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The Ford engine plant near Bridgend, south Wales, Thursday June 6, 2019. The Ford engine plant in Bridgend that employs 1,700 people is "economically unsustainable" and will close next year, the carmaker announced Thursday, blaming declining sales of gasoline engines and the end of a contract with Jaguar Land Rover. (Jacob King/PA via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 7:38 am
LONDON (AP) — A Ford engine plant in Wales that employs 1,700 people is "economically unsustainable" and will close next year, the carmaker announced Thursday. The company blamed declining sales of gasoline engines and the end of a contract with Jaguar Land Rover for the closure, due in September...
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June 06, 2019 - 7:30 am
(NEW YORK) -- A gay Latino journalist publicly reported years of harassment to YouTube this week, setting off yet another round of escalating criticism regarding how the video sharing platform polices content on its site. On May 30, Vox's Carlos Maza tweeted that Steven Crowder, a self-styled right...
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June 05, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Missouri utility regulators have approved the acquisition of a large wind energy project by a Chicago firm. The decision Wednesday by the state Public Service Commission was a necessary step for Invenergy to buy the rights to construct the proposed Grain Belt Express power line. The project...
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This undated image provided by Amazon shows one of the company's delivery drones. Amazon said Wednesday, June 5, 2019, that it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months. The online shopping giant did not give exact timing or say where the drones will be making deliveries. (Jordan Stead/Amazon via AP)
June 05, 2019 - 3:01 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that it plans to use self-driving drones to deliver packages to shoppers' home in the coming months The online shopping giant did not give exact timing or say where the drones will be making deliveries. Amazon said its new drones use computer vision and...
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FILE - This March 20, 2018 file photo shows the YouTube app on an iPad in Baltimore. YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
June 05, 2019 - 2:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube updated its hate speech policies Wednesday to prohibit videos with white supremacy and neo-Nazi viewpoints. The video streaming company says it has already made it more difficult to find and promote such videos, but it's now removing them outright. YouTube will also...
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June 05, 2019 - 2:16 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A former Goldman Sachs executive sued the bank for discrimination on Wednesday, saying he was fired after reporting repeated instances of homophobia and discrimination. William Jarrad Littleton, a former vice president and eight-year employee of the bank, claims he was fired after...
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June 05, 2019 - 2:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Survivors of sexual abuse by Catholic priests have long sought justice in the courts but their opposition has benefited from the deep pockets of the Catholic Church itself, according to a new report. Several states have considered or made efforts to pass laws that extend or reopen...
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June 05, 2019 - 1:59 pm
If a billionaire's approach to philanthropy is a reflection of himself, Charles Koch's latest initiative tackling poverty embodies both the wealthy industrialist's business acumen and his distaste for big government. The 3-year-old Stand Together Foundation has lately taken center stage in the Koch...
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June 05, 2019 - 12:13 pm
(LAS VEGAS) -- Amazon Inc. said it's taking deliveries to the next level -- quite literally -- within a few months by using drones. The company made the announcement Wednesday at its re:MARS Conference in Las Vegas, with the company's CEO of Amazon Worldwide Consumer, Jeff Wilke sharing the news...
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June 05, 2019 - 8:38 am
(ROSELAND, N.J.) -- The number of jobs added by private employers in the U.S. grew minimally from April to May, the latest employment report from ADP shows. According to the joint survey released by the payroll processor and Moody's Analytics on Wednesday, only 27,000 jobs were added last month...
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