Police: RV containing pot-laced candy catches fire on bridgePENNSVILLE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) ? Police say a pot advocacy company's RV carrying marijuana-laced candy burst into flames on a bridge that connects New Jersey and Delaware, causing lane closures and tying up traffic for hours.
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PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) ? A maintenance crew had slowed down traffic on a California highway through the night, and the work had gone on for hours without problems. Then a tour bus returning to Los Angeles from a casino trip slammed into the back of a semi-truck. Passengers who were asleep on the bus woke up to the sound of crushing metal and screams.
US stocks jump on wave of deals and gains for tech companies
NEW YORK (AP) ? U.S. stocks are higher Monday afternoon following a series of corporate deals. AT&T is falling as investors wonder if its plan to buy Time Warner for $85.4 billion will be approved by regulators. Aerospace company Rockwell Collins agreed to buy B/E Aerospace. Technology companies are making the largest gains while energy companies fall with the price of oil.
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Congo's Kabila courts regional support as opposition prepares "red card"
By Aaron Ross and David Lewis KINSHASA/NAIROBI (Reuters) - When Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern neighbours took advantage of an outbreak of political turmoil there to invade in 1998, President Laurent Kabila turned to regional powerhouse Angola for help. Angola's jets pounded Rwandan and Ugandan positions inside Congo and its troops patrolled the streets of the capital, Kinshasa, fearing the installation of a hostile government sympathetic to its own separatists. Heads of state at Wednesday's Congo-focused regional summit, many of whom have extended their own mandates at home, are likely to back a deal Kabila recently struck with part of the opposition to allow him to stay in power until at least April 2018, beyond his mandate which ends in December.
Iraqis press toward Mosul, face questions about airstrike
BARTELLA, Iraq (AP) ? U.S.-backed Iraqi forces fought their way inside two villages Monday as they crept closer to Mosul a week into an offensive to retake the Islamic State-held city, but they also faced questions over a suspected airstrike on a mosque that killed 13 people.
Gov't: Cybersecurity should be part of auto design processThe government's highway safety agency says automakers should make cybersecurity part of their product development process by assessing risks and designing in protections. Companies also should identify ...
Mali miners suspend five-day strike after ministry moveMine workers in Mali have suspended a five-day strike scheduled to begin on Monday following a last-minute plea from the mines ministry, a union official said. Mahamadou Konte, executive committee member of Synacom, the mines, energy and civil construction union, said the mines ministry stepped in after talks failed with employers on Friday, calling for further negotiations. Gold producers including Randgold Resources and AngloGold Ashanti have operations in Mali.