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January 2017 Current Events: U.S. News Slideshow

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Here's a slideshow depicting the major U.S. news events of January 2017.

Ford to Stay in U.S., Halts Construction in Mexico
Image of Ford president Mark Fields
In an announcement on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2017, Ford president and CEO Mark Fields cancels plans to build a new $1.6 billion factory in Mexico and will invest $700 million in a Michigan plant to build new electric and autonomous vehicles. The factory will get 700 new jobs.
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