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New oil price plunge sends ripples through global economySharply lower oil prices are sending ripples through the global economy, lending more spending power to consumers shopping for Christmas gifts and making fuel cheaper for people in poorer countries.
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018, file photo, candles, lit by activists, protesting the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, are placed outside Saudi Arabia's consulate, in Istanbul, during a candlelight vigil. President Donald Trump is facing mounting pressure to sternly rebuke Saudi Arabia over the death of Khashoggi. So far, Trump is resisting calls to harshly reprimand the close U.S. ally.  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)
Trump defies calls to punish crown prince for writer's deathPresident Donald Trump is defying calls from U.S. lawmakers to punish the Saudi crown prince for the slaying of U.S.-based columnist Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press11 minutes ago
This undated official photo taken from the Russian Interior Ministry web site shows Alexander Prokopchuk, Russian Interior Ministry general who's currently an Interpol vice president. Kremlin foes including financier Bill Browder, Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Alexei Navalny have warned that naming a top Russian police official to the job would undermine Interpol. Russian Interior Ministry spokesman Irina Volk on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 lashed out at critics, accusing them of running a "campaign to discredit" the Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk. (Russian Interior Ministry via AP)
The Latest: Kremlin critic salutes Interpol president choiceKremlin critic Bill Browder says common sense has prevailed with Interpol's decision to bypass a longtime veteran of Russia's security services and choose a South Korean as its new president
The Associated Press13 minutes ago
Inside of a wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, is seen Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, a day after a suicide attack. A suicide bomber was able to sneak into the wedding hall where hundreds of Muslim religious scholars and clerics had gathered to mark the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
Taliban deny involvement in Kabul bombing that killed 55The Taliban have denied involvement in a suicide bombing in the Afghan capital that killed at least 55 people
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
A man walks past the logo of Nissan Motor Co. at Nissan Motor Co. Global Headquarters in Yokohama near Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. France's Renault says it has decided to keep its CEO Carlos Ghosn on despite his arrest in Japan on allegations that he misused assets of partner Nissan Motor Co. and misreported his income. Renault's board of directors announced late Tuesday that the No. 2 at the company, Chief Operating Officer Thierry Bollore, would temporarily fill in for Ghosn. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Reports say Japan prosecutors to hold Ghosn for 10 more daysJapanese media report prosecutors will hold Nissan Chairman Carlos Ghosn, 2nd executive for another 10 days
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
American believed killed by isolated tribe on Indian islandPolice say an American is believed to have been killed by an isolated Indian tribe known to fire at outsiders with bows and arrows
The Associated Press2 minutes ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at the CBI annual conference in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Theresa May said in a speech to business lobby group the Confederation of British Industry that the deal "fulfils the wishes of the British people” to leave the EU, by taking back control of the U.K.’s laws, money and borders. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK's May to meet EU chief Juncker as Brexit deadline loomsBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is flying to Brussels to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a bid to finalize a Brexit agreement between the U.K. and the European Union
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during the budget debate of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Merkel says UN migrants pact is in Germany's interestChancellor Angela Merkel says it's in Germany's interest to support a U.N. agreement on migration that countries such as the United States, Hungary and Poland have rejected
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams stands as he speaks at a news conference, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018, in Millcreek, Utah. McAdams declared victory Monday night in the tight race for a U.S. House seat in Utah, but his opponent, Republican Rep. Mia Love, didn't concede and The Associated Press has not called the race. (Steve Griffin/The Deseret News via AP)
Once rising GOP star, Utah's Mia Love loses seat to DemocratOnce rising GOP star, Utah's Mia Love loses US House seat to Democrat
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2018, file, photo, a doctor measures the arm of malnourished girl at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen. An estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of Yemen’s civil war in 2015, an international aid group said Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed, File)
Aid group: 85,000 children may have died of hunger in YemenAn international aid group says an estimated 85,000 children under age 5 may have died of hunger and disease since the outbreak of Yemen's civil war in 2015
The Associated Press54 minutes ago
Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme CourtPoland's ruling party has submitted a draft law to parliament that would reinstate Supreme Court judges who were recently forced into early retirement
The Associated Press3 minutes ago
In this image made from video, Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, right, and financier William Browder attend a joint press conference in London, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018. Kremlin foes including financier Bill Browder, Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Alexei Navalny have warned that naming a top Russian police official to the job would undermine Interpol. Russian Interior Ministry spokesman Irina Volk lashed out at critics, accusing them of running a "campaign to discredit" the Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk. (AP Photo)
South Korean named Interpol president in blow to RussiaSouth Korea's Kim Jong Yang has been elected as Interpol's next president, edging out a longtime veteran of Russia's security services who was strongly opposed by the U.S., Britain and other European nations
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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