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UN chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks

UN chief calls for compromise, sacrifice at climate talks

KATOWICE, Poland — The United Nations secretary-general called on countries to make compromises in tackling global warming, amid concern that the U.N. conference on the issue could end without a substantial agreement.

Turkey vows to take on US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey will launch a new military operation against U.S.
Actor, director Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace

Actor, director Ron Howard visits Oklahoma birthplace

DUNCAN, Okla. — Oscar-winning director and actor Ron Howard returned to his home state of Oklahoma and the now-closed hospital where he was born.
Argentine actor in anti-sex abuse video accused of rape

Argentine actor in anti-sex abuse video accused of rape

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — An Argentine television actor who participated in a video asking women to denounce sexual assaults is himself being accused of rape.

UK Prime Minister Theresa May wins party no-confidence vote, but troubles remain

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a brush with political mortality Wednesday, winning a no-confidence vote by Conservative lawmakers that would have ended her leadership of party and country.
'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

NEW YORK — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner.
Toyota recalls 70,000 vehicles to replace air bag inflators

Toyota recalls 70,000 vehicles to replace air bag inflators

DETROIT — Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.
Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

NEW DELHI — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all.

Schilling criticizes Ocasio-Cortez, provoking Cicilline

BOSTON — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has gone after Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter, drawing the ire of U.S. Rep. David Cicilline.
Nobel laureate returns to Iraq, pledges to work for peace

Nobel laureate returns to Iraq, pledges to work for peace

BAGHDAD — Iraqi activist Nadia Murad met her country's president in Baghdad on Wednesday after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy on behalf of victims of wartime sexual violence.