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November 27, 2019 - 8:51 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. The fire continued to burn Wednesday morning at the TPC Group plant, after the blast sent a large plume of smoke that...
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November 27, 2019 - 7:43 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — Three workers were injured early Wednesday in a massive explosion at a Texas chemical plant that also blew out the windows and doors of nearby homes. The fire continued to burn Wednesday morning at the TPC Group plant, after the blast sent a large plume of smoke that...
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November 27, 2019 - 6:54 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — A chemical company says three people were injured in an explosion at its plant in East Texas. The powerful blast blew out the windows of homes and sent a chemical plume blowing over neighborhoods miles away. The explosion happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at the TPC Group...
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November 27, 2019 - 6:45 am
PORT NECHES, Texas (AP) — A chemical company says three people were injured in an explosion at its plant in East Texas. The powerful blast blew out the windows of homes and sent a chemical plume blowing over neighborhoods miles away. The explosion happened at about 1 a.m. Wednesday at the TPC Group...
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In this picture taken Friday, Aug. 17, 2012, Italy's largest steel plant is seen in Taranto, Italy. Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte says steelmaker ArcelorMittal has agreed to try for a negotiated solution over the fate of a southern Italian steel plant. Conte and his economy and economic development ministers held four-hour talks ending Friday before midnight with ArcelorMittal’s top executives. Union leaders on Saturday insisted that any deal must exclude layoffs. (AP Photo/Paola Barisani)
November 23, 2019 - 9:43 am
ROME (AP) — Italy’s leader said that steelmaker ArcelorMittal has agreed to try for a negotiated solution over the fate of a southern plant that is one of Europe’s largest steel producers, while union leaders on Saturday clamored for authorities to protect the thousands of jobs at stake. Premier...
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Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte speaks during a press conference at the end of a meeting with ArcelorMittal's top management, at the Chigi Palace in Rome, late Friday, Nov. 22, 2019. Conte says steelmaker ArcelorMittal has agreed to try for a negotiated solution over the fate of a southern Italian steel plant after four-hour-long talks between Conte and ArcelorMittal executives ending Friday before midnight. (Maurizio Brambatti/ANSA via AP)
November 23, 2019 - 9:19 am
ROME (AP) — Italy’s leader says steelmaker ArcelorMittal has agreed to try for a negotiated solution over the fate of a southern plant that is one of Europe’s largest steel producers, while union leaders on Saturday clamored for authorities to protect the thousands of jobs at stake. Premier...
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President Donald Trump tours an Apple manufacturing plant, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, in Austin with Apple CEO Tim Cook and Ivanka Trump, the daughter and adviser of President Donald Trump, left. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
November 20, 2019 - 6:13 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump got away from the impeachment inquiry in Washington on Wednesday and celebrated tech behemoth Apple keeping its Mac Pro computer manufacturing plant in the Texas state capital. Trump’s visit follows Apple’s announcement in September that it would continue...
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President Donald Trump holds handwritten notes as he speaks to the media about the House Intelligence Committee testimony of U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2019, with Ivanka Trump, daughter and adviser to the president, at his left in background, as Trump leaves the White House in Washington, en route to Texas. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
November 20, 2019 - 3:18 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Leaving behind Washington and the impeachment probe, President Donald Trump traveled to Texas on Wednesday to tour a manufacturing plant that produces the latest generation of Apple’s Mac Pro computer. Trump was seeking to highlight job growth in a state crucial for Republicans...
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This Aug. 19, 2019, image shows the coal-fired Navajo Generating Station near Page, Ariz. The power plant will close before the year ends, upending the lives of hundreds of mostly Native American workers who mined coal, loaded it and played a part in producing electricity that powered the American Southwest. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca)
November 18, 2019 - 4:20 pm
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest closure in a shift away from coal and toward renewable energy and cheaper power. The Navajo Generating Station near the Arizona-Utah line was expected to...
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FILE - In this June 12, 2019, file photo General Motors employees work on the chassis line as they build the frame, power train and suspension onto the truck's body at the Flint Assembly Plant in Flint, Mich. On Friday, Nov. 15, the Federal Reserve reports on U.S. industrial production for September. (Jake May/The Flint Journal via AP, File)
November 15, 2019 - 9:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A strike at General Motors pushed U.S. manufacturing production lower in October, adding to the troubles confronting American industry. The Federal Reserve said Friday that manufacturing output tumbled 0.6% last month, largely because production of cars and auto parts plunged 7.1...
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