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January 14, 2019 7:38 PM Jayme Closs kidnapping suspect decided to take teen after seeing her get off a school bus, complaint says

Prosecutors are expected to formally charge 21-year-old Jake Patterson with kidnapping and murder; Matt Finn reports from the courthouse in Barron, Wisconsin. Jayme Closs’ accused kidnapper began his plot to abduct the 13-year-old girl from her Wisconsin home after randomly seeing her get on a school bus one day, a moment when he said “he knew that was the girl he was going 454

January 13, 2019 11:20 AM 'Yellow vest' protesters vandalize more than half of France's speed cameras, official says

French officials said members of the “yellow vest” protest movement vandalized or destroyed more than half of the country’s speed camera network, which were seen by some as a cynical revenue-generating measure aimed at the middle and lower classes. Speaking to the BBC, French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said 60 percent – or about 3,200 – of the speed 143

January 13, 2019 11:08 AM One police officer dead, another critically injured in shooting outside Birmingham nightclub

An investigation is continuing into a shooting in Birmingham, Ala., early Sunday that left one police officer dead and another critically injured. (iStock) Two police officers were shot outside a nightclub in Birmingham, Ala., early Sunday during a confrontation with a suspect who was also shot. One police officer, a sergeant died of his injuries, while 142

January 9, 2019 10:05 PM Volkswagen hires Apple executive for autonomous vehicle role

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Volkswagen AG (VOWG_p.DE) said on Wednesday it had hired an executive from Apple (AAPL.O) as a director responsible for technical development at its commercial vehicles division. Alexander Hitzinger, 47, will also take group-wide responsibility for VW’s efforts to develop self-driving vehicles as well as offer “Mobility as a Service 162

January 9, 2019 1:05 AM Couple in Colorado rescue crash victims: report

Couples that pay attention and do something together save lives together. Or so it seems for a Colorado couple who helped pull two people out of a crashed car on an I-76 off-ramp moments before the vehicle caught fire, as Fox 31 Denver reported. “It was crazy,” Elexcus Garcia said. “Yeah, we definitely did not expect to be pulling someone from a burning 116

January 8, 2019 9:46 AM BMW says sold 2.49 million BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles in 2018

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German carmaker BMW (BMWG.DE) on Tuesday said it achieved record sales of 2.49 million BMW, Mini and Rolls-Royce vehicles last year. “BMW Group achieved record sales in 2018. 2.49 million vehicles mean the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium automotive company for the 15th year running,” Chief Executive Harald Krueger said. Daimler 85

January 8, 2019 2:44 AM Castro grandson under fire for flaunting decadent lifestyle: yachts, fine dining, luxury suites and more

Photos of young people living it up and flaunting their material trappings are nothing new on social media. Except when it’s the grandson of Fidel Castro, the late Cuban Communist leader. Tony Castro, who is in his early 20s and a spitting image of his grandfather, has been posting photos on his private Instagram account showing off his BMW, meals at posh restaurants 331

January 7, 2019 2:14 PM Ford plans new wireless tech for cars starting 2022

(Reuters) - Ford Motor Co (F.N) said on Monday it plans to roll out a wireless technology for its new vehicle models in the United States, starting 2022, that will allow direct communication between connected devices. The new technology called C-V2X, or cellular vehicle-to-everything,  would augment sensors used in self-driving cars making the vehicle's 124

January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 108

January 2, 2019 9:11 PM Chinese car company Byton wants to put a tablet in your steering wheel

Electric car startup Byton plans to reinvent the wheel. The steering wheel that is. The Chinese automaker, which hopes to sell its upcoming battery-powered vehicles in the United States as early as 2020, revealed concept cars last year that featured touchscreen interfaces embedded in the hubs of their steering wheels, and now it says it “plans to put a promise 125