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Tesla CEO Musk teased some new features for its vehicles over the weekend, including a talking car. Moya-Ocampos argued that those supportive of Guaido had become "exhausted" in recent months, with many citizens "losing faith" in his ability to deliver regime change. The design recommendations from Microsoft below show how the company is thinking about apps that run on two screens. The sandwich, which quickly sold out, accounted for about 30% of Popeyes sales in the time it was available, according to Eric Gonzalez, an analyst at KeyBanc Capital Markets. Later this month the carrier will ping travelers to let them know when it's their turn to queue for boarding

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