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Trade war's losers could include microchips, energy, banks

Aug. 18, 2019 11:58 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking across the stock market, it's hard to find a company that isn't vulnerable in some degree to the U.S.-China trade war. Stocks of companies that do lots of business with China, such as chipmakers and other technology companies, are obvious candidates for investors to sell when trade...

Sen. Reed to announce federal funding for Providence station

Aug. 18, 2019 11:54 AM EDT

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Jack Reed is planning to join state transportation and Amtrak officials to announce federal funds to help modernize Providence station. The Rhode Island Democrat plans to make the announcement Monday at the station. Reed said the money will help overhaul the station, make...

Expert: Stars 'aligned' for proposed Chicago area airport

Aug. 18, 2019 9:37 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The political and economic stars have aligned for the development of a suburban Chicago airport, according to a transportation expert. Officials have spent years debating whether an airport in Peotone, located about 45 miles (71 kilometers) south of Chicago, should be built. This year's...

Bodies found at site of China rockslide with 17 missing

Aug. 18, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Teams have begun recovering bodies at a railway repair site in southwestern China where 17 workers were buried by rocks. The official Xinhua News Agency said Sunday that four bodies had been retrieved from the section of the Chengu-Kunming railway in Sichuan province's Ganluo county where...

Michigan Boy Scouts selling off campgrounds to balance books

Aug. 18, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Boy Scouts are pulling up stakes on campgrounds across Michigan, selling off thousands of acres of woods and water to cut expenses and raise money as their ranks shrink. In the last five years alone, the Michigan Crossroads Council of Boy Scouts, which oversees scouting in lower...

Crews reopen Denali park road; stranded tourists leave

Aug. 17, 2019 10:14 PM EDT

DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska (AP) — Road crews have cleared one lane in Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve, and buses returned about 300 stranded tourists to the park entrance safely. The tourists became stranded Friday after heavy rains triggered mudslides and caused excess water from a culvert to...

The Latest: Denali National Park plans to fully reopen road

Aug. 17, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

DENALI NATIONAL PARK, Alaska (AP) — The Latest on transportation problems in Alaska's Denali National Park (all times local): 7:10 p.m. The road that goes through Denali National Park and Preserve will be fully open at 5 a.m. Sunday. The park's superintendent says in a statement that crews spent Saturday...

National lab details $13B in building plans over next decade

Aug. 17, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

LOS ALAMOS, N.M. (AP) — Officials at Los Alamos National Laboratory have plans for $13 billion worth of construction projects over the next decade at the northern New Mexico complex as it prepares to ramp up production of plutonium cores for the nation's nuclear weapons arsenal. They outlined their plans...

Prosecutor: Police officer fires round, no injuries

Aug. 17, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey police officer fired a round after a suspect produced a weapon when ordered to stop, but no one was injured. The Union County prosecutor's office says one of the Elizabeth police officers who responded to a location at about 10 p.m. Friday ordered the...

Sununu signs law aimed at reducing water contamination

Aug. 17, 2019 3:03 PM EDT

NORTH HAMPTON, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire environmental officials have less than three months to propose a plan to substantially reduce contamination from the Coakley Landfill superfund site in North Hampton. Republican Gov. Chris Sununu signed a bill Friday that gives the Department of Environmental...