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Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:18am

Ford is sinking a half-billion dollars into electric vehicle startup Rivian in a deal that has the companies working together on a new generation of Ford vehicles based on Rivian underpinnings.

Woman killed when she falls into meat grinder at work

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:55am

Authorities say a woman was killed when she fell into a meat grinder at a processing plant in northern Pennsylvania.

Train cars carrying ethanol catch fire in Texas derailment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:53am

No injuries have been reported after train cars carrying ethanol derailed in Fort Worth and caught fire.

Iranian leaders defiant in face of Trump's move on sanctions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:36am

Iranian leaders are defiant in the wake of President Donald Trump's decision to impose sanctions on countries that import Iranian oil, vowing to respond to America's move.

Boeing 1Q results in line with estimates but company pulls 2019 guidance over 737 Max uncertainty, suspends buybacks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:36am

Boeing 1Q results in line with estimates but company pulls 2019 guidance over 737 Max uncertainty, suspends buybacks.

Domino's Pizza reports slowing sales growth in 1Q

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:36am

Domino's Pizza Inc.'s first quarter earnings aren't likely to calm investors' concerns about slowing growth at the world's biggest pizza chain.

China rejects 'unfounded hype' after GE spying accusation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:26am

China's government on Wednesday rejected accusations that it steals technology after a former General Electric Co. engineer and his Chinese business partner were indicted on charges of industrial spying.

Occidental makes competing offer for Anadarko Petroleum

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:18am

A bidding war is breaking out over Anadarko Petroleum, with Occidental making an offer worth $76 per share in cash and stock that it says is about a 20% premium to Chevron's $33 billion deal.

Reports Huawei allowed into UK 5G networks draw criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:13am

Reports that Chinese telecoms company Huawei will be allowed to provide parts of Britain's future superfast internet networks have drawn criticism, with one lawmaker saying the decision increases the risk of Chinese cyberespionage.

Occidental offers $76 per share in cash and stock for Anadarko, says offer is 20% premium to $33B deal with Chevron

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:13am

Occidental offers $76 per share in cash and stock for Anadarko, says offer is 20% premium to $33B deal with Chevron.

Accenture Announces U.S. Innovation Challenge Winner

Accenture, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:01am

the focus of this year’s Challenge.

Ex-Christie aide facing new sentencing in bridge scandal

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:19am

A onetime aide to former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faces resentencing Wednesday for her role in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal.

Groups file lawsuit over approval of North Carolina bridge

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:09am

A new bridge proposed for North Carolina's barrier islands is being challenged by local residents, hunters and wildlife enthusiasts.

UK begins search for new Bank of England governor

Pan Pylas, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:53am

The British government on Wednesday kick-started the process to appoint the successor to Mark Carney as governor of the Bank of England, and indicated it was not limiting its search to British candidates.

German business outlook darkens amid trade slowdown

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:31am

An index of German business optimism fell in April as Europe's largest economy struggles with a slowdown in trade and manufacturing even as it finds support from a strong labor market.

China tells US to avoid 'wrong moves' over Iran oil controls

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:07am

China has told Washington to avoid "wrong moves" that hurt Chinese interests following a U.S. threat to impose sanctions on buyers of Iranian oil.

Food makers in Europe get letters with poisoning threats

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:04am

Major food companies in Italy and Denmark have received letters containing an unidentified powder and written threats requesting they pay money or risk having their products poisoned, authorities said Wednesday.

Philippine police summon owner of quake collapsed building

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 2:41am

Philippine police investigators have summoned the owner of a four-story supermarket that collapsed in a powerful earthquake and is feared to have trapped dozens of people, officials said Wednesday.

World stocks subdued as Wall Street eyes new record highs

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:49am

Stock markets were subdued in Europe and Asia on Wednesday as investors look to corporate earnings for clues on whether the S&P 500 will hit another all-time record close.

Nissan slashes profit amid Ghosn scandal, lagging sales

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:40am

Nissan cut its profit forecast for the fiscal year through March on Wednesday to reflect slowing sales, higher costs and the fallout from a criminal investigation of its former chairman, Carlos Ghosn.