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January 14, 2018 - 5:57 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the Detroit auto show (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Ford Motor Co. says it's doubling its investment in electric and hybrid vehicles and plans to introduce 40 by 2022. Among them: A hybrid version of the F-150 pickup truck that is due out in 2020. In 2015, Ford pledged...
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January 07, 2018 - 3:04 pm
ROCKY RIVER, Ohio (AP) — Postal carriers say a rafter of aggressive wild turkeys have prevented them from delivering mail to more than two dozen homes in a Cleveland suburb. Cleveland.com reports residents on a number of streets in Rocky River have had to pick up their mail at the post office...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, file photo, job seekers stand at a booth at a job fair at the Dolphin Mall in Sweetwater, Fla. U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz, File)
January 04, 2018 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. companies closed out 2017 with strong hiring in December, adding the most jobs in nine months. Payroll processor ADP says that businesses added 250,000 jobs last month, up from 185,000 in November. The gains were led by robust hiring in health care, professional services such...
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January 02, 2018 - 11:05 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tracking statistics from the moving company United Van Lines indicate that Americans are still heading west, while parts of the Northeast and Midwest are losing people. The suburban St. Louis-based moving company on Tuesday released its 41st annual National Movers Study, which...
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FILE - In this May 5, 2016 file photo, Jeff Bezos, the founder and CEO of Amazon.com, speaks in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington. President Donald Trump is criticizing the U.S. Postal Service, saying the agency is “losing many billions of dollars a year” and asking why it is “charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages.” Trump tweeted Friday, Dec. 29, that the post office “should be charging MUCH MORE!” (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
December 29, 2017 - 4:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world. Amazon has been a consistent recipient of Trump's ire. He has accused the company of failing to pay "...
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In this De. 6, 2017 photo, Rep. Luis Gutierrez D-Ill., third from left, along with other demonstrators protest outside of the U.S. Capitol in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), and Temporary Protected Status (TPS), programs, during an rally on Capitol Hill in Washington. House and Senate Democrats stand divided over whether to fight now or later about the fate of some 800,000 young immigrants who came to the U.S. illegally as children. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
December 19, 2017 - 4:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Laura Lopez is a Mexican immigrant living in Florida who has been racing against time to avoid deportation. Lopez said she arrived at the post office just after the cutoff time and missed the deadline set by President Donald Trump to renew her paperwork for the Deferred Action of...
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December 08, 2017 - 2:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House Financial Services Committee pressed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Friday to turn over records detailing any financial ties between President Donald Trump, his family and associates and Russian interests. The push for documents by ranking member Rep...
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December 07, 2017 - 8:35 am
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — Some residents in a New Jersey city have noticed a glue-like substance on mailboxes is preventing their letters from going down the chute. The U.S. Postal Service says what's happening in Paterson is often a method used by thieves to try to snatch envelopes containing cash or...
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November 24, 2017 - 4:30 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A quirk in the mail delivery system is forcing some residents of rural northern Missouri to have Iowa mailing addresses, causing problems when they vote, pay taxes and even when they die. U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill calls it "one of the dumbest things" she's seen and has sent a...
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President Donald Trump points to reporters after speaking at the White House, Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, in Washington, as he and his family were leaving for a Thanksgiving trip to his Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 22, 2017 - 3:24 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration imposed new sanctions on a slew of North Korean shipping firms and Chinese trading companies in its latest push to isolate the rogue nation over its nuclear weapons development and deprive it of revenue. The Treasury Department also designated a North...
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