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Nissan CEO: Infiniti luxury brand to switch to electric cars, hybrids

Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide The new Infiniti Q Inspiration concept vehicle makes its debut at the 2018 North American International Auto Show (Photo: Bill Pugliano, Getty Images) DETROIT — Nissan's luxury Infiniti brand will introduce only fully or partially electric vehicles starting 2021, with the exception of large SUVs. The announcement follows…

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Bitcoin breaks under weight of regulatory scrutiny

CLOSE The South Korean government says it plans to ban cryptocurrency trading, sending bitcoin prices plummeting and throwing the virtual coin market into turmoil. Newslook A man passes by a screen showing the prices of bitcoin at a virtual currency exchange office in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Prices of bitcoin and other…

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Wrong person killed in botched murder-for-hire plot

Ishnar Marie Lopez is accused of arranging a murder-for-hire plot. (Photo: Courtesy of Osceola County Corrections) A Florida woman was kidnapped and killed last week during a botched murder-for-hire plot that police said stemmed from an apparent love triangle. Ishnar Marie Lopez, 35, is accused of hiring a couple to kill a woman she believed…

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Cory Booker rips Homeland secretary’s ‘amnesia’ about Donald Trump comments on immigrants

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., questions Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, in Washington. (Photo: Jose Luis Magana/AP) WASHINGTON — Sen. Cory Booker invoked Martin Luther King and Gandhi on Tuesday as he delivered an emotional 10-minute lecture to Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen over…

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