Government And Politics

Spain considers ban on sale of gas and diesel cars by 2040

Nov 13, 2018

Spain's government is eyeing ambitious steps to tackle climate change, including a ban on the sale of gas and diesel cars from 2040

Utility emailed woman about problems 1 day before fire

Nov 13, 2018

A woman who owns property near where a deadly wildfire started in Northern California says utility Pacific Gas & Electric Co. emailed her last week about problems with transmission lines

Iran, feeling sanctions bite, looks for outlet in Iraq

Nov 13, 2018

Iran, already feeling the bite of U.S. sanctions, is turning to its neighbor Iraq to soak up some of its exports in agriculture, manufacturing, and energy

Incoming House members prep for do's and don'ts on the Hill

Nov 13, 2018

Incoming House members get do's and don'ts as they prepare for new Congress

Egypt's retired soccer star sentenced to 1 year in prison

Nov 13, 2018

Egyptian court sentences Aboutrika, country's all-time soccer great, to year in prison for tax evasion

Italy brings together Libya rivals on conference sidelines

Nov 13, 2018

Italy's premier has hosted a meeting of Libya's rival leaders on the sidelines of a conference aiming to help its former colony crack down on Islamic militants and human trafficking

IMF: Mideast oil producers buoyed by higher prices, for now

Nov 13, 2018

IMF: Higher oil prices help offset increases in public spending by Mideast oil exporting heavyweights like Saudi Arabia

More races go to Democrats, including Senate seat in Ariz.

Nov 13, 2018

Democrats chalk up more victories, firming up grip on the U.S. House and statehouses

Aussie car rammer guilty on 6 murder counts, other charges

Nov 13, 2018

A man who drove a car through a crowd on a pedestrian-only Australian street last year, killing six people and injuring dozens more, has been found guilty of all 33 charges against him, including six counts of murder.

Chinese premier says reforms, not stimulus, vital for growth

Nov 13, 2018

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang says the country needs reforms to support business to help drive growth as it weathers a trade war with the U.S., rather than more economic stimulus

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