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Electric-Car Owners Hard Hit by Massive California Power Shutdown

Electric-Car Owners Hard Hit by Massive California Power ShutdownTesla's Elon Musk promises battery and solar solutions for the many EV owners who can't charge their cars.



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Owners of dive boat that sank off California coast, killing 34, suspend operations

Owners of dive boat that sank off California coast, killing 34, suspend operationsThe owners of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people, said on Tuesday they had suspended operations indefinitely during an investigation of one of the state’s worst maritime disasters. The 75-foot Conception, owned by dive tour company Truth Aquatics, burst into flames on Sept. 2, killing 33 passengers and a crew member who had been sleeping below decks. “With the continued calls and request for tours, we want to announce that we are officially suspending all operations of our Truth Aquatic fleet for a to-be-determined amount of time,” the company said in a message posted on its website.



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Biden would ban assault rifles, but not force owners to sell them

Biden would ban assault rifles, but not force owners to sell themDemocrat Joe Biden would seek to make gun manufacturers more accountable for mass killings and ban assault rifles but would not force owners to sell their existing high-power weapons to the government, under gun control policy his presidential campaign rolled out on Wednesday. The former vice president, who leads in most opinion polls in the Democratic race to take on Republican President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election, unveiled his plan to attack gun violence ahead of a forum on the issue in Las Vegas on Wednesday. The event is expected to attract 10 Democratic candidates, including Biden’s leading rivals, U.S. Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.



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Owners of dive boat that sank off California coast, killing 34, suspend operations

Owners of dive boat that sank off California coast, killing 34, suspend operationsThe owners of a dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast on Labor Day, killing 34 people, said on Tuesday they had suspended operations indefintely during an investigation of one of the state’s worst maritime disasters. The 75-foot Conception, owned by dive tour company Truth Aquatics, burst into flames on Sept. 2, killing 33 passengers and a crew member who had been sleeping below decks. “With the continued calls and request for tours, we want to announce that we are officially suspending all operations of our Truth Aquatic fleet for a to-be-determined amount of time,” the company said in a message posted on its website.



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Workers, car owners, dealers and GM feel pinch from strike

Workers, car owners, dealers and GM feel pinch from strikeAs the United Auto Workers’ strike against General Motors stretches into a second week, it’s not just the company and striking workers getting pinched. Meanwhile, GM is losing millions of dollars and has been forced to close one Canadian factory and send workers home at another. The 49,000 striking workers are going to have to get by on $ 250 per week in strike pay.



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The owners of the boat in the California fire that killed 34 blamed their insurers for a lawsuit aimed at limiting victims' payouts to $0

The owners of the boat in the California fire that killed 34 blamed their insurers for a lawsuit aimed at limiting victims' payouts to $  0Truth Aquatics' lawsuit was filed three days after the Conception diving boat caught fire, when rescuers were still recovering the victims' bodies.



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Beto O’Rourke says AK-47 and AR-15 owners will ‘have to sell them to the government’ if he becomes president

Beto O’Rourke says AK-47 and AR-15 owners will ‘have to sell them to the government’ if he becomes presidentBeto O’Rourke said he would implement a sweeping government buy-back policy for two types of assault rifles, including one commonly used in mass shootings across the US, if he were elected president in 2020.The Texas Democrat responded to questions on the campaign trail Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia, about concerns the government would take assault weapons away from gun owners.



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Chevy Baits Ford Mustang Owners with Special Camaro Discount

Chevy Baits Ford Mustang Owners with Special Camaro DiscountIt's a good try, but Ford's still ahead on sales and has an offer of its own.



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San Jose mayor wants gun owners to get liability insurance

San Jose mayor wants gun owners to get liability insuranceThe mayor of San Jose has proposed requiring gun owners in the nation’s 10th largest city to carry liability insurance to cover taxpayer costs associated with firearm violence. If approved, Mayor Sam Liccardo’s strict new measure proposed Monday would be the first of its kind in the nation to curb gun violence, the Mercury News reported . The city of 1 million was home to two children killed in a July 28 mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival.



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New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for moneyDozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics. Police said they paid more than 430,000 New Zealand dollars ($ 288,000) to 169 gun owners during the event. The money was paid directly into the bank accounts of gun owners.



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