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American Airlines airplane blows tires after landing

(Reuters) - An American Airlines Boeing 737 carrying 137 passengers and a crew of five blew two tires upon landing at O'Hare International Airport on Monday, and no one was injured, the carrier said. Full story

Steelworkers reach agreement with Firestone

Work will continue at Firestone's tire manufacturing plants in Iowa, Arkansas, Illinois and Tennessee thanks to a tentative contract agreement the company reached with its steelworkers union. Full story

Hamilton: Mercedes on the back foot with tires

Three-time Hungarian Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton has explained how Mercedes are on the back foot this weekend after missing the tire test at Silverstone last week. Mercedes were banned from the test after holding their own private test with Pirelli in May, and despite this setback Hamilton is s Full story

MST: Pirelli confirm tire choices for Belgium, Italy and Singapore

Pirelli has confirmed the tire compounds that it will be bringing to the Belgian, Italian and Singapore Grands Prix in the next few months. The Italian manufacturer has endured a difficult season so far, initially battling criticism from the teams for producing a tire that had too short an operating Full story

MST: Pirelli keen to stay in F1 despite troubles

Pirelli is keen to extend its contract as Formula One’s official tire supplier despite its troubled season. Their products came in for criticism from some teams early in the year who claimed they were too aggressive. Then a spate of failures during the British Grand Prix led Pirelli to hastily chang Full story

Michelin announces voluntary recall of 100K tires

Michelin is voluntarily recalling 100,000 tires after a retailer discovered that some had holes and quickly deflated. Full story

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  New home for classic cars?

The California Automobile Museum could soon have a new $15 million home after being located in an old tire warehouse for almost 30 years. KCRA's Kevin Oliver reports.

  Baseball rookie hits 25 mph on a gym treadmill

News You Can't Use: Baseball rookie Robert Gill is hoping to catch with the Arizona Cardinals, but maybe he should be an outfielder given how fast he can run: A new video shows him hitting 25 mph on a gym treadmill. MSNBC's Thomas Roberts brings us this news you can't use and more.

  Apollo Tyres to Buy Cooper Tire in $2.5B Deal

The acquisition would create the world's seventh largest tire company, reports CNBC's David Faber.

  Hunt is on for serial tire slasher

Police seek vandal that cut more than 100 tires overnight in one Massachusetts town. WHDH's Brandon Gunnoe reports.

  Spectators flee from flying tire at Spartan race

At a Spartan race in Charlotte, North Carolina last week, a tire flew towards some macho men carrying sandbags. The incident was caught on camera, and no one was hurt.

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Local residents burn tires to block a road leading to the construction site of a Cementos Progreso Company cement factory in San Juan Sacatepequez, 30 km from Guatemala City, during a protest against the inauguration of the factory's construction, July 19, 2013. Thousands of local residents protest