Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 8:59am
European Union leaders agreed Friday that nuclear energy will be part of the bloc's solution to making its economy carbon neutral by 2050, allowing them to win the support of two coal-dependent countries.
Steve Peoples, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 8:30am
Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Friday unveiled a broad plan to eliminate all coal power plants and slow the expansion of the natural gas sector as part of a policy to fight climate change that he says would cut carbon emissions across the U.S. economy by 50% over the first 10 years.
Damian J. Troise, Associated Press | PostedDec 13th - 7:44am
After months of waiting, markets had a muted reaction to news that the US and China had reached an initial deal on trade. The agreement means that the US won't impose new tariffs on Chinese goods that had been set to kick in this weekend. Technology companies rose. British stocks rose after a resounding victory for the Conservative Party eased uncertainty over the nation’s exit from the European Union. The S&P 500 fell 5 points, or 0.2%, 3,163. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 47 points, or 0.2%, to 28,086. The Nasdaq rose 7 points, or 0.1%, to 8,725.
Body camera video belonging to a veteran city police sergeant charged with forcibly arresting someone without justification has revealed a pattern of similar abuses, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced Thursday.
European Union leaders on Friday congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his sweeping election victory amid optimism that his clear majority should finally allow him to push the long-stalled Brexit divorce deal through a reluctant parliament and end years of political wrangling.
Stock markets and the British pound rose Friday after Britain's Conservative Party claimed a big win in the country's general election, easing uncertainty over Brexit, and amid talk of a China-U.S. trade deal.