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Lebanese wary as Israel destroys Hezbollah border tunnels

Lebanese wary as Israel destroys Hezbollah border tunnels

MAYS AL-JABAL, Lebanon — As Israeli excavators dug into the rocky hills along the frontier with a Lebanese village, a crowd of young Lebanese men gathered to watch.
Kanye reignites Drake feud on Twitter, alleges threats

Kanye reignites Drake feud on Twitter, alleges threats

LOS ANGELES — Kanye West is not sending Christmas cheer to Drake. West appeared to reignite a feud with the fellow rapper in a series of tweets on Thursday in which he claimed Drake had called trying to threaten him.
US retail sales rose scant 0.2% in November

US retail sales rose scant 0.2% in November

WASHINGTON — U.S. retail sales increased a slight 0.2% in November, as strong sales tied to holiday shopping were offset by lower gasoline prices. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales have climbed a solid 5.3% so far this year.
EU leaders vow to press on with 'no-deal' Brexit plans

EU leaders vow to press on with 'no-deal' Brexit plans

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic "no-deal" scenario.
Analysis: In democracies' political chaos, new model emerges

Analysis: In democracies' political chaos, new model emerges

LONDON — Bickering in the Oval Office. Shouting at the Houses of Parliament. Rioting on the Champs-Elysees.
7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

7-year-old immigrant girl dies after Border Patrol arrest

LAS CRUCES, N.M. — A 7-year-old girl who crossed the U.S.-Mexico border with her father last week died after being taken into the custody of the U.S. Border Patrol, federal immigration authorities confirmed Thursday.

Southern Colorado crash kills deputy, woman, year-old baby

VALDEZ, Colo. — Two sheriff's vehicles crashed into a car in southern Colorado, killing a deputy, the car's driver and a year-old baby.
China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts

China suspends tariff hikes on $126B of US cars, auto parts

BEIJING — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth.
13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast

13 young miners feared dead in India's remote northeast

GAUHATI, India — Thirteen young miners were missing and feared dead following the collapse of a shaft and flooding of a coal mine they were digging illegally in India's remote northeast, police said Friday.
CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual comments

CBS settled with Dushku over 'Bull' star's sexual comments

LOS ANGELES — CBS reached a $9.