Industrial products and services

January 31, 2018 - 2:08 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Industrial equipment maker Siemens AG says its net income rose 12 percent to 2.2 billion euros ($2.7 billion) in the last three months of 2017, helped by one-time gains from the sale of shares in its Osram lighting business and from the U.S. corporate tax cut. The company...
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People pass by Samsung Electronics' shop in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating immense wealth but also deep unease in South Korea, source of a large share of the computer chips that make them work. Soaring demand for microchips used in smartphones, computer servers and data centers is driving profits for chip and smartphone maker Samsung Electronics and its smaller rival SK Hynix sky high, helping sustain growth in Asia's fourth largest economy. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 31, 2018 - 1:12 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The craze for smartphones, social media and universal connectivity is generating immense wealth but also deep unease in South Korea, source of a large share of the computer chips that make them work. Soaring demand for microchips used in smartphones, computer servers and...
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Police investigate the scene where several people were killed and others injured when a helicopter crashed into a home in Newport Beach, Calif., Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. The four-seat Robinson R44 went down in a gated community in Newport Beach, about 45 miles southeast of Los Angeles. Revolution Aviation, which is based at the airport and operated the helicopter, offers helicopter and airplane classes, the use of aircraft for photography and video production as well as sightseeing flights. (Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times via AP)
January 30, 2018 - 11:22 pm
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — A helicopter crashed into a Southern California home shortly after takeoff Tuesday, killing three people and injuring two others, officials said. The four-seat Robinson R44 went down in a gated community in Newport Beach, about 45 miles (72 kilometers) southeast of Los...
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Opposition leader Raila Odinga holds a bible aloft after swearing an oath during a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Odinga was sworn-in as "the people's president" during a mock "inauguration", in protest of President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term following the divisive 2017 election, and despite the government's warning that the event would be considered treason. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
January 30, 2018 - 11:10 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said Wednesday gunshots were fired at his home and a grenade detonated in what he described as "an assassination attempt." Musyoka told The Associated Press by phone Wednesday the attack occurred hours after his police security was...
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Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, one wearing a mask, attend a mock "swearing-in" ceremony at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. Odinga was sworn-in as "the people's president" during a mock "inauguration", in protest of President Uhuru Kenyatta's new term following the divisive 2017 election, and despite the government's warning that the event would be considered treason. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
January 30, 2018 - 10:52 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Former Kenyan Vice President Kalonzo Musyoka said Wednesday gunshots were fired at his home and a grenade detonated in what was "an assassination attempt." Musyoka told The Associated Press by phone Wednesday the attack occurred hours after his police security was withdrawn...
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FILE--In this Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, investigators load bodies from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Two Nevada judges in Las Vegas have ordered the release of search warrant records and autopsy reports related to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, with some information redacted.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, file)
January 30, 2018 - 10:22 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man named in court documents as a "person of interest" during the investigation of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Tuesday he had met the shooter one time and sold ammunition to him. Douglas Haig told The Associated Press that he had been...
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FILE--In this Oct. 2, 2017, file photo, investigators load bodies from the scene of a mass shooting at a music festival near the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip in Las Vegas. Two Nevada judges in Las Vegas have ordered the release of search warrant records and autopsy reports related to the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, with some information redacted.(AP Photo/Chris Carlson, file)
January 30, 2018 - 9:25 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — An Arizona man named in court documents as a "person of interest" during the investigation of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history said Tuesday he had met the shooter one time and sold ammunition to him. Douglas Haig told The Associated Press that he had been contacted...
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An employee walks past logos of the Samsung Electronics Co. at its office in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. Samsung Electronics has reported a surge in quarterly earnings thanks to its record-breaking chip business. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
January 30, 2018 - 8:19 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Quarterly earnings surged again for Samsung Electronics, thanks to its record-breaking chip business. The South Korean company said Wednesday that its October-December earnings jumped 74 percent to 12 trillion won ($11.2 billion), compared with 6.9 trillion won a year...
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FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2018, file photo, a man walks by advertisements of Samsung Electronics' smartphone at its shop in Seoul, South Korea. On Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, Samsung Electronics reported a surge in quarterly earnings thanks to its record-breaking chip business. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
January 30, 2018 - 7:42 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics has reported a surge in quarterly earnings thanks to its record-breaking chip business. The South Korean company said Wednesday that its October-December earnings jumped 74 percent to 12 trillion won ($11.2 billion), compared with 6.9 trillion won a...
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FILE- In this Jan. 15, 2015, file photo, a new Qatar Airways Airbus A350 approaches the gate at the airport in Frankfurt, Germany. The United States and Qatar have reached a deal to resolve a years-old quarrel over alleged airline subsidies, seven individuals familiar with the deal said Monday, as Qatar’s government works to defuse tensions with the Trump administration. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
January 30, 2018 - 8:22 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Qatar have reached a deal to resolve a years-old quarrel over alleged airline subsidies, as Qatar's government works to defuse tensions with the Trump administration. A formal announcement could come Tuesday, when Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defense...
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