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Teenage driver charged in crash of stolen car that killed 4

Nov. 22, 2022 16:23 PM EST

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A 16-year-old accused of driving a stolen SUV involved in a high-speed crash that killed four teenage passengers was arraigned Tuesday on manslaughter and other charges. The parents of two of those killed, meanwhile, have filed a lawsuit against automaker Kia,...

Ohio's Intel project triggers housing fears in tight market

Nov. 19, 2022 09:06 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Intel’s announcement earlier this year of a $20 billion manufacturing operation bringing thousands of jobs to rural Ohio was greeted as an economic boon. But behind that enthusiasm lurked a pressing question. “Where are we putting...

Bowlero, PTC fall; Cisco, Bath & Body Works rise

Nov. 17, 2022 16:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Cisco Systems Inc., up $2.20 to $46.59. The seller of routers, switches, software and services reported strong third-quarter financial results. Kulicke and Soffa...

UK blocks chipmaker's sale to Chinese firm, citing security

Nov. 17, 2022 05:40 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The British government has blocked a Chinese-owned company’s takeover of a Wales-based microchip maker, calling it a risk to national security. Nexperia, a Netherlands-based firm owned by China’s Wingtech, announced last year that it had acquired a 100% stake in...

Taiwan's APEC envoy at the center of processor chip tension

Nov. 16, 2022 20:13 PM EST

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s envoy to a gathering of Asia-Pacific leaders is the 91-year-old billionaire founder of a computer chip manufacturing giant that operated behind the scenes for decades before being thrust into the center of U.S.-Chinese tension over technology and security. ...

US retail sales rose 1.3% last month, a sign of resilience

Nov. 16, 2022 10:28 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their spending at retailers, restaurants, and auto dealers last month, a sign of consumer resilience as the holiday shopping season begins amid painfully high inflation and rising interest rates. The government said Wednesday that retail sales...

Computer chip ban signals new era as Biden and Xi meet

Nov. 12, 2022 00:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration's move to block exports of advanced computer chips to China is signaling a new phase in relations between the globe's two largest economies — one in which trade matters less than an increasingly heated competition to be the world’s leading...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Nov. 11, 2022 15:48 PM EST

Hartford Courant. November 10, 2022. Editorial: Time is running out to save local news Local journalism is a cornerstone of democracy and a vital source of information for communities across the country, with newsrooms covering local politics, high school sports,...

Japan vies for 'last chance' as major global chip producer

Nov. 11, 2022 00:09 AM EST

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is investing almost half a billion dollars to beef up semiconductor development and production in a “last chance” attempt to keep its position as a major player on the global technology stage, the government said Friday. The new company Rapidus, which means...

2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP

Nov. 09, 2022 20:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Follow along for real-time, on-the-ground updates on the 2022 U.S. midterm elections from The Associated Press. Live updates — all times Eastern — are produced by AP journalists around the country. You can find updates from Election Night itself at this page....