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  • BusinessReuters

    Apple cancels work on EV, moves staff to AI project, Bloomberg reports

    Apple made the disclosure internally on Tuesday, surprising the nearly 2,000 employees working on the electric vehicle (EV) project, the report stated. Staffers have been told the EV project will begin to wind down and several employees working on it will be shifted to the artificial intelligence (AI) division, the report said.

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  • ScienceAFP News

    US Moon lander's battery likely has hours left: company

    An American lunar lander that tipped over during its historic touchdown last week likely only has hours left until its battery runs out, the private company operating it said Tuesday."Flight controllers are working on final determination of battery life on the lander, which may continue up to an additional 10-20 hours," the update said.

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  • PoliticsAFP News

    Biden warns of 'dire' Ukraine fate in White House showdown

    US President Joe Biden warned top congressional leaders Tuesday of the dire cost of failing to help Ukraine, as high-stakes talks at the White House ended without a deal.The White House meanwhile said the United States would not send troops to fight in Ukraine, after French President Emmanuel Macron refused to rule out the dispatch of Western forces. 

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    Macron breaks taboo on Western troops in Ukraine

    French President Emmanuel Macron has smashed a major taboo by floating the possibility of sending Western troops to Ukraine, raising the stakes in a showdown with a nuclear-armed Russia.To Russia, this war is very important to us," Grand told AFP. "To the public, the stakes are so high that we can't rule out this possibility."

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    Biden faces protest vote over Gaza in Michigan primary contest

    Voters in Michigan headed to the polls Tuesday for a US presidential primary expected to be another ticker-tape parade for Republican Donald Trump -- but could deliver Democratic leader Joe Biden a bloody nose over the war in Gaza.On the Republican side, Trump has swept the early voting states and Michigan is not expected to interrupt his march to the nomination.

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    Chad to hold presidential vote on May 6 to end junta rule

    Chad will hold a presidential election on May 6, the national poll body announced Tuesday, ending a three-year junta rule when President Mahamat Idriss Deby Itno took power following his father's death while fighting rebels.The 37-year-old was proclaimed head of an army junta after rebels killed his father Idriss Deby Itno who had seized power in a coup and ruled the desert nation with an iron fist for three decades.

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    Central Europe PMs say will not send troops to Ukraine

    Four ex-communist central European countries said Tuesday they were not planning to send troops to Ukraine as they remained torn on military aid to the war-ravaged country battling Russia's invasion.The two leaders spoke of their "common point of view" on Russia's invasion of Ukraine and Tusk promised to support a Czech plan for several NATO members to jointly buy ammunition for Kyiv from third countries.

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