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Invitation: Trump to announce Foxconn plant in Wisconsin

Scott Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 2:02pm

Wisconsin has won the fight to build the first U.S. assembly plant for electronics giant Foxconn in a project that's expected to result in billions of dollars in investment in the state and create thousands of jobs in the congressional district of U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:56pm

Grain futures were higher Wenesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

The Latest: Foxconn news brings bipartisan excitement

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:56pm

The Latest on electronics giant Foxconn's plans to build manufacturing facilities in the United States (all times local):

Ford recalling 117,000 vehicles for safety defect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:56pm

Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 117,000 vehicles because the bolts in the seat, seat belt or seat belt buckle may fracture.

Idaho GOP gubernatorial candidate unveils new jobs plan

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

Gubernatorial hopeful and Lt. Gov. Brad Little outlined the first details of his economic plan to reduce regulations on Idaho companies and create more job opportunities for Idaho's young workers.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

Grain futures were higher Wenesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Grain higher, livestock mixed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

Grain futures were higher Wenesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Gold, silver edge lower

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

The July gold contract on the New York Mercantile Exchange closed today at $1,249.00 an ounce, down $2.70.

The Latest: Fiat Chrysler says it's a victim in payoff probe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:35pm

The Latest on charges against a former Fiat Chrysler executive, who is accused of making payments to a union official (all times local):

Iowa group sues United over death of giant rabbit, Simon

Scott McFetridge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:31pm

A group of Iowa businessmen filed a lawsuit Wednesday against United Airlines over the death of a giant rabbit after a flight from London to Chicago.

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Arizona man gets 68 years in Bundy ranching standoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:23pm

A Phoenix man has been sentenced to more than 68 years in federal prison for his role as a gunman in a standoff that stopped federal agents from rounding up cattle near Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch in 2014.

At hacker summit, a new focus on preventing brazen attacks

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:22pm

Against a backdrop of cyberattacks that have grown into full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos brought a sobering message Wednesday to hackers and security experts at the Black Hat conference.

Republicans' health care plan protested in Salt Lake City

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:17pm

People opposed to the Senate Republicans' health care plan gathered in downtown Salt Lake City to rally.

The Latest: Doctors, insurer criticize GOP health care bill

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:17pm

The Latest on the effort by congressional Republicans to pass a health care bill (all times local):

Ex-Fiat Chrysler executive charged in union official payoff

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:11pm

A former Fiat Chrysler labor executive was charged Wednesday with giving $1.2 million in various gifts to a United Automobile Workers vice president, his wife and other senior union managers.

The Latest: White House won't say fate of transgender troops

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:11pm

The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision to bar transgender people from serving in the military (all times local):

New York eyes 'textalyzer' to bust drivers using phones

David Klepper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:52pm

Police in New York state may soon have a high-tech way of catching texting drivers: a device known as a "textalyzer" that allows an officer to quickly check if a phone has been in use before a crash.

FBI investigating death from domestic dispute on cruise ship

Rachel D'Oro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:52pm

The FBI is investigating the death of a Utah woman stemming from a domestic dispute aboard a cruise ship traveling in U.S. waters off Alaska.

Gains for AT&T and Boeing help lift US stock indexes higher

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:52pm

U.S. stocks edged further into record territory Wednesday. Boeing and AT&T rose sharply after posting strong second-quarter results. Energy companies rose with the price of oil. Treasury yields took a step backward after the Federal Reserve held short-term interest rates steady.

Now hiring at Amazon: Thousands of people in 1 day

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:52pm

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers in just one day as it holds a giant job fair next week at nearly a dozen warehouses across the U.S.