Consumer product manufacturing

In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, a barista pours steamed milk in a coffee at a cafe in Los Angeles. In a long-running court case playing out in a Los Angeles courtroom, a nonprofit has been presenting evidence to show that coffee companies should post ominous warning labels about a cancer-causing chemical in every cup. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)
September 25, 2017 - 3:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A future cup of coffee in California could give you jitters before you even take a sip. A nonprofit group wants coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical stewing in every brew and has been presenting evidence in a...
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September 25, 2017 - 1:05 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks are opening modestly lower NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes are down today after losses for technology companies overshadowed gains for energy producers and elsewhere. At 12:54 p.m. Eastern time, the Standard & Poor's 500 fell 8 points, to 2,494. The Dow Jones...
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FILE - This Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, file photo shows the Cadillac logo on display on a vehicle at the Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's New York headquarters Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, and head for Los Angeles as cars with the "Super Cruise" system start arriving at dealerships. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
September 25, 2017 - 11:01 am
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' Cadillac luxury brand is embarking on a cross-country drive to show off its version of a car that almost drives itself on the freeway. A dozen Cadillac CT6 sedans will leave the brand's New York headquarters Monday and head for Los Angeles as cars with the "Super...
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September 25, 2017 - 11:00 am
RIDGEVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Volvo Cars says it will invest an additional $520 million in its South Carolina plant under construction, adding nearly 2,000 more jobs and putting the production of another vehicle in the factory. Gov. Henry McMaster said Monday that Volvo will also add sales offices, a...
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Joey Logano (22) sits parked in car as race fan Jason Wallace, of Ossipee, N.H., reaches over the wall to shake his hand during an afternoon practice for the NASCAR Cup Series 300 auto race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H., Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Logano was penalized by officials for inspections violations and forced to sit parked on pit row for the entire practice. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 23, 2017 - 2:53 pm
LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Joey Logano was parked in NASCAR's penalty box. Logano was forced to strap in, put on his helmet and sit on pit road in the No. 22 Ford for the duration of a 50-minute Cup series practice Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. NASCAR punished Logano and his Team Penske team...
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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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September 22, 2017 - 10:43 am
VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a fire that damaged three vehicles at a New York Department of Transportation facility in suburban Albany is considered suspicious. The Albany County Sheriff's Office says the fire was reported around 5 a.m. Friday at the DOT site in the village of...
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September 21, 2017 - 5:28 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday vetoed legislation providing $435,000 to help treat a chemical pollutant in a North Carolina river because the bill omitted a much larger amount that his agencies sought to address drinking water protections statewide. The wide-ranging environmental...
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FILE - This July 15, 2013, file photo, shows a sign for Wall Street outside the New York Stock Exchange. U.S. stock indexes veered slightly lower in early trading Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, as investors sized up the latest batch of company earnings and deal news. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
September 21, 2017 - 4:59 pm
A slide in technology companies weighed on U.S. stocks Thursday, pulling the market lower for the first time this week and erasing modest gains from a day earlier. Supermarket operators, beverage companies and other consumer-focused stocks also declined. Industrial companies and banks led the...
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September 21, 2017 - 2:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Trix is back to its old tricks: The colorful cereal will once again be made with artificial dyes and flavors, nearly two years after they were banished from the cereal. Food maker General Mills said Thursday that Classic Trix will return to supermarket shelves in October. But it...
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