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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, arrives to attend the 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP) climate talks in Bonn, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. World leaders arrive at the global climate talks in Germany on Wednesday to give the negotiations a boost going into the final stretch. (Henning Kaiser/dpa via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 11:50 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a veteran of global efforts to curb climate change, disappointed environmental campaigners Wednesday by refusing to lay down a deadline for ending her country's use of coal. Green groups and developing countries had called on Merkel to use...
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Police vehicles driving into the premises of the Weisweiler coal-fired power plant near Aachen, Germany, Wednesday Nov. 15, 2017. According to German dpa news agency environmental activists on Wednesday occupied coal supply routes of the Weisweiler coal-fired power plant. (Ralf Roeger/dpa via AP)
November 15, 2017 - 9:33 am
BONN, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the climate talks in Bonn, Germany (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The head of the United Nations says climate change is "the defining threat of our time" and requires concerted action by the international community. U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says the...
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FILE - In this Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, file photo, Jiahao Luo, left, and Jiahao Wang, from China, configure one of the four new Apple iPhone X's they purchased at the new Apple Michigan Avenue store along the Chicago River in Chicago. On Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, the Commerce Department releases U.S. retail sales data for October. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)
November 15, 2017 - 8:42 am
U.S. retail sales rose at a solid pace last month, as bullish consumers bought more cars, furniture and clothes. The Commerce Department says retail sales increased 0.2 percent in October, after a healthy 1.9 percent gain in the previous month. September's gain was the largest in 2 ½ years and was...
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People walk past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Shares fell in Asia on Wednesday, tracking modest losses overnight on Wall Street, where the biggest drop in crude oil prices since October weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
November 15, 2017 - 8:21 am
LONDON (AP) — Global share prices fell sharply Wednesday as sinking oil prices weighed on oil producers and other energy stocks. Investors are also monitoring developments surrounding President Donald Trump's attempt to get sweeping legislation to revamp the U.S. tax system through Congress...
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Bill Franke, managing partner of Indigo Partners, left, speaks next to John Leahy, chief operating officer – Customers of Airbus, during an Airbus press conference in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017. Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. (AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili)
November 15, 2017 - 8:10 am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Airbus signed a $49.5 billion deal on Wednesday to sell 430 airplanes to the Phoenix-based private equity firm that owns Frontier Airlines, striking the European aerospace company's biggest deal ever at the Dubai Air Show. Meanwhile, Boeing reached an agreement...
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November 15, 2017 - 5:06 am
BEIJING (AP) — China's auto sales growth fell below 1 percent in October as demand for sedans contracted, an industry group said Wednesday. Sales rose 0.4 percent over a year ago to 2.3 million units, down from September's 4.1 percent growth, according to the China Association of Automobile...
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In this photo taken Monday Nov. 6, 2017, Brian Madeux, 44, makes his way through the UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital for the first human gene editing therapy for NPS, in Oakland, Calif., on Monday, Nov. 6, 2017. Madeux, who has a metabolic disease called Hunter syndrome, will receive billions of copies of a corrective gene and a genetic tool, through an IV, to cut his DNA in a precise spot. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
November 15, 2017 - 1:08 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Scientists for the first time have tried editing a gene inside the body in a bold attempt to permanently change a person's DNA to try to cure a disease. The experiment was done Monday in California on 44-year-old Brian Madeux. Through an IV, he received billions of copies of...
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Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, a member of the Senate Finance Committee, joins Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., left, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to talk about work on overhauling the nation's tax code, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 14, 2017 - 11:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans are intent on scrapping the Affordable Care Act's requirement that Americans get health insurance, targeting a repeal of the individual mandate to help finance deep tax cuts in their tax overhaul. Sen. Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, confirmed...
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November 14, 2017 - 10:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Delta Air Lines and Virgin Australia have stopped serving hot meals from Gate Gourmet at Los Angeles International Airport after listeria was found in the caterer's local kitchen. Virgin Australia is giving passengers vouchers for food before their LAX flights and says that...
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In this Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 photo, an Indian man seeks alms at a street in Hyderabad, India. Authorities in this southern Indian city are rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump. Over the past week, more than 200 beggars have been transported to separate male and female shelter homes located on the grounds of two city prisons. Officials say the drive against begging was launched because two international events are taking place in the city _ the Global Entrepreneurship Summit and the World Telugu Conference in December. (AP Photo /Mahesh Kumar A.)
November 14, 2017 - 7:47 pm
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Authorities in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad are rounding up beggars ahead of a visit by Ivanka Trump for an international conference. Over the past week, more than 200 beggars have been transported to separate male and female shelter homes located on the grounds of...
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