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Libertarian group in Idaho sues Boise for taxing mechanism

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:44pm

A libertarian think-tank in Idaho is suing Boise for diverting new tax revenue to fund the capitol city's urban renewal projects.

Trump says trade deal with China 'could very well happen'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:47am

As trade talks between the U.S. and China move to Washington later this month, President Donald Trump is hopeful that the economic powers can find a way to end a costly tariff fight.

New York City gives letter grades for food cart cleanliness

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:38am

Will your favorite hot dog stand be getting an "A''?

The Latest: Kenya arrests 6 more suspects in Nairobi attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:15am

The Latest on this week's Kenya hotel attack (all times local):

More lenient state laws could chill low-alcohol beer market

Tim Talley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:33am

Beer snobs are raising their mugs to a stronger brew in three states that once forbade grocers from selling anything but low-alcohol brands, and the changes could indirectly chill the industry in two others where such regulations remain.

German farmers protest agro-industry, back healthy foods

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:59am

Thousands of farmers from across Germany and their supporters have protested at Berlin's landmark Brandenburg Gate, calling for climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's twists on Russia, shutdown, vets

Hope Yen and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:57am

It was a week of half-truths, changed stories and outright fabrications in President Donald Trump's Washington.

Party of declared Congo vote winner rejects AU intervention

Saleh Mwanamilongo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:50am

The party behind the declared winner of Congo's presidential election on Saturday rejected the African Union's surprise request to delay announcing the final results amid "serious doubts" about the vote.

The Latest: Chile and Argentina send condolences to Mexico

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:53am

The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local):

The Latest: Labour deputy says party must join Brexit talks

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:49am

The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local):

Uber, Cabify cars are attacked in Spain; police arrest 7

Joseph Wilson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:44am

Police in Barcelona have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers that turned violent on Friday.

Private guards in Kenya to carry guns after extremist attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:30am

Kenya plans to allow many more private security guards around the country to carry firearms following a deadly attack by Islamic extremists in Nairobi.

UK's Labour Party seeks 'frank' debate on Brexit impasse

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:18am

Britain's opposition Labour Party is calling for an "open and frank debate" on the government's stalled Brexit plan and an increased role for Parliament in managing Britain's departure from the European Union but still won't meet with Prime Minister Theresa May.

Wild week over Brexit leaves British politics in crisis mode

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:55am

Britain's Parliament is crumbling — shored up by scaffolding, patched by endless repairs. And after a week of upheaval over Brexit in the House of Commons and angry exchanges on the streets outside, Britain's democratic system is looking a bit shaky, too.

Los Angeles teachers' strike shows Garcetti risks in '20 bid

Michael R. Blood and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:14am

A Los Angeles teachers' strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn't the kind of publicity Mayor Eric Garcetti needed for his potential presidential campaign.

Fireball at illegal Mexico pipeline tap kills 66; 85 missing

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:33pm

Forensic experts attempted to separate and count charred heaps of corpses in central Mexico on Saturday after a massive fireball erupted at an illegal pipeline tap, killing at least 66 people.

Snow, ice blanket Midwest as storm heads to New England

Corey Williams, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:07pm

People throughout parts of the Midwest woke Saturday to a heavy and steady snowfall that forced the cancellation of hundreds of airline flights and made driving dangerous.

Pacific Rim trade bloc meets in Tokyo, prepping for growth

Mari Yamaguchi and Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:43pm

Representatives from a Pacific Rim trade bloc geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative as they met Saturday in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and free trade and inviting new membership.

George W. Bush treats Secret Service detail to pizza

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:37pm

Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown.