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NEW YORK (AP) — Rising demand for travel is providing Boeing with a huge tail wind, pushing earnings and revenue beyond Wall Street expectations in the first quarter. The aircraft maker also boosted its 2018 profit outlook and cited a strong backlog on orders. It expects to...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The maker of a much-debated e-cigarette popular with teenagers says it will spend $30 million in an effort to keep its products out of the hands of children. The announcement from Juul (JOO'-uhl) Labs comes one day after the Food and Drug Administration...
BERLIN (AP) — European plane maker Airbus and France's Dassault Aviation have agreed to join forces in developing and producing a new European fighter jet. The two companies' announcement at an air show in Berlin Wednesday follows a decision in principle last year by the French...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twitter, driven by strong growth overseas, swung to a profit during the first quarter of the year, its second profitable quarter ever after a strong finish last year. Shares climbed 4 percent before the market open on Wednesday. For the three months ended...
LONDON (AP) — U.S. media giant Comcast offered Wednesday to buy British broadcaster Sky Plc for 22 billion pounds ($30 billion), topping a controversial bid from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox. The move opened up the possibility of a bidding war for Sky, whose stock spiked 4...
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive branch wants the bloc's public and private sectors to invest at least $24 billion in artificial intelligence through 2020 in an attempt to remain globally competitive. EU Digital Market Commissioner Andrus Ansip said Wednesday the...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Comcast, continuing to see the loss of cable subscribers during an otherwise strong first quarter, formalized its bid for Britain's Sky satellite with a $30 billion offer. The bid Tuesday puts the Philadelphia cable company in direct conflict with Rupert...
LONDON (AP) — Japanese drugmaker Takeda has reached a tentative agreement to buy Ireland-based Shire for 46 billion pounds ($64 billion) in one of the biggest pharma deals to date. Takeda has offered the equivalent of 49 pounds in cash and stock for each share of Shire, almost...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson says state and local governments offered an estimated $1.5 billion in incentives for a $9.4 billion plastics complex. That includes 10 years of local property tax exemptions for a subsidiary of Taiwan's...
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford says it has found billions more in cost efficiencies than promised earlier, including...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House approved a bill Wednesday that would effectively stop the spilling of water from...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday defended President Donald Trump's right to pardon...
TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — About 130 Central Americans, mostly women and children, have arrived at the U.S. border...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A former corrections officer has admitted smuggling contraband to inmates at the Jackson...
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for his sixteenth...