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___ Tesla secures land in Shanghai for first factory outside US BEIJING (AP) — Electric auto brand Tesla Inc. says it has secured land in Shanghai for its first factory outside the United States, pushing ahead despite mounting U.S.-Chinese trade tensions. The California-based company announced plans for the... Read More
How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday
U.S. stocks rocketed to their biggest gain in six months Tuesday following strong earnings from major financial and health care companies as well as reports showing industrial output and job postings were rising. On Tuesday: The S&P 500 index advanced 59.13 points, or 2.1 percent, to 2,809.92. The Dow Jones... Read More
Europe warns of revolt if Italy draft budget accepted
MILAN (AP) — Italy's populist government was heading into a budget battle with the European Union after disregarding pointed warnings to ease up on spending promises that have shattered previous deficit pledges and threaten Italy's ability to lower its heavy debt load. The EU Commission President Jean-Claude... Read More
Chance The Rapper goes undercover to raise money for arts
CHICAGO (AP) — Chance the Rapper is so serious about raising money for arts education programs in Chicago that he took a second job as a Lyft driver to spread the word. The Chicago Tribune reports that the Chicago-born Grammy-winning hip-hop artist who has given millions of dollars to Chicago Public Schools... Read More
Houston firefighters take battle over pay to voters
HOUSTON (AP) — Houston firefighters who have been in a bitter battle with the city for higher wages are taking their case to voters. Firefighters in the nation's fourth-largest city are asking for pay parity with local police in a proposal that Houston's mayor insists would be "a financial disaster for the city."... Read More
Greece: Strike closes Acropolis, main museums
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The ancient Acropolis in Athens and most of Greece's archaeological sites and publicly-run museums are closed to the public because of a 24-hour strike called by a union of Culture Ministry employees. Scores of tourists gathered Thursday outside the Acropolis, initially unaware of the strike.... Read More
Scramble for holiday season workers already near fever pitch
WASHINGTON (AP) — Companies that depend on holiday season sales will need more workers at a time when the ranks of the unemployed have dwindled to their lowest level since the recession. Envisioning an even tougher struggle than in recent years, many are taking steps they've not tried before to recruit seasonal... Read More
Google's Waze expands carpooling service throughout US
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google will begin offering its pay-to-carpool service throughout the U.S., an effort to reduce the commute-time congestion that its popular Waze navigation app is designed to avoid. The expansion announced Wednesday builds upon a carpooling system that Waze began testing two years ago in... Read More
5 things to watch for in Friday's monthly US jobs report
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. economy is humming, unemployment is skating near a half-century low and businesses are eager — desperate, in some cases — to hire. And when the government issues its September employment report Friday, expectations are high for another sunny picture of the job market. Economists have... Read More
Financially hard-up women get help in pursuing MeToo cases
NEW YORK (AP) — A dollar store cashier from Brooklyn. Five fire department paramedics in Chicago. An aspiring singer shunned by Nashville's country music establishment. Thanks to a $22 million legal fund, they've now teamed up with top-notch lawyers to pursue #MeToo-style sex harassment cases that they otherwise... Read More