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May's foes gather as Britain's Brexit stalemate drags on

Jan. 18, 2019 7:26 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Talks to end Britain's Brexit stalemate appeared deadlocked Friday, with neither Prime Minister Theresa May nor the main opposition leader shifting from their entrenched positions. May has been meeting with politicians from several parties in a bid to find a way forward after her European...

China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

Jan. 17, 2019 11:21 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Yu Mingang had a good job helping Chinese manufacturers prepare to sell shares to the public until the cooling economy derailed those plans. As demand for auditing services sank, the 25-year-old accountant in the eastern city of Hangzhou was laid off in December. Yu tightened his belt: No...

Governor's budget plan spotlights divided Kansas government

Jan. 17, 2019 6:14 PM EST

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly outlined a proposed budget Thursday that would commit Kansas to higher spending on public schools, expand its Medicaid health insurance program — and cut the state's annual funding for public pensions to help pay for her initiatives. Kelly's release of...

Airports, customs, trade: Europe preps for a chaotic Brexit

Jan. 17, 2019 5:10 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — One by one, European Union nations are spending millions, hiring thousands of workers and issuing emergency decrees to cope with the increasingly likely possibility that Britain will leave the bloc on March 29 without a plan. A no-deal Brexit could shake up the rest of the continent in ways...

Brexit talks by UK's May called a 'stunt' by opposition

Jan. 17, 2019 1:03 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A weakened but defiant Prime Minister Theresa May met lawmakers from Britain's rival Brexit factions Thursday to try to forge a replacement for her rejected European Union exit plan. But the country's main opposition leader branded the talks a "stunt," and May gave little sign she would make...

Federal workers take on odd jobs to make ends meet

Jan. 16, 2019 11:46 AM EST

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When her paychecks dried up because of the partial government shutdown, Cheryl Inzunza Blum sought out a side job that has become a popular option in the current economy: She rented out a room on Airbnb. Other government workers are driving for Uber, relying on word-of-mouth and...

Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant

Jan. 14, 2019 2:28 PM EST

German automaker Volkswagen said Monday its factory in Tennessee will be the focus of an $800 million investment in the company's manufacturing of electric vehicles in North America, a sign of a growing push into the electric car market by European companies. Volkswagen made a couple of announcements that it will...

Despite shutdown, almost 200 attend TSA Tennessee jobs event

Jan. 12, 2019 6:57 PM EST

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A day after its officers went without a paycheck for the first time during the government shutdown, the Transportation Security Administration drew in almost 200 people still interested in the airport security job during a fast-track hiring event Saturday in Tennessee. Joshua...

Federal workers get $0 pay stubs as shutdown drags on

Jan. 11, 2019 7:40 PM EST

Federal employees received pay stubs with nothing but zeros on them Friday as the effects of the government shutdown hit home, deepening anxieties about mortgage payments and unpaid bills. All told, an estimated 800,000 government workers missed their paychecks for the first time since the shutdown began....

Google considers building $600M data center in Minnesota

Jan. 11, 2019 2:49 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Google is looking into building a $600 million data center in central Minnesota that would be powered by two wind farms. Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy disclosed the data center project Thursday in a regulatory filing. The Google facility proposed in Becker would mark one of the largest...