BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of farmers from across Germany and their supporters have protested at Berlin’s landmark Brandenburg Gate, calling for climate-friendly agriculture and healthy food. Some 170 tractors drove in from farms around the country to join 12,000 protesters for the Saturday demonstration under the motto “we are fedRead More →

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian President Ivan Duque on Friday demanded Cuba arrest 10 peace negotiators from the National Liberation Army after his government blamed the leftist group for a car bombing against a police academy that left 21 dead and dozens more wounded. In a televised address, the conservativeRead More →

NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Jan. 17 about beer makers’ focus on cannabis companies, The Associated Press reported erroneously about the specifics of Molson Coors’ investment in cannabis products. Molson has an investment agreement with HEXO Corp., which calls its medical marijuana brand Hydropothecary. Molson holds a 57.5Read More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 11:30 a.m. President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani (joo-lee-AH’-nee) has issued a new statement aimed at clarifying earlier comments that appeared to leave open the possibility of collusion between members of Trump’s 2016 campaign and Russia.Read More →

PARIS (AP) — A strong explosion and fire hit a science building undergoing repairs at the University of Lyon on Thursday, injuring three people slightly, French officials said. The area was evacuated after the explosion on the roof of the building Thursday morning, and the regional fire service said theRead More →

MOSCOW (AP) — Top Russian officials on Wednesday ridiculed allegations that U.S. President Donald Trump could have worked for Moscow’s interests, dismissing them as “absurd” and “stupid.” Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference that U.S. media reports claiming that Trump might have been a Russian agent reflectRead More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The House has approved a Democratic measure disapproving of Republican Rep. Steve King’s comments about white supremacy. The nine-term Iowa congressman was among those supporting the measure, which was approved, 424-1. King saysRead More →

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. wholesale prices fell last month, dragged down by a steep drop in gas costs, suggesting that inflation will remain tame in the coming months. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the producer price index — which tracks cost changes before they reach the consumer — fellRead More →

HAVANA (AP) — New statistics from the Cuban government indicate that President Donald Trump’s Cuba policy is driving hundreds of millions of dollars from the island’s private entrepreneurs to its military-controlled tourism sector, the opposite of its supposed goal. Trump announced in June 2017 that he was tightening limits onRead More →

WASHINGTON — The first snowfall of the year arrived over the weekend of Jan. 13 and Jan. 14, leaving the entire WTOP listening area coated in snow. See photos as the region endures the forecast snow, and share your own by tweeting @WTOP, emailing talkback@wtop.com, or through the WTOP apps for AppleRead More →