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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 Press38 minutes ago
Fire trucks and ambulances are parked at a ski resort in Kusatsu, central Japan, after Mount Kusatsu-Shirane erupted Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. A disaster official said the volcano erupted and caused avalanche near the ski resort. (Suo Takekuma/Kyodo News via AP)
At least 16 hurt in volcano eruption near Japan ski resortA volcanic eruption has injured at least 16 people at a ski resort in central Japan, including six soldiers hit by an avalanche during ski training
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
The town sign stands in the snow at the entrance to Davos, Switzerland, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The 48th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, takes place in the city and brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, chief executives and political leaders from Jan. 23 to 26. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
India's Modi to pitch country's credentials to Davos forumThe World Economic Forum officially gets underway Tuesday with Indian leader Narendra Modi offering the keynote speech
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Lava cascades down the slopes of Mayon volcano during its eruption for the second straight day Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018 as seen from Legazpi city, Albay province, southeast of Manila, Philippines. The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in another thunderous explosion at dawn Tuesday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippine volcano spews lava fountains, 40,000 people fleeThe Philippines' most active volcano continued to spew fountains of red-hot lava and massive ash plumes in a dazzling but increasingly dangerous eruption that sent 40,000 villagers to swell evacuation centers
The Associated Press2 hours ago
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, center left, with his Indonesian counterpart Ryamizard Ryacudu, center right, inspects a guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony prior their meeting in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
US says it wants to help Indonesia provide maritime securityU.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says the Trump administration wants to help Indonesia play a central role in maritime security in the Asia-Pacific region
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014, director Peter Jackson poses for photos at the screening of his film The Hobbit.  It is announced Monday Jan. 22, 2018, that Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white archive film from the London Imperial War Museum using cutting-edge digital technology and hand coloring to transform World War I film into 3-D color, to mark the centenary of the 1914-18 conflict. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, FILE)
'Hobbit' director Peter Jackson making WWI documentaryThe Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson is transforming grainy black-and-white footage of World War I into 3-D color for a new film
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this June 18, 2016, file photo, freed Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee stands next to a placard with picture of missing bookseller Gui Minhai, in front of his book store in Hong Kong as the protesters are marching to the Chinese central government's liaison office. Gui, who was secretly detained in China has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October, his daughter said Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
Hong Kong bookseller detained again by Chinese authoritiesThe daughter of a Hong Kong-based bookseller who was secretly detained in China says he has been taken away by Chinese authorities again after being released into house arrest last October
The Associated Press6 hours ago
An armed Swiss police officer stands guard on the roof of a hotel near the congress center where the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum take place in Davos, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. The meeting brings together entrepreneurs, scientists, chief executives and political leaders from Jan. 23 to 26. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Trump to face mixed welcome at elite Davos gatheringPresident Donald Trump is likely to receive a mixed welcome when he visits the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, this week, where his "America First" policies may clash with the elite event's stated interest in global cooperation.
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this photo taken on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018, Margarita Simonyan, the head of the Russian television channel RT, listens to a question during an interview with the Associated Press in Moscow, Russia. Simonyan, the head of Russian television channel RT, which U.S. intelligence agencies allege took part in the campaign to influence last year’s presidential election, says that having to register as a foreign agent in the United States is already hurting the Kremlin-funded outlet. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Head of Russian outlet RT says US foreign agent order hurtsThe head of Russian television channel RT says Washington's order requiring the Kremlin-funded outlet to register as a foreign agent is hurting business and runs counter to the U.S. traditions of freedom of speech
The Associated Press8 hours ago
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Israel's parliament in Jerusalem, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit, Pool)
Pence says US embassy will move to Jerusalem by end of 2019Vice President Mike Pence tells Israel's parliament US Embassy will moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in 2019
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Belgium Foreign Minister Didier Reynders, right, talks with Hungary Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto during an EU foreign ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
EU imposes sanctions on 7 senior Venezuelan officialsThe European Union imposed economic and travel sanctions Monday against seven senior Venezuelan officials accused of human rights abuses or breaching the rule of law in the crisis-ridden country
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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