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Foxconn says it's looking for 'flexibility' with Wisconsin

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:19am

Foxconn Technology Group insists it remains committed to a $10 billion project in Wisconsin that employs up to 13,000 people, while saying it is also looking for "flexibility" in the deal struck with much fanfare in 2017 and heralded by President Donald Trump as the "eighth wonder of the world."

Federal appeals court overturns Idaho wolf-killing ruling

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:15am

A federal appeals court has overturned a U.S. District Court's dismissal of a lawsuit by environmental groups challenging a federal agency's killing of wolves in Idaho.

Grains, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:56am

Grain futures were mixed Wednesday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Stocks move sideways on Wall Street after record-setting day

Damian J. Troise, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:37am

U.S. stocks followed a record-setting day with more subdued trading Wednesday as investors continue digesting a steady flow of corporate earnings and a potential break in the trade war between the U.S. and China.

Feds: Coast Guard officer targeted Supreme Court justices

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:37am

Federal prosecutors say a Coast Guard lieutenant accused of stockpiling guns and compiling a hit list of prominent Democrats and network TV journalists looked at other targets: two Supreme Court justices and two executives of social media companies.

How to break up with your bank

Sarah Skidmore Sell, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:33am

you grow apart, your partner gets to be too much for you, or worse — they do you wrong. Don't stay in a bad one just because it's easier than calling it quits: it's time to break up with your bank.

Firefighter recruitment ad touts 'Low Pay, Cool Helmets'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:33am

A Missouri county trying to recruit new firefighters is getting real with its sales pitch, saying in signs posted outside its stations that the job offers "Hard Labor, Odd Hours, Low Pay (and) Cool Helmets!!"

Markets Right Now: Stocks open slightly lower on Wall Street

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:44am

The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):

EU ambassador: Trump Cuba policy worries European companies

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:25am

The European Union's ambassador to Cuba says the Trump administration's crackdown on business with the communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies doing business on the island.

Insurer Anthem tops 1Q expectations, raises 2019 forecast

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:57am

Anthem beat Wall Street's first quarter expectations and raised its 2019 forecast, helped by a growth spurt in one of the Blue Cross-Blue Shield insurer's more profitable lines of coverage.

Ford to invest $500M in electric vehicle startup Rivian

Tom Krisher, 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 Ford electric vehicle 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 one was hurt when a Union Pacific train carrying ethanol derailed in a residential area 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 to supply UK networks draw criticism

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:13am

British officials downplayed reports that Prime Minister Theresa May will allow China's Huawei to supply parts of the U.K.'s new internet network, a decision that goes against U.S. pleas to ban the firm as it could help Beijing's spying efforts.