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Trump's Scottish golf clubs extend run of yearly losses

Oct. 8, 2019 6:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's two golf resorts in Scotland posted another year of multimillion-dollar losses as his properties contend with a struggling local economy and a backlash against his divisive rhetoric. Trump's golf clubs on the North Sea and Irish Sea lost a combined 11.9 million...

Indiana maker of entertainment props, attractions to expand

Oct. 6, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

MOORESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — A central Indiana company that makes props and attractions for the entertainment industry plans to hire 70 more workers as part of an expansion. Creative Works Inc. says it will invest $1.1 million into renovating and expanding its headquarters in Mooresville, just southwest of...

Nikki Haley moves back to SC, fuels political speculation

Sep. 20, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley is moving back to her native South Carolina, re-establishing a home base and also fueling speculation that a return to politics is next on her to-do list. The 47-year-old former South Carolina governor, who left office in 2017 to join the Trump...

Mobile home parks become immigrants' home away from home

Sep. 15, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

AVON, Colorado (AP) — The Aspens Mobile Home Village sits on a wedge of land tucked between eastbound I-70 and the Eagle River in the mountains near Vail. The park is easy to miss in the blur of freeway speeds — trees, a fence, trailers flashing past before the blue sign for Exit 167 zooms into...

Teen entrepreneur's drone business is taking flight

Sep. 13, 2019 5:01 PM EDT

MEDFORD LAKES, N.J. (AP) — There's a tree in the field behind Jon Moraglia's house that still has a drone struck in a branch at the top. It's been up there for about four years. That's back when he was playing around with toy drones. Now the 18-year-old takes drones very seriously. In fact, he started his...

Ex-Trump Doral golf members wait for refunds from president

Sep. 7, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

DORAL, Fla. (AP) — Golfers who quit their memberships at Trump National Doral after the property's namesake became president were aiming to lose their link to a man they do not support. Turns out they could be waiting for Trump to pay them back for the rest of their lives. Two long-time golf members who...

Correction: Exchange-Sand Producer story

Sep. 4, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — In a story about a company that produces golf bunker sand that The Associated Press retransmitted on Sept. 2, Arkansas Business erroneously reported that one of the company's customers, Crystal Lagoons, is based in Brazil. It is headquartered in Miami. A corrected version of the...

Edmunds: Best used vehicles for college drivers

Sep. 4, 2019 6:16 AM EDT

Many college-bound students, whether it be a freshman leaving home for the first time or a grad student needing more reliable transportation, require the purchase of a vehicle. To help out, Edmunds has identified five common requirements for college drivers and recommended a slightly used vehicle for each....

Judiciary panel probes Trump pitch to host G7 at golf course

Aug. 28, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee says it will investigate President Donald Trump's suggestion that his Miami-area golf course host next year's Group of Seven summit with foreign leaders. The panel said Wednesday it will hold hearings on the matter and request documents. House Judiciary...

Ethics outcry as Trump touts 'magnificent' Doral for next G7

Aug. 26, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — President Donald Trump was in full sales mode Monday, doing everything but pass out brochures as he touted the features that would make the Doral golf resort the ideal place for the next G-7 Summit — close to the airport, plenty of hotel rooms, separate buildings for every delegation,...