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Thu. 9:03 a.m.: UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union finally reached a new tentative Brexit deal today, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battle. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now faces the Herculean task of selling the accord to his ...

Thu. 8:54 a.m.: Aid groups scramble to reach Syrians as battle lines shift

BARDARASH, Iraq (AP) — Humanitarian groups in northeastern Syria are scrambling to provide aid to hundreds of thousands of people as rapidly shifting battle lines make it increasingly difficult to reach them. Nearly all foreign aid workers have been evacuated because of security concerns, ...

Thu. 8:51 a.m.: ‘See you at the polls’: Trump and Pelosi have it out

WASHINGTON (AP) — He said she's a "third-grade" politician. She said he's having a meltdown. And with that President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi chalked up the latest explosive meeting that ended abruptly with a walkout at the White House. It's a familiar ritual, with Trump ...

Wed. 11:49 a.m.: UAW / GM strike tentative contract

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal was hammered out Wednesday but it won't immediately end the strike by more than ...

Wed. 1:59 p.m.: GM and union reach tentative deal that could end strike

DETROIT (AP) — The United Auto Workers and General Motors have reached a tentative contract agreement that could end a monthlong strike that brought the automaker's U.S. factories to a standstill. The deal was hammered out Wednesday but it won't immediately end the strike by more than 49,000 ...

Wed. 9:08 a.m.: Takeaways: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores the age issue

A dozen Democratic presidential candidates participated in a spirited debate over health care, taxes, gun control and impeachment. Takeaways from the three-hour forum in Westerville: ___ WARREN'S RISE ATTRACTS ATTACKS Sen. Elizabeth Warren found Tuesday that her rise in the polls may come ...

Wed. 9:01 a.m.: Turkey calls on Kurdish fighters to lay arms, vacate border

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — As Russia and the United States each launched diplomatic forays to end Turkey's invasion of northern Syria, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan today defied pressure for a ceasefire and said the only way the offensive would end was if Syrian Kurdish fighters ...

Wed. 8:54 a.m.: Kim rides horse on sacred peak, vows to fight US sanctions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea released a series of photos today showing leader Kim Jong Un riding a white horse to a sacred mountain he has often climbed before making key decisions. Near the mountain, Kim reportedly vowed to overcome U.S.-led sanctions that he said had both pained ...

Wed. 8:38 a.m.: Global shares mixed as investors await more earnings

TOKYO (AP) — Global markets were mixed this morning as investors await another batch of earnings reports from U.S. companies and Brexit talks faltered yet again. Germany's DAX rose 0.3 percent to 12,666, while Britain's FTSE 100 fell 0.1 percent to 7,202. France's CAC 40 was flat to slightly ...