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Sanders releases video opposing Nevada's Yucca Mountain

Associated Press

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders has released an online video decrying the proposed nuclear-waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain as an environmental risk opposed by Native American communities.

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2005 file photo crews using heavy machinery wok to stop a leak of excess rainwater from the Prado Dam that forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes in Corona, Calif. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says a recent assessment has raised concern about the potential for failure of the spillway of a flood control dam on a Southern California river where 1.4 million people live downstream. The Corps said Thursday, May 16, 2019, that it has changed the risk characterization of Prado Dam from moderate urgency to high urgency. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

Engineers raise risk level for Southern California dam

Associated Press

A new assessment by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers raises concern about the potential for failure of the spillway of a flood control dam on a Southern California river where 1.4 million people live downstream.

FILE - In this May 9, 2019, file photo trader Craig Spector works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The U.S. stock market opens at 9:30 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 17. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

Wobbly week for US stocks; 2nd weekly drop for S&P 500

- Associated Press

Stocks fell broadly on Wall Street Friday as investor jitters over the heated trade war between the world's two biggest economies overshadowed encouraging developments in conflicts between the U.S. and other key trading partners.

President Donald Trump arrives at John F. Kennedy Airport Thursday, May 16, 2019, in New York. Trump is in New York for a fundraiser. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

- Associated Press

Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies - lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would have hurt Japan and Europe.

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks with a member of the honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the Istana or presidential palace in Singapore, Friday, May 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Yong Teck Lim)

Singapore PM says call to curb online violence 'effective'

- Associated Press

Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday that a global call to curb the spread of hate and extremism on internet platforms was an "effective" response to the New Zealand mosque attacks, but stopped short of endorsing it.

State Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson, D-Santa Barbara, addresses the Senate, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. The Senate Appropriations Committee failed to advance Jackson's bill to expand the state's new data privacy law and allow consumers to take companies to court over violations, Thursday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

California lawmakers block expansion of data privacy law

- Associated Press

California lawmakers blocked an effort Thursday to expand the state's sweeping new data privacy law, handing a victory the tech industry as it faces mounting scrutiny over how it collects, stores and sells consumers' information.

NYPD used Woody Harrelson photo to find lookalike beer thief

- Associated Press

The New York Police Department used a photo of Woody Harrelson in its facial recognition program in an attempt to identify a beer thief who looked like the actor, according to a report published Thursday.

FILE - In this Thursday, April 18, 2019, file photo, Pinterest co-founder and chief product officer Evan Sharp, left, and fellow co-founder & CEO Ben Silbermann, right, watch as company communications manager Enid Hwang rings a ceremonial bell when their IPO begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange floor. Pinterest, fresh off its initial public offering, is reporting a smaller loss in the first quarter, boosted by higher revenue, but its outlook was below expectations and shares slumped in after-hours trading. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

Pinterest reports smaller 1Q loss but results drag stock

- Associated Press

Pinterest, fresh off its initial public offering, posted a loss for the first three months of the year that was larger than analysts were expecting, though revenue was slightly stronger. Its revenue forecast, though, was slightly below expectations and its shares slumped in after-hours trading.