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An attendee looks at Ford's self-driving delivery vehicle at CES International, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 09, 2018 - 3:54 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the CES technology show in Las Vegas (all times local): 12:45 p.m. Ford is partnering with Postmates, an on-demand delivery company, to study how merchants and customers might interact with self-driving delivery vehicles. Ford Motor Co.'s president of global markets,...
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Greek Labor Minister Efi Achtsioglou gestures during an invasion of her office by supporters of Greece's Communist Party, seen at right, protesting planned new bailout-linked reforms in Athens, on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Several hundred members of a Communist Party-affiliated labor union, who are angry at proposals to make it harder to call strikes, took part in a protest march through Athens that culminated in an invasion of the ministry building. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
January 09, 2018 - 2:43 pm
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's government has presented to Parliament for ratification a new batch of creditor-demanded reforms, including measures that will make it harder for labor unions to call strikes. The draft law made public late Tuesday is the last hurdle Greece must clear to receive a new...
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This Sunday, Jan. 7, 2019 photo made available by SpaceX shows the launch of the Falcon 9 rocket at Cape Canaveral, Fla., for the "Zuma" U.S. satellite mission. Responding to media reports that the satellite was lost, SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell says the rocket "did everything correctly" and suggestions otherwise are "categorically false." (SpaceX via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 1:43 pm
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX defended its rocket performance during the weekend launch of a secret U.S. satellite, responding Tuesday to media reports that the satellite codenamed Zuma was lost. Company President Gwynne Shotwell said the Falcon 9 rocket "did everything correctly" Sunday night...
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FILE - This May 3, 2017, file photo shows a Target store in Omaha, Neb. Target is raising its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings outlooks, following strong sales in its stores and online during the critical holiday season. The retailer said Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018, that its outlook changes also reflect recently-enacted federal tax reform. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik, File)
January 09, 2018 - 11:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Target leveraged its stores as delivery centers, helping to boost sales during the critical holiday period. The Minneapolis-based retailer said Tuesday that sales at stores open at least a year jumped 3.4 percent in November and December, with heavy traffic on the company's website...
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Metalworkers demonstrate in Schweinfurt, southern Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Germany’s largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced work hours for its 3.9 million members with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy’s steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions. (Timm Schamberger/dpa via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 6:57 am
LONDON (AP) — Unemployment across the 19-country eurozone fell in November to its lowest level in nearly nine years, official figures showed Tuesday, in the latest sign that the currency bloc's economy headed into the new year in robust shape. Eurostat, the European Union's statistics agency, said...
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The night shift workers meet for a warning strike assembly of the IG Metall (Industrial Union of Metalworkers) in front of the gates of the Aluminium Norf GmbH in Neuss, Germany, Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Germany’s largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced work hours for its 3.9 million members with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy’s steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions. (Guido Kirchner/dpa via AP)
January 09, 2018 - 6:42 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's largest industrial union pressed its demands for pay rises and the possibility for reduced hours for 3.9 million workers with renewed short-term strikes Tuesday, saying the economy's steady growth justifies better compensation and conditions. The walkouts by thousands of IG...
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January 09, 2018 - 5:44 am
BEIJING (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has appealed to Chinese leaders to open their country's markets wider and warned lack of action might prompt other countries to close their own markets. In a speech Tuesday to Chinese and French entrepreneurs at a business park, Macron pointed to...
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FILE - In this Sept.19, 2014 file photo, a customer checks the iPhone 6, in Paris. A French prosecutor office said Tuesday Jan.9, 2018 an investigation into Apple over alleged planned obsolescence of some of its smartphones has been opened. It follows a legal complaint filed in December by pro-consumer group Halte a l'obsolescence programmee (Stop Planned Obsolescence). Under a 2015 law, it is banned to intentionally shorten lifespan of a product in order to incite customers replace it. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
January 09, 2018 - 4:55 am
PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors have opened an investigation into Apple over revelations it secretly slowed down older versions of its handsets. The Paris prosecutor's office said Tuesday a probe was opened last week and is led by the French body in charge of fraud control, which is part of the...
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A man fastens his shoelaces as he walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018. Asian shares rose Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for U.S. economic growth. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
January 09, 2018 - 3:44 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher on Tuesday, cheered by the upbeat mood on Wall Street and hopes for a robust U.S. economy. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 climbed 0.3 percent to 5,504.55, while Germany's DAX gained 0.1 percent to 13,387.07 in early trading. Britain's FTSE 100 was up 0...
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Intel CEO Brian Krzanich delivers a keynote speech at CES International Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
January 09, 2018 - 2:42 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Intel plans to steer toward new business in self-driving cars and other cutting-edge technologies. But first it has to pull out of a skid caused by a serious security flaw in its processor chips, which undergird many of the world's smartphones and personal computers. Intel CEO...
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