Government policy

A metal sculpture sits in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 as Greenpeace activists protest against Germany's strategy against global warming. (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP)
December 11, 2018 - 12:42 pm
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local): 6:35 p.m. The environment minister of the Maldives is taking a stand for the planet — and wants everyone else to do the same. During his speech at the U.N. climate summit in Poland, Hussain Rasheed Hassan called...
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President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
December 11, 2018 - 12:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's promised U.S.-Mexico border wall (all times local): 12:05 p.m. President Donald Trump is escalating his shutdown threat over U.S.-Mexico border wall funding at a heated White House meeting with Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck...
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People buy latest iPhone while others try out its latest model at an Apple Store in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
December 11, 2018 - 10:47 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. Vice Premier Liu He talked by phone with Treasury Secretary...
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People buy latest iPhone while others try out its latest model at an Apple Store in Beijing, Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018. China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
December 11, 2018 - 10:35 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's foreign minister vowed Tuesday to protect its citizens abroad as a Canadian court decided whether to release a technology executive on bail in a case that has riled U.S.-Chinese relations. Beijing will "spare no effort" to protect against "any bullying that infringes the...
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School children demonstrate in Bayonne, southwestern France, Tuesday Dec.11, 2018. Macron has acknowledged he's partially responsible for the anger that has fueled weeks of protests in France, an unusual admission for the leader elected last year. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
December 11, 2018 - 9:43 am
PARIS (AP) — Tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by French President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost 8-10 billion euros ($9-$11 billion), the government said Tuesday. In parliament, Prime Minister Edouard Philippe went to bat for Macron's measures, calling...
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A metal sculpture sits in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018 as Greenpeace activists protest against Germany's strategy against global warming. (Gregor Fischer/dpa via AP)
December 11, 2018 - 9:25 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on U.N. climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Germany is reluctant to host the 2019 U.N. climate talks after Brazil's incoming right-wing government canceled its offer. Deputy environment minister Jochen Flasbarth told reporters on the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, Dec. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
December 11, 2018 - 8:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's promised U.S.-Mexico border wall (all times local): 7:53 a.m. President Donald Trump says the military will build his promised border wall "if Democrats do not give us the votes to secure our Country." Trump tweets Tuesday that immigration...
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December 11, 2018 - 7:20 am
BEIJING (AP) — A painful contraction in China's auto market deepened in November as sales fell for a fifth month amid an economic slowdown and consumer anxiety over a tariff fight with Washington. Sales of SUVs, sedans and minivans in the global industry's biggest market plunged 16 percent from a...
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Protestors participates in a march calling for an end to fossil fuel use during the two-week COP24 global climate talks in Katowice, Poland, on Saturday, Dec.8, 2018. (AP Photos/Frank Jordans)
December 11, 2018 - 7:12 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on U.N. climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 1:05 p.m. Brazil says it has cut its greenhouse gas emissions by almost 1.3 billion tons this year, largely by reducing deforestation and improving land management. Latin America's biggest country...
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Protestors participates in a march calling for an end to fossil fuel use during the two-week COP24 global climate talks in Katowice, Poland, on Saturday, Dec.8, 2018. (AP Photos/Frank Jordans)
December 11, 2018 - 5:52 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on U.N. climate talks taking place in Poland (all times local): 11:45 a.m. Several foreign environmental activists who have been detained or deported by Poland's Border Guard since the start of the U.N. climate conference in the Polish city of Katowice are...
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