Brexit benefit: Lower pound boosts tourism to Britain

LONDON (AP) - Many British businesses have become cautious as they try to gauge the impact of the country's 2019 departure from the European Union. But there's one industry that has so far clearly reaped a windfall from the Brexit decision - local tourism. The sharp fall in the value of the British pound since last year's Brexit vote - it's down…

Experts: Puerto Rico may struggle for more than a decade

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - Puerto Rico could face more than a decade of further economic stagnation and a steep drop in population as a result of Hurricane Maria, experts said on Thursday. The stark estimates were presented to members of a federal control board overseeing finances of a U.S. territory that is already in the 11th year of a

Director of Puerto Rico power company resigns amid scrutiny

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The director of Puerto Rico's power company resigned on Friday amid ongoing blackouts and scrutiny of a contract awarded to a small Montana-based company to help rebuild the electric grid destroyed by Hurricane Maria. Puerto Rico's Electric Power Authority said Ricardo Ramos presented his letter of resignation to the

Mitsubishi recalls small cars; air bags may not inflate

DETROIT (AP) - Mitsubishi is recalling nearly 84,000 small cars in the U.S. because the air bags may not inflate in a crash. The recall covers certain Mirage models from 2014 through 2018. The company says the safety restraint computer can interpret road vibrations or a flat tire as a sensor error and disable the car's seven air bags. If this

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