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Ford recalls power cables due to fire risk

OAKVILLE, Ont.—Ford is recalling the charging cords for more than 50,000 plug-in hybrid and electric cars in North America, including 1,327 in Canada, because they could cause fires in electrical outlets.

The company said the 120-volt cords came with certain 2012 through 2015 Focus electrics and some 2013 through 2015 Fusion Energi and C-Max Energi plug-in hybrids.

Two million Muslims begin hajj

MECCA, Saudi Arabia—More than two million Muslims began the annual hajj pilgrimage at first light yesterday in Saudi Arabia, circling the cube-shaped Kaaba in Mecca that Islam's faithful face five times each day during their prayers.

The five-day hajj pilgrimage represents one of the world's biggest gatherings every year, and is required of all able-bodied Muslims once in their life.

Busch steals spotlight from younger brother

BRISTOL, Tenn.—Kurt Busch stole the spotlight from his younger brother Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to snap a 58-race winless streak and grab an overdue short-track victory.

Busch won for the first time this season—and first since the 2017 season-opening Daytona 500—but it was his sixth victory on the 0.533-mile bullring he once dominated.