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Oil pipeline planned even as California moves away from gas

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A proposal to replace an oil pipeline that was shut down in 2015 after causing California's worst coastal spill in 25 years is inching though a government review, even as the state ...

Back in power, Israel's Left finds its influence is limited

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — After years in Israel’s political wilderness, small dovish parties that support Palestinian statehood are back in government. But they are finding their influence is limited, w...

Differences endure as Biden brings back North America summit

WASHINGTON (AP) — North America's leaders are reviving three-way summitry after a Trump-era break. As President Joe Biden, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican Presiden...

France: Far-right TV star Eric Zemmour shakes up presidential race

Until a few months ago, France's next presidential election was largely expected to be a predictable duel between President Emmanuel Macron and the leader of the far-right National Rally (Rassembl...

UAE's embrace of Syria could lead to more Arab overtures

BEIRUT (AP) — A visit by the United Arab Emirates' top diplomat this week may have turned a page for Syria's embattled autocratic president, enabling more Arab countries to re-engage with Bashar Assad...

White House: US will discuss Michigan pipeline with Canada

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. and Canada will discuss the future of an oil pipeline that crosses part of the Great Lakes and is the subject of rising tension over whether it should be shut down...

Greek PM expresses concern over West's stance toward Turkey

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece’s prime minister said Friday he is concerned that the West’s calm response toward Turkish actions is encouraging it to behave in an unacceptable manner. ...

FDA sets stronger safety warnings for breast implants

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health regulators on Wednesday finalized stronger warnings for breast implants, including a new requirement that people receive detailed information about their potential risks ...

Giants place Peppers on injured reserve with ACL injury

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have placed safety Jabrill Peppers on injured reserve with a rupture to the ACL and a high ankle sprain, both on his right leg. Peppe...

Joe Biden's Taiwan gaffes create concern in China and Asia

In August, ABC television asked US President Joe Biden what he thought of Chinese media's claims that the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan without a fight had shown Taiwan that Washington cou...

Michigan official: Benton Harbor water woes 'inexcusable'

State officials on Thursday defended their response to a lead crisis in a small southwestern Michigan city, telling lawmakers that steps to reduce corrosion in aging water pipes began in 2019, just a ...

Volvo adds 195,000 vehicles to recall for dangerous air bags

DETROIT (AP) — Volvo is recalling another 195,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the front driver's air bags could explode and send shrapnel into the cabin. It's the company's third U....

California oil spill legal fight likely to last years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It took little more than 48 hours from the moment a major oil spill was discovered off Southern California until the first lawsuit was filed against the Houston company that owns an...

Mystery lingers around cause of California oil pipeline leak

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Investigators searching for the cause of an oil pipeline break off the Southern California coast have pointed to the possibility that a ship anchor dragged the line acr...

Delay after alarm puts California spill response in question

Amplify Energy’s emergency response plan for a major oil spill like the one it’s now dealing with in coastal Southern California depended heavily on a quick shutdown of the San Pedro Bay Pipeline if ...