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Toyota makes new $394 million bet on flying taxis

Business Jan 16, 2020

Toyota makes new $394 million bet on flying taxis

Toyota Motor Co. is investing $394 million (¥43.3 billion) in Joby Aviation, one of a handful of companies working toward the seemingly implausible goal of making electric air taxis that shuttle people over gridlocked highways and city streets. Toyota is the lead investor in Joby's ...

Putin engineers shakeup that could keep him in power beyond 2024

World / Politics Jan 16, 2020

Putin engineers shakeup that could keep him in power beyond 2024

President Vladimir Putin engineered a surprise shakeup of Russia's leadership Wednesday, proposing changes to the constitution that could keep him in power well past the end of his term in 2024. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev resigned his post after Putin announced the proposed constitutional amendments. ...

WWE Hall of Famer Rocky 'Soulman' Johnson, dies at 75

More Sports Jan 16, 2020

WWE Hall of Famer Rocky 'Soulman' Johnson, dies at 75

Rocky "Soulman" Johnson, a WWE Hall of Fame wrestler who became better known as the father of actor Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, has died. He was 75. WWE issued a statement on Johnson's death Wednesday night. Johnson and Tony Atlas became the first black world ...

Shodai among trio tied for top spot

Sumo / Basho Reports Jan 16, 2020

Shodai among trio tied for top spot

Shodai headlines a group of three men tied for the lead at the New Year Grand Sumo Tournament after besting fellow rank-and-filer Hokutofuji on Thursday in a battle to remain undefeated. Coming off a day of rest, No. 2 maegashira Hokutofuji (4-1) had no response ...

Kendrick Nunn ignites Heat in victory over Spurs

Basketball / NBA Jan 16, 2020

Kendrick Nunn ignites Heat in victory over Spurs

Kendrick Nunn was the last Miami player off the court at halftime, required to hang out for an extra minute or two in order to pick up his second Eastern Conference rookie of the month trophy. "Hopefully, I get some more," Nunn said. He's well on ...