, threat of losing water starts to outweigh fear of regulation
Driving along county roads that are little more than dirt paths, Tim Walsh remarked that the expansive valley below the Long Mountain range used to be no more than tumbleweeds and scraggly cactuses.Now, it's pistachio trees as far as the eye can see.Far from mature, the pistachio saplings are just a few feet tall.
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Bob Born, Who Brought Marshmallow Peeps to the Masses, Dies at 98
Bob Born, a Pennsylvania confectioner who brought the marshmallow candies known as Peeps to Easter baskets nationwide and incidentally launched a pop-culture phenomenon in which people consume, dismember, microwave and even dress them up by the millions every spring died on Jan. 29 at his home in Conshohocken, Pa.
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Train Derailment in Ohio Sparks Huge Fire and Prompts Evacuations
A train derailment caused a huge fire to erupt in eastern Ohio on Friday night, prompting officials to order about half of a town's residents to evacuate as crews assessed whether the cargo contained toxic material, the authorities said.Roughly 50 cars derailed around 9 p.m. in East Palestine, Ohio, which has 4,700 residents and is about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, Pa.
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New York City directive to potentially involuntarily commit someone suffering a mental health crisis can proceed, court rules
A New York City directive allowing first responders to enforce a state law that allows them to potentially involuntarily commit people experiencing a mental health crisis can proceed after facing legal challenges by mental health advocates, a judge has ruled.The ruling, issued Monday by U.S. District Judge Paul Crotty in the Southern District of New York, denied a motion brought by individuals and mental health organizations in December.
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Man Accused of Firing Blank Rounds Inside a Synagogue, Police Say
A man was charged on Friday with disturbing a religious gathering after the police said he walked into a San Francisco synagogue with a handgun and apparently fired blanks before fleeing, the latest unnerving episode involving a Jewish house of worship.The man, whose name was not made public by the San Francisco Police Department, appeared to have fired an imitation firearm at the synagogue, the Schneerson Jewish Center, around 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday, the police said on Saturday.