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Wuhan bans cars, Hong Kong closes schools as virus spreads

BEIJING (AP) - The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan, already on lockdown, banned most vehicle use downtown and Hong Kong said it would close...

Virus-hit Chinese city bans most cars from downtown

BEIJING (AP) - The virus-hit Chinese city of Wuhan has banned most vehicles including private cars from the downtown area in a further bid...

China virus outbreak revives calls to stop wildlife trade

BEIJING (AP) - The outbreak of a new virus linked to a wildlife market in central China is prompting renewed calls for enforcement of...

Opioid victims can begin filing claims against Purdue Pharma

State and local governments have been leading the legal fight against the opioid industry, seeking payouts to help them deal with the fallout from...

US envoy urges Serbia, Kosovo to drop obstacles to talks

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s special envoy for talks between Serbia and Kosovo said Friday that the two Balkan rivals must...

Trump ups mileage proposal slightly over Obama standard

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration is making a concession on its proposed minimum fuel economy requirement for new vehicles, but environmental groups and...

New York City Council votes to ban cashless businesses

NEW YORK (AP) - New York City lawmakers voted Thursday to require stores and restaurants to accept cash for payment, saying businesses that accept...

Trump ends some protections for waterways, aiding developers

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Trump administration on Thursday ended federal protection for many of the nation's millions of miles of streams, arroyos and wetlands,...

High hopes: US, EU and UK all aim for trade deals...

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) - The United States, the European Union and what will soon be post-Brexit Britain have all raised the prospect of concluding...

Trump administration approves Keystone pipeline on US land

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - The Trump administration on Wednesday approved a right-of-way allowing the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline to be built across U.S....