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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) - An Ohio man has been charged with killing a Connecticut woman he met on a dating app. Bridgeport Police detectives announced Friday that 26-year-old Brandon Roberts has been charged with murdering 25-year-old Emily Todd of Bethel. Todd's body was found Sunday on the shore of Bridgeport Harbor. She had a gunshot wound in the back of her head. Police say Roberts is awaiting extradition from Ohio.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - The resumption of soybean sales to China is encouraging to American farmers who have seen the value of their crop plummet amid a trade war with the Asian country. But producers see it only as a small step toward normalcy as they continue monitoring the unsettled trade relations. And they're continuing to push for more federal aid.
DETROIT (AP) - The General Motors' massive 14,000-person layoff announced last month might not be as bad as originally projected. The company said Friday that 2,700 out of the 3,300 factory jobs slated for elimination will now be saved by adding jobs at other U.S. factories. Blue-collar workers in many cities will still lose jobs when GM shutters four U.S. factories next year. But most could find employment at other GM plants. Some would have to relocate.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three states resumed executions of death row inmates in 2018 after long breaks, but nationwide, executions remained near historic lows this year. That's according to an annual report on the death penalty released Friday.
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