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Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

Scott Bauer and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 2:03am

President Donald Trump says that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs. It's the largest economic development project in state history.

US-Mexico border mayors convene amid high-stakes debates

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 2:03am

The first meeting of the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association since Donald Trump became president of the United States begins Thursday as the stakes of debate in their nation's capitals could hardly be higher for the region of 12 million people stretching from the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico.

Airbus profits lag amid engine issues, military challenges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 2:00am

Airbus' first-half profits took a hit amid ongoing problems with its A400M military transporter and engine problems for its A320neo, and deliveries are down though orders are on the rise.

Nokia reports loss, warns of decline in networks industry

Matti Huuhtanen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:50am

Nokia continued to be hit by a decline in its core networks sector in the second quarter with almost flat sales, and cautioned Thursday that a weakening in networks would be greater than previously expected.

Transgender Chinese man says he's won job bias lawsuit

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:50am

A Chinese court has ruled that a transgender man was unjustly dismissed by a former employer, the plaintiff said Thursday, in the country's first such discrimination lawsuit.

Boris Johnson lends support to Australia-UK free trade deal

Kristen Gelineau, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:50am

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that he supports a proposed free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and Australia, as his country looks to strengthen its relationships with allies ahead of Britain's departure from the European Union.

Oil and gas finds pump up Repsol's earnings in 1st half

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:45am

Spanish energy company Repsol says new oil and gas findings and efficiency improvements drove a 65.3 percent increase in net profit in the first half of the year.

Asian shares gain on strong earnings, dovish Fed policy

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:30am

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, supported by strong corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve's decision to pause its slow-moving campaign to raise interest rates.

Austrian leader: EU could never digest Turkey joining

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:30am

Austria's chancellor says the European Union could "never, ever" digest the economic impact of Turkey joining, underlining his country's hard line against membership.

Amazon and Foxconn reflect a growing trend: Deliver it now

Paul Wiseman and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:20am

In today's economy, speed is everything.

Samsung soars, sidestepping jailing of chief, Note 7 fiasco

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 1:06am

Seemingly invincible Samsung Electronics appears set to log record annual profit this year as exploding use of data in mobile devices and the "memory supercycle" help it surmount the jailing of its de facto leader and sidestep losses from its fire-prone Galaxy Note 7s.

Nestle's 1st-half profit up 19 percent, sales slightly lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:54am

Swiss food giant Nestle says its first-half earnings were up 19 percent due to a one-time tax expense that impacted profit a year earlier, while sales slipped as a result of divestments and currency issues.

Royal Dutch Shell's earnings more than triple in 2Q

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:54am

Royal Dutch Shell says second-quarter earnings more than tripled as it benefited from a cost-cutting drive and recovering oil prices.

Deutsche Bank sees profit rebound; CEO not satisfied

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:51am

Deutsche Bank's net profit rebounded to 466 million euros ($545 million) in the second quarter from a mere 20 million euros a year earlier as the bank presses on with a difficult long-term restructuring, the company said Thursday.

FBI arrests suspect in woman's death on Alaska cruise ship

Rachel D'Oro and Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:40am

A suspect is in custody in the death of a woman during a domestic dispute on a cruise ship in U.S. waters off Alaska, the FBI in Anchorage said late Wednesday.

State fair to open without rides after deadly malfunction

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:33am

A state fair, where one person was killed and seven others were injured when an "aggressive thrill" ride broke apart, will be open Thursday, officials said, but the rides won't be running until they all are determined to be safe.

Ford Mustang, slumping in US, is still a global hit

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:40pm

On any given day this summer, you might find 97-year-old Lennart Ribring driving his 2016 Ford Mustang GT on a winding road near his home in Sweden. Or you might see Chris Fitzpatrick polishing his 1967 Mustang convertible in Auckland, New Zealand. Guo Xin might be working on a Mustang in his car repair shop in Beijing, while in England, a happy bride and groom drive off in a Mustang GT California Special.

Asian shares gain on strong earnings, dovish Fed policy

Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:12pm

Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday, supported by strong corporate earnings and the Federal Reserve's decision to pause its slow-moving campaign to raise interest rates.

The Latest: FBI: Suspect in custody in cruise ship death

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:32pm

The Latest on the death of a woman from a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship (all times local):

AP Exclusive: Boy Scouts chief expected a fiery Trump speech

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:41pm

The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the furor over Trump's remarks.