Train stuck in tunnel 3 hours, then stun gun sparks stampede

NEW YORK (AP) — A train with about 1,200 passengers became stuck in a tunnel between New York and New Jersey for nearly three hours on Friday, and the chaotic scene escalated to pandemonium when Amtrak police used a stun gun to subdue a disruptive man in a station, sparking a stampede.

  • Written by JENNIFER PELTZ and VERENA DOBNIK, Associated Press

The iPhone of cars? Apple enters self-driving car race

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is joining the fiercely competitive race to design self-driving cars, raising the possibility that a company that has already re-shaped culture with its iPhone may try to transform transportation, too.

  • Written by MICHAEL LIEDTKE , AP Technology Writer

Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration declined Friday to label China a currency manipulator despite President Donald Trump's insistent pledge during the election campaign that he would do so as soon as he took office.

 

  • Written by MARTIN CRUTSINGER , AP Economics Writer

Lawyer: Little money involved in Trump sanctuary order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump's executive order withholding funding from communities that limit cooperation with immigration authorities applies to a small pot of grant money, not the billions of dollars that San Francisco and a California county say is at stake for them, a lawyer with the Department of Justice said Friday.

  • Written by SUDHIN THANAWALA , Associated Press

Delta OKs offers of up to $9,950 to flyers who give up seats

Delta is letting employees offer customers nearly $10,000 in compensation to give up seats on overbooked flights, hoping to avoid an uproar like the one that erupted at United after a passenger was dragged off a jet.

  • Written by DAVID KOENIG and DAMIAN TROISE , AP Business Writers