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Associated Press
      
Wall Street Journal
An Uber self-driving car involved in a fatal crash in Arizona identified an object on the road six seconds before impact and didn’t determine the need for emergency braking until nearly five seconds later.
The U.S. push to impose tariffs on auto imports has put allies in the crosshairs of a global trade row that is riling stock markets and creating uncertainty among auto makers, investors and governments.
Now that Starbucks has decided to allow anyone to use its restrooms, it faces the critical task of keeping them clean and safe.
Anxiety over ESPN’s future in the era of cord-cutting has been compounded by arguments over tweets by hosts and tensions with the network’s owner Disney.
When strict new GDPR privacy regulations take effect Friday, even small firms with no European footprint must change how they handle European customers’ data.
      
CNNMoney
Tariffs on imported cars will me reduced sales for automakers, higher prices and less choices for car buyers.
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General Data Protection Regulation came into effect across the European Union on Friday.
      
NY Times Business Headlines
A computer system failure and an inattentive safety driver kept the vehicle from stopping before killing a woman in Arizona in March, the National Transportation Safety Board said.
BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple’s overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks.
Facebook said it would add a “paid for” label and give information on costs and target audiences. Twitter’s changes include restrictions on who can run the ads and rules for campaign accounts.
The settlement could mark the end of a long legal tangle. But countries that have long been squeezed by the energy company complained that it should have been fined.
The wind farms have increasingly become mainstream sources of power in Northern Europe, but the United States has largely not pursued the technology.
      
USA Today Business Headlines
Rising mortgage rates are crimping home sales. The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate hit a new seven-year high of 4.66% the past week.
     
 
 
A proposal asking for a report about the business risks of using plastic straws was voted down at the shareholders' meeting. on Thursday.
     
 
 
The most popular stores in the country tend to share several common qualities. Notably, they all sell items that are practical, everyday necessities.
     
 
 
There are three traits investors need before buying individual stocks: time, knowledge and desire. And you need sufficient capital in order to create a properly diversified portfolio of at least 10 or so stocks.
     
 
 
Millions of Americans who own rental homes count on the income they receive from rent, but may not know how they stack up as investments. A new study might change that.
     
 
 
      
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