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UK inflation rate rises unexpectedly to 3.1 percentBank of England Governor Mark Carney will have to write a letter to Britain's Treasury chief explaining why inflation in the country is running by more than a percentage point above target
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina at the Elysee Palace prior to their meeting, in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. More than 50 world leaders are gathering in Paris for a summit that Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming, despite U.S. President Donald Trump's rejection of the Paris climate accord. (Philippe Wojazer, Pool via AP)
World leaders, high security at Paris climate summitMore than 50 world leaders are joining bankers, energy magnates and others Tuesday in Paris for a summit that President Emmanuel Macron hopes will give new momentum to the fight against global warming
The Associated Press24 minutes ago
NTSB to issue probable cause of El Faro's sinkingFederal accident investigators are set to determine the probable cause of the sinking of the cargo ship El Faro in 2015, the worst maritime disaster for a U.S.-flagged vessel in decades in which 33 mariners were killed
The Associated Press39 minutes ago
Men walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. Shares were mostly lower in Asia on Tuesday as investors stepped back after several days of advances, erasing early gains. Markets are awaiting the Federal Reserve meeting on Wednesday and the outcome of a major Chinese planning conference.  (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
World shares retreat ahead of Fed interest rate decisionWorld shares fall back as investors show caution over Fed, China
The Associated Press47 minutes ago
Israeli ultra-Orthodox Jewish leader Shteinman dies at 104Rabbi Aharon Leib Shteinman, spiritual leader of Israel's non-Hassidic ultra-Orthodox Jews of European descent, has died
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon speaks in support of U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore during a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race5 things to watch in Alabama's high stakes Senate race
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Member of the Elder group former Secretary-Generals of the United Nations Kofi Annan, right, and Ban Ki-moon, left, meet France's President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The Elders are a group of world figures who work for international peace. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool)
The Latest: Major funds pressure companies over climateA group of 225 investment funds managing more than $26 trillion in assets says they are going to put pressure on companies to curb their greenhouse gas emissions and disclose climate-related financial information
The Associated Press3 minutes ago
U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks at a campaign rally, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017, in Midland City, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Turbulent Senate race now in hands of Alabama votersAn internationally watched Senate election is down to voters in Alabama who will choose between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Boxer Jeff Horn wears a pair of boxing gloves on top of earmuffs Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017, after his a weigh-in for his next fight in Brisbane, Australia. Horn will defend his WBO welterweight world title against Britain's Gary Corcoran on Wednesday. (AP Photo/John Pye)
Horn wants to show Pacquiao win was no flukeJeff Horn wants title defense to show Manny Pacquiao win was no fluke
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, center, attends the "Tech for Planet" event at the "Station F" start up campus ahead of the One Planet Summit in Paris, France, Monday Dec. 11, 2017. It is a dream come true for U.S.-based climate scientists — the offer of all-expenses-paid life in France to advance their research in Europe instead of in the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump, two of the winners say. (Philippe Wojazer, Pool via AP)
US-based climate scientists to take research to FranceTwo U.S.-based climate scientists say it's a dream come true _ the offer of all-expenses-paid grants to advance their research in Europe instead of the United States under climate skeptic President Donald Trump
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Kari Alexander Thordarson and Tinna Karen Victorsdottir, right, at the Borgarholtsskoli high school in Reykjavik attend a Gender Studies class on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Victorsdottir said the course had changed her perception of life more than any other course. The aim of the class is to get young adults to notice everyday discrimination, stereotyping and harmful messages. Iceland scores high on studies of gender equality but still has high rates of violence against women. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remainsIceland scores high on studies of gender equality but still has high rates of violence against women
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this March 27, 2008 file photo, the Pentagon is seen in this aerial view in Washington. A Pentagon official tells The Associated Press that transgender people can enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition. The new policy reflects growing legal pressure on the issue. Potential transgender recruits will have to overcome a lengthy and strict set of physical, medical and mental conditions that make it possible, although difficult, for them to join the armed services. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Pentagon to allow transgender people to enlist in militaryThe Pentagon is allowing transgender people to enlist in the military beginning Jan. 1, despite President Donald Trump's opposition
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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