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FILE - In this April 30, 2015, file photo, Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk unveils the company's newest products, in Hawthorne, Calif. Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles. As of Wednesday, May 10, 2017, customers worldwide could order a solar roof on Tesla's website. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu, File)
May 10, 2017 - 3:41 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla has added another product to its lineup: Solar roof tiles. As of Wednesday, customers worldwide could order a solar roof on Tesla's web site. Installations will begin next month in the U.S., starting with California. Installations outside the U.S. will begin...
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May 10, 2017 - 3:40 pm
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian security officials say that Islamic extremists have ambushed tribesmen who were securing an area in the restive northern part of the Sinai Peninsula, killing 10. The officials say the men from the Tarabin tribe were manning a checkpoint when the militants approached...
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Outgoing French President Francois Hollande speaks as President-elect Emmanuel Macron, right, listens, Wednesday May 10, 2017 during a ceremony to mark the anniversary of the abolition of slavery in Paris. (Eric Feferberg, Pool via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 3:37 pm
PARIS (AP) — Marine Le Pen suffered a new jolt to the party on Wednesday as her niece, France's youngest lawmaker and an icon of the far right, announced she plans to leave politics. The decision by Marion Marechal-Le Pen, who represents the party's conservative flank and core values, kicks one...
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FILE- In this May 30, 2000, file photo, U.S. Coast Guard Lt. William Moeller of Northford, Conn., poses for a photo in front of the USS Tamaroa. Moeller was aboard the Tamaroa during the 1991 rescue of five Air National Guardsmen who ditched their helicopter as they were trying to rescue the crew of a fishing boat during a fierce storm. The storm and the events surrounding it were recalled in the book "The Perfect Storm" which was made into a motion picture. Officials say they plan to sink the ship Wednesday, May 10, 2017, off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts so it can become part of an artificial reef. (AP Photo/Ed Bailey, File)
May 10, 2017 - 3:25 pm
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — The Latest on the intentional sinking of the ship made famous in the book and film "The Perfect Storm" (all times local): 2:50 p.m. The ship made famous in the book and subsequent film "The Perfect Storm" has been intentionally sunk off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts. The...
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Trader Peter Costa, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Wednesday, May 10, 2017. U.S. stock indexes are mostly lower Wednesday morning following weak first-quarter reports from consumer-focused companies including Priceline and Disney. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 10, 2017 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are higher Wednesday afternoon as energy companies are rallying with the price of oil and technology companies move higher. Consumer-focused companies are down following weak first-quarter reports from Priceline and Disney and health care companies are slipping. KEEPING...
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May 10, 2017 - 2:11 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who says she had an eight-year affair with author Norman Mailer has lost a defamation lawsuit over a Mailer biography that describes their relationship as "strictly sexual." A judge dismissed ex-supermodel Carole Mallory's lawsuit after finding she offered...
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In this Monday, May, 9, 2017 image made from video released by Eli Baumwell with the ACLU of West Virginia, Daniel Ralph Heyman, 54, left, and his attorney, Tim DiPiero, speak to the media in Charleston, W.Va., after his arrest by capitol police. Police arrested the journalist who they said was trying "aggressively" to get past Secret Service agents and yelling questions at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price during his visit to the state. (Eli Baumwell/ACLU-WV via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 1:43 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police in West Virginia's Capitol arrested a journalist who they said was trying "aggressively" to get past Secret Service agents and yelling questions at U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price during his visit to the state. It happened as Price and senior White...
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Forensic police recover a body from the a camper where three sister died, in Rome, Wednesday, May 10, 2017, when it burst into flames as they slept, in what news reports said might have been an intentional attack aimed at Roma, also known as Gypsies. Prosecutors have opened an arson investigation after surviving family members reported having received threats from local residents in recent days and another camper was torched last week nearby. The sisters aged 4, 8 and 20, were Roma and other family members who were in the camper at the time managed to escape. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)
May 10, 2017 - 1:37 pm
ROME (AP) — Three Gypsy sisters were burned alive Wednesday after their camper burst into flames as they slept, in what officials suggested was an arson attack involving the Roma community living on Rome's peripheries. Italian politicians from the president on down demanded the stiffest of...
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May 10, 2017 - 1:14 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — There are "significant questions" over whether a man pulled over for a traffic stop shot a policeman before being killed by the officer's partner, a prosecutor said Wednesday as state authorities took over the investigation into the deadly encounter. Erie County District...
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May 10, 2017 - 1:13 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has written the Trump administration and congressional leaders to express disappointment over the failure to meet the state's request for $900 million in Hurricane Matthew recovery funds. A statement from the Democratic governor's office Wednesday...
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