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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — China has detained a former Canadian diplomat in Beijing in apparent retaliation for the jailing of a top Chinese executive at the request of the United States, escalating a legal and diplomatic wrangle between the three countries.Relations were shaken by …
TORONTO (AP) — The Latest on the arrest in Canada of Chinese tech executive Meng Wanzhou. (all times local):3:25 p.m.A Canadian judge says he will announce his decision later Tuesday on whether to grant bail to top Chinese executive facing possible extradition to the U.S.Justice William …
BEIJING (AP) — China's economy czar and U.S. trade envoys discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday, indicating that negotiations are going ahead despite tension over the arrest of a Chinese tech executive.Vice Premier Liu He talked by phone with Treasury …
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks careened through another dizzying day Tuesday after indexes shot to big early-morning gains only to give them all up and then yo-yo between gains and losses. The S&P 500 was up modestly by late-afternoon trading.It's the latest in a series of sharp turns in …
SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Online retailers are getting physical.A growing number of brands born on the internet are now opening brick-and-mortar stores and moving into the suburban malls once considered doomed as more Americans shopped online.But they're taking it even further by …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Cabinet chiefs and GOP lawmakers celebrated alongside farm and business leaders Tuesday as the Trump administration made good on one of its biggest promised environmental rollbacks, proposing to remove federal protections for thousands of waterways nationwide.Environmental …
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Jersey City is teaming up with Amazon to try and thwart the thefts of packages during the Christmas season.Police Chief Michael Kelly says his department reached out to the retailer and received small surveillance cameras as well as dummy boxes.They've been placed …
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — An Argentine court on Tuesday sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for helping agents of the country's former dictatorship round up 24 Argentine union workers who were tortured and held in military jails.The courtroom was crowded with some …
NEW YORK (AP) — The newly elected CBS board faces daunting tasks: deciding whether former CEO Les Moonves gets a $120 million exit package following a sexual-misconduct investigation and charting a path for CBS to recover after the scandal.CBS shareholders ratified the 11 board members, …
BAGHDAD (AP) — U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry has urged Iraq to reduce its energy dependence on Iran and open its energy sector to American investment instead.Perry met with top Iraqi officials in Baghdad and in the Kurdish region on Tuesday to discuss US investment in Iraq.Iraq is caught …
NEW YORK (AP) — A study organized by Time's Up, the organization formed to promote gender equality, has found that female-led films consistently outperform male-led movies at the box office.The study analyzed the 350 top-grossing films worldwide released between January 2014 and December …
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal fisheries managers are increasing catch limits for several West Coast groundfish species that were previously overfished, a move that marks the greatest expansion of a West Coast fishery in years.The National Marine Fisheries Service says catch limits for yellow …
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on U.N. climate talks in Poland (all times local):8:25 p.m.The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is returning to this week's high-level climate talks in Poland to press for a "positive" outcome with new initiatives and greater urgency …
PARIS (AP) — France's wave of protests and violence over the past month or so has already cost the eurozone's second-largest economy a fortune.Road blockades, demonstrations and successive weekends of rioting in Paris and other towns have left supermarket shelves empty, stopped shoppers …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's increasingly deadly and destructive wildfires have become so unpredictable that government officials should consider banning home construction in vulnerable areas, the state's top firefighter says.Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Director Ken …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County supervisors are considering a massive housing project in fire-prone mountains as the state continues to recover from devastating wildfires.The supervisors are expected to vote Tuesday on whether to approve the 19,000 home Centennial development at Tejon …
WASHINGTON (AP) — Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.While Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee grilled Pichai on what …
QUINTON, Okla. (AP) — Drilling company officials ignored multiple warnings that safety equipment at an Oklahoma gas well was malfunctioning before an explosion that killed five workers and badly injured another, the family of one of the dead workers contends in a recent court filing.Parker …
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local):7:15 p.m.British Prime Minister Theresa May says she and other EU leaders have a "shared determination" to find a way to assuage U.K. lawmakers' concerns about the Brexit agreement.May spent Tuesday …
TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits, their excitement palpable as they raced from evergreen to evergreen. The boys, ages 2, 4 and 6, were picking out a real tree this year — a new tradition their …

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