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Tag: Detroit

Trump slams GM for shrinking its US presence

GM trails Ford by about 9,000 union-represented employees and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV by roughly 1,200.

Black music fest halts double-price tickets for whites after uproar

A Detroit music festival cancels plans to charge white people double the price for tickets paid by African-Americans and other non-whites after an uproar over the policy.

Detroit auto show, and industry, prepare for transition

Rising interest rates and car prices have squeezed car buyers, and fewer of them are able to afford increasingly pricey, technology-heavy cars.

Stung by critics (and low sales), Eminem releases surprise album

The eight-month gestation of "Kamikaze" was the quickest in which Eminem has recorded any album.

Speakers at Aretha Franklin funeral raise Black Lives Matter movement

Rev. Jasper Williams Jr. delivered the eulogy for Franklin and used his time at the podium to raise social issues he said were critical to the black community.

Detroit church holds vigil for ailing “Queen of Soul” Franklin

Few details have emerged about the singer's condition or illness, but she is said to be in hospice care, surrounded by family and friends.

Canada minister tells of US airport security hassles over turban

Airport security screening in Detroit imposed on Sikh Navdeep Bains led Canada to file a diplomatic protest with the US.

Raptors edge Pistons in OT, become first to clinch playoff spot

Fred Van Vleet's game winning shot extended the Raptors winning streak to six games and helped clinch a playoff spot, being the first team this season to clinch a playoff spot.