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Afghan official: Explosion in coal mine kills 7 miners

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:41am

An Afghan official says an explosion at a coal mine in the northern province of Samangan has killed at least seven miners.

Tesla gears up for fully self-driving cars amid skepticism

Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:02am

Tesla CEO Elon Musk appears poised to transform the company's electric cars into driverless vehicles in a risky bid to realize a bold vision that he has been floating for years.

The Latest: Court says Nissan ex-chair Ghosn seeking bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:59am

The Latest on the Nissan Motor Co.'s former chairman, Carlos Ghosn, who is facing financial misconduct charges (all times local):

Asian markets lower, oil rises on Iran concerns

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:53pm

Asian stock markets were mostly lower while oil prices surged for a second day Monday following reports Washington wants to block Iranian exports.

New indictment expands case against Nissan ex-chair Ghosn

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:49pm

Japanese prosecutors said Monday they have indicted Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn with additional charges of breach of trust, with his alleged misconduct expanding outside Japan.

Japanese media report Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted on new breach of trust charges.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:41pm

Japanese media report Nissan's former chairman Carlos Ghosn indicted on new breach of trust charges. .

Homeless shelter, looming IPOs have San Francisco on edge

Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:23pm

San Francisco's renowned waterfront hosts joggers, admiring tourists and towering condos with impressive views. It could also become the site of a new homeless shelter for up to 200 people.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump, AG spread untruths on Mueller report

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:17pm

President Donald Trump is still distorting the truth about the Russia investigation , claiming exoneration from a special counsel's report that he is also assailing as hopelessly biased.

US increasing pressure on use of Iranian oil

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:11pm

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday.

China's Huawei says 1Q sales up 39%

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:55pm

Chinese tech giant Huawei said Monday its revenue rose 39% over a year earlier in the latest quarter despite U.S. pressure on allies to shun its telecom technology as a security risk.

Asian markets mixed in post-Easter trading

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:32pm

Asian stock markets were mixed Monday following the Easter holiday weekend as investors looked ahead to U.S. and Japanese economic data.

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:02pm

The Trump administration is poised to tell five nations, including allies Japan, South Korea and Turkey, that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran, officials said Sunday.

'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 4:09pm

"The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office.

Old railroad in Montana will be converted into pathway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 3:28pm

A nine-mile (14.5-kilometer) stretch of abandoned railroad in southwest Montana will be resurrected to once again carry Yellowstone National Park-area tourists.

Transmission line project receives Wyoming approval

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 12:53pm

Wyoming regulators have approved construction of transmission lines to connect energy generated from wind farms in southern Wyoming to southwestern states.

Cuba tells officials to reduce electricity consumption

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 12:49pm

An official newspaper in Cuba reports that officials are restricting electricity use at a time the economy is being squeezed by a series of setbacks, including reduced fuel shipments from Venezuela and tighter U.S. sanctions.

Average US price of gas spikes 13 cents per gallon, to $2.91

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:46am

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline surged 13 cents a gallon (3.8 liters) over the past two weeks, to $2.91.

Stop & Shop, workers reach tentative contract agreement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:05am

Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties.

Coal project near Bryce Canyon National Park draws lawsuit

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:35am

Environmental organizations are suing the Trump administration over the approval a coal-mining project near a national park in southern Utah.