Ford to build small-car factory in Mexico, adding 2,800 jobs

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. plans to build a new $1.6 billion auto assembly plant in Mexico, creating about 2,800 jobs and shifting small-car production from the U.S. at a time when moving jobs south of the border has become a major issue in the U.S. presidential campaign.

  • Written by TOM KRISHER, AP Auto Writer

China restricts trade with North Korea over nuclear tests

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday banned most imports of North Korean coal and iron ore, the country's main exports, in a significant increase in pressure on the North under U.N. sanctions against its nuclear and missile tests.

  • Written by JOE McDONALD, Associated Press

5 killed in tourist helicopter crash in Smoky Mountains

SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Investigators were headed Tuesday to the scene of a sightseeing helicopter crash that killed five people near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee.

  • Written by STEVE MEGARGEE, Associated Press

How a spy probe wound up as a child pornography prosecution

WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI agents investigating a potential data leak at Boeing obtained a secret warrant to search the home computers of a company manager in California for evidence they hoped would connect him to Chinese economic espionage.

  • Written by ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press

Cameroon: Joint forces arrest 300 Boko Haram fighters

YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — Cameroon says multinational forces fighting Boko Haram have arrested over 300 Islamic extremists and freed at least 2,000 people from their strongholds along Cameroon, Nigeria and Chad borders.