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FILE - In this March 24, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price are seen in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington. Congress is launching a wide-ranging examination of air travel by high-ranking Trump administration officials. The House Oversight and Government Reform committee is following up on reports that health secretary Tom Price used pricey charters when cheaper commercial flights would have done. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
September 27, 2017 - 5:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Trump administration and air travel (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's "not happy" with his top health official, putting Tom Price's job in jeopardy after his costly charter flights on the taxpayer's dime triggered a congressional...
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September 19, 2017 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company said the proceedings are a...
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September 19, 2017 - 7:31 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Toys 'R' Us, the big box toy retailer struggling with $5 billion in debt and intense online competition, has filed for bankruptcy protection ahead of the key holiday shopping season — and says its stores will remain open for business as usual. The company said the proceedings are a...
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September 18, 2017 - 4:46 am
HONG KONG (AP) — Macau voters have elected a young pro-democracy activist to the Chinese casino capital's legislature, as opposition lawmakers expanded their presence at the expense of candidates linked to the gambling industry. The results released early Monday are a surprising sign of faith in...
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September 17, 2017 - 6:12 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — In one of Africa's largest dumps, some residents are making a living by collecting and recycling hair from mountains of rubbish. Nairobi's Dandora Municipal Dumpsite stretches as far as the eye can see. It was declared full in 2001 but has remained active, with 850 to 1,500...
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September 15, 2017 - 2:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are rising Friday as technology companies turn higher and Boeing continues to lead industrial companies. That comes in spite of a drop in industrial production and weaker retail sales for the month of August. Stocks in the U.K. slumped and the pound rose after the Bank...
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September 15, 2017 - 6:33 am
PARIS (AP) — The Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance is gambling that mass-market drivers are going to pivot soon to electric cars, announcing plans Friday to produce 12 new electric models by 2022 and to make electric cars 30 percent of its overall output. The carmakers — who collectively sold more...
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September 15, 2017 - 4:56 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Renault-Nissan's announcements about its future plan (all times local): 10:00 a.m. Carmaker Renault-Nissan wants to make "robo-taxis," driverless public transport vehicles and autonomous cars aimed at the mass market. It's all part of the alliance's strategic plan...
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September 15, 2017 - 3:59 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Renault-Nissan's announcements about its future plan (all times local): 10:00 a.m. Carmaker Renault-Nissan wants to make a "robo-taxi," driverless public transport vehicles and autonomous cars aimed at the mass market. It's all part of the alliance's strategic plan...
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September 15, 2017 - 3:58 am
PARIS (AP) — The Renault-Nissan alliance is sharply ramping up production of electric cars, vowing 12 new models by 2022 and to make electric cars 30 percent of its overall output. The carmakers — who collectively sold more vehicles than any other company in the world in the first half of this year...
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