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Lebanon’s outgoing PM backs businessman to replace him

BEIRUT (AP) - Lebanon’s outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Tuesday he supports the nomination of a prominent contractor to become the next premier,...

Rod Stewart: Rocker turned model railroad builder

LONDON (AP) - Rod Stewart, known for decades as a consummate crooner, rocker, fashion plate and tongue-in-cheek sex symbol, is adding a new element...

PG&E boss says it wasn’t fully ready for California outages

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - The head of Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. told angry California lawmakers Monday that the nation’s largest electric utility wasn’t...

Bridge collapses in southwest France; 1 dead, 1 missing

PARIS (AP) - Authorities say a bridge has collapsed in rural southwest France, killing a 15-year-old girl and leaving at least one person missing.Toulouse...

Kanye West wants to build amphitheater on his Wyoming ranch

CODY, Wyo. (AP) - Officials in Wyoming have received a building permit application from Kanye West for a proposed amphitheater on property owned by...

Paradise community gathers on anniversary of Camp Fire

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) - One year after Paradise burned, hundreds of people gathered in the parking lot of a former bank building in the...

Harvick has Cup title shot after 3rd straight Texas fall win

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Kevin Harvick and the Stewart-Haas Racing team had already been preparing for NASCAR's finale. With another win at Texas,...

Dutch construction workers protest environmental rules

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Thousands of Dutch construction workers converged on The Hague on Wednesday to protest restrictions they say are crippling their...

Swiss file their 1st charges in Petrobras-Odebrecht scandal

BERLIN (AP) - Swiss prosecutors said Tuesday that they have filed their first indictment in investigations related to the big Brazilian construction company Odebrecht...

‘Just too much’: Meet the uber-rich who want a wealth tax

WASHINGTON (AP) - When the grand vacation homes of Newport Beach were empty on a beautiful Memorial Day weekend, Molly Munger decided it was...