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LONDON (AP) — International tensions and nationalist politics can further weigh on the global economy this year and hinder efforts to deal with big issues such as climate change, the organizers of next week's Davos forum warned Wednesday.

In its annual...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Obama aide Valerie Jarrett's memoir and a new novel by acclaimed author Karl Marlantes are among dozens of upcoming works excerpted in a free online compilation.

Jarrett's "Finding My Voice" recalls her time as one of President...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is celebrating the 30th anniversary of his solo debut album by reissuing it.

Richards originally released "Talk Is Cheap" in 1988 and will reissue the album on March 29. It will include six bonus tracks and will be...Read more

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It began with cars exploding and several armed young men, wrapped in ammunition belts, sauntering onto the scene. It was declared over nearly 20 hours later with at least 14 people killed, 700 people evacuated and the Islamic extremist attackers "...Read more

The last year has been hailed as a breakthrough for representation in Hollywood with box office hits like "Black Panther" and "Crazy Rich Asians." And that has revived a frequently overlooked discussion about whether prejudice isn't just about the color of a person's skin,...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler (all times local):

10:32 a.m.

A top Senate Democrat is describing President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Environmental Protection...Read more

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges said Wednesday that former Ivory Coast President Laurent Gbagbo and a former government minister should be released immediately following their acquittal on charges of involvement in deadly post-election...Read more

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Lofven of Sweden moved a step closer to forming a center-left governing coalition after a small left-wing party on Wednesday cleared the path for him to serve a second term.

The move could end a...Read more

BERLIN (AP) — A senior German official says neighboring countries are closely watching Germany's political debate on phasing out the use of coal.

Brandenburg governor Dietmar Woidke said Wednesday that "it's really important to create positive examples...Read more

MADRID (AP) — Spanish government figures show the country received a national record of 82.6 million foreign tourists last year.

Industry, Trade and Tourism Minister Reyes Maroto said Wednesday the figures show Spain remains competitive as it battles to...Read more