Contracts and orders

July 17, 2018 - 6:44 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr has received a contract extension following the franchise's repeat championship and third title in four years during his tenure. Kerr and general manager Bob Myers, who are close friends and colleagues, said when the season ended that...
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FILE - This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a McDonald's Restaurant in Brandon, Miss. Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches, limiting their wages and job opportunities, under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the binding agreements with companies including Arby’s, Jimmy John’s and Cinnabon, at a news conference Thursday, July 12, 2018. McDonald's also signed on, but previously announced plans to end the practice. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
July 12, 2018 - 7:17 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that block workers from changing branches — limiting their wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington. Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced binding agreements...
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President of the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China, Mats Harborn speaks during the release of a report in Beijing, China, Tuesday, July 10, 2018. The business group says European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs in a sign of the spreading impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
July 10, 2018 - 3:01 am
BEIJING (AP) — European companies that export from China are changing the global flow of their goods to avoid higher American tariffs, a business group said Tuesday, in a sign of the spreading impact of the U.S.-Chinese trade war. Tariff hikes are "hitting immediately the bottom line" of companies...
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July 06, 2018 - 1:43 am
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad says he will visit Beijing next month to renegotiate "unfair" terms for China-backed projects in Malaysia worth more than $22 billion. The Finance Ministry said Thursday it has ordered Chinese contractors building the $20 billion East Coast...
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FILE- In this Nov. 18, 2014, file photo, former billionaire Eike Batista, a Brazilian tycoon once named No. 7 on Forbes' list of the world's richest people, attends his hearing at a federal criminal court in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Batista as convicted on Monday, July 2, 2018 of corruption and money laundering and sentenced to 30 years. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana, File)
July 03, 2018 - 1:42 pm
SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian businessman who amassed and then lost a multi-billion-dollar fortune has been convicted of corruption and money laundering and sentenced to 30 years. Eike Batista was found guilty of paying around $16.5 million in bribes to the former Rio de Janeiro governor to gain an...
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In this Sept. 8, 2017, photo, Malaysia former Prime Minster Najib Razak, third from left, looks at modals of ECRL (East Coast Rail Link) during the project launching in Kuantan, east cost of peninsula Malaysia. Malaysia's government said Tuesday, July 3, 2018, a major China-backed rail link project can only be viable with a "drastic" price reduction by the Chinese contractor as the actual cost of the venture is 81 billion ringgit ($20 billion). (AP Photo)
July 03, 2018 - 2:53 am
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government said Tuesday a major China-backed rail link project can only be viable with a "drastic" price reduction by the Chinese contractor as the actual cost of the venture is 81 billion ringgit ($20 billion). The 688 kilometer (430 miles) East Coast Rail...
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Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, center, meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, right, and Australia's Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop, before a bilateral meeting at Parliament House in Canberra, Monday, June 25, 2018. Australia said it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after Turnbull warned China against building a military base on the South Pacific island nation. (Mick Tsikas/AAP Image via AP)
June 25, 2018 - 6:54 am
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia said Monday that it would negotiate a security treaty with Vanuatu, weeks after the Australian prime minister warned China against building a military base in the South Pacific island nation. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced the negotiations during a...
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FILE- In this June 14, 2018, file photo, Tesla CEO and founder of the Boring Company Elon Musk speaks at a news conference in Chicago. Tesla is suing a former employee at its Nevada battery factory alleging that he hacked into the manufacturing computers and disclosed confidential trade secrets. The federal lawsuit filed Wednesday, June 20, contends that Martin Tripp of Sparks, Nev., also made false claims to the media about information he stole, including claims that the company used punctured battery cells in the Model 3 electric car. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
June 20, 2018 - 2:20 pm
DETROIT (AP) — A former employee hacked into computers at Tesla's Nevada battery factory, stole confidential information and combined it with falsehoods in leaks to the media, the electric car maker alleged in a federal lawsuit. The suit was filed Wednesday, three days after CEO Elon Musk warned...
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June 20, 2018 - 5:47 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor Group says it has signed an agreement with Audi AG to jointly develop electronics vehicles powered by fuel cell. Under the multi-year agreement signed Wednesday, Hyundai's affiliates including Kia and Audi's parent company Volkswagen AG will share components...
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FILE - This is a July 31, 2017, file photo showing The Discovery Communications logo atop its headquarters in Silver Spring, Md. Discovery, Inc. has signed a $2 billion agreement that gives it media rights to PGA Tour programming for its 220 markets outside the United States. The deal announced Monday, June 4, 2018, is designed to allow Discovery to deliver golf around the world on every screen and device. It's the PGA Tour's latest effort to expand its fan base around the world. The 12-year deals starts next year and runs through 2030. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
June 04, 2018 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Discovery Inc. signed a $2 billion agreement that gives it media rights to PGA Tour programming for its 220 markets outside the United States. The deal announced Monday is designed to allow Discovery to deliver golf around the world on every screen and device. It's the PGA Tour's...
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