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Facing Trump’s tariffs, some companies move, change or wait

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some are moving factories out of China. Others are strategically redesigning products. Some are seeking loopholes in trade law or even mislabeling where their goods originate — all with the goal of evading President Donald Trump's sweeping tariffs on goods from ...

Man shouting ‘You die’ kills 33 at Japan anime studio

By Mari Yamaguchi The Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked people across Japan and brought an outpouring of grief from ...

Review: ‘Lion King’ returns but it’s harder to feel the love

By Jake Coyle AP Film Writer Life moves in a circle, "The Lion King" tells us, and, increasingly, so does studio moviemaking. Close on the heels of "live-action" remakes of "Aladdin" and "Dumbo" and on the precipice of a reborn "The Little Mermaid," ''The Lion King" is back, too. Round ...

Review: New David Crosby documentary is loving, too loving

By Mark Kennedy AP Entertainment Writer The final image of David Crosby in a new documentary about the singer-songwriter shows him in his hippie glory, spotting a video camera filming him. He roguishly sticks out his tongue. Then he inexplicably goes further and gives viewers the middle ...

Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman sentenced to life in prison

By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was sentenced Wednesday to life behind bars in a U.S. prison, a humbling end for a drug lord notorious for his ability to kill, bribe or tunnel his way out of trouble. A federal judge in ...

Sanders set to mount vigorous defense of ‘Medicare for All’

By Juana Summers The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders will vigorously defend his signature "Medicare for All" proposal on Wednesday and hit back at his critics who say his push amounts to both bad politics and bad policy. The Vermont senator also will pledge to reject ...

Congress grills Big Tech over competition, money and power

By Barbara Ortutay and Matt O’Brien AP Technology Writers Big Tech faced tough questions this week as federal lawmakers focused on issues of potentially anticompetitive behavior by technology giants and expressed bipartisan skepticism over Facebook's plan for a new digital ...

Used luxury or fully-loaded new car? Edmunds weighs both

By Ronald Montoya Edmunds The luxury vehicle of your dreams might now be something you can afford, thanks to a record high number of lease returns hitting the used-car market. This trend has widened the price difference between a new vehicle and a 3-year-old used one, according to Edmunds ...

Police officer in ‘I can’t breathe’ death won’t be charged

By Michael Balsamo, Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against a New York City police officer in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and ...

Trump abortion rule seen as blow against Planned Parenthood

By Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must immediately stop referring women for abortions, the Trump administration says, advancing its effort to remake government policy on reproductive health. Ahead of a planned ...

Facebook’s new currency plan is under scrutiny in Congress

By Marcy Gordon AP Business Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook's ambitious plan to create a financial eco-system based on a digital currency faces questions from lawmakers, as it's shadowed by negative comments from President Donald Trump, his treasury secretary and the head of the ...

American Airlines extends Boeing plane flight cancellations

By Martin Crutsinger AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — American Airlines said Sunday that it will keep the Boeing 737 Max plane off its schedule until Nov. 3, which is two months longer than it had planned. In a statement, American said the action will result in the cancellation of ...

Calls for investigations after power restored in Manhattan

By Deepa Hajela The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan power outage that temporarily turned off the bright lights of the big city only lasted for a few hours, but left plenty of lingering questions and calls for investigations on Sunday. Con Ed President Tim Cawley insisted ...

Biden campaigns as Obamacare’s top defender

By Bill Barrow The Associated Press Joe Biden is taking an aggressive approach to defending Obamacare, challenging not just President Donald Trump but also some of his rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination who want to replace the current insurance system with a fully ...

Congo confirms 1st Ebola case in city of Goma

By Krista Larson The Associated Press BENI, Congo (AP) — The Congolese health ministry confirmed an Ebola case in Goma late Sunday, marking the first time the virus has reached the city of more than 2 million people along the border with Rwanda since the epidemic began nearly a year ...

Churches jump into action with threat of immigration sweeps

By Sophia Tareen The Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — As a nationwide immigration crackdown loomed, religious leaders across the country used their pulpits Sunday to quell concerns in immigrant communities and spring into action to help those potentially threatened by the operation. A ...

Leave the US, Trump tells liberal congresswomen of color

By Jonathan Lemire and Calvin Woodward The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Starkly injecting race into his criticism of liberal Democrats, President Donald Trump said Sunday that four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ...

Ohio reports case of measles amid its resurgence across US

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health officials are reporting Ohio's first confirmed case of measles since 2017 amid a resurgence of the highly contagious disease around the U.S. The Ohio Department of Health says the case involves a young adult from Stark County who recently traveled to a state ...

Manchin, environmental activists seek details on China Energy deal

By Steven Allen Adams Staff reporter CHARLESTON — Normally butting heads, environmental activists and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., are both on the same page when it comes to asking for more details on the multi-billion dollar “deal” with a Chinese company to further develop West ...

Louisiana braces for slow-moving possible weekend hurricane

By Kevin McGill and Rebecca Santana The Associated Press NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mandatory evacuations were ordered southeast of New Orleans on Thursday as the city and a surrounding stretch of the Gulf Coast braced for a possible hurricane over the weekend that could unload heavy rain and ...