Obama talks climate change, inequality at green conference

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama said Wednesday that addressing global economic inequality is key to fighting climate change. Obama was a keynote speaker at the sustainab...

“Tuk Tuk” a newspaper for the Iraqi protest movement

BAGHDAD (AP) — Every other day, the editor, bespectacled and perpetually pecking at a laptop, sends a top secret 8-page document to an anonymous printing house near Baghdad’s Tahrir Square, a central ...

Iraqi officials: 27 wounded in renewed fighting in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi security officials say at least 27 protesters have been wounded in renewed clashes overnight in central Baghdad. The officials say the clashes occurred between 4...

7 key questions heading into Wednesday’s Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — New uncertainty hangs over the Democratic presidential primary as 10 candidates meet on the debate stage once again. No longer is there a clear front-runner. The fi...

US Latinas need twice the time to match white male’s income

WASHINGTON (AP) — Government figures show that on average, Latinas in the United States are paid 54 cents for every dollar that a white, non-Hispanic male makes. That means it takes ...

AP Interview: Steyer’s fortune fuels underdog 2020 campaign

BLUFFTON, S.C. (AP) — Tom Steyer says it’s “not possible” to buy the Democratic presidential nomination. Yet the elderly crowd gathered in the back of the Southern Barrell Brewing C...

Taiwan financial sector's exposure to Hong Kong up despite chaos

Exposure of Taiwan's financial sector to Hong Kong increased to top NT$1 trillion (US$3.79 billion) as of the end of September, even as the territory was threatened by escalating political chaos, ...

The Latest: Iraq: 2 more protesters killed in Baghdad

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Iraq’s anti-government protests (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Iraqi security and medical officials say two protesters have been killed a...

Mongolians protest as economic ills grip country

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — Mongolian political fringe groups have protested in the capital, Ulaanbaatar, to demand the dissolution of parliament as economic woes grip the country. ...

Esper says S Korea wealthy enough to pay more for US troops

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper says South Korea is wealthy enough to pay a bigger share of the cost of having U.S. troops on its soil. He was asked at a ...

Wall Street feuds with Warren, much to her apparent delight

NEW YORK (AP) — Senator Elizabeth Warren’s proposed wealth tax is putting her at odds with some of Wall Street’s wealthiest, and the fight is increasingly spilling out into the open. ...

Protesters in Iraq celebrate soccer win against Iran

BAGHDAD (AP) — Thousands of anti-government protesters in Iraq’s capital city celebrated with fireworks a 2-1 win over Iran in a much-anticipated World Cup qualifying match, hoping it would return mom...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. A NEW REVEAL FROM A DIPLOMAT AS IMPEACHMENT GOES PUBLIC D...

Norway fund blacklists security firm G4S over rights worries

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway's sovereign wealth fund says it is banning all financial holdings in British security services company G4S due to the risk that it “contributes to or is responsible f...

Iraq officials: 2 protesters killed in Baghdad clashes

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi medical and security officials say clashes between protesters and security forces in central Baghdad have killed two people and wounded 42. The officials say the...