ATLANTA | Only on AP: Stacey Abrams’ team prepares push for new vote

ATLANTA  — Stacey Abrams’ campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race that could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest. It is being … Continue reading ATLANTA | Only on AP: Stacey Abrams’ team prepares push for new vote

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: PARADISE LOST In a matter of hours last week, the town of 27,000 in California disappeared — it literally went up in smoke in the deadliest, most destructive wildfire in state history. Memories are all that’s left for … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

FRANKFURT, Germany | Eurozone central banker suggests rates could stay low longer

FRANKFURT, Germany — The head of the European Central Bank indicated a first interest rate increase could be postponed if unexpected trouble strikes the 19 countries that use the euro as their currency. Mario Draghi warned in a speech Friday the current economic expansion remains “resilient” as unemployment continues to fall and consumers remain willing … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Eurozone central banker suggests rates could stay low longer

WASHINGTON | WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggests

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department inadvertently named Julian Assange in a court filing in an unrelated case, suggesting prosecutors have prepared charges against the WikiLeaks founder under seal. Assange’s name appears twice in an August court filing from a federal prosecutor in Virginia, who was attempting to keep sealed a separate case involving a man … Continue reading WASHINGTON | WikiLeaks chief could see charges, US court filing suggests

LONDON | The Latest: Environment Minister Gove won’t quit over Brexit

LONDON — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 10:15 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May has had one piece of good news as she battles a rebellion within her Conservative Party. Environment Minister Michael Gove has decided not to follow two other Cabinet ministers and resign over May’s Brexit deal with the … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Environment Minister Gove won’t quit over Brexit

FRANKFURT, Germany | Top eurozone banker suggests rates could stay low for longer

FRANKFURT, Germany — The head of the European Central Bank warned Friday that slowing world trade is proving to be a drag on the eurozone economy but said the current expansion remains “resilient” as consumers remain willing to spend and unemployment falls thanks to pro-business reforms. ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank wasn’t changing … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Top eurozone banker suggests rates could stay low for longer

HONG KONG | Hong Kong economy cools as trade tension mounts

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s economic growth slowed in the latest quarter and the government warned it could face headwinds from U.S.-Chinese trade tension and higher interest rates. Government data Friday showed the Chinese territory’s economy expanded by 2.9 percent over a year earlier, down from the previous quarter’s 3.5 percent. Exports rose 5 percent … Continue reading HONG KONG | Hong Kong economy cools as trade tension mounts

SEOUL, South Korea | North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon

SEOUL, South Korea— North Korea on Friday said it will deport an American citizen it detained for illegal entrance, an apparent concession to the United States that came even as it announced the test of a newly developed but unspecified “ultramodern” weapon that will be seen as a pressuring tactic by Washington. The two whiplash … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | North Korea deports American even as it boasts of new weapon