Trump pushes Congress for new health law after court ruling
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a federal judge ruled that the Obama-era health overhaul was "invalid," President Donald Trump is looking to congressional leaders to come up with a replacement even as the White House says the current law will remain in place for now.
Idaho test reactor is pivotal in US nuclear power strategy
IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY, Idaho (AP) — A nuclear test reactor that can melt uranium fuel rods in seconds is running again after a nearly quarter-century shutdown as U.S.
Tear gas on Champs-Elysees but fewer Paris protesters seen
PARIS (AP) — Tear gas billowed Saturday across the French capital's protest-scarred Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations and water cannons shot into the crowds on the fifth straight weekend of protests by the country's "yellow vest" movement.
The Latest: Paris police fire tear gas on Champs-Elysees
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France protests (all times local): 3:20 p.m. French police have fired tear gas across the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and protesters have scuffled with police outside the city's Opera house amid the fifth straight weekend of protests by the "yellow vests" movement.
Brexit debate needs a change of tone, Anglican bishops say
LONDON (AP) — The Brexit debate needs a change of tone, the Church of England's bishops said Saturday, calling for national unity following a week of divisive discussions around Britain's efforts to leave the European Union.
AP FACT CHECK: Trump floats fictions about the border
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's relationship with the truth tends to be borderline, at best, when it comes to the border.
Light at the end of the tunnel for UN climate talks
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — A deal on the rules that govern the Paris climate accord appeared within grasp Saturday, as officials from almost 200 countries worked to bridge remaining differences after two weeks of U.N.
German rail operator, union agree on new wage package
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's rail operator says it has reached a new wage agreement with workers, averting the possibility of more strikes during the Christmas travel crunch.
Scandal-plagued CBS grants $20M to 18 women's rights groups
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS on Friday pledged to give $20 million to 18 organizations dedicated to eliminating sexual harassment in the workplace as the network tries to recover from a scandal that led to the ouster of its top executive, Les Moonves.
California alleges utility falsified pipeline safety records
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Regulators on Friday accused one of California's largest utilities of falsifying safety documents for natural gas pipelines for years following its criminal conviction and multimillion-dollar fine for a pipeline explosion that killed eight people near San Francisco.
China suspends tariff hikes on US cars, auto parts
BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth.
US, Canada look to ease strains amid 3-way spat with China
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States and Canada moved Friday to ease tensions between them over the case of a top Chinese technology executive whose arrest by Canadian authorities has sparked a diplomatic crisis entangling the three countries.
Trump club is in tax break zone, but is unlikely to benefit
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's company owns a golf club in an Opportunity Zone offering developers massive tax breaks, but experts say it is unlikely it could take advantage of them.
J&J hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder
NEW YORK (AP) — Johnson & Johnson on Friday forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder.
In a plot twist, Spirit tops US airlines in on-time arrivals
DALLAS (AP) — Spirit Airlines tops the latest ratings for on-time flights, a big turnaround for a discount carrier that consistently ranked as the tardiest airline in America three years ago.
Stocks plunge to 8-month lows on growth fears; J&J nosedives
NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks staggered to eight-month lows Friday after weak economic data from China and Europe set off more worries about the global economy.
Obama-era rule leads to $150M in student loan forgiveness
The U.S. Education Department said it will forgive $150 million in federal student loans as part of a 2016 rule that Secretary Betsy DeVos previously tried to block.
Trump lawyer seeks to send emoluments case to appeals court
WASHINGTON (AP) — A lawyer for President Donald Trump filed papers on Friday asking that a lawsuit accusing the president of profiting from his office be taken out of the hands of a Maryland federal judge and sent to a federal appeals court.
GM says it has 2,700 jobs for workers slated to be laid off
DETROIT (AP) — General Motors' plans to lay off 14,000 salaried and blue-collar workers might not be as bad as originally projected.
Bug may have exposed photos from 7M Facebook users
NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's privacy controls have broken down yet again, this time through a software flaw affecting nearly 7 million users who had photos exposed to a much wider audience than intended.
Detentions raise fears, cast doubt on China's policies
WASHINGTON (AP) — By detaining two Canadians in an apparent act of retaliation, China is looking like the country its harshest critics say it is: one unbound by the laws, rules and procedures that govern other major industrial nations.
Macron urges calm, Paris police prepare for more violence
PARIS (AP) — French President Emanuel Macron called Friday for calm as authorities prepared to deploy armored vehicles and thousands of security forces for a possible fifth-straight weekend of violent protests on the streets of Paris.
EU leaders approve small steps to buttress euro currency
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — European leaders agreed Friday to press ahead with work toward a limited, common eurozone budget and took other steps to strengthen the currency union's resistance to downturns and crises.
Senate rebukes Trump, Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi, Yemen war
WASHINGTON (AP) — In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally.
Trump asserts China's economy feeling his tariff pressure
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says China's economy is feeling the pressure of his tariffs, and he thinks a "big and very comprehensive deal" could happen.

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