Rollback of truck safety rules may be just the beginning
HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- The trucking industry scored a victory this week when Republican lawmakers effectively blocked Obama administration safety rules aimed at keeping tired truckers off the highway. But there's more coming down the road....
Pirates preying on Venezuelan fishermen as industry unravels
PUNTA DE ARAYA, Venezuela (AP) -- The pirates had killed Flaco Marval's brother and two cousins, and word was they were coming for the rest of the family....
China trade in November rebounds from slump
BEIJING (AP) -- China's exports grew in November for the first time in nine months while imports also rose in a sign global and domestic demand are recovering....
Brexit dominates UK politics, from Supreme Court to Commons
LONDON (AP) -- The drama of Britain's exit from the European Union was being acted out this week on two of London's grandest stages - the Supreme Court and the House of Commons chamber. The plot is gripping, but the ending is still a mystery....
European Central Bank adds half a trillion euros in stimulus
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The European Central Bank will pour another half-trillion euros ($579 billion) in newly printed money into the eurozone economy to support its recovery as the currency union heads into what could be a tumultuous election year....
Woman described as Canada's Rosa Parks to appear on banknote
GATINEAU, Quebec (AP) -- A black woman often described as Canada's Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theater will be the first woman to be celebrated on the face of a Canadian banknote....
EU puts Iran's Aseman Airlines on its air safety blacklist
The Latest: ECB chief sees potential turmoil from elections
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- The Latest on the European Central Bank's policy meeting (all times local):...
Time Magazine named Donald Trump as their Person of the Year. In bestowing the award, Time Magazine said Trump's victory in the presidential election has shaken up the U.S. political system, for better or worse. Accepting the accolade Trump called it "a tremendous honor that from a magazine I grew up reading". Runner-up for the award was Hillary Clinton, who narrowly lost the 2016 presidential election to Mr. Trump.
Was Sarah Palin right to criticize Donald Trump for using subsidies to keep manufacturing jobs from going to Mexico?