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State Department, CDC says to avoid travel to the UK as Covid cases rise

A United Airlines passenger aircraft arrives over the top of residential houses to land at Heathrow Airport in west London, Britain, March 13, 2020.Matthew Childs | ReutersThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the State Department on Monday...

China’s WeRide makes first acquisition — an autonomous trucking firm

WeRide robotaxis driving around the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou. The start-up began testing robotaxis in the city in 2019.WeRideGUANGZHOU, China — Chinese driverless car start-up WeRide has made its first acquisition, an autonomous trucking company, as it looks...

Blue Origin launching Jeff Bezos to space Tuesday: What to know

An uncrewed New Shepard rocket launches on the company's NS-14 test flight in January 2021.Blue OriginVAN HORN, Texas — Near a small town in the West Texas desert, a quartet led by the world's richest person is preparing for...

GM confirms third electric pickup truck ahead of Hummer EV production

2022 GMC Hummer EV sport utility truck "Edition 1"GMDETROIT – General Motors on Monday confirmed it will offer at least three large electric pickup trucks in the coming years, as excitement about the segment continues to grow.The latest to...

Airlines stocks, Boeing tumble amid uptick in Covid cases

Passengers board an American Airlines flight at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport in Arlington, Virginia on April 11, 2021.Andrew Caballero-Reynolds | AFP | Getty ImagesU.S. airline stocks tumbled in early trading Monday as an uptick in Covid-19 cases raised...

Xpeng P5 price starts at $24,700 undercutting Tesla Model 3 in China

Xpeng Motors launches the P5 sedan at an event in Guangzhou, China on April 14, 2021. The P5 is Xpeng's third production model and features so-called Lidar technology.Arjun Kharpal | CNBCGUANGZHOU, China — Chinese electric carmaker Xpeng Inc. has...

Tesla debuts ‘FSD’ subscription for $199 per month

The interior of a Tesla Model S is shown in autopilot mode in San Francisco, California, U.S., April 7, 2016.Alexandria Sage | ReutersTesla just introduced a way for customers to subscribe to its premium driver assistance package for $199...

Rivian delays won’t affect production Amazon delivery vans

RJ Scaringe, founder and chief executive officer of Rivian Automotive Inc., unveils the R1T electric pickup truck, left, and R1S electric sports utility vehicle (SUV) during a reveal event at AutoMobility LA ahead of the Los Angeles Auto Show...

Lordstown Motors confirms DOJ probe into SPAC deal and preorders

Workers install door hinges to the body shell of a prototype Endurance electric pickup truck on June 21, 2021 at Lordstown Motors' assembly plant in Ohio.Michael Wayland / CNBCEmbattled electric vehicle start-up Lordstown Motors has confirmed the Justice Department...

Plans for huge new gigafactory in England take shape

Alex Kraus | Bloomberg Creative Photos | Getty ImagesA planning application for a major new gigafactory in central England has been submitted, with those behind the project claiming it could generate 6,000 jobs and tens of thousands more across...
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The Fall of the ‘Sun King’ of French TV, and the Myth of Seduction

Patrick Poivre d’Arvor, known as a great seducer, has been accused by more than 20 women of rape, sexual assault and harassment in France’s belated #MeToo reckoning.
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