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US industrial production unchanged in June

WASHINGTON — U.S. industrial production was flat in June, as a slump in utilities was offset by gains in output by factories and mining. The Federal Reserve said Tuesday that manufacturing production increased 0.
Jennifer Lopez makes up concert interrupted by power outage

Jennifer Lopez makes up concert interrupted by power outage

NEW YORK — Jennifer Lopez kept her word to fans who were disappointed when a power outage in New York City forced her to postpone her concert over the weekend.
Top French minister resigns over alleged lavish lifestyle

Top French minister resigns over alleged lavish lifestyle

PARIS — The No. 2 in the French government has resigned over reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at the expense of France's taxpayers.
Graphic suicide scene edited out of '13 Reasons Why' finale

Graphic suicide scene edited out of '13 Reasons Why' finale

LOS ANGELES — Netflix has decided to remove a graphic suicide scene from the Season 1 finale of its show "13 Reasons Why" as the series prepares to launch its third season.
Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

Trump digs in on racist tweets: 'Many people agree with me'

WASHINGTON — Defiant in the face of widespread criticism, President Donald Trump renewed his belligerent call on Monday for four Democratic congresswomen of colour to get out of the U.S. "right now," cementing his position as the most willing U.S.
Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry

Final blast of torrential rains unleashed by weakened Barry

NEW ORLEANS — Tropical Depression Barry spared New Orleans and Baton Rouge from catastrophic flooding, but even as it weakened and moved north through Arkansas, its trailing rain bands swamped parts of Louisiana with up to 17 inches (43 centimetres )
Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

Trump abortion restrictions effective immediately

WASHINGTON — Taxpayer-funded family planning clinics must stop referring women for abortions immediately, the Trump administration said Monday, declaring it will begin enforcing a new regulation hailed by religious conservatives and denounced by medi
Women urge jail until trial for Epstein as judge weighs bail

Women urge jail until trial for Epstein as judge weighs bail

NEW YORK — Two Jeffrey Epstein accusers urged a judge Monday to keep the wealthy financier behind bars until he goes on trial on federal charges that he sexually abused underage girls.
Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern border

Trump moves to effectively end asylum at southern border

WASHINGTON — Reversing decades of U.S. policy, the Trump administration said Monday it will end all asylum protections for most migrants who arrive at the U.S.
EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus

EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus

BRUSSELS — European Union foreign ministers on Monday turned up the pressure on Turkey after approving an initial batch of sanctions against the country over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights.