Via Dafydd at Big Lizards we find an article from AP that states:
Bleak data released overnight in the U.S. added to fears for the world’s largest economy. Auto sales plummeted, and a key measure of U.S. manufacturing activity hit its lowest level since the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2002 terrorist attacks.
Below is a screen shot including the url of the page.
The pertinent paragraph is below the Tidal TV ad (I’ve highlighted it below).
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Is the AP from this planet?