Samsung to invest $19 billion in chip, display plants

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it will invest 21.4 trillion won ($19 billion) in the next four years in its memory chip and display plants in South Korea. The South Korean company’s announcement comes as the global memory chip industry...

Christie: I’ll sign budget deal, end government shutdown

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey (Horizon BCBSNJ) Chairman and CEO Robert A. Marino, left, addresses the media at the Statehouse Monday, July 3, 2017, in Trenton, N.J. New Jersey’s budget stalemate between Republican Gov. Chris Christie and the...

Watchdog says Chinese town is major ivory smuggling hub

AP Photo/Ng Han Guan HONG KONG (AP) — An environmental watchdog group says its investigation has found that a little-known town in southern China is a major hub for ivory smuggling by organized criminal gangs. The Washington, D.C.-based Environmental Investigation Agency...

Prosecutors ask judge to gag ex-pharmaceuticals CEO Shkreli

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors want a New York judge to make former pharmaceuticals company CEO Martin Shkreli (SHKREL’-ee) stop talking. They filed a motion in U.S. District Court on Monday, asking that Shkreli and attorneys for all parties refrain from making...

Smackdown! Trump's insult act comes from pro wrestling hype

AP Photo/Carlos Osorio NEW YORK (AP) — Making bombastic boasts. Dropping signature catch phrases. Attaching insults to rivals’ names. Shouting down perceived enemies. If President Donald Trump’s recent attacks on television personalities, journalists and...

Umpire Hernandez sues MLB, claiming race discrimination

Toronto Blue Jays John Gibbons argues with home plate umpire Angel Hernandez during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto, Tuesday, June 27, 2017. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — Angel Hernandez, a big league...

South Korea military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s military says North Korea has launched another ballistic missile. The launch is part of a string of test-firings in recent months as the North works to build a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the United States. The...

DC appeals court orders EPA to move ahead with methane rule

AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court in Washington ruled Monday that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency overstepped his authority in trying to delay implementation of an Obama administration rule requiring oil and gas...

Scientists baffled by strange sea creatures near Alaska

This Thursday, June 23, 2016, photo provided by Ric Brodeur, taken off the Oregon coast, shows a bucket full of pyrosomes. The tropical, filter-feeding spineless creatures usually found along the equator have been making their way north in the last few years, and they showed up...

DC appeals court orders EPA to move ahead with methane rule

FILE – In this June 2, 2017, file photo, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington. A federal appeals court in Washington says Pruitt overstepped his authority in trying to...