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French strikes going strong on Day 4; government…

France's prime minister is holding special meetings amid fears that nationwide strikes will get worse in the coming days

Climate scientists try to cut their own carbon…

Some climate scientists are limiting their airline flights so they don’t worsen the global warming they study

French activists use Macron portraits to urge…

French activists have waved stolen portraits of President Emmanuel Macron at a protest to try to push France to do more to fight climate change

Ukraine faces new challenges in peace talks with…

Ukraine's president sits down Monday for peace talks in Paris with Russian President Vladimir Putin in their first face-to-face meeting, and the stakes could not be higher

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Germany: Merkel party criticizes ally's call for…

The leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party says she would have liked a clear signal from its junior governing partner that it intends to stay in Merkel's coalition, and is deeply skeptical about its calls for new concessions

Minister: Brazil can't stop deforestation without…

Brazil's environment minister says the country can’t stop deforestation in the Amazon without the help of rich nations

China's trade with US sinks in November amid…

China's trade with the United States sank again in November as negotiators worked on the first stage of a possible deal to end a tariff war

New Amazon lease for NY space renews debate over…

Amazon says it has signed a lease for a new office space in Manhattan to house more than 1,500 employees

Protests subside, but economic aftershocks rattle…

The flaming barricades are mostly gone from Haiti’s streets and protesters have largely dissipated

Q&A: Does a manufacturing slump threaten the US…

Defying fears and predictions, the U

Reddit bans accounts, suspects possible UK vote…

The prospect of Russian interference in Britain's election has become an issue again after the social media platform Reddit concluded that leaked government documents on Brexit trade was linked to Russian operators

Protests erupt as Russia seeks closer ties with…

The leaders of Russia and Belarus have discussed how to further deepen ties between the two allies — a meeting that triggered a protest in the Belarusian capital of Minsk

Nobel laureate: Face up to climate change, no…

An astronomer who shares this year's Nobel Physics Prize for discovering a planet outside the Earth's solar system is taking issue with people who shrug off climate change on the grounds that humans will eventually leave for distant planets

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Venice tide barriers pass another test but…

The underwater barriers meant to protect the Italian city of Venice from damaging high tides are a decade behind schedule and billions over budget

Mexico announces its biggest oil discovery in three decades

Mexico says it has made the biggest oil discovery in the country since 1987 at the Quesqui field in the Gulf coast state of Tabasco

PG&E says it has reached $13.5 billion wildfire…

Pacific Gas and Electric says it has reached a $13.5 billion settlement that will resolve all major claims related to devastating wildfires blamed on its outdated equipment and negligence

'Mexico, US, Canada trade talks continue in Washington

Mexico’s top trade negotiator has wrapped up an 11-hour meeting with his U

Netflix executive touts 'golden era' of streaming…

An executive with Netflix says the streaming giant has boosted its original content exponentially over the last several years and that will mean more action for its production hub in New Mexico

Report: Fire at Texas facility caused by…

Local and federal investigators say a fire at a Houston-area petrochemical storage facility that burned for days in March was accidental and caused by equipment failure at a storage tank

Pork industry sues over California law on animal confinement

The pork industry has challenged the constitutionality of a voter-approved California measure that will prohibit the sale of meat products from hogs born to sows confined in spaces that don't meet new minimum space requirements

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How major US stock indexes fared Friday

Major stock indexes ended a choppy week with solid gains after the government reported that hiring in the U

FAA seeks to fine Boeing $3.9 million for faulty…

Boeing faces a possible fine of nearly $4 million after safety regulators say the company installed faulty parts on the wings of some Boeing 737 jets

Lottery group agreed to pay $1.5M more to jackpot winner

A national lottery group agreed to pay $1