• CEOs of AT&T, Time Warner to sell merger to skeptical Senate

    In this June 18, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Bewkes, Chairman and CEO of Time Warner, attends the Cannes Lions 2014, 61st International Advertising Festival in Cannes, southern France. The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers. The CEOs, Randall Stephenson of AT&T and Bewkes of Time Warner, are due to appear Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, before a Senate antitrust panel whose Republican chairman and senior Democrat have said the proposed $85.4 billion merger of the communications giants would potentially raise significant antitrust issues. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The CEOs of AT&T and Time Warner are heading to Capitol Hill in a bid to convince senators that a merger of their two companies will mean innovative new experiences for consumers.

  • Q&A: A look at Trump’s call to cancel new Air Force One

    Air force One, with President Barack Obama aboard, prepares to take off from Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016. President-elect Donald Trump wants the government's contract for a new Air Force One canceled.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump suggested Tuesday that he would cancel Boeing’s contract to build a new fleet of presidential aircraft to replace the aging models that shuttle the president around the world. He cited “out of control” costs of more than $4 billion in a tweet that ended with “Cancel order!”

  • Pipeline delays cost builder millions, risking contract loss

    In this Nov. 25, 2016 satellite image taken by DigitalGlobe, the construction site of the the Dakota Access pipeline is seen near Cannon Ball, N.D. (DigitalGlobe via AP)

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The completion of the Dakota Access oil pipeline has been delayed after the U.S. Army declined to grant an easement for the final few thousand feet under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota pending further study. Pipeline company Energy Transfer Partners originally was expected to finish the pipeline before the end of this year, but the Army’s move likely delays it by several months. That will be costly to the Dallas-based company, but industry experts say it’s unlikely to kill the project completely. Here’s a look at some of the ways the delay could impact the pipeline:

  • Brazil anti-trust body says bids rigged for 2014 World Cup

    In this July 13, 2014 file photo, fireworks explode over the Maracana Stadium after the World Cup final match between Germany and Argentina at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Germany won 1-0. Brazil's anti-trust body CADE released a report Monday, Dec. 5, 2016, that said several construction companies rigged bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work. They included Rio de Janeiro’s famous Maracana stadium, where Germany defeated Argentina 1-0 in the 2014 World Cup final. (AP Photo/Hassan Ammar, File)

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s anti-trust body says several construction companies rigged bids for 2014 World Cup stadiums, driving up costs by overcharging for the work.

  • Cars without drivers scoot around Nissan plant, towing cars

    Nissan Motor Co.'s Leaf,  with no one inside, scoots during a demonstration of their Intelligent Vehicle Towing system at Nissan Oppama plant in Yokohama, near Tokyo Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. Nissan Motor Co. is testing out self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan to tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading without anyone behind the steering wheel.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    YOKOSUKA, Japan (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. is testing self-driving cars at one of its plants in Japan that can tow vehicles on a trailer to the wharf for loading on transport ships.

  • New Mexico beats Texas for expansion of warehouse company

    SANTA TERESA, N.M. (AP) — Gov. Susana Martinez says New Mexico has beaten out Texas for the expansion of a homegrown warehouse and distribution company.

  • Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

    President-elect Donald Trump gestures toward reporters as he arrives for a party at the home of Robert Mercer, one of his biggest campaign donors, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016, in Head of the Harbor, N.Y. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump is threatening to impose heavy taxes on U.S. companies that move jobs overseas and still try to sell their products to Americans.

  • Report: Company sold turf product after learning of defects

    This Sept. 28, 2016, photo shows a Duraspine turf field in Newark, N.J. FieldTurf, the country’s leading maker of artificial sports turf, sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide after its executives knew they were falling apart faster than expected and might not live up to lofty marketing claims, according to an investigation by NJ Advance Media. (Andre Malok/NJ Advance Media via AP)

    WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (AP) — The country’s leading maker of artificial sports turf sold more than 1,000 fields to towns, schools and teams nationwide after its executives knew they were falling apart faster than expected and might not live up to lofty marketing claims, according to an investigation by a news organization.

  • Spaceport America chief aims to build aerospace economic hub

    SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The new chief executive of Spaceport America says New Mexico is well positioned to use the futuristic facility as a jumping off point to build an aerospace economic hub.

  • Job deals like Carrier’s often fall short of political hype

    President-elect Donald Trump talks with workers during a visit to the Carrier factory, Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Indianapolis, Ind. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — When President-elect Donald Trump announced a deal to save hundreds of jobs at a Carrier plant in Indiana, it came with a cost to state taxpayers of about $7 million in tax breaks and grants.