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France: Unions approve 1,300 job cuts at Peugeot maker PSAUnions at Peugeot maker PSA Group have agreed to 1,300 job cuts made possible by new French labor rules imposed by President Emmanuel Macron
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Smoke rises as a fire set up by penitentiary staff outside the prison in Vendin le Vieil, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Protesting French prison guards have pushed back against riot police and shouted down the justice minister amid demonstrations at several prisons over violent inmates and overcrowding. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
2 prison guards attacked in Corsica jail, 4 inmates arrestedFrench justice ministry says two prison guards have been injured in Corsica after an attack by three inmates amid widespread protests outside jails across the country
The Associated Press2 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews an honor guard upon his arrival on board the the Dixmude, an amphibious assault ship, docked in the French Navy base of Toulon, southern France, before delivering a speech to present his New Year's wishes to the French Army, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, Pool)
France's Macron pledges big increase in defense budgetFrench President Emmanuel Macron has pledged an "unprecedented" hike in defense spending in the coming years to guarantee France's security within its borders and fight extremism abroad
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis attends a parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament have agreed to lift the immunity from prosecution for billionaire Andrej Babis over an alleged fraud involving EU subsidies. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech lawmakers lift immunity for PM Babis over fraud claimsLawmakers in the lower house of Parliament have agreed to lift the immunity from prosecution for billionaire Andrej Babis over an alleged fraud involving EU subsidies
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Olympics organizer to AP: 'More exciting initiatives' promoting North Korea-South Korea unity to be announced SaturdayOlympics organizer to AP: 'More exciting initiatives' promoting North Korea-South Korea unity to be announced Saturday
The Associated Press3 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews an honor guard upon his arrival on board the the Dixmude, an amphibious assault ship, docked in the French Navy base of Toulon, southern France, before delivering a speech to present his New Year's wishes to the French Army, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, Pool)
France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment pushFrench President Emmanuel Macron is hosting more than 100 CEOs of major world companies at the chateau of Versailles to try to persuade them to invest _ and especially hire _ in France
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Officials: Fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to leave Belgium, travel to Denmark for university forum next weekOfficials: Fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to leave Belgium, travel to Denmark for university forum next week
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Protesters with a Ukrainian national flag burn tires while clashing with police during a rally outside the Supreme Rada in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.  At least one policeman has been injured and several protesters have been detained during scuffles outside the Ukrainian parliament to protest a new law governing the areas in the country's east under separatist control. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)
Belarus bristles at Kazakhstan's offer to host Ukraine talksBelarus has mocked Kazakhstan's suggestion that it could serve as a new venue for Ukraine peace talks previously hosted by Minsk
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Teen denies responsibility in London subway bomb attackAn 18-year-old has denied responsibility for an explosion on a London subway station that injured 30 people
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this July 23, 2016 file photo people gather to mourn with flower tributes near to the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before in Munich, Germany. A man who sold the pistol used by a teenager in the deadly 2016 shooting rampage in Munich has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses and sentenced to seven years in prison, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
Seller of pistol used in Munich rampage sentenced to 7 yearsA man who sold the pistol used by a teenager in a deadly 2016 shooting rampage in Munich has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses and sentenced to seven years in prison
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Montenegro presidential election set for April 15Montenegro's parliament speaker has set new presidential election for April 15, the third such vote since the tiny Balkan state became independent in 2006
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Austrian nationalists staying in Le Pen EU parliament groupA top official with Austria's nationalist Freedom Party says it's staying in a European Parliament group that also includes prominent euroskeptics Marine Le Pen of France and Geert Wilders of the Netherlands despite entering its country's new government
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This June 27, 2017, file photo shows an oil rig at sunset in Midland, Texas. President Donald Trump relentlessly congratulates himself for the healthy state of the U.S. economy, with its steady growth, low unemployment, busier factories and confident consumers. But in the year since Trump’s inauguration, most economists tend to agree on this: The economy has essentially been the same sturdy one that he inherited from Barack Obama. (Steve Gonzales/Houston Chronicle via AP, File)
US oil output is booming and seen outpacing Saudis, RussiaA global energy agency says that U.S. oil production is growing quickly and is forecast to top that of heavyweights Saudi Arabia and Russia this year
The Associated Press5 hours ago
UK holiday spending squeezed by Brexit-related inflationOfficial figures show that retail sales in Britain in the crucial month of December sank by far more than anticipated in the markets
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Germany's Merkel to address Davos forum next WednesdayThe German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will appear at the World Economic Forum in Davos next Wednesday, a day when the event's focus is on Europe
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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