BEIJING | China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

BEIJING — China is raising the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume in Vancouver. A Communist Party newspaper called Canada’s treatment of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou (MUHNG’ Wahn-JOH’) “inhumane.” The Global Times editorial published in Monday’s edition followed … Continue reading BEIJING | China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

WASHINGTON | Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

WASHINGTON— Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign designed to drum up Democratic support for a sweeping agenda to fight climate change, with the 2020 presidential campaign in their sights. Hundreds of young demonstrators are planning to turn out Monday on Capitol Hill to push Democrats on a package of ambitious environmental goals — … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Presidential hopefuls pushed to go big on climate change

EDMONTON, Alberta | Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0

EDMONTON, Alberta— The Edmonton Oilers appear to have shored up their defense under new head coach Ken Hitchcock. Mikko Koskinen made 24 saves in his third shutout of the season and Connor McDavid scored the only goal as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames 1-0 on Sunday. “It takes a lot of effort to … Continue reading EDMONTON, Alberta | Koskinen, McDavid help Oilers beat Flames 1-0

WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors’ filings do not exonerate Trump

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump is in denial when it comes to the Russia investigation and other scandals besieging him. The president insists he’s been fully vindicated by court filings released Friday that lay out the level of cooperation from two of his former top advisers, whom prosecutors have accused of lying to federal investigators or … Continue reading WASHINGTON | AP FACT CHECK: Prosecutors’ filings do not exonerate Trump

WASHINGTON | GM battle government to retain tax credit for electric cars

WASHINGTON — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation’s largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of workers. Preserving the $7,500 tax incentive for buyers is crucial for GM as the company … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GM battle government to retain tax credit for electric cars

TOKYO  | Reports: Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan charged in underreported pay

TOKYO  — Japanese media say Tokyo prosecutors have charged Nissan former chairman Carlos Ghosn with underreporting his income. Another executive and Nissan Motor Co. also were charged. Prosecutors would not immediately confirm the reports Monday by Kyodo News service and other media. They were due to brief media later in the day. The prosecutors say … Continue reading TOKYO  | Reports: Ghosn, Kelly, Nissan charged in underreported pay

WASHINGTON  | Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

WASHINGTON  — President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. The high-profile hiring search comes at a pivotal time as the president looks to prepare his White House for the twin challenges of securing … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump looking at several candidates for chief of staff

KATOWICE, Poland | Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power

KATOWICE, Poland — More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change. The funds, with over $32 trillion in assets, issued their appeal Monday as ministers gathered in Katowice, Poland, … Continue reading KATOWICE, Poland | Big investors call for carbon price, end to coal power