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In this photo provided by the New York Stock Exchange, specialist James Denaro works at his post on the trading floor, Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. U.S. stocks are inching further into record heights Thursday, as Wall Street continues to coast following its rocket ride last month powered by hopes for coming COVID-19 vaccines. (Nicole Pereira/New York Stock Exchange via AP)

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St slips near record high

Dec. 3, 2020 10:23 PM EST

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Friday after Pfizer Inc. cut the number of doses of a planned coronavirus vaccine it might ship this year. Benchmarks in Shanghai, Tokyo and Hong Kong, which are the bulk of the region's market value, retreated while Sydney advanced. Wall...

Taiwan's leader launches production of domestically made sub

Nov. 24, 2020 1:20 AM EST

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's president inaugurated the production of domestically made submarines Tuesday in the southern city of Kaohsiung, in a step forward for the island's defense strategy at a time of elevated tensions with China. “This submarine is an important part of allowing our navy...

Israel strikes Hamas sites in Gaza Strip after rocket attack

Nov. 22, 2020 1:34 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli aircraft on Sunday struck multiple sites in the Gaza Strip in response to a rocket fired earlier from the Palestinian territory, Israel's military said. There were no immediate reports of injuries. While several militant groups operate out of the Palestinian enclave, Israel holds...

Federal Way woman sentenced in aircraft fraud scheme

Nov. 20, 2020 8:25 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — A Federal Way woman who falsified documents in a fraud scheme designed to steal and sell aircraft was sentenced in federal court to four years, three months in prison, according to prosecutors. Michelle Renee Hughes, 43, pleaded guilty to mail fraud and identity theft in April and was...

Rolls-Royce settles discrimination allegations, to pay $135K

Nov. 19, 2020 8:05 AM EST

PRINCE GEORGE, Va. (AP) — Aircraft components manufacturer Rolls-Royce has agreed to pay $135,000 to 26 women who were not selected for machine operating roles at the its factory in Virginia. Under the federal settlement, the company will give back pay plus interest to women who applied to its...

FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2020, file photo, a Boeing 737 Max jet, piloted by Federal Aviation Administration Chief Steve Dickson, prepares to land at Boeing Field following a test flight in Seattle. The FAA is poised to clear the Boeing 737 Max to fly again after grounding the jets for nearly two years due to a pair of disastrous crashes that killed 346 people. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson, File)

Boeing Max cleared for takeoff, 2 years after deadly crashes

Nov. 18, 2020 3:44 PM EST

After nearly two years and a pair of deadly crashes, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has cleared Boeing’s 737 Max for flight. The nation’s air safety agency announced the move early Wednesday, saying it was done after a “comprehensive and methodical” 20-month review process. ...

Forest Service to get new helicopter base for firefighting

Nov. 18, 2020 12:29 AM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has awarded a contract to a Scottsdale company to design and build a new helicopter base in northern Gila County to support firefighting activities. The facility to be built by KOO Design Build, Inc., will be located next to a Gila County maintenance yard near Star...

World War II, Korean War veteran made his living in Cobb

Nov. 15, 2020 12:01 AM EST

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — Richard Stroud spent six decades as an engineer at Lockheed Martin. Before his lengthy career designing planes, he flew them for the Navy. Stroud, 94, spent 62 years with the aerospace and defense company, a flagship Marietta employer. Prior to that long career as an engineer, he...

Editorial Roundup: US

Nov. 11, 2020 6:36 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Nov. 12 South China Morning Post on a recent prison sentence in a ‘doxxing’ case: The violence and chaos of last year’s social unrest prompted complaints about conduct and tactics from both sides. An egregious example was...

Navy debuts cleaner-burning tugboats in Washington state

Nov. 11, 2020 9:27 AM EST

BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — The Navy has announced it is investing in new environmentally friendly tugboats designed to guide submarines and aircraft carriers through tight spots to and from ports in Washington state. Puget Sound Port Operations Captain Tim Hartman said it sometimes takes a fleet of tugboats...