Consumer product manufacturing

In this Monday, May 1, 2017 photo, Jose Luis Santiago, left, an immigration advocate, marches during a protest march in Homestead, Fla. Cinco de May, a once-obscure holiday marking a 19th Century-battle between Mexico and invading French forces, is being met with ambivalence by Mexican-American and Mexican immigrants. President Donald Trump’s immigration policies and rhetoric are leaving some Mexican Americans and immigrants feeling at odds with Cinco de Mayo. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
May 04, 2017 - 8:24 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — For years, Yazmin Irazoqui Ruiz saw Cinco de Mayo as a reason to eat tacos and listen to Mexican music. The 25-year-old Mexican-born medical student left Mexico for the U.S. as a child and celebrates the day to honor a homeland she hardly remembers. But the Albuquerque, New...
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FILE - In this May 8, 2013 file photo a Ferrari logo is displayed on a wheel at the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy. Luxury Italian sports carmaker Ferrari has announced a record first quarter as sales of its V12 models boosted profits by 60 percent. (AP Photo/Marco Vasini, files)
May 04, 2017 - 1:41 pm
MILAN (AP) — Luxury Italian sports carmaker Ferrari on Thursday announced a record first quarter as sales of its V12 models boosted profits 60 percent. Ferrari, based in the northern Italian city of Maranello, reported net profits of 124 million euros ($136 million) in the first quarter, up from 78...
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May 03, 2017 - 9:10 am
DETROIT (AP) — Automotive parts and electronics maker Delphi Corp. plans to spin off its vehicle powertrain operations into a separate publicly traded company. The British company with U.S. operations in suburban Detroit says Delphi shareholders will get stock in both companies in the tax-free deal...
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May 03, 2017 - 8:57 am
DETROIT (AP) — Automotive parts and electronics maker Delphi Corp. plans to spin off its vehicle powertrain operations into a separate publicly traded company. The British company with U.S. operations in suburban Detroit says Delphi shareholders will get stock in both companies in the tax-free deal...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2017 file photo Volkswagen cars are lifted inside a delivery tower of the company in Wolfsburg, Germany. Volkswagen will report first-quarter and hold analyst and investor conference call on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
May 03, 2017 - 5:14 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen saw its first quarter profit jump 44 percent as it focused on selling more profitable models and worked past its scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests. Costs and fines from the scandal that emerged in Sept. 2015 have dinged...
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May 03, 2017 - 3:59 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German automaker Volkswagen saw its first-quarter profit jump 44 percent as the company continued to work past its scandal over diesel cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests. Costs and fines from the scandal that emerged in Sept. 2015 has dinged VW's large cash pile since...
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Pre-kindergarten teacher Shanel Rosetta, 23, of Albuquerque (left, foreground), makes calls to registered voters from a union hall in Santa Fe, N.M., on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, urging them to vote in favor of a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages. Voters in New Mexico's capital city were deciding whether to add a tax on sugary sodas and other sweetened beverages that would follow the examples of several cities across the country. The proposed tax in Santa Fe would pay to expand early childhood education. (AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
May 03, 2017 - 1:29 am
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Voters in New Mexico's capital city rejected a tax increase on sweetened beverages Tuesday, handing a rare victory to the soft-drink industry after a string of recent defeats. The tax failed with 11,533 votes against and only 8,382 votes in favor, the Santa Fe City Clerk's...
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FILE- In this March 7, 2017, file photo, a freshly cut wheel of swiss cheese sits at the U.S. Championship Cheese Contest in Green Bay, Wis. The Wisconsin Legislature agreed Tuesday, May 2, to designate cheese as the official dairy product of Wisconsin, which produces more 3 billion pounds of cheese per year, more than any other state. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger, File)
May 02, 2017 - 7:22 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The plan was too "gouda" to fail. The Wisconsin Legislature agreed Tuesday to make cheese the official dairy product of the dairy-obsessed state, which produces more 3 billion pounds of cheese per year. That's more than any other U.S. state. The state's official animal is the...
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In this Wednesday, April 26, 2017, photo, Chevrolet trucks are lined up at a Chevrolet dealership in Richmond, Va. Analysts expect the auto industry to post a fourth straight month of lower sales as the pace of sales cools after last year's record. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
May 02, 2017 - 5:20 pm
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto sales fell 4.7 percent last month, the most pronounced slowdown of the year and a strong indication that 2017 will put an end to seven straight years of growth. Auto executives and analysts, who have been anticipating a slowdown, saw no cause for panic. Many expect sales in...
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FILE - This Thursday, May 19, 2016, file photo shows the Apple logo on the side of the Apple Union Square store, in San Francisco. Apple reports earnings Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 02, 2017 - 4:40 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As Apple's stash of cash grows, so does the possibility that the company will use some of the money for a huge acquisition that would expand its empire beyond iPhones and other gadgets. The guessing game primarily has focused on potential acquisitions of video streaming service...
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