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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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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, a loading station for Mercedes electric cars at the IAA Car Show in Frankfurt, Germany. Germany's Daimler AG announced Thursday Sept. 21, 2017, says its Mercedes-Benz luxury car division will invest US dlrs 1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant, also building a new battery plant, adding 600 new jobs in the region. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, FILE)
September 21, 2017 - 1:45 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Carmaker Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday that it will invest $1 billion to set up electric vehicle production at its Tuscaloosa, Alabama plant and to build a battery factory nearby, moves it said would create 600 new jobs. The luxury division of Germany's Daimler AG said...
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September 19, 2017 - 11:11 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Lee Vinsel, Virginia Tech and Constantine Samaras, Carnegie Mellon University (THE CONVERSATION) Fully automated cars are still many years away. Amid the governmentactivity and...
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September 18, 2017 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Intel says it is expanding its relationship with Google spinoff Waymo in the development of self-driving cars. The world's largest computer chipmaker said Monday it will take on a more collaborative role with Waymo's new self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans. Intel will continue...
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September 17, 2017 - 9:37 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits and fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food while in isolation and some...
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September 17, 2017 - 9:37 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — Six NASA-backed research subjects who have been cooped up in a Mars-like habitat on a remote Hawaii volcano since January emerged from isolation Sunday. They devoured fresh-picked tropical fruits and fluffy egg strata after eating mostly freeze-dried food while in isolation and some...
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September 15, 2017 - 3:34 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization. Their first order of business after subsisting on mostly freeze-dried and canned food: Feast on...
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September 15, 2017 - 10:58 am
HONOLULU (AP) — After eight months of living in isolation on a remote Hawaii volcano, six NASA-backed research subjects will emerge from their Mars-like habitat on Sunday and return to civilization. Their first order of business after subsisting on mostly freeze-dried and canned food: Feast on...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:01 am
FINANCIAL MARKETS Asia shares mixed after North Korea's latest missile launch HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks are mixed today after North Korea fired off another missile over Japan, ratcheting up geopolitical tensions and denting investor sentiment. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index is up 0.6...
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September 14, 2017 - 4:11 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will invest 75 million euro ($89 million) in TTTech, a Vienna, Austria-based company that makes autonomous driving technologies and safety controls for Audi cars and others, stepping up its push into autonomous driving technology...
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