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Liberal Oregon resists dropping controversial investments

Nov. 23, 2021 20:19 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon residents are increasingly pushing for the state to divest from fossil fuel companies and other controversial investments, but the state treasury is resisting and putting the onus on the Legislature. In addition to fossil fuel companies whose...

Saudi critic's fiancee urges Justin Bieber to cancel F1 show

Nov. 21, 2021 05:45 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Pop star Justin Bieber is facing growing calls to cancel his concert in Saudi Arabia next month as the fiancee of slain Saudi critic Jamal Khashoggi joined a chorus of voices on Sunday urging him not to perform at the kingdom's Formula One race. ...

American official: US 'fully committed' to F-35 sale to UAE

Nov. 16, 2021 08:46 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The U.S. remains “fully committed” to a proposed sale of advanced F-35 stealth fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates, despite the Biden administration slowing down the deal, a senior American official overseeing arms exports said Tuesday. ...

Today in History

Nov. 16, 2021 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 16, the 320th day of 2021. There are 45 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 16, 1914, the newly created Federal Reserve Banks opened in 12 cities. ...

Report: NSO spyware found on 6 Palestinian activists' phones

Nov. 08, 2021 14:37 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Security researchers disclosed Monday that spyware from the notorious Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group was detected on the cellphones of six Palestinian human rights activists, half affiliated with groups that Israel’s defense minister controversially claimed...

Column: Norman conquest long on promise, short on details

Nov. 02, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

A small contingent of golf’s biggest names are at a tropical resort late in the season, just like 27 years ago. There are differences between now and then, one in particular: No one should expect a contract promising riches to be slipped under their doors at Mayakoba...

Tribunal probing journalist slayings opens in The Hague

Nov. 02, 2021 09:42 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A “people's tribunal” opened Tuesday in the Netherlands to highlight the number of journalists around the world who were killed for doing their jobs, often with impunity for their killers. The tribunal, convened by a group of press...

Saudi Arabia wants businesses and families to pick Riyadh

Nov. 02, 2021 05:08 AM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Upon arrival at Dubai's international airport, travelers can pick up a free guide to the city's top attractions and events. Curiously, the cover of this month's “Time Out-DXB” beckons visitors to Saudi Arabia. Emblazoned with an image of the kingdom's ancient...

Saudi crown prince's investment forum draws back Westerners

Oct. 31, 2021 11:10 AM EDT

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s annual cornerstone investment forum has drawn over 1,000 participants, with big-name U.S. financiers and business leaders back on the stage three years after many stayed away following the international outcry over the killing of a government...

Greg Norman heads Saudi-backed investment for Asian Tour

Oct. 29, 2021 14:59 PM EDT

More than 25 years after Greg Norman tried to start a world tour, he announced Friday he will be the CEO of a new company that will start by adding 10 tournaments on the Asian Tour over the next 10 years that will add $200 million in playing opportunities and prize money. ...