Government And Politics

For the poor, the safety net in a shutdown doesn't feel safe

Jan 21, 2019

As the longest government shutdown in U.S. history stretches into a fifth week, America's safety net no longer feels so safe

France summons Italian envoy over Di Maio's migrant remarks

Jan 21, 2019

France's Foreign Ministry summoned the Italian ambassador Monday over sharp anti-French comments from an Italian official about Europe's migrant crisis

French leader promotes foreign investment at Versailles

Jan 21, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron has hosted 150 international business leaders at the Palace of Versailles in hopes of producing support for his agenda as yellow vest protesters keep up their demonstrations to his government's economic policies

At Sundance, powerhouse documentaries will be everywhere

Jan 21, 2019

From Harvey Weinstein to Theranos, Sundance promises another year of powerhouse documentaries

Macron ex-security aide: Diplomatic passports given back

Jan 21, 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron's former security aide, at the heart of a damaging political scandal, has told a Senate commission that he turned in his two diplomatic passports after being fired last summer but they were returned to him two months later

N Ireland police deal with hijackings after weekend car bomb

Jan 21, 2019

Army bomb-disposal experts in Northern Ireland have carried out a controlled explosion on a hijacked vehicle amid heightened tensions in Londonderry following a weekend explosion outside a courthouse

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

Jan 21, 2019

President Donald Trump has paid a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington

Stocks subdued as Chinese growth falls to weakest since '90

Jan 21, 2019

World stock markets are subdued after China reported that its economy expanded by its slowest pace since 1990.

AP FACT CHECK: Shared French-German UN seat? Not in treaty

Jan 21, 2019

AP FACT CHECK: French far-right leader says new treaty allows Germany to share France's permanent UN Security Council Seat; the treaty states both countries will work to get Germany's member status at the council upgraded from non-permanent to permanent

The Latest: Brexit: EU official welcomes scrapping of fee

Jan 21, 2019

The European Parliament's chief Brexit official has welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to scrap the 65 pound ($84) fee that the EU citizens living in Britain would have to pay to get settled status after Brexit

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