Stryker, Children's Place fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially on Wednesday: BP Plc., down 2 cents to $24.37. The oil company is cutting spending by 25% as the v...

Senators reach $2B deal to boost conservation, parks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate leaders and the Trump administration have reached an election-year deal to double spending on a popular conservation program and devote more than a $1 billion a year to clear ...

Greece looks to France for post-bailout investment drive

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said his government is backing Greece's request to make emergency spending on the migrant crisis exempt from official fiscal calculations. ...

Greece set to ratify new military deal with United States

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's parliament is set to ratify an agreement with the United States for a major expansion of military cooperation as it faces an escalation of tensions with neighboring Turk...

Libya's rival military commander seeks support in Greece

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The commander of forces fighting the U.N.-supported government in war-torn Libya has begun meetings in Athens in a bid to counter Turkey's support for his opponents. ...

A look at the major players in Libya's shape-shifting war

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s rival leaders meeting for rare peace talks on Monday with Russian and Turkish officials in Moscow was a stark reminder of how the Libyan civil war has shape-shifted in recent mont...

Turkish parliament OKs controversial Libya military deal

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey’s parliament approved a security and military deal with Libya’s U.N.-supported government Saturday on the heels of a controversial maritime agreement earlier this month that ha...

Opponents warn of staff exodus as US breaks up lands bureau

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Opponents of the Trump administration's plan to break up the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the country's public lands bureau are warning of a brain drain, saying many staffers who...

EU leaders set to reject Turkey-Libya maritime border deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are set to reject a maritime border agreement between Turkey and Libya as invalid and insist that the pact interferes with the rights of other countries borderin...

Erdogan says Turkey could send troops to Libya if requested

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that Turkey could deploy troops in Libya, if the U.N.-supported government in Tripoli were to request such support. ...

EU weighs response to Turkey-Libya maritime border deal

Brussels (AP) — European Union foreign ministers debated Monday how to respond to a controversial agreement between Turkey and Libya that could give Turkey access to a contested economic zone across t...

Turkish committee backs contentious maritime deal with Libya

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Turkish parliament's foreign affairs committee has endorsed a controversial deal on maritime boundaries in the Mediterranean reached between Turkey and Libya's U.N.-supported...

Greek minister heads to Cairo for talks over sea dispute

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s foreign minister will hold talks in Cairo with his Egyptian counterpart on Sunday about agreement between Turkey and Libya’s U.N.-backed government to delineate the mari...

US government opens California land to oil, gas drilling

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The federal government has opened 725,000 acres in Central California to oil and gas drilling on land that has been off-limits since 2013. The Bureau of Land Manag...

Trump administration loses bid to dismiss monument lawsuits

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal judge has rejected the Trump administration's bid to dismiss lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of a 2017 decision to downsize two sprawling national monuments ...