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Researchers seek better ways to farm popular Pacific fish

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — The dark gray fish prized for its buttery flavor live deep in the ocean, so researchers keep their lab cold and dark to simulate ideal conditions for sablefish larvae. A biologist shines his dim red headlamp and uses an ultrasound to scan the belly of …

Thai gov’t revokes passport of fugitive Red Bull heir

BANGKOK (AP) — The Thai government has cancelled the passport of the fugitive heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune who is wanted on deadly hit-and-run charges. Thailand’s Foreign Ministry said Friday that Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya will no longer be able to enter other countries on that passport and …

Thailand plans to revoke passport of fugitive Red Bull heir

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities said Thursday they will revoke the passport of a fugitive heir to the Red Bull energy drink fortune who is wanted on deadly hit-and-run charges. Vorayuth “Boss” Yoovidhya flew to Singapore two days before he was due to appear before prosecutors last month, but left …

China car dilemma: Beijing wants electric, buyers want SUVs

BEIJING (AP) — Automakers face a dilemma in China’s huge but crowded market: Regulators are pushing them to sell electric cars, but buyers want gas-guzzling SUVs. The industry is rattled by Beijing’s proposal to require that electric cars make up 8 percent of every brand’s production as early as next …

Navy bans vaping on ships after explosions, burns

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The U.S. Navy is banning vaping on ships after at least a dozen reports of explosions and injuries. Naval commanders said in a statement Friday that the temporary electronic cigarette policy aims to protect sailors and the fleet. It starts next month. Officials cited overheated batteries …