China says new rocket brings space station plans closer

BEIJING (AP) — China's plans for a permanent space station remain firmly on track with the successful launch of its new heavy-lift Long March 5 rocket that will enable ambitious future missions, including a planned trip to Mars.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

Police, protesters clash in Indonesian capital

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Police in the Indonesian capital have clashed with hard-line Muslim protesters refusing to disperse after a massive protest Friday to demand the arrest of the city's minority-Christian governor for alleged blasphemy.

  • Written by NINIEK KARMINI, Associated Press

UK's May seeks to keep Brexit plan going despite setback

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought Friday to reassure European Union leaders that her timetable for Britain to leave the EU remains intact despite a court ruling requiring lawmakers to have more of a say in the next step towards Brexit.

  • Written by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press

Wells Fargo discloses SEC investigation for sales practices

NEW YORK (AP) — Wells Fargo has confirmed that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating its sales practices, and revealed that it has almost doubled to $1.7 billion the amount set aside to deal with its legal problems.

  • Written by BY KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer

If Dakota Access pipeline were to move, where?

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — President Barack Obama has raised the possibility of a reroute of the four-state Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota to allay the concerns of American Indians and others who have demonstrated against the project for months. The president says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is examining alternatives but the agency has not disclosed them and a spokeswoman declined comment.

  • Written by JAMES MacPHERSON, Associated Press