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Toyota recalls 70,000 vehicles to replace air bag inflators

DETROIT — Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers.
Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

Beyonce! Hillary! India revels in a very big wedding

NEW DELHI — In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all.
'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

'A Star Is Born' tops SAG Awards nominations, snubs abound

NEW YORK — "A Star Is Born" led nominations for the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards with four nods including best ensemble on Wednesday, firmly establishing Bradley Cooper's romantic revival as this year's Academy Awards front runner.
Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

Insurance claims at $9 billion from California fires

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance claims from last month's California wildfires already are at $9 billion and expected to increase, the state's insurance commissioner announced Wednesday.
AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

AP Interview: Jones says farmers scared by Trump's tariffs

WASHINGTON — Sen.
UK disarray: May faces a no-confidence vote from her party

UK disarray: May faces a no-confidence vote from her party

LONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Wednesday to save her job, her EU divorce bill and maybe even Brexit itself as lawmakers in her Conservative Party held a no-confidence vote on her leadership.
Judge won't drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

Judge won't drop suit against ex-deputy in school shooting

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — A judge has rejected a deputy's claim that he had no duty to confront the gunman during the school shooting in Parkland, Florida.
Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK — Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison for allowing what he said was his "blind loyalty" to Trump to lead him astray.

Schilling criticizes Ocasio-Cortez, provoking Cicilline

BOSTON — Former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling has gone after Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Twitter, drawing the ire of U.S. Rep. David Cicilline.
Nobel laureate returns to Iraq, pledges to work for peace

Nobel laureate returns to Iraq, pledges to work for peace

BAGHDAD — Iraqi activist Nadia Murad met her country's president in Baghdad on Wednesday after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize for her advocacy on behalf of victims of wartime sexual violence.