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File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
The Latest: Mexico slams US decision on solar panels tariffMexico says it regrets the United States' decision not to exclude it from tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels
The Associated Press29 minutes ago
In this Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018 photo, posters reading "protest," pasted at walls of a neighborhood of seven-year old Zainab Ansari in Kasur, Pakistan. A child protection committee has launched a program in school warning children against going with strangers following the brutal rape of Zainab, whose body was left in a garbage dump earlier this month, has roiled Conservative Pakistan and revealed a sexual predator who has raped and killed at least 11 girls in Zainab's hometown of Kasur. He is still at large.(AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
After girl's killing, Pakistani women speak out on abuseBrutal rape, killing of 7-year-old girl whose body was left in a garbage dump unleashes revulsion around Pakistan
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
In this Monday Jan. 22, 2018, photo, two tents sit in piles of garbage covering the shore days after an extended storm battered the Mediterranean country at the Zouq Mosbeh costal town north of Beirut, Lebanon. Environmentalists say a winter storm has pushed a wave of trash onto  the Lebanese shore outside Beirut, stirring outrage over a waste management crisis that has choked the country since 2015. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Garbage on the beach: Flood of waste stirs uproar in LebanonWinter storm pushes trash onto Lebanese shore outside Beirut, stirring new outrage over years-old garbage crisis
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
File- This Feb. 1, 2017, file photo shows Affordable Solar president Kevin Bassalleck talking about the full-time positions his company will create as Gov. Susana Martinez listens during a news conference in Albuquerque, N.M. Some in the U.S. solar-power industry are hoping a decision this week by President Donald Trump doesn’t bring on an eclipse. Companies that install solar-power systems for homeowners and utilities are bracing for Trump’s call on whether to slap tariffs on imported panels. Bassalleck, said tariffs would hurt homegrown companies that make racks, tracking systems and electronics that are part of a power system. He said jobs at those companies are hard to outsource.  (AP Photo/Susan Montoya Bryan, File)
Solar industry on edge as Trump weighs tariffs on panelsTrump is set to decide soon on possible tariffs for imported solar panels
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Sentencing nears end for doctor who assaulted gymnastsSentencing hearing for a former sports doctor who sexually assaulted young gymnasts may be nearing the end
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Senate Majority Whip Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, heads to the Senate for a procedural vote to reopen the government, Monday Jan. 22, 2018, on day three of the government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
Senators strike a deal re-opening government after 69 hours69-hour shutdown: Trump signs bill re-opening government after lawmakers agree to a deal giving immigration, other issues their day in Senate
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Journalists in court over charges Myanmar secrecy lawTwo detained Reuters journalists are appearing in court after being officially charged with violating a Myanmar secrecy law
The Associated Press1 hour ago
People walk past a bank electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. Asian stock markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, as an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and the end of the U.S. government shutdown added to the market's optimistic mood. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Asian shares rise on global growth hopes, US shutdown's endAsian stock markets posted strong gains on Tuesday, as an upbeat forecast for global economic growth and the end of the U.S. government shutdown lifted sentiment.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Banners for the 2018 Pyeogchang Winter Olympics are displayed at the Main Press Center in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A team of South Korean officials travelled to North Korea on Tuesday to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South, as the rivals exchanged rare visits to each other amid signs of warming ties. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
S. Korean advance team goes to North for pre-Olympic eventsA team of South Korean officials has travelled to North Korea to check logistics for joint events ahead of next month's Winter Olympics in the South
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A group of senators gather off the Senate floor to speak to reporters after reaching an agreement to advance a bill ending a government shutdown on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. From left are, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
What's in, and not in, deal ending the government shutdownWhat's in, and not in, deal ending the government shutdown
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney walks from a television interview outside the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, on the third day of the federal shutdown. Mulvaney is defending President Donald Trump's lack of outreach to Democratic lawmakers during the government shutdown.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Out of character, Trump keeps his distance as shutdown endsTrump's hands-off approach as shutdown came to a close is unusual for the self-proclaimed deal-making wiz
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this Jan. 18, 2018 photo, former Brazilian President Luiz Ignacio Lula da Silva speaks during a meeting with artists and intellectuals in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Da Silva is facing charges in six other cases. Among the accusations against him are that he received kickbacks in the form of properties for performing favors and accepted bribes from Odebrecht in exchange for helping the construction giant secure credit lines from the state development bank. Da Silva’s defense team has rejected all of the accusations, saying evidence is lacking or invented and that prosecutors and judges are persecuting him because they want to stain his time in office and prevent him from running for president again. (AP Photo/Andre Penner)
AP Explains: What's next for Brazil's da Silva after appealAP Explains: A look at the case against Brazil's former President da Silva ahead of his appeal and what's next for the politician
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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