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FILE- In this July 6, 2018, file photo, a prospective customer confer with sales associate as a Model 3 sits on display in a Tesla showroom in the Cherry Creek Mall in Denver. On Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2019, the federal credit for Tesla buyers dropped from $7,500 to $3,750. It will gradually be phased out this year. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)
January 02, 2019 - 4:42 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Shares of electric car and solar panel maker Tesla Inc. tumbled Wednesday after the company cut vehicle prices by $2,000 and announced fourth-quarter sales figures that fell short of Wall Street estimates. The company said in a statement before the markets opened that it delivered...
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FILE- This file image released by Netflix shows Sandra Bullock in a scene from the film, "Bird Box." Netflix lifted the usually tightly sealed lid on its viewership numbers in a recent tweet that disclosed 45 million subscriber accounts had watched the thriller, “Bird Box,” during its first seven days on the service. That made the film the biggest first-week success of any movie made so far for Netflix’s 12-year-old streaming service. (Merrick Morton/Netflix via AP, File)
January 02, 2019 - 4:41 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix has provided the movie industry with an unprecedented peek at how a newly released film is faring as competition for Hollywood's biggest names intensifies. The company disclosed in a recent tweet that 45 million subscriber accounts worldwide had watched the Sandra...
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A trader talks on his phone on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Stock markets started the new year with a tumble, as disappointing Chinese economic data on Wednesday renewed concerns that a global trade war is weighing on growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 02, 2019 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The roller-coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged early on, then slowly recovered and finished with a slight gain. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading...
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FILE - This Sept. 21, 2016 file photo shows Unit one of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station near Jenkinsville, S.C. Dominion Energy says it’s completed a merger with the South Carolina utility reeling in the wake of a multibillion-dollar nuclear construction failure. The Virginia-based company made the announcement Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019 about its deal with SCANA Corp. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
January 02, 2019 - 4:33 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Dominion Energy announced the completion of its merger on Wednesday with a South Carolina utility drowning in debt after the failure of a nuclear construction project. In a news release, the Virginia-based company said that it had finalized the deal to pay $6.8 billion for...
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FILE - In this May 10, 2017 file photo, Muslim-American comedian Hasan Minhaj cracks jokes for the audience after New York Mayor Bill de Blasio proclaimed May 10th as "Hasan Minhaj Day," at Gracie Mansion, in New York. In December 2018, Netflix is facing criticism for pulling an episode, from viewing in Saudi Arabia of Minhaj's "Patriot Act" that lambasted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman over the killing of writer Jamal Khashoggi and the Saudi-led war in Yemen. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
January 02, 2019 - 4:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix faced criticism Wednesday from human rights groups for pulling an episode in Saudi Arabia of comedian Hasan Minhaj's "Patriot Act" series that criticized the kingdom's powerful crown prince. The American comedian used his second episode, released Oct. 28, to criticize Crown...
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January 02, 2019 - 3:34 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is asking Michigan's new attorney general for a legal opinion on the constitutionality of a deal to run an oil pipeline beneath a crucial section of the Great Lakes. The Democrat announced her request Wednesday, a day after writing to Democratic Attorney...
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A trader talks on his phone on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. Stock markets started the new year with a tumble, as disappointing Chinese economic data on Wednesday renewed concerns that a global trade war is weighing on growth. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 02, 2019 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The roller coaster ride on Wall Street resumed on Wednesday, the first trading day of the new year, as stocks plunged in the morning and then climbed much of the way back. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped as much as 398 points in the first few minutes of trading after more...
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro smiles amid members of his cabinet as he presents them during a ceremony at the presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
January 02, 2019 - 3:18 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration, moving quickly after a campaign in which the far-right leader said he would radically...
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro smiles amid members of his cabinet as he presents them during a ceremony at the presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
January 02, 2019 - 2:57 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration, moving quickly after a campaign in which the far-right leader said he would radically...
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Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro, right, talks with his Chief of Staff Onyx Lorenzoni during a cabinet presentation ceremony at the presidential palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)
January 02, 2019 - 2:43 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — Newly installed President Jair Bolsonaro issued executive orders targeting Brazil's indigenous groups, descendants of slaves and the LGBT community in the first hours of his administration, moving quickly after a campaign in which the far-right leader said he would radically...
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