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Ex-San Francisco official sentenced to 7 years in prison

Aug. 25, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco’s former public works director, who pleaded guilty to steering public contracts and taking pricey gifts, was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison in a corruption case that ensnared several City Hall officials and insiders. Mohammed Nuru...

Korean firm's $22B investment will mean new US jobs, WH says

Jul. 26, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — South Korea's SK Group on Tuesday announced plans to invest $22 billion in the United States on industries including semiconductors, green energy and bioscience, which the White House said will create tens of thousands of domestic jobs while helping ease global supply chain...

Idaho nuclear waste treatment plant making progress

Jul. 15, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A nuclear waste treatment plant in eastern Idaho designed to treat 900,000 gallons (3.4 million liters) of sodium-bearing, radioactive waste that has had numerous setbacks appears to be making progress, officials said. The U.S. Department of Energy this week...

Coroner: Missing S. Carolina man fell into plastic shredder

Jul. 07, 2022 19:56 PM EDT

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Dried blood found at a recycling plant is that of a 20-year-old who was reported missing there two months ago, a South Carolina coroner said. Duncan Alexander Burrell Gordon, of Greer, was reported missing in early May from the recycling plant where his...