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Ford electric vehicle chief sees more products, sales growth

Ford global electric vehicle chief Ted Cannis says the market for electric vehicles is sure to grow now that his company and other automakers are rolling out new vehicles

Chinese buyer of British Steel looks to grow abroad

Purchase of British Steel gives privately owned Chinese steelmaker Jingye chance to grow outside home market dominated by giant state-owned mills

World's thirst for oil to keep growing until 2030s

An important global energy forecast says the world's thirst for oil will continue to grow until the 2030s and climate-damaging emissions will keep climbing until at least 2040

Musk says Tesla to build new factory near Berlin

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says the electric car pioneer plans to build a new factory near Berlin

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Powell to testify before Congress as Fed pauses…

Powell to testify before Congress as Fed officials voice support for pausing rate cuts

California regulators to open inquiry into power…

California regulators are voting Wednesday to open an investigation into a dozen pre-emptive outages that blacked out large parts of the state for much of October as unnaturally high, dry winds sparked fears of wildfires

Economy in mind, Bolsonaro softens tone on China

Brazil gets closer to China as President Bolsonaro drops rhetoric from last year's campaign trail

Chile enters 26th day of protest with strike, huge marches

Protests against social inequality in Chile surged through a 26th day with huge demonstrations across the country and a national strike that brought much activity to a standstill

Navajo leader: Tribe won't back energy company's…

The Navajo Nation president says the tribe will not financially back the bonds a tribal energy company needs for a trio of newly acquired mines off the reservation

Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more…

Asian stocks sink after Trump threatens more China tariff hikes

Truckers file 1st suit contesting California gig…

The California Trucking Association has filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy

PG&E faces potential showdown over its bankruptcy…

California Gov. Gavin Newsom stepping up pressure on Pacific Gas & Electric to fork over billions more in cash to thousands of wildfire victims

Wynn Resorts wants court to toss ex-salon chief spying claim

Wynn Resorts wants a judge to dismiss a former beauty salon director's lawsuit alleging company executives invaded his privacy and spied on him after he spoke publicly about sexual misconduct allegations against former casino mogul Steve Wynn

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Lawsuit aims to kill stalled $2B methanol…

A new federal lawsuit aims to kill plans to build one of the world's biggest methanol refineries along the Columbia River

Pact reached to avert government shutdown through…

A top House lawmaker has announced that Congress will pass a governmentwide temporary spending bill to keep the government running through Dec. 20, forestalling a government shutdown as the House turns its focus to impeachment hearings

Defendants in opioid case say politico's input not needed

Johnson & Johnson says there's no need for a judge who ordered the drugmaker to pay $572 million to help clean up Oklahoma's opioid crisis to let several Republican leaders intervene in the case

Army's use of TikTok app raises concerns on Capitol Hill

The Army's use of a China-owned video app called TikTok as part of a new campaign to recruit young people into the service is raising concerns on Capitol Hill

Nielsen's top programs for Nov. 4-10

A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Nov. 4-10

LSU-Alabama game a big winner for CBS over the…

Nielsen says LSU-Alabama game had the highest ratings for any regular season college football game in eight years

Tribe to argue against expansion of Dakota Access pipeline

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and other opponents are preparing to argue their case against a proposed expansion of the Dakota Access pipeline

Google's health care ambitions now involve…

Google is working with large health care system Ascension, the latest foray into the health industry by the tech giant

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

Stocks closed with modest gains on Wall Street Tuesday, nudging the Nasdaq to another record high

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2 Paula Deen's Family Kitchen restaurants close…

Two Paula Deen's Family Kitchen locations have closed in the Florida Panhandle

Boeing orders, deliveries continue to sag with…

The drumbeat of lower orders and deliveries continues at Boeing as the grounding of its best-selling plane hits eight months