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Why a salmonella outbreak shouldn't ruin your Thanksgiving

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:02pm

There's no reason to skip Thanksgiving dinner because of a salmonella outbreak linked to raw turkey.

'Fantastic Beasts' flies to top of weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:04pm

"Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" crawled, slithered and flew its way to the top of the weekend box office with a $62.2 million opening in the U.S. and Canada, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Turkey warns ExxonMobil against drilling with Greek Cypriots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:25am

Turkey's Foreign Ministry has cautioned an international energy company against cooperating with the government of Cyprus in its search for gas.

Average US price of gas drops 12 cents per gallon to $2.72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:25am

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 12 cents a gallon over the past two weeks, to $2.72.

Scattered tax protests persist in France; injuries up to 409

Elaine Ganley, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 11:06am

French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, standing firm against a wave of grassroots protests, said Sunday that fuel tax hikes would remain in place despite nationwide agitation.

Report: Iran arrests 4 workers protesting unpaid salaries

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:03am

Iran's state-run IRNA news agency is reporting that the country's authorities have detained four workers protesting not having been paid their salaries for months in the southwestern province of Khuzestan.

A few honorary Oscars firsts at this year's Governors Awards

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:36am

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' annual Governors Awards may be in its 10th year, and the honorary Oscar itself in its 60th, but that doesn't mean there isn't still room for a few firsts.

Union: Workers ratify contract, end Boston hotel strike

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:31am

A labor union says a 45-day strike by Marriott hotel workers in Boston is over after workers ratified a new contract agreement.

Time to get a watch? What to know about buying preowned

Amir Bibawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:08am

Luxury watches have long been a symbol of the wealthy. That's changing thanks to a booming trade in preowned luxury watches, driven by a growing number of specialized retailers. Established luxury watchmakers and dealers are also getting into the trade.

Watch geeks drive booming trade in preowned pieces

Amir Bibawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:01am

Around two dozen traders sit in an open-layout second floor of a building in suburban Philadelphia. Surrounded by computer monitors, loud conversation and ringing phones, the energy on this trading floor is high and the commodity is blingy.

The Latest: Macron addresses Germany's parliament

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 5:12am

The Latest on the French president's visit to Germany (all times local):

The Latest: Labour leader: New EU vote 'not for today'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 4:48am

The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local):

UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 3:46am

Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union officials.

Ousted Sri Lankan PM's party asks Facebook to protect users

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 1:18am

The ousted Sri Lankan prime minister's party urged Facebook to safeguard the identity of its supporters on the social media platform, fearing information sharing with what it calls the country's "illegal" government can lead to a crackdown against the users. 

Macron, Merkel seek common approaches to Trump, euro

David McHugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:42am

French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel consulted Sunday on migration, fixing the euro currency, Europe's defense, taxing digital companies and other issues as the two leaders looked to preserve their influence abroad while their authority flags at home.

The Latest: APEC leaders fail to agree on final communique

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 18th - 12:12am

The Latest on the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation in Papua New Guinea (all times local):

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 11:58pm

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says leaders at APEC summit couldn't reach consensus on final communique.

Pacific summit ends with no communique as China, US differ

Stephen Wright, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 9:08pm

An acrimonious meeting of world leaders in Papua New Guinea failed to agree Sunday on a final communique, highlighting widening divisions between global powers China and the U.S.

US, allies to bring electricity to most of Papua New Guinea

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 7:39pm

The U.S., Japan, New Zealand and Australia said they'll bring electricity to 70 percent of Papua New Guinea's people by 2030, boosting the West's response to growing Chinese influence in the South Pacific.

Activists detained after boarding palm oil tanker off Spain

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 17th - 5:20pm

Greenpeace says six of its activists boarded a tanker transporting Indonesian palm oil in the Gulf of Cadiz and were detained by its captain after unfurling "Save our Rainforest" and "Drop Dirty Palm Oil" banners.