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PARIS (AP) — A French government minister warned that seditious groups bent on violence were hijacking the protest movement against pension reform that has gripped the country, after a fire Saturday damaged a renowned Paris restaurant patronized by President Emmanuel Macron. The Paris fire …
LONDON (AP) — One of the world's rarest coins, a gold piece bearing the image of Britain's King Edward VIII before his abdication, has sold for 1 million pounds ($1.3 million), setting a new record for a British coin.The historical oddity shows Edward, the uncle of Queen Elizabeth II, …
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Winter blues 0, joyful color 1.Tulip growers in the Netherlands beat back winter — if only for a day — with a riotous explosion of color Saturday as they turned an Amsterdam square into a multi-colored feast for cold-dulled senses to mark National Tulip …
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Thousands of St. Louis-area families were freed from a major financial burden thanks to a charitable effort that is increasingly popular among churches and other organizations trying to help the needy — eliminating medical debt.Money raised at more than a dozen United …
BERLIN (AP) — Demonstrators in Berlin called for more environment-friendly agriculture practices at a protest Saturday in Berlin that included farmers with more than 150 tractors.Thousands of people gathered at the German capital's Brandenburg Gate for the protest under the motto …
NAYPYITAW, Myanmar (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the signing of a raft of agreements buttressing bilateral relations and advancing Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative, in which his host country is a key …
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration has granted Chevron a special license to keep drilling oil in Venezuela despite a ban on American companies doing business with President Nicolás Maduro's socialist government.The Treasury Department late Friday renewed until April 22 the …
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now, intervening in an issue that has caused tensions between the U.S. and its allies.Washington has been pressuring its allies to ban …
LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced plans for special events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union but the country's treasury chief has admitted that some U.K. business sectors will suffer as a result.Sajid Javid told the Financial …
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Former Walmart Inc. chief executive David Glass, who owned the Kansas City Royals for nearly two decades before selling the franchise last fall, died last week of complications from pneumonia. He was 84.The Glass family said the businessman died Jan. 9. He had been …
NEW YORK (AP) — The first member of Congress to endorse Donald Trump to be president was sentenced Friday to two years and two months in federal prison after admitting he helped his son and others dodge $800,000 in stock market losses when he learned that a drug trial by a small …
PARIS (AP) — Dozens of protesters blocked the entrance to the Louvre museum and forced the famous Paris landmark to close Friday while they denounced the French government's plans to overhaul the pension system. Protesters later chased down President Emmanuel Macron at an evening theater …
ATLANTA (AP) — Delta Air Lines and its pilots want a federal mediator to step in after eight months of negotiations have failed to produce a contract agreement between the airline and the pilots’ union.In a statement Friday, Delta said filing for federal mediation “allows both …
DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's auto safety agency is looking into allegations that all three of Tesla's electric vehicle models can suddenly accelerate on their own.Brian Sparks of Berkeley, California, petitioned the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asking for an …
MIAMI (AP) — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC.DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the air …
MIAMI (AP) — Last April, as a military uprising roiled Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro’s socialist government ordered pay TV providers to immediately cease transmission of CNN and the BBC.DirecTV, which is wholly owned by AT&T, quickly obliged, yanking the two networks off the air …
NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy said it is investigating CEO Corie Barry after receiving an anonymous letter making allegations against her. Best Buy declined to reveal the allegations but The Wall Street Journal, which first reported on the probe Friday, said it had seen the letter, which accused …
NEW YORK (AP) — Former US Rep. Christopher Collins is sentenced to two years and two months in federal prison in insider trading case.
BATH, Maine (AP) — The Democratic chairman and ranking Republican on a House Armed Services subcommittee toured Navy shipbuilder Bath Iron Works on Friday and offered assurances to shipbuilders amid reports of possible cuts.Democratic Rep. Joe Courtney, of Connecticut, and GOP Rep. Rob …
LONDON (AP) — The British government has announced plans for gala events on the night of Jan. 31 when the country officially leaves the European Union after a prolonged political stalemate.Prime Minister Boris Johnson plans to make a speech that night to mark the occasion after holding a …

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