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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY BEST-SELLERS

Dec. 12, 2019 1:56 PM EST

Best-selling Books Week Ending 12/7/19 HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "The Guardians" by John Grisham (Doubleday) 2. “The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse" by Charlie Mackesy (HarperOne) 3. “Chris Cross" by James Patterson (Little, Brown) 4. "The Night Fire" by Michael Connelly (Little, Brown) 5....

Happy contrails ... Delta sees strong 2020 profit, revenue

Dec. 12, 2019 12:33 PM EST

Delta Air Lines, the most profitable U.S. carrier, expects profits and revenue to increase next year on sustained demand for air travel and stable prices for jet fuel. The airline's top executive, however, warns that concern about the environmental impact of flying — including flight-shaming and the...

UK voters choose a new government to resolve Brexit impasse

Dec. 12, 2019 11:57 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britons who have endured more than three years of wrangling over their country’s messy divorce from the European Union cast ballots Thursday in an election billed as a way out of the Brexit stalemate in the deeply divided nation. On a dank, gray day in most of the country, voters went...

Trump criticizes climate activist Thunberg after Time honor

Dec. 12, 2019 10:48 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, a day after she was named by Time as its Person of the Year, calling her selection “ridiculous." The Swedish teenager has become a symbol of a growing movement of young climate activists...

Protesters vent their anger as UN climate talks stutter

Dec. 11, 2019 3:41 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — With less than 72 hours left to reach a deal on key measures in the fight against global warming, major countries at a U.N. meeting on climate change took the floor to stake out their positions — showing that deep differences remain to be breached. In a sign of growing frustration over...

Thunberg 'a bit surprised' to be Time Person of the Year

Dec. 11, 2019 2:46 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg said she was surprised and honored Wednesday to be named Time’s youngest Person of the Year, while adding that others in the global movement she helped inspire deserve to share the accolade. The 16-year-old Swede has become the face of a new...

Greta Thunberg is “a bit surprised” to be named Time's Person of the Year, dedicates honor to young climate activists

Dec. 11, 2019 9:25 AM EST
MADRID (AP) — Greta Thunberg is “a bit surprised” to be named Time's Person of the Year, dedicates honor to young climate activists.

Bloomberg tells UN climate talks: You can count on the US

Dec. 10, 2019 3:19 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — New York billionaire and presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg led a high-powered charge against President Donald Trump's climate policies Tuesday, assuring activists, scientists and politicians from around the world that Americans are committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions...

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls activist Greta Thunberg a "brat"

Dec. 10, 2019 1:40 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday called young Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg a “brat” after she expressed concern about the slayings of indigenous Brazilians in the Amazon. Bolsonaro questioned the coverage news media have given Thunberg, 16,...

Trump 'favor' request tops list of notable quotes in 2019

Dec. 10, 2019 10:19 AM EST

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — President Donald Trump's request of a “favor” from his Ukrainian counterpart, in a line that helped to launch the impeachment process, tops a Yale Law School librarian's list of the most notable quotes of 2019. Trump said, “I would like you to do us a favor,...