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  • FILE - In this May 27, 2010 file photo, a worker looks out through the logo at the entrance of the Foxconn complex in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. The Wisconsin Assembly plans to approve a $3 billion tax break bill for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a new display panel factory in the state. The incentive package up for a vote Thursday, Aug. 16, 2017, would be the largest in state history and the biggest to a foreign company in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File) National News

    The Latest: Wisconsin Assembly passes $3B Foxconn bill

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Wisconsin state Assembly debate of the $3 billion Foxconn bill (all times local): 6:20 p.m. The Wisconsin state Assembly has passed a $3 billion tax break package for Taiwan-based electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group. The bipartisan vote Thursday now sends the bill to the Senate, where it […]
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    Court denies appeal of man caught in texting sting

    MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) — A court has denied the appeal of a man convicted of attempting to lure a minor after a New Jersey mother posed as her teen daughter, texted him and then alerted police. NJ.com reports (http://bit.ly/2wjiQK6 ) state appeals court judges upheld 26-year-old Edward Gajderowicz’s 2015 conviction, calling the evidence against him […]
  • FILE - This file image provided by HBO shows John Oliver on the set of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver." HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. On Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, the hacking group OurMine took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including for the “Game of Thrones” and John Oliver shows. The group posted that “we are just testing your security” and asked HBO to contact it for an upgrade. (Eric Liebowitz/HBO via AP, File) AP

    HBO regains control of hacked social media accounts

    NEW YORK (AP) — HBO says it has regained control of its social media accounts after the latest security breach to hit the entertainment company. The hacking group OurMine on Wednesday night took over several of HBO’s Twitter accounts, including ones for “Game of Thrones” and John Oliver’s show. The group posted that “we are […]
  • In this image made from video provided by NASA, Russian cosmonaut Sergei Ryazansky holds a mini satellite before launching it by hand from the International Space Station on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. (NASA via AP) AP

    Spacewalking cosmonauts release 3-D-printed satellite

    CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking cosmonauts set free the world’s first satellite made almost entirely with a 3-D printer on Thursday. In total, Russians Fyodor Yurchikhin and Sergey Ryazanskiy ended up releasing five nanosatellites by hand. One by one, the tiny craft — no more than 1 to 2 feet in size — tumbled […]
  • FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2005 file photo, visitors tour Cliff Palace, an ancient cliff dwelling in Mesa Verde National Park, Colo. Researchers say they have new evidence that ancestral Pueblo people who disappeared from the Mesa Verde cliff dwellings of southwestern Colorado 700 years ago migrated to what is now New Mexico. DNA from the bones of domesticated turkeys. The turkey DNA shows Native American people in the Rio Grande Valley of northern New Mexico raised and ate the same genetic strain of bird as the Mesa Verde people, and that the turkeys arrived in New Mexico about the same time Mesa Verde was abandoned, the researchers said. (AP Photo/Beth J. Harpaz,File) AP

    Turkey bones may help trace fate of ancient cliff dwellers

    DENVER (AP) — Researchers say they have found a new clue into the mysterious exodus of ancient cliff-dwelling people from the Mesa Verde area of Colorado more than 700 years ago: DNA from the bones of domesticated turkeys. The DNA shows the Mesa Verde people raised turkeys that had telltale similarities to turkeys kept by […]
  • A woman walks by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 18, 2017. Asian stocks sank Friday as big losses on Wall Street amid continuing U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain pressured global investor sentiment. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara) Money

    Asian shares slide as Wall Street fall, Spain attack weigh

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stocks sank Friday as global investor sentiment was battered by big losses on Wall Street amid U.S. political turmoil and a deadly van attack in Spain. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 index lost 1 percent to 19,505.23 and South Korea’s Kospi shed 0.2 percent to 2,356.58. Hong Kong’s Hang […]
  • Money

    Markets Right Now: Stocks have their 2nd worst fall of 2017

    NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (All times local): 4:00 p.m. Stocks had their second-worst drop of the year, led by declines in technology companies, retailers and banks. The slump Thursday brought the Standard & Poor’s 500 index back to where it was on July 11. It was the biggest […]
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    Gore to give keynote at US clean energy summit in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Vice President Al Gore has agreed to be the keynote speaker at a national clean energy summit in Las Vegas this fall. Former Nevada Democratic Sen. Harry Reid and Republican Gov. Brian Sandoval are co-hosting the Oct. 13 event. Reid launched the first summit 10 years ago, and Gore — […]
  • Hyundai Motors' new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle is displayed during a media preview in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) Money

    Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor said Thursday it plans to launch early next year a second-generation hydrogen fuel cell vehicle that will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups under Korean standards. If delivered as promised, the new fuel cell vehicle will travel 40 percent farther than its first generation fuel […]
  • This June 2017 image made available by Helix shows a battery of pipettes on a robot used for gene sequencing at the company's laboratory in San Diego. Helix decodes a customer's DNA and passes the results along to other companies for analysis. (Helix via AP) AP

    Science Says: DNA test results may not change health habits

    NEW YORK (AP) — If you learned your DNA made you more susceptible to getting a disease, wouldn’t you work to stay healthy? You’d quit smoking, eat better, ramp up your exercise, or do whatever else it took to improve your odds of avoiding maladies like obesity, diabetes, heart disease or cancer, right? The scientific […]
  • Wisconsin state Assembly Speaker Robin Vos joins with fellow Republicans to defend a $3 billion tax break package for electronics giant Foxconn Technology Group that the Assembly was set to pass on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, in Madison, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer) National News

    Wisconsin Assembly passes $3 billion for Foxconn

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly approved a $3 billion tax break Thursday with bipartisan support for Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group to build a massive display panel factory in the state, a project President Donald Trump touted as a transformational win for the U.S. economy. Foxconn announced three weeks ago it planned to invest […]
  • FILE - In this Monday, May 22, 2017, file photo, Ford Motor Co. CEO Jim Hackett speaks after being introduced as the automaker's new chief executive in Dearborn, Mich. Hackett says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File) AP

    New Ford CEO says company will balance present with future

    DETROIT (AP) — The new CEO of Ford Motor Co. says the company isn’t taking its eyes off the present as it prepares for transportation in the future. Jim Hackett, who replaced Mark Fields in May, says new mobility projects such as buying a shuttle company and the purchase of an artificial intelligence startup have […]
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    Hyundai unveils new fuel cell SUV with longer travel range

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Hyundai Motor says its new hydrogen fuel cell vehicle will travel more than 580 kilometers (360 miles) between fill-ups. The South Korean company said Thursday its second-generation fuel-cell SUV will be launched early next year. If delivered as promised, Hyundai’s upcoming fuel cell vehicle will travel 40 percent farther than […]
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    Loss of sea ice leads walruses to early appearance in Alaska

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Hundreds of Pacific walruses came ashore to a barrier island on Alaska’s northwest coast, the earliest appearance of the animals in a phenomenon tied to climate warming and diminished Arctic Ocean sea ice. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced Wednesday that several hundred walruses were spotted during the first week […]
  • Money

    Urban Outfitters and Agilent climb; Bristol-Myers skids

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday: Urban Outfitters Inc., up $2.94 to $19.76 The clothing and accessories retailer had a better second quarter than Wall Street expected. Target Corp., up $1.96 to $56.31 The company raised its annual estimates after it did better than analysts expected in the second […]