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Musk company to build Chicago-to-O'Hare express transport

Jun. 14, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Entrepreneur Elon Musk said Thursday a high-speed transportation system that will whisk people between downtown Chicago and O'Hare International Airport at speeds of up to 150 mph could be operational in about three years. Musk joined Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel to formally announce that a...

Europe, Fed moves show global shift away from cheap money

Jun. 14, 2018 2:14 PM EDT

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Two of the globe's most powerful central banks are gradually withdrawing the easy money policies that helped repair the damage wrought by the Great Recession and push stock markets to record highs. It's a sign of confidence in the economy, but with uncertain consequences for consumers...

In France, thousands of retirees protest Macron tax hike

Jun. 14, 2018 11:35 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of French retirees are protesting across the country over a tax hike on their pensions. Nine unions called on retired workers to demonstrate Thursday against the centrist government's plans to freeze pensions and increase taxes. The tax hike has been in effect since January and has...

North Dakota OKs refinery construction near national park

Jun. 13, 2018 2:37 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota's Health Department issued a permit Wednesday allowing construction of an oil refinery about 3 miles (5 kilometers) from Theodore Roosevelt National Park, a project opposed by several national and regional conservation groups. The Davis Refinery still has other hurdles,...

US mayors push to curb gun violence, help immigrants

Jun. 8, 2018 6:10 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A bipartisan coalition of U.S. mayors called Friday for policies to curb gun violence and pledged to support immigrant communities as it kicked off a four-day gathering in Boston to tackle issues impacting cities. At an opening news conference for the mayors' annual meeting, city leaders took...

As trade fears grow, US states reach out to companies

Jun. 8, 2018 5:03 AM EDT

HACHIOJI, Japan (AP) — President Donald Trump's trade relations with Tokyo are testy, but Idaho gave Takashi Suzuki a warm welcome. Suzuki, president of Sakae Casting Co. , which manufactures aluminum parts used for cooling batteries and semiconductors, first went to Silicon Valley looking for...

Coal company owned by West Virginia gov's family adds jobs

Jun. 7, 2018 1:30 PM EDT

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — A coal company Jim Justice sold to Russians and then bought back before he became West Virginia's governor says it's hiring 250 workers. Bluestone Coal announced Thursday that it is hiring foremen, mechanics, electricians, truck drivers and equipment operators at both its surface and...

Oregon to lead national suit against CenturyLink

Jun. 5, 2018 8:32 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon will lead a national class-action lawsuit against internet and TV provider CenturyLink, over allegations including fraudulent accounts and billing. The designation is the latest development after the 2017 beginning of the lawsuit, which alleged the company pushed employees to...

Idaho to take over regulating water pollution from EPA

Jun. 5, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho will take over regulating pollution discharge into the state's lakes and rivers from the federal government under an agreement signed Tuesday by the head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said the agreement was the culmination of a...

Flash sale site Rue La La to buy rival Gilt

Jun. 4, 2018 5:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Flash sale site Rue La La said Monday it will buy rival Gilt from department store chain Hudson's Bay as it seeks to fortify its presence in the world of online discount luxury. Hudson's Bay, which operates Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor among other chains, bought Gilt for $250...