Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 46,515 Land Rover sport utility vehicles in the United States and Canada because the front passenger air bag may not deploy due to a part failure, according to documents filed with U.S. safety regulators. He did not know whether SUVs in other markets were affected by the recall. The company, a unit of Tata Motors, is recalling certain 2010 to 2015 LR2 luxury compact SUVs, and 2012 and 2013 Range Rover Evoque SUVs, because a part in the occupant classification system electronic control unit may fail, disabling the passenger air bag partially or completely, the filings with the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. Affected in the recall are about 17,066 LR2 and 23,485 Range Rover Evoque SUVs in the United States and U.S. territories, and 5,964 vehicles in Canada.
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
A New Hampshire teenager who was missing for nine months and mysteriously returned home in July "suffered numerous acts of unspeakable violence" at the hands of the man authorities charged with kidnapping her, according to a family lawyer. Fifteen-year-old Abigail Hernandez said she was abducted by force, the lawyer said in a statement released late Tuesday, the first public disclosure that she faced violence during her confinement. For many months, she suffered numerous acts of unspeakable violence," Michael Coyne said. "Through her faith, fortitude and resilience, she is alive today and home with her family." A week after Hernandez's return to her home in Conway, nestled in the White Mountains, state prosecutors charged Nathaniel Kibby, 34, with one count of felony kidnapping for abducting the teen in October 2013.
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's economy is shrinking at its slowest rate in nearly six years, official figures showed Wednesday, reinforcing hopes that the end of the country's punishing recession is in sight.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Nights of unrest have vied with calls for calm in a St. Louis suburb where an unarmed black teenager was killed by police, while the community is still pressing for answers about the weekend shooting.
By Gary Robertson RICHMOND Va. (Reuters) - A banker was to resume testimony on Wednesday in the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. William Sessoms Jr., the president of Towne Financial Services, testified on Tuesday that McDonnell had dozens of late fees on loans he had taken out with the bank for rental properties he and his sister owned in the Virginia Beach area. Sessoms, who is also the mayor of Virginia Beach, was testifying about McDonnell's application to refinance a loan on one of the two properties. McDonnell, a Republican, and his wife face 14 counts of corruption and bribery in connection with allegedly accepting $165,000 in loans and gifts from Jonnie Williams Sr., the former chief executive of a dietary supplement company now called Rock Creek Pharmaceuticals Inc. The McDonnells are alleged to have accepted the gifts and money in exchange for promoting Williams' products.
The body of a 62-year-old American woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, and authorities on Wednesday arrested her daughter and her daughter's boyfriend in relation to the death, police said.
Macy's Inc. (M) on Wednesday reported a 4 percent increase in earnings in its fiscal second quarter as business rebounded from slow sales earlier in the year. But Macy's cut its full-year outlook for a ...