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Pandemic relapse spells trouble for India's middle class

Jun. 12, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

NEW DELHI (AP) — Ram Babu moved from his village to the Indian capital New Delhi in 1980, to clean cars. Soon, he learned to drive and got a job as a tour bus driver. Decades later, he set up his own company, Madhubani Tours and Travels. In March 2020, a stringent...

Federal funding will help western Ky. town's water system

Jun. 11, 2021 05:03 AM EDT

EARLINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A western Kentucky city is receiving a $610,000 in federal funding to improve its water infrastructure. The city of Earlington in Hopkins County will use the money for water system improvements. The project will also get $390,000 in local matching...

Landing rental company relocating to Birmingham

Jun. 10, 2021 13:58 PM EDT

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Landing, an apartment rental company created by the founder of Shipt, is moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Birmingham. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey announced the move Thursday morning. She said it will create 816 full-time jobs. ...

Mississippi shipbuilder plans to hire 3,000 new workers

Jun. 10, 2021 12:29 PM EDT

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A shipyard that's the largest private employer in Mississippi says it is planning to hire about 3,000 new fulltime employees. Ingalls Shipbuilding held a hiring event Wednesday in Pascagoula. Its parent company, Huntington Ingalls Industries,...

Thai lawmakers approve $16B in borrowing to fight COVID-19

Jun. 10, 2021 10:09 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill that would allow the government to borrow up to 500 billion baht ($16 billion) to deal with the economic fallout and medical costs of the coronavirus. About 300 billion baht ($9.6 billion)...

Keystone XL pipeline nixed after Biden stands firm on permit

Jun. 09, 2021 19:37 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The sponsor of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline pulled the plug on the contentious project Wednesday after Canadian officials failed to persuade President Joe Biden to reverse his cancellation of its permit on the day he took office. ...

Gov. Mark Gordon allots $12M to oil, gas projects in Wyoming

Jun. 09, 2021 18:08 PM EDT

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has announced up to $12 million of the remaining $67 million of coronavirus relief aid money will be allocated toward oil and gas projects through the Energy Rebound Program. The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission...

ExxonMobil to invest $240M in Louisiana refinery

Jun. 09, 2021 16:34 PM EDT

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — ExxonMobil will be making $240 million worth of improvements to a refinery opened 112 years ago in Louisiana’s capital city, the company and Gov. John Bel Edwards said Wednesday. He and ExxonMobil Baton Rouge Refinery Manager David Oldreive...

Florida's largest county OKs plan after spike in gun deaths

Jun. 09, 2021 13:25 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Florida's largest county is moving forward after a recent spike in shootings with a nearly $8 million plan to reduce gun violence, seeking to focus on jobs for troubled teens and added funding for law enforcement. Miami-Dade commissioners unanimously...

3rd solar panel plant to open in Ohio, bringing 500 jobs

Jun. 09, 2021 12:17 PM EDT

PERRYSBURG, Ohio (AP) — A solar panel maker announced plans on Wednesday to build a third factory in Ohio and add 500 jobs near Toledo. First Solar Inc. said the new plant will double its production capacity. The Biden administration’s support...