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The C-U Mass Transit District recently installed hard-to-miss benches at 15 “signature” stops — from Brookens Center in Urbana to Country Fair in Champaign — meant for customers to take a load off.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Kraemer, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Self-driving car pioneer Waymo is teaming up with automakers Renault and Nissan to make its first journey outside the U.S. with a ride-hailing service that will dispatch a fleet of robotaxis in France and Japan.

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is trying to avoid recalling potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators in thousands of full-size pickup trucks and SUVs for the fourth straight year, leaving owners to wonder if vehicles are safe to drive.

NIEUWEGEIN, Netherlands (AP) — Four people, including a prominent eastern Ukrainian separatist commander, were charged with murder Wednesday in the 2014 downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine that killed 298 people.

CHICAGO (AP) — Police say an argument aboard a Chicago Transit Authority bus led to a shooting that injured three passengers, two of them teenagers.Police say the incident began when a quarrel between a 35-year-old man and two other passengers escalated and the man pulled a handgun and fired several shots.

LE BOURGET, France (AP) — Boeing executives apologized Monday to airlines and families of victims of 737 Max crashes in Indonesia and Ethiopia, as the U.S. plane maker struggles to regain the trust of regulators, pilots and the global traveling public.Some victims' families welcomed Boeing's gesture. Others called it too little, too late.

Harold Mitchell Jr. got the bug for trucks at an early age and basically walked out of his high school graduation in 1969 and climbed into a semi and has been driving ever since. That same year he formed Mitchell's Trucking, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Uber is testing restaurant food deliveries by drone.The company's Uber Eats unit began the tests in San Diego with McDonald's and plans to expand to other restaurants later this year.Uber says the service should decrease food delivery times.

For information about services available to older adults, contact Karen Graves, director of the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) and Helen Mary Stevick Senior Citizens Center, 15 E. Main St., Champaign, IL 61820, call 217-359-6500.RSVP and the Stevick Senior Center are administered by Family Service of Champaign County.