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Peru's president fights back against calls to resign
LIMA, Peru (AP) -- President Pedro Pablo Kucyznski scrambled for his political survival Thursday as opponents demanded he resign over revelations of decade-old payments from a Brazilian construction company at the center of Latin America's biggest graft scandal....

As Disney swallows Fox, a new era dawns for Hollywood
NEW YORK (AP) -- After years of tremors, the earthquake that had long been predicted finally shook Hollywood....

Workplace romance under spotlight after sex scandals
NEW YORK (AP) -- The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media....

EU nations bicker over migration policy as summit opens
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union nations bickered openly over migration policy Thursday in an east-west divide centered on several nations that refuse to accept refugee quotas....

The Latest: Tusk distances himself from anti-migrant views
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local):...

Rubio threat on child tax credit puts bump in GOP tax path
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican Marco Rubio's potential defection over a tax credit for low-income parents put a speed bump into GOP leaders' drive to push their big tax package through the Senate, but it's a complication that's likely to be resolved....

EU's Tusk warns of bruising Brexit battle ahead, urges unity
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union chief Donald Tusk warned Thursday of a bruising Brexit battle ahead as Britain and the remaining 27 EU countries move onto to discussions over their future trade relations....

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's iffy numbers on regulation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump and his administration are ignoring one side of the ledger when they claim big savings from the federal regulations they've been able to roll back over most of this year....

Disney buying much of Fox, will help it compete with Netflix
NEW YORK (AP) -- Disney is buying a large part of Fox, including its movie and television studios, for about $52.4 billion, as the home of Mickey Mouse tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business....

Airbus says CEO Enders to step down in April 2019
BERLIN (AP) -- European airplane maker Airbus says chief executive Tom Enders will step down in April 2019....

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