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September 22, 2017 - 3:03 pm
SPRING HILL, Tenn. (AP) — General Motors is laying off the third shift at its Spring Hill, Tennessee, SUV factory as it deals with a slowing U.S. auto market. About 1,000 people work on the overnight shift, but not all will lose their jobs when it ends Nov. 27. Company spokesman Tom Wickham said GM...
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 22, 2017 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 2:40 p.m. A senior U.S. diplomat says a North Korean hydrogen bomb test in the Pacific would be an "unprecedented act of aggression" by the communist nation. Susan Thornton is acting assistant secretary of state...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her speech, in Florence, Italy, Friday Sept. 22, 2017. May will try Friday to revive foundering Brexit talks — and unify her fractious government — by proposing a two-year transition after Britain's departure from the European Union in 2019 during which the U.K. would continue to pay into the bloc's coffers. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
September 22, 2017 - 1:06 pm
FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Britain is prepared to abide by European Union rules and pay into the bloc's coffers for two years after leaving the EU in March 2019, Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday in a conciliatory speech intended to revive foundering exit talks. The proposal got a positive, if...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her speech, in Florence, Italy, Friday Sept. 22, 2017. May will try Friday to revive foundering Brexit talks — and unify her fractious government — by proposing a two-year transition after Britain's departure from the European Union in 2019 during which the U.K. would continue to pay into the bloc's coffers. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, Pool)
September 22, 2017 - 11:44 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on British Prime Minister Theresa May's speech on Brexit (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator says that Prime Minister Theresa May's request for Britain to have access to Europe's single market after it leaves the bloc in March 2019 could be...
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September 22, 2017 - 11:20 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a trade commission vote on solar imports (all times local): 11 a.m. A U.S. trade panel has found that low-cost solar panels imported from China and other countries have caused serious injury to U.S. solar manufacturers. The unanimous vote Friday by the International...
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FILE - This July 21, 2012, file photo shows Equifax Inc., offices in Atlanta. Prospects are good for a public shaming, but it’s unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans in the Equifax data breach. (AP Photo/Mike Stewart, File)
September 22, 2017 - 11:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects are good for a public shaming in the Equifax data breach, but it's unlikely Congress will institute sweeping new regulations after hackers accessed the personal information of an estimated 143 million Americans. Since early this year, President Donald Trump and the...
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September 22, 2017 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If you want to see L.L. Bean's new ad, you're going to have to step outdoors. The company took its mission to get people outside to a new level Friday by publishing an ad in The New York Times in ink that can only be seen when the newspaper is taken outside and exposed to sunlight...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, a man walks towards the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, as technology companies and banks decline. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
September 22, 2017 - 10:28 am
The major U.S. stock indexes wavered in early trading Friday as losses by technology companies mostly outweighed gains by oil companies. Financial stocks also headed lower as bond yields declined. Oil prices were flat. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down less than 1 point to...
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September 22, 2017 - 9:59 am
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney says it plans to hire more than 40,000 people during the holiday season, the same number as last year. The Plano, Texas-based department store operator said Friday it is looking for cashiers, workers to restock its stores and beauty consultants to work at in-store...
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September 22, 2017 - 9:29 am
DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling more than 60,000 midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada because a wiring problem can knock out power-assisted steering and the passenger air bag. The recall covers Mazda 6 sedans from 2015 and 2016. The company says in documents posted by the U.S. government that...
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