President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday that Japan's SoftBank has agreed to invest $50 billion in businesses and job-creation in the United States. Trump made the announcement on Twitter after meeting at Trump Tower with SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son. Trump provided no details on the precise nature of the investments, or their timing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Experts and advocates are urging Congress to improve conditions for hundreds of foreign fishermen working in Hawaii's commercial fleet, following an Associated Press investigation that found the men have been confined to vessels for years without basic labor protections.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina's next governor campaigned on a promise to work on bending back state government's recent rightward turn, with the repeal of a law limiting LGBT rights near the top of his to-do list.