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Parisians dodge strikes by logging on to share rides, bikes

December 10, 2019

ARGENTEUIL, France (AP) — Adrien Lachevre and Nailat Msoili live a few kilometers (miles) apart in Paris' northwest suburbs, but their paths had never crossed until Lachevre picked Msoili up in... more »»

Voting with their feet: French march against pension reforms

December 10, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Cranking up the pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, thousands of union activists marched through French cities on Tuesday and airport employees and teachers joined nationwide... more »»

UK's Johnson pushes his Brexit message as election nears

December 10, 2019

LONDON (AP) — With two days until Britain's election, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's final push to drive home his key message about Brexit was overshadowed Tuesday by criticism of his ham-fisted... more »»

Trump sharply criticizes FBI head after Russia probe report

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out Tuesday at FBI Director Christopher Wray, expressing dissatisfaction that Wray didn't cast a watchdog report on the origins of the Russia... more »»

Chile combs Antarctic for missing plane with 38 aboard

December 10, 2019

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Searchers using planes, ships and satellites were combing Antarctic seas on Tuesday, hunting for a Chilean Air Force transport plane carrying 38 people that vanished en... more »»

Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

December 10, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the same day that... more »»

Man kills 6 in Czech Republic with illegal gun, wounds 3

December 10, 2019

PRAGUE (AP) — A man with an illegal gun fatally shot six people and wounded three others at a hospital in the eastern Czech Republic on Tuesday, the prime minister and officials said. more »»

Holiday rom-com 'Love, Actually' inspires UK election memes

December 10, 2019

LONDON (AP) — “Love, Actually” is all around this year in Britain’s pre-Christmas election. more »»

Gabbard to skip December debate, even if she qualifies

December 10, 2019

HONOLULU (AP) — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she won’t attend this month’s Democratic presidential primary debate in Los Angeles, even if she qualifies for the event. more »»

Finland gets world's youngest prime minister, a woman age 34

December 10, 2019

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland became the country with the world's youngest sitting head of government Tuesday when the Nordic country's parliament chose a 34-year-old woman with liberal views and a... more »»

Nobel winner Abiy says 'hell' of war fueled desire for peace

December 10, 2019

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The winner of this year's Nobel Peace Prize says his horrifying experiences as a young Ethiopian soldier fueled his determination to seek an end to the long conflict with a... more »»

Ukraine, Russia hope for progress after peace talks

December 10, 2019

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine and Russia on Tuesday both hailed the outcome of peace talks in Paris even though they failed to solve the core issues blocking the resolution of the five-year... more »»

Fallen rights icon at UN court for Rohingya genocide case

December 10, 2019

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Twenty-eight years to the day after Aung San Suu Kyi’s husband and sons accepted her Nobel Peace Prize while she remained under house arrest in Myanmar, the former... more »»

UK's Johnson wants to talk about Brexit, not health care

December 10, 2019

LONDON (AP) — With two days until polling day, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought Tuesday to get his election campaign back onto Brexit after coming under fire for his lack of empathy fo... more »»

Bloomberg at UN: US president must end fossil fuel subsidies

December 10, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The next U.S. more »»

Cyclone hits Madagascar, killing 2 and making 1,400 homeless

December 10, 2019

ANTANANARIVO, Madagascar (AP) — Cyclone Belna has hit northwestern Madagascar, with 2 dead and three missing from the first tropical storm of the season, according to local officials. more »»

World trade without rules? US shuts down WTO appeals court

December 10, 2019

GENEVA (AP) — Global commerce will lose its ultimate umpire Tuesday, leaving countries unable to reach a final resolution of disputes at the World Trade Organization and instead facing what... more »»

French pension tension: Unions protest, police on guard

December 10, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Cranking up pressure on President Emmanuel Macron, thousands of union activists marched through French cities Tuesday and airport employees and teachers joined nationwide strikes to... more »»

Labour's Jeremy Corbyn: Redistribute UK wealth, tax the rich

December 10, 2019

LONDON (AP) — If Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wins Britain's general election on Thursday, he’s promising a remix of British society, with a strong emphasis on raising the lot of Britain’s... more »»

Rule-breaker Boris Johnson faces toughest test in election

December 10, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson defies political gravity.

Britain’s prime minister has failed to deliver on his core promise -- to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31. more »»

 
 
 

 

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