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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A massive coal-fired power plant that served customers in the West for nearly 50 years shut down Monday, the latest closure in a shift away from coal and toward renewable energy and cheaper power.The Navajo Generating Station near the Arizona-Utah line was expected …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday said it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the West Bank to be a violation of international law, reversing four decades of American policy and further undermining the Palestinians’ effort to gain statehood.Secretary of …
SYDNEY (AP) — Thick smoke from wildfires has shrouded Sydney and its surrounding areas with health experts warning residents with medical conditions to remain indoors.The Sydney skyline was barely visible with air quality in some parts of the city reaching over hazardous levels early …
HONG KONG (AP) — About 100 anti-government protesters remained holed up at a Hong Kong university Tuesday as a police siege of the campus entered its third day.City leader Carrie Lam said 600 people had left the Hong Kong Polytechnic campus, including 200 who are under 18 years old.Police …
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Prince Charles met with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern on Tuesday and later joined wife Camilla to greet people along the Auckland waterfront.The heir apparent to the British throne and the Duchess of Cornwall were on the third day of a weeklong …
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on Hong Kong protests (all times local):11 a.m.China’s rubber stamp parliament has criticized the Hong Kong high court’s ruling to strike down a ban on face masks.A statement from the National People’s Congress’ Legislative Affairs …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The head of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. told angry California lawmakers Monday that the nation’s largest electric utility wasn’t fully prepared for the effects of its unprecedented outages last month even as it plans to shut off power to more …
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump lost his latest bid Monday to delay a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit as he faces a Jan. 31 deadline to undergo pretrial questioning in the case, which involves claims of unwanted kissing and groping.A New York …
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares are mixed as investors remain cautious over prospects for an agreement in trade talks between the United States and China.Japan’s benchmark Nikkei 225 edged 0.1% lower to 23,384.14. Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.4% to 6,745.60. South …
NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit against President Donald Trump (all times local):10:30 p.m.President Donald Trump has lost his latest bid to delay a former “Apprentice” contestant’s defamation suit as …
FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Two men with semiautomatic handguns targeted a backyard gathering of family and friends in Fresno, spraying bullets that killed four men and wounded six other people before the assailants disappeared into the darkness, police said Monday.Authorities did not identify …
ORINDA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Monday that they won’t immediately file criminal charges against five men arrested on suspicion of shooting up a San Francisco Bay Area Halloween party, killing five people.The Contra Costa County district attorney’s office couldn’t …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Tuesday it won’t consider a recent U.S. decision to postpone a joint military exercise with South Korea a concession that can bring the North back to nuclear talks.Senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chol said the U.S. must completely …
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A fishing boat caught fire in South Korea’s southern waters early Tuesday, and the coast guard said a search was underway for 11 people missing.One fisherman had been found unconscious and not breathing in waters 7.4 kilometers (4.6 miles) south of the boat, …
NEW YORK (AP) — A homeless man charged in the beating deaths of four men as they slept on New York City streets says he has no memory of the assault.“I was looking for bottles for cash,” Randy Santos told The New York Times in a jail interview published Monday. “I …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three top money winners in “Jeopardy!” history will vie for a share of $1.5 million in January.ABC and the quiz show’s producer said Monday that Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer will compete in prime-time episodes on the network.The …
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A woman has been sentenced to 15 days in federal custody for throwing a sports drink at a Florida congressman who frequently appears on television supporting President Donald Trump.Federal court records show that 35-year-old Amanda Kondrat'yev was sentenced last …
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says about 600 protesters have left university campus surrounded by police, about 100 remain.
CRIPPLE CREEK, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado rancher was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday shortly after a jury convicted him of beating his fiancée to death with a baseball bat and setting the woman’s remains on fire to hide the evidence.Patrick Frazee was convicted …
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A western New York man pleaded guilty Monday to threatening to kill U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota.Patrick Carlineo entered the plea Monday in Rochester, admitting to charges that carry up to 10 years in prison. His sentencing is set for Feb. 14.U.S. Attorney James …

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