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Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations

Exxon Mobil prevails in lawsuit over climate regulations

NEW YORK — Exxon Mobil won Tuesday in a closely watched lawsuit over the costs of climate change, with a judge saying there was no proof the energy giant duped investors about the toll that regulations could take on its business.
In South Carolina, Steyer investing in black voters

In South Carolina, Steyer investing in black voters

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Bill Cosby sex assault verdict upheld; spokesman lashes out

Bill Cosby sex assault verdict upheld; spokesman lashes out

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the #MeToo era.
US charges: Mexico ex-security chief took bribes from cartel

US charges: Mexico ex-security chief took bribes from cartel

NEW YORK — Mexico's former top security chief has been indicted in New York City on charges he accepted a fortune in drug-money bribes from kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's notorious Sinaloa cartel to let it operate with impunity in Mexico.
The Associated Press picks the top moments on TV from 2019

The Associated Press picks the top moments on TV from 2019

NEW YORK — Many have noticed how fragmented our TV viewing is, with multiple competing streaming services and dozens of channels pulling us in different directions.
Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

Democrats, White House forge new North American trade deal

WASHINGTON — House Democrats and the White House announced a deal on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win Tuesday on the same day that impeachment charges were announced against him.

'The Long Good Friday' writer Barrie Keeffe dead at 74

LONDON — Barrie Keeffe, screenwriter of classic British gangster movie “The Long Good Friday,” has died. He was 74. Keeffe’s agent, Stephen Durbridge, said Keeffe died Tuesday in London after a short illness.
Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a "brat"

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a "brat"

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon.
Finland gets world's youngest prime minister, a woman age 34

Finland gets world's youngest prime minister, a woman age 34

HELSINKI — Finland became the country with the world's youngest sitting head of government Tuesday when the Nordic country's parliament chose a 34-year-old woman who is a prolific user of social media and a keen advocate for environmental issues as p
Man kills 6 in Czech Republic with illegal gun, wounds 3

Man kills 6 in Czech Republic with illegal gun, wounds 3

PRAGUE, Czech Republic — A man with an illegal gun fatally shot six people and wounded three others at a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic on Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said.