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TxDOT crews install the final portion of a surge wall on TX-361 leading to the Port Aransas ferry in Aransas Pass, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Conditions deteriorated Friday along the Texas Gulf Coast as Hurricane Harvey strengthened and crawled toward the state, with forecasters warning that evacuations and preparations "should be rushed to completion." (Nick Wagner /Austin American-Statesman via AP)
August 25, 2017 - 3:55 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 2:55 p.m. President Donald Trump is encouraging the public to prepare for Hurricane Harvey before it makes landfall in Texas. Trump says on Twitter that he's encouraging "everyone in the path of #...
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Luis Perez watches waves crash again a jetty in Galveston, Texas as Hurricane Harvey intensifies in the Gulf of Mexico Friday, Aug. 25, 2017. Harvey is forecast to be a major hurricane when it makes landfall along the middle Texas coastline. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 25, 2017 - 3:49 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Harvey as it takes aim at the Texas coast (all times local): 2:50 p.m. A water management official says large "supersacks" of sand are being used to reinforce a damaged section of floodwall east of Houston and will be enough to withstand the storm surge...
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August 16, 2017 - 2:59 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri utility regulators on Wednesday rejected a proposed high-voltage power line to carry wind power across the Midwest to eastern states, delivering a significant setback to developers of one of the nation's longest transmission lines. The decision marked the second...
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August 15, 2017 - 1:44 pm
NEW ALBANY, Ohio (AP) — Facebook will invest $750 million in a new data center in central Ohio, the company announced Tuesday — marking another boost for the state's growing technology sector. The world's biggest social media company joined Republican Gov. John Kasich and a host of other...
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August 04, 2017 - 12:45 pm
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Rip currents have caused several deaths at the New Jersey shore this summer, prompting warnings from lifeguards and weather forecasters for swimmers to be aware and keep themselves safe. Six people died between June and July due to rip currents in New Jersey, and...
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August 03, 2017 - 2:51 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Industrial equipment maker Siemens AG says net profit for the most recent quarter rose 7 percent to 1.46 billion euros ($1.72 billion) — and announced an extension of CEO Joe Kaeser's contract until 2021. Profit in the April-June period rose despite costs for the company's...
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In this April 26, 2016 photo, a visitor takes a photo of a LeEco LeSEE self-driving electric concept car at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition in Beijing. China's government announced Thursday, July 21, 2017, a goal of transforming the country into a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting additional political support behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
July 21, 2017 - 2:00 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government has announced a goal of becoming a global leader in artificial intelligence in just over a decade, putting political muscle behind growing investment by Chinese companies in developing self-driving cars and other advances. Communist leaders see AI as key to making...
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July 07, 2017 - 3:12 pm
SUMRALL, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest solar power installation is now making electricity. Mississippi Power Co. is contracted to buy electricity for 25 years from the $100 million Lamar County facility, owned by D.E. Shaw Renewable Investments. Leaders of D.E. Shaw and Mississippi Power, as...
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July 07, 2017 - 4:38 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For the first time in decades, the United States got more electricity from renewable sources than nuclear power in March and April. The U.S. Energy Information Administration said Thursday that electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation...
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July 07, 2017 - 4:36 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nuclear power has taken a back seat to renewable sources of electricity for the first time in decades. Electricity production from utility-scale renewable sources exceeded nuclear generation in March and April. That's the first time renewable sources have outpaced nuclear since...
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