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This Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, photo provided by Waymo shows a Chrysler Pacifica minivan that are equipped with Waymo's self-driving car technology, being tested at Waymo's facility in Atwater, Calif. Waymo, hatched from a Google project started eight years ago, showed off its progress Monday during a rare peek at a closely guarded testing facility located 120 miles southeast of San Francisco where its robots complete their equivalent to driver's education. (Julia Wang/Waymo via AP)
October 31, 2017 - 4:35 am
ATWATER, Calif. (AP) — Google's self-driving car spin-off is accelerating efforts to convince the public that its technology is almost ready to safely transport people without any human assistance at all. Waymo, hatched from a Google project started eight years ago, showed off its progress Monday...
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Demonstrators challenge Catalan Mossos d'Esquadra regional police officers at the end of a march in downtown Barcelona, Spain, to protest the Catalan government's push for secession from the rest of Spain, Sunday Oct. 8, 2017. Sunday's rally comes a week after separatist leaders of the Catalan government held a referendum on secession that Spain's top court had suspended and the Spanish government said was illegal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
October 09, 2017 - 1:38 pm
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The Latest on Spain's political crisis amid Catalonia's independence push (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Highway management company Abertis is announcing a relocation of its corporate address from Barcelona to Madrid, the latest such move amid the political uncertainty in...
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September 30, 2017 - 3:12 pm
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Ricoh Logistics Corporation is permanently shutting down a Georgia shipping facility and warehouse, affecting 50 workers. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports any of those functions that will remain in the state will be handled by Ricoh Electronics, Inc. Both companies...
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September 28, 2017 - 7:33 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Democratic lawmakers from New York and New Jersey are introducing legislation Thursday to force federal transportation officials to implement a rule to test train engineers for sleep apnea. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York and New Jersey U.S. Sen. Cory Booker announced...
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August 31, 2017 - 10:59 am
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — An automotive parts manufacturer in South Carolina is closing and moving operations to Mexico. News outlets reported the decision by Kongsberg Automotive to close its plant in Easley early next year will eliminate nearly 100 jobs. The Easley plant makes parts for the company's...
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August 31, 2017 - 10:41 am
EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — An automotive parts manufacturer in South Carolina is closing and moving operations to Mexico. Local media outlets reported the decision by Kongsberg Automotive to close its plant in Easley early next year will eliminate nearly 100 jobs.(backslash) The Easley plant makes parts...
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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 28, 2017 - 12:21 am
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 11:20 p.m. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says another 1,000 National Guard members will be sent to Houston on Monday as flooding from Harvey continues to ravage the area. The governor announced the move late Sunday on his...
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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 27, 2017 - 9:50 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 8:30 p.m. When Hurricane Harvey came ashore and pounded Rockport, the Aransas County Sheriff's Office wasn't immune from the devastation. Sheriff Bill Mills says no fewer than 35 of the vehicles in his emergency...
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Wilford Martinez, right, is rescued from his flooded car by Harris County Sheriff's Department Richard Wagner along Interstate 610 in floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey on Sunday, Aug. 27, 2017, in Houston, Texas. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
August 27, 2017 - 9:27 pm
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — The Latest on Tropical Storm Harvey (all times local): 8:30 p.m. When Hurricane Harvey came ashore pounded Rockport, the Aransas County Sheriff's Office wasn't immune from the devastation. Sheriff Bill Mills says no fewer than 35 of the vehicles in his emergency vehicle...
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August 18, 2017 - 8:12 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's government is moving to curb domestic companies' investments abroad in property, sports, entertainment and other fields, following a series of high-profile, multibillion-dollar acquisitions by Chinese firms. A document released Friday by the State Council, China's Cabinet,...
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