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Buttigieg calls on McKinsey to release list of his clients

Dec. 6, 2019 10:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg is calling on his former employer McKinsey & Co. to release a list of the clients he served and to free him from a nondisclosure agreement he signed when he worked there a decade ago. In a statement Friday, he also included a summary of...

US persuades judge to stop pro-Trump border wall group

Dec. 5, 2019 7:29 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The U.S. government persuaded a federal judge to prevent a private fundraising group from building its own wall next to the river that separates the U.S. and Mexico, despite the group's longstanding claim that it is supporting President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge Randy Crane's...

Homeland Security chair wants review of border wall contract

Dec. 5, 2019 6:01 PM EST

DICKINSON, N.D. (AP) — The chairman of the U.S. House Homeland Security Committee is asking the Office of the Inspector General to look into a $400 million contract awarded to a North Dakota company for a border wall in Arizona. In a letter dated Wednesday, Congressman Bennie Thompson raised concern about...

Feds award $4B contract for services at Hanford nuke site

Dec. 5, 2019 3:59 PM EST

RICHLAND, Wash. (AP) — The federal government has awarded a new $4 billion contract to provide some services on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation near Richland, Washington. The Tri-City Herald reports the five-year contract was awarded Thursday to a company called Hanford Mission Integration Solutions. That...

Portugal resists US appeal to bar Huawei from 5G network

Dec. 5, 2019 11:12 AM EST

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal won’t exclude Chinese companies from supplying technology for the country’s next-generation 5G wireless network, senior Portuguese officials told U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday. Portugal is the latest European Union country to resist U.S....

Kid Rock's Detroit eatery closing after his anti-Oprah rant

Dec. 4, 2019 4:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A Kid Rock-owned restaurant in Detroit's Little Caesars Arena will close once its licensing agreement expires this spring, the singer and arena operator announced separately Wednesday. The severing of ties between the suburban Detroit-born musician and Ilitch Holdings came days after video...

Wichita City Council OKs $500 million water plant contract

Dec. 4, 2019 12:49 PM EST

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita City Council has awarded a $500 million contract for the city's new water treatment plant to a group that includes two companies that spent thousands of dollars on former Mayor Jeff Longwell, who then pushed the city to award them the contract. The council voted unanimously...

Wall builder who pitched to Trump on Fox wins $400M contract

Dec. 3, 2019 8:31 PM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Fisher’s ambitious plan to win a border wall contract included what could be the next best thing to making a pitch directly to President Donald Trump himself — talking to him through his favorite cable TV channel, Fox News. And it just may have worked....

Denver, AXS sign $5M ticket sales contract for city venues

Dec. 3, 2019 5:29 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver City Council has approved a $5 million contract making AXS the exclusive ticket sales company for all city-owned venues. The Denver Post reported promoters will be required to use AXS when booking and promoting shows at Denver venues regardless of how their tickets are sold...

Firm that boasts about border wall building gets contract

Dec. 3, 2019 10:35 AM EST

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A North Dakota company that has long claimed it can build a U.S.-Mexico border wall cheaper and faster than competitors has been awarded a contract to construct a portion of the structure in Yuma, Arizona. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded the contract to Fisher Sand and...