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Self-driving Uber car kills Arizona woman crossing street

TEMPE, Ariz./SAN FRANCISCO An Uber self-driving car hit and killed a woman crossing the street in Arizona, police said on Monday, marking the first fatality involving an autonomous vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. | Video

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China's premier hopes trade war can be averted, pledges more open economy

BEIJING Voicing hopes that Beijing and the United States could avoid a trade war, Premier Li Keqiang told the close of the annual parliament session that China would open its economy further, so that foreign and Chinese firms can compete on an equal footing.

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VW says headquarters searched again by prosecutors in emissions case

BERLIN Volkswagen said on Tuesday that its global headquarters were searched again by German prosecutors in early March as part of an investigation into its diesel emissions scandal, confirming a magazine report.

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Whole Foods calls supplier summit amid Amazon angst

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Whole Foods will host a summit on Tuesday for up to 200 of its suppliers, amid anxiety about how its ongoing business revamp will play out under new owner Amazon.com .

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Weinstein Co files for bankruptcy, ends all non-disclosure agreements

NEW YORK U.S. film and TV studio The Weinstein Company, whose ex-Chairman Harvey Weinstein has been accused of sexual harassment and assault, said on Monday it filed for bankruptcy and was ending all non-disclosure agreements that may have silenced some women. | Video

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U.S. SEC says court should deny Rio Tinto's push to dismiss fraud charges

NEW YORK/MELBOURNE The U.S. securities regulator said on Monday that a U.S. court should deny a bid by Rio Tinto Plc and two former top executives to have civil fraud charges over a failed African coal project dismissed.

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