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December 15, 2018

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.…

France Protests

December 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s relationship with the truth tends to be borderline, at best, when it comes to the border.

So it was this past week when he made a flurry of false or unsupported statements about immigration. He said, with no evidence, that migrants are plagued with disease.…

Fact Check Week

December 15, 2018

PARIS (AP) — Tear gas billowed Saturday across the protest-scarred Champs-Elysees after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations in Paris and a water cannon shot a frigid stream at the crowd on the fifth straight weekend of protests by France’s “yellow vest” movement.

The demonstrations against…

France Protests

December 15, 2018

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge’s ruling that the Obama health law is unconstitutional has landed like a stink bomb among Republicans, who’ve seen the politics of health care flip as Americans increasingly value the overhaul’s core parts, including protections for pre-existing medical conditions…

Health Overhaul-Lawsuit

December 15, 2018

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court says the secret testimony from a former president of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of dangerously addictive opioid painkillers must be released to the public.

A three-judge panel ruled Friday the deposition of Richard Sackler must be…

December 15, 2018

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.

The announcement comes as the network’s crisis deepens,…

CBS Moonves

December 14, 2018

NEW YORK (AP) — Homeowners appear to have learned the lesson of the Great Recession about not taking on too much debt. There is some concern that Corporate America didn’t get the message.

For much of the past decade, companies have borrowed at super-low interest rates and used the money to buy back…

The Debt Threat

December 14, 2018

Dow Jones Industrials

High: 24,431.14

Low: 24,033.79

Close: 24,100.51

Change: —496.87

Other Indexes

Standard&Poors 500 Index: 2599.95 —50.59

NYSE Index: 11,755.38 —180.78

Nasdaq Composite Index: 6910.66 —159.67

NYSE Amer Composite: 2344.24 —42.85

Russell 2000 Index: 1410.81 —21.89

Wilshire 5000…

December 14, 2018

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. Mounting tensions in Europe over Britain’s impending departure from the European Union also darkened traders’ moods.

Major U.S. indexes fell…

Financial Markets Wall Street

December 14, 2018

KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — Bleary-eyed after almost two weeks of negotiations, officials from almost 200 countries on Friday discussed the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge at the U.N. climate talks in Poland, mindful that the clock was ticking to reach a deal.

Anticipating the need for…

World Climate Photo Gallery
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