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Turkish leader wades into Qatar dispute with Gulf tourTurkey's president has waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this July 13, 2017 photo, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y. pauses during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.  Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military aggression in Ukraine and Syria.  Schumer called the sanctions legislation "strong" and he expected the legislation to be passed promptly.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
White House indicates Trump would sign new sanctions billWhite House indicates Trump would sign sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Average US gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trendThe average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2017 file photo, a blanket of fog is seen over the city skyline in San Francisco. Across the United States, there is a mixed bag of laws on whether older high-rise apartment buildings must install fire sprinklers that weren't required when the towers were first built. Many cities _ including New York, Chicago, Dallas and San Francisco _ still have high-rises without the safety measure. Cost is often cited, but after the deadly July 14 fire in Honolulu, many question if the economics outweigh the potential for tragedy. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Some urge sprinkler mandates across US after Honolulu fireThe U.S. has a mixed bag of laws on whether older high-rise apartment buildings must install fire sprinklers that weren't required when the towers were first built
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 10, 2010 file photo, the Chicago skyline is reflected on a sculpture in the city's Millennium Park. Across the United States, there is a mixed bag of laws on whether older high-rise apartment buildings must install fire sprinklers that weren't required when the towers were first built. Many cities _ including New York, Chicago, Dallas and San Francisco _ still have high-rises without the safety measure. Cost is often cited, but after the deadly July 14 fire in Honolulu, many question if the economics outweigh the potential for tragedy. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)
Few US cities mandate sprinklers in old residential towersWhile most U.S. cities mandate sprinklers in newly built high-rises, many older residential towers lack the safety measure
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, June 25, 2016 file photo, the front pages of Britain's newspapers report on the EU referendum result, London. Since the June 8 British election, there has been a disunited British government, and an increasingly impatient EU. Officials of the bloc have slammed British proposals so far as vague and inadequate. There's also a fight looming over the multibillion-euro bill Britain must pay to meet previous commitments it made as an EU member. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson blustered recently that the bloc could "go whistle" if it thought Britain would settle a big exit tab. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier replied: "I am mot hearing any whistling. Just the clock ticking." (AP Photo/Tim Ireland, file)
Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on BrexitJust over a year after British voters chose to leave the European Union, the country remains deeply divided over Brexit
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE- In this file photo dated May 13, 2013, BBC TV journalist and presenter Victoria Derbyshire poses for photographers in London.   Several prominent women at the BBC, including Derbyshire have written an open letter Sunday July 23, 2017,  to BBC Director-General Tony Hall saying documents released last week confirmed that "women at the BBC are being paid less than men for the same work."  and said they want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved now rather than in several years. (Yui Mok/PA File via AP)
BBC women want wide gender pay gap fixed now, not in 3 yearsSome of the leading female figures at the BBC are banding together to demand that the broadcaster's embarrassing gender pay gap be resolved immediately rather than in several years, the timetable offered by top management
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this photo taken on June 11, 2014, a taxi driver protests against Uber during a 24 hour taxi strike in Madrid, Spain. In a statement Saturday July 22, 2017, the city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws saying tariffs may violate several articles of the Law of Unfair Competition and consumer rights if they are below the cost of providing the service. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Uber's airport service in Madrid under attack from town hallThe city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Spanish minister revises 2017 growth forecast to 3.2 percentSpain's economic minister says the economy is doing better than the government expected as it continues to rebound strongly from recession
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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