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After Scrapping Mexico Plant, Ford Moving Focus Production to China

After Scrapping Mexico Plant, Ford Moving Focus Production to China

At the time, Ford announced that it would instead put those funds to work in the USA, investing $700 million in an expansion of its existing auto plant in Flat Rock, Michigan . For US consumers, it means buying a Ford Focus after 2019 means you'll receive a vehicle manufactured and shipped from China . China represents a massive and dynamic auto market, so these sales figures will be concerning to Ford, at a time when analysts have described their Chinese model line-up has been ...



Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

Phil Robertson, a deputy director at U.S. NGO Human Rights Watch, said the group has called on North Korea to immediately release the remaining detainees: three Americans, one Canadian and six South Koreans, according to RFA. North Korea will acquire the technology to deploy a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of hitting the mainland United States "in the not too distant future", Moon said.


Strong storms and Flash Flooding possible

Strong storms and Flash Flooding possible

By Wednesday afternoon, the center of the storm was about 125 miles (200 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas, and roughly the same distance south of Lake Charles, Louisiana. There was some good news Wednesday when the National Weather Service lifted the warning for metropolitan New Orleans . Over the coming days, the cold front will push the remnants of the storm east and will help dump more rain over the Tennessee and Mississippi Valley.



Tropical Storm Cindy heads toward Gulf Coast

Cindy's maximum sustained winds were near 60 miles per hour (96 kph) Wednesday morning with slight weakening expected to begin Thursday . Cindy is the second tropical storm to form in the Atlantic Ocean since the hurricane season officially began June 1 and the third storm of the year.



Apple Wants To Generate Bigger Profits From Music

Apple is reportedly holding talks with music labels to get them to agree to a reduction in the revenue rate that it has to pay out for its music streaming service. The Finnish company recently lowered the cut for music labels from 55% to 52%, under the condition that user subscriptions will continue to grow. The new licensing deals, which are priced lower, are aimed at revising the "overall relationship" with the record labels.


Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

Here's What The Queen Laid Out In Her Speech To Parliament

Among proposals that will not require immediate legislation, the government is to review its counter-terrorism strategy in the wake of recent attacks in London and Manchester and establish a new Commission for Countering Extremism to "stamp out extremist ideology in all its forms".