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Business: Tesla unveils sleek electric big rig with 500-mile range

Source: MarketWatch

Elon Musk showed off Tesla Inc.’s highly anticipated Semi — a semi-autonomous electric big rig — Thursday night, promising...

Nation: Twenty injured by fire in Philadelphia-area seniors' residence

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - About 20 people were injured by a fire at a home for seniors in the Philadelphia area late on Thursday, local media reported.

World: Iraqi forces recapture final IS-controlled town, Rawa

Source: BBC News

Iraqi forces say they have recaptured Rawa, the last town in the country controlled by so-called Islamic State.

Out of the ordinary: Man gets his dying wish to be buried with cheesesteaks

Source: The Associated Press

PLAINS, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who always joked that he wanted to take something to eat when he died has gotten his wish.

Business: Volkswagen Group earmarking $11.8 billion to develop, build China electric cars

Source: Reuters

Volkswagen Group said on Thursday it plans to spend 10 billion euros ($11.8 billion) by 2025 to develop and manufacture all-electric and plug-in...

Nation: California mass shooting suspect killed wife, hid body day before rampage, officials say

Source: USA Today

RANCHO TEHAMA RESERVE, Calif. — The day before a man went on a shooting spree at seven sites in this Northern California community, he killed...

World: Mugabe in crunch talks over future in Zimbabwe crisis

Source: BBC News

South African government ministers are in Harare for crisis talks with ousted President Robert Mugabe and military leaders who have seized control.

Out of the ordinary: New Zealand man pulled over for playing bagpipes while driving

Source: UPI

Nov. 16 (UPI) -- New Zealand police pulled over a man this week because he was driving while playing the bagpipes.

Business: Wall Street stunned as General Electric stock keeps falling

Source: CNBC

The rough year for General Electric shareholders will not end anytime soon as the company's turnaround plan did not meet expectations, according to...

Nation: Alleged gunman in Northern California rampage had history of violence

Source: USA Today

A portrait of a violent and crazed man began to emerge late Tuesday, just hours after he allegedly killed four people and wounded 10 others in rural...