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Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing

Smartphone makers bet on foldable screens as next big thing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — For the past few years, the smartphone industry has been searching for a breakthrough to revive a market mired in an innovation lull and a sales slump. A potential catalyst is on the horizon in the form of flexible screens that can be folded in half without breaking.
Samsung and several rivals are prepa ... (full story)

Kim Jong Un slow walks nuke talks, woos SKorean investors

Kim Jong Un slow walks nuke talks, woos SKorean investors

MOUNT KUMGANG, North Korea (AP) — The two-lane highway south from North Korea's Mount Kumgang into and across the Demilitarized Zone is lined by tall green fences and street lamps that are only turned on for special occasions. Children play on a parallel stretch of railroad that hasn't been in regular use since before they wer ... (full story)

Report: Google planning big New York City expansion

NEW YORK (AP) — Google is planning a major expansion in New York City, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal .
The newspaper reported Wednesday, Nov.7, that the company plans to add space for more than 12,000 additional New York workers. The Journal cited anonymous people familiar with the plans.
The paper sai ... (full story)

Wright may be wrong

Dear Mr. Berko: Please tell me about Wright Medical Group. Because of its development of artificial cartilage, my stockbroker is recommending that I buy 1,000 shares on margin. I owned stock in the company at $31 in 2008 and took a huge loss. Unless you approve, I'm reluctant to invest in Wright again. -- CB, Kankakee, Ill.
Dear ... (full story)


Federal suit: University threatens Christian professor to act contrary to conscience

A group that advocates on behalf of individuals who wish to freely live out their faith has taken up the cause of a Shawnee State University philosophy professor who faces "corrective actions" by his employer over a transgender student's complaint.
Attorneys from Alliance Defending Freedom filed suit last week against t ... (full story)

GOP tide rolls on in Ohio, swing state now Trump country?

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio Democrats can't worry right now about how to turn Ohio blue. First, they have to figure out how to get it back to purple in a state where President Donald Trump is a force for Republicans.
Republicans on Election Day again swept the races for governor and four other state offices. That's the third-strai ... (full story)