Fire in Bangladesh factory kills at least 10

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — At least 10 people were killed in a fire at a factory outside Bangladesh's capital on Sunday, the second deadly factory fire in the area in less than a week, officials said. ...

Wisconsin governor: No tax credits for new Foxconn plant

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers' top aide warned Foxconn Technology Group last month that a scaled-down factory in Wisconsin won't qualify for tax credits unless the Taiwanese electronics giant r...

Historic Detroit power plant demolished to aid Jeep factory

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit power plant that was more than 100 years old was demolished Friday to accommodate a Jeep factory. Explosives were used to bring down the Con...

Bangladesh police say 13 killed in plastics factory fire

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Police in Bangladesh said Thursday that at least 13 people have been killed and 21 have been injured in a fire at a plastic factory near Dhaka. Police offic...

Wednesday Sports in Brief

MLB SAN DIEGO (AP) — Anthony Rendon is joining the Los Angeles Angels, quickly following mega-deals for Gerrit Cole and Stephen Strasburg in a trifecta of nine-figure contracts for a...

Conservatives hit Colorado's Hickenlooper with FEC complaint

DENVER (AP) — A conservative watchdog group filed a complaint Wednesday with the Federal Election Commission alleging that Democratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper improperly used footage from ad...

Study: Inconsistent seams, player behavior behind HR uptick

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Baseballs used during the 2019 regular season had less drag on average, contributing to a power surge that resulted in a record number of home runs, according to a study commissioned ...

Singapore recommends Taiwan for Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Christmas just around the corner, a Singapore media outlet is recommending Taiwan as first choice for a Christmas and New Year vacation, citing as reasons convenient ...

Texas inmate faces execution for killing prison supervisor

HOUSTON (AP) — A Texas inmate is set to be executed Wednesday evening for killing a supervisor at an Amarillo state prison shoe factory nearly 17 years ago. Travis Runnels, 46, is fa...

GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed Ohio plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year. ...

China claims everyone in Xinjiang camps has 'graduated'

BEIJING (AP) — People who were at vocational training centers in China's far west Xinjiang have all ”graduated" and are living happy lives, an official said Monday. But Uighurs an...

German exports rise in October, defying expectations

BERLIN (AP) — German exports posted a second consecutive month-on-month increase in October, defying economists' expectations of a slight decline. The Federal Statistical Office said...

New Delhi fire victims lived and worked in unsafe spaces

NEW DELHI (AP) — Mehboob Alam’s phone rang at 5:04 a.m. Sunday. It was his 38-year-old nephew, Mohammad Imran, pleading to be saved. A minute into the call, Imran’s voice disappeared...

Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US economy?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying fears and predictions, the U.S. economy is still shrugging off President Donald Trump’s trade conflicts. Employers added a sizzling 266,000 jobs in November...

Mexicans fleeing violence form new encampment on border

CIUDAD JUAREZ, Mexico (AP) — An exodus of migrants fleeing drug cartel violence and corruption in Mexico has mired hundreds of immigrants in ramshackle tent camps across the border from El Paso and br...