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Ford slashing 7,000 jobs as disruption sweeps car industry

Ford Motor Co. plans to eliminate about 7,000 salaried jobs — about 10% of its global white-collar workforce — as pressures mount on automakers to keep pace with massive technological shifts amid signs global car demand has peaked. Eliminating the positions will save Ford about $600 million a year, Chief Executive Officer Jim Hackett wrote ...

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Trump says he didn’t need to borrow from banks

WASHINGTON  – President Donald Trump is insisting he didn’t borrow from many banks because he “didn’t need the money,” not because they wouldn’t do business with him. Trump’s tweets Monday appear to be in response to New York Times reporting that Deutsche Bank anti-money laundering specialists recommended that multiple transactions associated with Trump and his ...

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Bethlehem police chief warns: Martin Tower debris pile is ‘not a playground for souvenir hunters’

A day after Martin Tower was imploded, Bethlehem Police Chief Mark DiLuzio warned the site “is not a playground for souvenir hunters.” The tangled remnants of what was once Bethlehem Steel’s world headquarters is behind a chained-linked fence on private property where there is an active construction site. Those who do could be injured or ...

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