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UK train strikes and energy hikes add to a week of turmoil

Oct. 01, 2022 09:50 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Trains in Britain all but ground to a halt Saturday as coordinated strikes by rail workers added to a week of turmoil caused by soaring energy prices and unfunded tax cuts that roiled financial markets. Only about 11% of train services were expected to operate across...

Riverview expanding coal operations in western Kentucky

Sep. 30, 2022 04:04 AM EDT

HENDERSON, Ky. (AP) — A coal company is building a new facility in western Kentucky. Riverview Coal LLC operates a massive underground coal mine in Union County. The new $35 million facility will be built in neighboring Henderson County, according to a media release from the...

Michigan Legislature $1B spending approval met with pushback

Sep. 29, 2022 15:39 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature this week added $1 billion in new spending to an already record-breaking $76 billion budget, a boost intended to attract large economic projects and meeting immediate pushback from several key Republicans. A majority of the $1 billion...

Kentucky recovers $15 million investment in failed project

Sep. 29, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky has recovered a $15 million state investment in a failed aluminum mill project that sat undeveloped for five years. Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday the state is also in the process of having the 200-plus acre site returned in the form of a donation...

Google promises Greece 20K jobs with cloud expansion

Sep. 29, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Google announced plans Thursday to expand its cloud services infrastructure to Greece, promising to create nearly 20,000 jobs through direct investment and partnerships by the end of the decade. The move follows plans by Microsoft, announced two years ago, to...

Ford to invest $700M, add 500 jobs at Louisville truck plant

Sep. 27, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Ford will invest $700 million mainly at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, creating about 500 new jobs over the next four years. The company made the announcement Tuesday after a state board approved incentives for Ford's investment in the state. ...

Walmart to cover fertility treatments under insurance plan

Sep. 27, 2022 09:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is teaming up with a fertility startup to offer benefits under its insurance plan that will help its workers expand their families. The nation’s largest retailer and private employer said Tuesday it’s partnering with New York-based Kindbody to offer...

Company plans to make Dixie paper plates in Tennessee

Sep. 27, 2022 05:01 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee officials say Georgia-Pacific plans to spend at least $425 million to build a facility that will make Dixie-brand paper plates in Jackson. The project is expected to create 220 jobs in Madison County, and construction is expected to start before...

Saudi Arabia's triumphant week reclaims the West's embrace

Sep. 26, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Saudi Arabia appears to be leaving behind the stream of negative coverage that the killing of Jamal Khashoggi elicited since 2018. The kingdom is once again being enthusiastically welcomed back into polite and powerful society, and it is no longer as frowned upon to seek Saudi...

UK cuts taxes, boosts spending, accelerating pound's slide

Sep. 23, 2022 13:29 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom's new government outlined plans Friday to cut taxes and boost spending in an effort to bolster the faltering economy, but the high-risk moves sparked concerns that increased public borrowing will worsen a cost-of-living crisis and sent the British pound on its...