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AP Top Business News at 10:27 p.m. EDT

Trump announces $10 billion Foxconn plant in Wisconsin
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Wednesday that electronics giant Foxconn will build a $10 billion factory in Wisconsin that's expected to initially create 3,000 jobs, the largest economic development project in state history....

Samsung Electronics logs record profit on memory chip boom
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Samsung Electronics reported its all-time high quarterly profit on Thursday as its semiconductor profit surged to a record high thanks to booming demand for memory chips....

Coke Zero gets makeover as Coke Zero Sugar
NEW YORK (AP) -- Coke Zero is getting revamped as Coke Zero Sugar....

Facebook's ads just keep creeping into new apps
NEW YORK (AP) -- Scrolling through an ad-free Instagram is now a distant memory, much like the once ad-free Facebook itself. Soon, users of its Messenger app will begin to see advertisements, too - and WhatsApp may not be too far behind....

Fed leaves rates alone but moves closer to selling off bonds
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Federal Reserve is keeping its key interest rate unchanged at a time when inflation remains persistently low. But it signaled Wednesday that it's edging closer to gradually shrinking its bond holdings, a step that would likely boost long-term borrowing rates including mortgages....

GOP senators blink on a big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated they didn't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" on Wednesday when it actually counted. The Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation to throw out major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it....

What's next: Senate GOP considers "skinny" health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican senators were looking to go skinny Wednesday as they struggled to repeal key parts of former President Barack Obama's health law....

At hacker summit, a new focus on preventing brazen attacks
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Against a backdrop of cyberattacks that amount to full-fledged sabotage, Facebook chief security officer Alex Stamos brought a sobering message to the hackers and security experts assembled at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas. In effect, he said, it's time to grow up....

Blowing smoke? E-cigarettes might help smokers quit
People who used e-cigarettes were more likely to kick the habit than those who didn't, a new study found....

Boeing beats 2Q profit forecasts, raises full-year outlook
DALLAS (AP) -- Boeing reported higher-than-expected earnings for the second quarter despite lower revenue, and it raised its forecast for full-year profit on Wednesday, sending both the aircraft maker's stock and the Dow higher....

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