• Argentina referees could strike after official is attacked

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentine football referees have called off a threatened strike for this weekend that was jeopardizing the country’s ‘superclasico’ between Buenos Aires rivals River Plate and Boca Juniors on Sunday.

    Updated: 5:23 pm

  • For now, Trump bears signs of a dealmaker, not a policymaker

    President-elect Donald Trump reacts after speaking at Carrier Corp Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — He phones. He kibitzes. He cajoles. He threatens. He rewards.

  • US employers add 178K jobs as unemployment sinks to 4.6 pct.

    In this Wednesday Nov. 2, 2016, file photo, job seekers attend a New York Department of Citywide Administrative Services job fair, in New York. On Friday, Dec. 2, 2016, the U.S. government issues the November jobs report. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers added a solid 178,000 jobs in November, reflecting the steady economy President-elect Donald Trump will inherit. The unemployment rate hit a nine-year low of 4.6 percent, though mainly because many people stopped looking for jobs and were no longer counted as unemployed.

  • Workers at O’Hare airport expected to strike over wages

    CHICAGO (AP) — Workers at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport are expected to walk off the job over union rights and an hourly wage of $15.