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AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates his role in black job gains

Aug. 16, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism. Trump and his administration argue he's done more to help the economic well-being of minorities than Barack Obama, the country's first and only...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump on black unemployment

Aug. 15, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism. Trump and his administration argue he's done more to help the economic well-being of minorities than Barack Obama, the country's first and only...

White House admits error for false claim on black employment

Aug. 15, 2018 8:55 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has acknowledged error in its false claim that President Donald Trump created three times as many jobs for African-Americans than President Barack Obama. It was a rare admission of fault for an administration that frequently skews data and overstates economic gains. White...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's economic mirage; Sanders on Medicare

Aug. 11, 2018 8:12 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is pulling numbers out of thin air when it comes to the economy, jobs and the deficit. He refers to a current record-breaking gross domestic product for the U.S. where none exists and predicts a blockbuster 5 percent annual growth rate in the current quarter that...

North Carolina town picked for Amazon distribution center

Aug. 10, 2018 12:17 PM EDT

GARNER, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina town will be the site of a new Amazon distribution center that officials say will lead to hundreds of millions in investment and the creation of more than a thousand jobs. State and local officials announced Friday that Garner, a Raleigh suburb, will be home to a new...

Labor: Missouri farmworkers kept in inhumane conditions

Aug. 10, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Florida company kept more than 100 temporary farmworkers in "inhumane" and "unsanitary" working conditions while not paying them what they were due as they harvested watermelons in southeast Missouri, according to federal labor officials. The U.S. Labor Department issued a...

Concern in Arkansas town highlights trade fears in US states

Aug. 8, 2018 11:28 AM EDT

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (AP) — A Chinese company's announcement two years ago that it would spend more than $1 billion and hire hundreds of workers for a paper mill on the outskirts of this rural college town was seen as a much-needed shot in the arm for the region's economy. A web video promoting Arkadelphia...

Samsung plans $22 billion for artificial intelligence, autos

Aug. 8, 2018 10:11 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics plans to spend a whopping $22 billion over the next three years on artificial intelligence, auto components and other future businesses as the company maps out its strategy under the restored leadership of Vice Chairman Lee Jae-yong after he was freed from...

Amazon? Mysterious 'Project Rocket' advances outside Atlanta

Aug. 8, 2018 9:05 AM EDT

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A mysterious economic development project code-named "Project Rocket" is advancing in Atlanta's suburbs. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the identity of the company seeking the massive distribution facility remains shrouded in secrecy. The story notes that e-commerce...

Open jobs outnumber US unemployed for 3rd straight month

Aug. 7, 2018 11:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers posted slightly more openings in June than the previous month, resulting in more available jobs than unemployed people for the third straight month, signaling a solid economy. The Labor Department said Tuesday that job openings barely increased, rising 3,000 to 6.66...