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Mexico’s Lopez Obrador Looks to Tree Planting to Create Jobs

Mexico’s Lopez Obrador Looks to Tree Planting to Create Jobs

Mexico City (AP) -- Mexican President-elect Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says he wants to create 400,000 jobs by planting 1 million hectares (2.47 million acres) with timber and fruit trees.
U.S. Must Plan for Reuniting Deported, Missing Immigrants

U.S. Must Plan for Reuniting Deported, Missing Immigrants

A federal judge ordered the Trump administration and advocates for immigrant families to each submit a plan for reuniting parents who were either already deported or whose whereabouts in the U.S. are
States Attack Trump Administration Over 3-D Printed Gun Rules

States Attack Trump Administration Over 3-D Printed Gun Rules

A group of Democrat-controlled states said it sued to block the Trump administration from allowing 3-D gun manufacturers to publish instructions on how to make “downloadable” guns.
U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Teenagers’ Climate Lawsuit

U.S. Supreme Court Refuses to Halt Teenagers’ Climate Lawsuit

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to halt a novel and sweeping lawsuit pressed by children and teenagers seeking to force the federal government to take steps against climate change.
Trump Says There's Room for Negotiations on Border Wall Shutdown Threat

Trump Says There's Room for Negotiations on Border Wall Shutdown Threat

President Donald Trump speaks about border security during a joint news conference with Italy's Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. (Source: Bloomberg)
Italy's Populist Leader Stakes Claim to Be Trump's Man in Europe

Italy's Populist Leader Stakes Claim to Be Trump's Man in Europe

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte took his cues from Donald Trump at their first White House meeting, backing the president’s views on trade, migration, security and defense spending and setting
Ron Dellums, Fiery Former California Lawmaker, Dies at 82

Ron Dellums, Fiery Former California Lawmaker, Dies at 82

Sacramento, Calif. (AP) -- Ron Dellums, a fiery anti-war activist who championed social justice as Northern California's first black congressman, died Monday from cancer, according to a longtime
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She May Serve Five More Years on Supreme Court

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Says She May Serve Five More Years on Supreme Court

Washington (AP) -- For more than a decade, audiences and interviewers have had one pressing question for Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg: When will you retire?
Koch Network Won't Back GOP Challenger to Democratic Senator

Koch Network Won't Back GOP Challenger to Democratic Senator

The powerful public policy and political network led by billionaire Charles Koch on Monday broke from its traditional approach of backing Republican candidates by saying it wouldn’t work for the
Trump Says He’s Willing to Meet With Iran’s Rouhani Without Precondition

Trump Says He’s Willing to Meet With Iran’s Rouhani Without Precondition

Donald Trump said he would be willing to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani with “no preconditions” as tensions between the two countries climb following the U.S. president’s decision to withdraw
Opposition Claims Lead in Zimbabwe Vote as Results Stream In

Opposition Claims Lead in Zimbabwe Vote as Results Stream In

Zimbabwe’s main opposition party said it was well ahead in the first election of the post-Robert Mugabe era and it’s ready to form the next government, as unofficial results began streaming in.
Sessions Says American Culture Has Become ‘Less Hospitable to People of Faith’

Sessions Says American Culture Has Become ‘Less Hospitable to People of Faith’

Washington (AP) -- American culture has become "less hospitable to people of faith," Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday in vowing that the Justice Department would protect people's religious

Syrian Forces Press Offensive Despite Islamic State Threats to Hostages

Beirut (AP) -- Syrian government forces pressed ahead with their offensive in the country's south on Monday despite threats by the Islamic State group to kill civilians it recently captured there.
Chinese Parents Panic Over Infant Vaccine Safety

Chinese Parents Panic Over Infant Vaccine Safety

China’s vaccine scandal is sparking protests and panic among parents, with the revelation two drugmakers sold poor-quality vaccines for infants reviving anxiety over the country’s ability to ensure
Eritrea and Somalia Restore Ties, Want UN Sanctions Lifted

Eritrea and Somalia Restore Ties, Want UN Sanctions Lifted

Mogadishu, Somalia (AP) -- Eritrea and Somalia have agreed to restore diplomatic relations, both countries announced Monday in another thaw in the restive Horn of Africa region, while Somalia's leader
Greece: Divers Recover Body Offshore of Where Wildfire Raged

Greece: Divers Recover Body Offshore of Where Wildfire Raged

Rafina, Greece (AP) -- Coast guard divers recovered a body Monday near an area of Greece ravaged by a deadly wildfire a week ago the search for more victims focused on the coastline where hundreds of
The Latest on Zimbabwe’s Presidential Election

The Latest on Zimbabwe’s Presidential Election

Harare, Zimbabwe (AP) -- The Latest on Zimbabwe's election (all times local):
Australia's Turnbull Dealt Blow as Elections Boost Opposition

Australia's Turnbull Dealt Blow as Elections Boost Opposition

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was dealt a blow by Australian voters in by-elections held Saturday that boosted the main opposition Labor Party. Bloomberg's Paul Allen reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak:
Military Habits Die Hard as Nigeria's Buhari Defies Court Orders

Military Habits Die Hard as Nigeria's Buhari Defies Court Orders

Muhammadu Buhari Photographer: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images
Trump Says He Had ‘Very Nasty’ Relationship With Special Counsel

Trump Says He Had ‘Very Nasty’ Relationship With Special Counsel

President Donald Trump said he had a nasty and contentious business relationship with Robert Mueller, and called on the special counsel to disclose such “conflicts of interest” in one of his most