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Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, left, and Mazda Motor Corp. President Masamichi Kogai, right, pose for media prior to a press conference in Tokyo Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday they plan to spend $1.6 billion to set up a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
August 04, 2017 - 6:02 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. plan to spend $1.6 billion to build a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs, both sides said Friday. The plant will have an annual production capacity of about 300,000...
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FILE - In this Monday, May 15, 2017, file photo, British IT expert Marcus Hutchins speaks during an interview in Ilfracombe, England. Hutchins, a young British researcher credited with derailing a global cyberattack in May, has been arrested for allegedly creating and distributing banking malware, U.S. authorities say. Hutchins was detained in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, while flying back to Britain from Defcon, an annual gathering of hackers of IT security gurus. A grand jury indictment charges Hutchins with “creating and distributing” malware known as the Kronos banking Trojan. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
August 04, 2017 - 5:43 am
LONDON (AP) — A computer law expert says the evidence behind the U.S. arrest of a British cybersecurity researcher is problematic. Attorney Tor Ekeland says Marcus Hutchins' indictment was very weak and created a climate of distrust toward the U.S. government in the community of software experts...
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In this Thursday, July 27, 2017, photo, Cheryl Bast, left, is accompanied by her daughter Liz Pierson, as she works on an application for a position with Omaha Public Schools, during a job fair held at Omaha South High School in Omaha, Neb. On Friday, Aug. 4, 2017, the U.S. government issues the July jobs report. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
August 04, 2017 - 5:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the U.S. economic expansion enters its ninth year, Friday's jobs report should help clarify its future path after mixed signals have emerged in recent weeks. Americans are buying homes at a healthy pace, but car sales have fallen off. Factory production is expanding modestly,...
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August 04, 2017 - 4:50 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Air Berlin says it has reached a cooperation agreement with JetBlue that will improve its customers' transfer options in the United States. Air Berlin chief commercial officer Goetz Ahmelmann said in a statement Friday that the deal is "only the beginning" of the two...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2015 file photo, Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, left, and Mazda Motor Corp. President Masamichi Kogai pose for photographers prior to a press conference in Tokyo. Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. are partnering in electric vehicles with a deal expected to be announced later Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
August 04, 2017 - 4:43 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday they plan to spend $1.6 billion to set up a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs. The plant will have an annual production capacity of about 300,000...
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The indexes of the global markets are shown on a huge screen at the Korea Exchange in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Most Asian stock markets were mixed Friday as investors awaited the monthly U.S. jobs report and developments in the U.S. probe into President Donald Trump’s alleged ties to Russia. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
August 04, 2017 - 4:13 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — World stock markets were mixed Friday as investors parsed the latest earnings reports while awaiting a key U.S. jobs report that threatens to dent optimism over the Fed's rate hike schedule. KEEPING SCORE: European shares were fairly flat in early trading. Germany's DAX...
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FILE - In this May 13, 2015 file photo, Toyota Motor Corp. President Akio Toyoda, left, and Mazda Motor Corp. President Masamichi Kogai pose for photographers prior to a press conference in Tokyo. Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. are partnering in electric vehicles with a deal expected to be announced later Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)
August 04, 2017 - 4:01 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese automakers Toyota Motor Corp. and Mazda Motor Corp. said Friday they plan to spend $1.6 billion to set up a joint-venture auto manufacturing plant in the U.S. — a move that will create up to 4,000 jobs. The plant will have an annual production capacity of about 300,000...
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Fire damage is shown on the Torch Tower at Marina district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Firefighters have put out a blaze that broke out early Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below, the city authorities said. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
August 04, 2017 - 4:00 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris...
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Fire damage is shown on the Torch Tower at Marina district in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Friday, Aug. 4, 2017. Firefighters have put out a blaze that broke out early Friday in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below, the city authorities said. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
August 04, 2017 - 3:45 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacuate in the middle of the night and sending chunks of debris...
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FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017 file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn speaks during the daily news briefing at the White House, in Washington. Flynn is detailing previously undisclosed paid speaking engagements, business positions and income from the presidential transition that he left off his public financial disclosure. A person close to Flynn tells The Associated Press that the filing shows Flynn entered into a consulting agreement with the British parent company of data firm Cambridge Analytica, which aided the Trump campaign. The person says Flynn didn’t perform work or accept payment under the agreement. He terminated it after Trump’s election victory. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
August 04, 2017 - 3:03 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, is revealing a brief advisory role with a firm related to a controversial data analysis company that aided the Trump campaign, The Associated Press has learned. The disclosure of Flynn's link to Cambridge...
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