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Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

Canada says entrepreneur feared detained in China

TORONTO — A second Canadian man is feared detained in China in what appears to be retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of telecommunications giant Huawei.
'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

'Dirty deeds': Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's one-time fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for crimes that included arranging the payment of hush money to conceal his boss' alleged sexual affairs, telling a judge that he agre
UK's May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

UK's May wins no-confidence vote by MPs unhappy over Brexit

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a political crisis over her Brexit deal Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country.
Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

Gunman from Christmas market attack in France still at large

STRASBOURG, France — Hundreds of security forces combed eastern France for a 29-year-old man with a long criminal record who shouted "God is great!" in Arabic and sprayed gunfire during a deadly rampage in Strasbourg's famous Christmas market, offici
Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

Florida school massacre panel recommends arming teachers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.

US officials: China poses serious national security threat

WASHINGTON — Cyber threats from China and its theft of intellectual property from American companies pose large economic and national security challenges for the United States, national security officials said Wednesday.
Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor

Congress approves $400 billion for farmers, forests, poor

WASHINGTON — After months of debate and negotiation, Congress voted final approval Wednesday to a massive farm bill that will provide more than $400 billion for agriculture subsidies, conservation programs and food aid.
Governor: Norfolk Southern moving headquarters to Atlanta

Governor: Norfolk Southern moving headquarters to Atlanta

ATLANTA — Railroad company Norfolk Southern Corp. is moving its headquarters from Norfolk, Virginia, to Atlanta, bringing with it 850 jobs and more than $500 million in economic investment, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday.
Washington state builds bridge to keep wildlife off highway

Washington state builds bridge to keep wildlife off highway

SNOQUALMIE PASS, Wash. — Before descending the Cascade Mountains on its final stretch to Seattle, Interstate 90 cuts through a mountain pass of old growth forests and wetlands.
Trump, Democrats dig in for fight over border-wall funding

Trump, Democrats dig in for fight over border-wall funding

WASHINGTON — Congressional leaders were digging in Wednesday for a fight over government funding, a day after a combative White House meeting with President Donald Trump that seemed to raise the likelihood of a partial government shutdown.