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EU commissioner calls for more balanced trade with China and warns that Ukraine could divide them

Sep. 25, 2023 06:35 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The European Union's trade commissioner called for a more balanced economic relationship with China on Monday, noting an EU trade deficit of nearly 400 billion euros ($425 billion), while also warning that China's position on the war in Ukraine could endanger its relationship with...

Stock market today: Asian world shares mostly lower after Wall St has its worst week in 6 months

Sep. 25, 2023 05:42 AM EDT

Shares in Asia were mostly lower on Monday, with Tokyo the only major regional market to advance, after Wall Street wheezed to more losses with its worst week in six months. U.S. futures and oil prices edged higher. Worries over China’s property sector, a U.S....

EU Commission blocks Booking's planned acquisition of flight booking provider Etraveli

Sep. 25, 2023 05:26 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive arm said Monday it is blocking leading U.S. online travel agency Booking from acquiring Sweden's flight booking provider Etraveli Group because it would have allowed it to increase its dominant position on the market on the continent. ...

We carry DNA from extinct cousins like Neanderthals. Science is now revealing their genetic legacy

Sep. 25, 2023 01:05 AM EDT

Neanderthals live on within us. These ancient human cousins, and others called Denisovans, once lived alongside our early Homo sapiens ancestors. They mingled and had children. So some of who they were never went away — it's in our genes. And science is starting to reveal just how...

Positive US looking ahead to next battle in 2024 after failing to reclaim Solheim Cup from Europe

Sep. 24, 2023 18:46 PM EDT

CASARES, Spain (AP) — American captain Stacy Lewis is celebrating a good week for her team despite the United States failing to retake the Solheim Cup from Europe. Europe retained the trophy as the teams tied 14-14 after splitting the decisive singles matches on Sunday at Finca...

Six young activists devote years to climate fight with 32 governments. Now comes their day in court

Sep. 24, 2023 17:03 PM EDT

COSTA DA CAPARICA, Portugal (AP) — Sofia Oliveira was 12 years old when catastrophic wildfires in central Portugal killed more than 100 people in 2017. She “felt it was now or never to raise our voices” as her country appeared to be in the grip of deadly human-caused climate change. ...

Europe keeps Solheim Cup after first-ever tie against US. Home-crowd favorite Ciganda thrives again

Sep. 24, 2023 14:20 PM EDT

CASARES, Spain (AP) — It took the home-crowd favorite to help Europe do just enough to keep the Solheim Cup. With a big finish by Spaniard Carlota Ciganda on Sunday, the Europeans retained the Solheim Cup after securing a first-ever tie, 14-14, with the United States. ...

Europe retains the Solheim Cup after reaching 14 points against United States

Sep. 24, 2023 11:21 AM EDT
CASARES, Spain (AP) — Europe retains the Solheim Cup after reaching 14 points against United States.

Why Spain's conservative leader is a long shot to become prime minister despite winning election

Sep. 24, 2023 09:26 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — The leader of Spain’s conservatives, Alberto Núñez Feijóo, will have his opportunity to form a new government this week in what has been preordained as a lost cause given his lack of support in Parliament. Feijóo's Popular Party won the most votes in...

Science paints a new picture of the ancient past, when we mixed and mated with other kinds of humans

Sep. 24, 2023 07:58 AM EDT

What does it mean to be human? For a long time, the answer seemed clear. Our species, Homo sapiens — with our complex thoughts and deep emotions — were the only true humans to ever walk the Earth. Earlier forms, like the Neanderthals, were thought to be just steps along the path...