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Stocks struggle higher as markets stay volatile

NEW YORK — U.S. stocks remained volatile Monday as the market took a dive in early trading only to erase those losses later and end slightly higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost as much as 507 points in early trading before ending with a gain of 34. Energy companies fell as the ...

Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland — Protesters disrupted a U.S. government event at United Nations climate talks Mon­day, criticizing the Trump administration’s policy of backing the extraction of fossil fuels that contribute to global warming. About 100 people from groups representing indigenous peoples ...

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China pressures US, Canada ahead of hearing China is raising the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing resumes for a top Chinese technology executive in a case that has raised U.S.-China trade tensions and roiled financial markets. The U.S. wants Meng Wanzhou ...

Winter storm blankets South

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, ...

China summons US envoy in protest

BEIJING — China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest the detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei in Canada at Washington’s behest and demanded the U.S. cancel an order for her arrest. The official Xinhua News A­gen­cy said Vice Foreign ...

House Dems raise prospect of impeachment, jail

WASHINGTON — Top House Democrats on Sunday raised the prospect of impeachment or almost-certain prison time for President Donald Trump if it’s proved that he directed illegal hush-money payments to women, adding to the legal pressure on the president over the Russia investigation and other ...

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Georgia Two shot at hotel connected to CNN ATLANTA — Authorities said a “highly intoxicated” man shot two people inside a downtown Atlanta hotel that is connected to CNN’s headquarters. Atlanta police spokeswoman Officer Stephanie Brown said that the victims had been trying to help ...

World

Yemen Rebel leader seeks torture probe SANAA — A top leader of Yemen’s Houthi rebels has called for an investigation after The Associated Press found evidence of extreme torture in Houthi-run lockups. Thousands have been imprisoned by the Houthi militia during Yemen’s civil war. An ...

Macron to address nation

PARIS — Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation tonight, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole country. The ...

Anti-Semitic pamphlets under investigation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities are investigating the dissemination of anti-Semitic pamphlets in Pittsburgh neighborhoods, including the one in which a gunman killed 11 people in a synagogue in October. A spokesman said police and the city department of public safety “are taking this matter ...

Senate’s residency fight drags out election tension

HARRISBURG — For the Pennsylvania Senate, the election didn’t necessarily end at 8 p.m. on Nov. 6. The chamber’s Re­publican majority is questioning the residency qualifications of a newly elected Democrat who flipped a Republican-held Pittsburgh-area seat by a mere 793 votes, ...

African-American North Carolina voting rights activist

LOUISBURG, N.C. (AP) — African-American North Carolina voting rights activist Rosanell Eaton has died at age 97. Eaton’s daughter, Armenta Eaton, says her mother died Saturday at home in Louisburg, North Carolina. Rosanell Eaton was a poll worker or precinct judge for decades who ...

Business owners can save and invest in business

NEW YORK — Small business owners may want to save for retirement but are anxious about diverting money away from their companies. But many owners have found ways to invest in themselves as well as their businesses. Some tips for saving -- Saving for retirement can be easier if an owner ...

Source: Fiat Chrysler to put plant in Detroit

Fiat Chrysler will open another assembly plant in the Detroit area, according to a person familiar with the automaker’s plan. The source said the plant will produce SUVs but did not specify when it will open or how many jobs it will create. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because ...

Calif. first to mandate solar for new houses

LOS ANGELES — California became the first state in the nation to require homes built in 2020 and later be solar powered, after a vote by the Building Standards Commission. The unanimous action on Wednesday finalizes a previous vote by the Energy Commission and fulfills a decade-old goal to ...

Miss. sues opioid distributors

JACKSON, Miss. — Mississippi is suing three opioid distributors, saying it failed to prevent the diversion of those drugs into the state. The complaint, filed in Hinds County Circuit Court, against Cardinal Health, McKesson Corp. and AmerisourceBergen Corp. alleges the companies breached ...

Migrants work while they wait

TIJUANA, Mexico — Before dawn each morning, migrants slip away from a Tijuana shelter within sight of the U.S. border to head to jobs across this sprawling city. Moving solo or in pairs, they are easily recognized by their determined strides as people with someplace to be. By sunrise, ...

Police, protesters clash in Paris rioting

PARIS — The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against the government in a movement that has grown more violent by the week. A ring of ...

GM plant closing not expected to stall Detroit’s comeback

DETROIT — General Motors’ planned shutdown of its Detroit-Hamtramck plant would leave only one auto assembly factory in the city known for “putting America on wheels,” but the closure and job losses are not expected to stall-out Detroit’s comeback since its 2014 bankruptcy ...

FBI: Man arrested in teen’s death

LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — Police have arrested and charged a man with killing a 13-year-old girl who was kidnapped last month from a North Carolina mobile home park. The FBI said early Saturday that Michael Ray McLellan has been charged in connection with the kidnapping and murder of Hania ...