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House to clear stopgap spending, water projects measures

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 2:30am

The House is advancing hard-fought legislation to help Flint, Michigan, fix its lead-tainted water system and speed next year's confirmation for retired Gen. James Mattis as President-elect Donald Trump's defense secretary.

Greek unions strike despite debt relief pledge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 2:10am

Public services in Greece have been disrupted by a general strike called by unions against ongoing austerity measures.

Germany hosts foreign ministers from 57-nation OSCE

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 2:00am

Foreign ministers from the 57-nation Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe are meeting in Germany, which says the group is needed more than ever to bolster dialogue between east and west.

Global stocks advance ahead of ECB decision

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:50am

Global shares rose on Thursday following upbeat trade data from China. Investors were looking ahead to a meeting of the European Central Bank later in the day.

Paris still struggling with worse pollution peak in decade

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:40am

Facing its worse winter pollution in 10 years, Paris is sticking to controversial traffic measures.

Trump's choice for top China diplomat has long ties to Xi

Thomas Beaumont and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:20am

It may seem odd for the governor of a lightly populated agricultural state to be chosen as U.S. ambassador to China, especially amid escalating talk of a trade war with the major U.S. trading partner.

Surgeon General calls youth vaping a public health threat

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 1:13am

The U.S. surgeon general is calling e-cigarettes an emerging public health threat to the nation's youth.

Trump criticizes union leader critical of Indiana deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 12:40am

President-elect Donald Trump is slamming a union leader who criticized his deal to discourage air conditioner manufacturer Carrier Corp. from closing an Indiana factory and moving its jobs to Mexico.

Trump's one-time policy adviser in Moscow for meetings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 8th - 12:20am

Russian state-owned news agency RIA Novosti says an ex-foreign policy adviser of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is visiting Moscow to meet businessmen and politicians.

Pirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravels

Hannah Dreier, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:10pm

The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family.

Michael Jordan wins China court ruling after years-long case

Louise Watt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:02pm

China's highest court on Thursday ruled in favor of basketball legend Michael Jordan at the culmination of a years-long case over use of the Chinese rendering of his globally-known name and trademark.

China trade in November rebounds from slump

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 11:00pm

China's exports grew in November for the first time in nine months while imports also rose in a sign global and domestic demand are recovering.

Trump chooses hardliners but talks softer on immigration

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 10:20pm

Donald Trump embraced new Cabinet officers Wednesday whose backgrounds suggest he's primed to put tough actions behind his campaign rhetoric on immigration and the environment, even as he seemed to soften his yearlong stance on immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children.

Asian stocks advance ahead of ECB decision

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:22pm

Asian shares rose on Thursday after an overnight surge on U.S. markets. Investors were focused on the European Central Bank's meeting later in the day.

China's November import, export growth both rebound from contraction in a sign of stronger global, domestic demand

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:21pm

China's November import, export growth both rebound from contraction in a sign of stronger global, domestic demand.

DiCaprio meets with Trump on green jobs to boost economy

Nekesa Mumbi Moody, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 9:10pm

Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met Wednesday with President-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centered on preserving the environment can boost the economy.

Asian stocks advance ahead of ECB decision

Youkyung Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:42pm

Asian shares rose on Thursday after an overnight surge on U.S. markets. Investors were focused the European Central Bank's meeting later in the day.

New York restaurant threatened by Pizzagate hoax callers

Tom McElroy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:41pm

A popular New York restaurant has become the latest victim of a fake-news conspiracy about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a Washington, D.C., pizza joint.

Congress cracks down on 'bots' that snap up concert tickets

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 7th - 8:31pm

Congress sent legislation to President Barack Obama that could make it easier to get tickets to popular shows, sports events and concerts.