Volkswagen on track to break last year's sales recordAutomaker Volkswagen says it is on track for a new annual sales record despite troubles getting vehicles certified for new European emissions tests
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
Participants in U.N. climate talks on ways of combating global warming leave the venue at the end of the day's session in Katowice, Poland, Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
The Latest: Heat wave fuels Germany's word of the yearAfter a long, hot summer that shriveled crops and left river levels unusually low, "hot age" has been chosen as Germany's word of the year
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders have offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises, as the British prime minister seeks a lifeline that could help her sell her Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
EU leaders vow to press on with 'no-deal' Brexit plansEU leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic "no-deal" scenario
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A demonstrator holds a placard reads " All together put on your yellow vests and come on" she demonstrates in Biarritz, southwestern France, Wednesday, Dec.12, 2018. Storeowners are replacing shattered windows while city workers have been towing away the hulks of burned-out cars and cleaning anti-government and anti-capitalist graffiti off shops, buildings and world-famous sites like the Arc de Triomphe, which reopens on Wednesday, more than a week after it was vandalized. Back a placard reads "Solidarity of Strasbourg victims". AP Photo/Bob Edme)
Paris police bracing for more violent protestsAnticipating a fifth straight weekend of violent protests, Paris police prefect says thousands of officers and armored vehicles will be deployed again in the French capital on Saturday
The Associated Press1 hour ago
British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, speaks with Luxembourg's Prime Minister Xavier Bettel as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gather for a two-day summit, beginning Thursday, which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
The Latest: Romania seeks to encourage British leaderRomania's president has struck an optimistic note about the Brexit deal as his country prepares to take over the rotating presidency of the European Union for the first time
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Aug. 28, 2017, file photo, a Coast Guard rescue team evacuates people from a neighborhood inundated by floodwaters from Tropical Storm Harvey in Houston, Texas. Natural disasters in Texas on the scale of Hurricane Harvey’s deadly destruction last year will become more frequent because of a changing climate, warns a new report Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018, ordered by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott in a state where skepticism about climate change runs deep. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
Draft agreement emerges at UN climate talks, pitfalls remainNegotiators at the U.N. climate meeting in Poland are gathering to discuss the first comprehensive draft agreement to emerge after almost two weeks of talks
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Women chat in front of an electronic board displaying stock prices at a brokerage house in Beijing, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second-largest economy. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
World markets fall on Brexit troubles, Chinese dataWorld markets slip on Brexit troubles, weaker-than-expected Chinese data
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Policemen watch as a journalist reports near the Canadian Embassy in Beijing, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Canada is being battered by diplomatic ill winds. First, President Donald Trump attacked Canada on trade. Then Saudi Arabia punished it for speaking up for human rights. Now China has the country in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S. Canada's normally reliable ally to the south has left it high and dry. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Canada caught between 2 powers, feeling alone in the worldChina has Canada in its cross-hairs, detaining two Canadians in apparent retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top Chinese tech executive on behalf of the U.S.
The Associated Press5 hours ago


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