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Trump military parade plans unravel over costs

Aug. 18, 2018 6:34 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and accusations between the president and the mayor of the nation's...

The Latest: Trump blames DC for military parade cancellation

Aug. 17, 2018 8:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's military parade (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade was swiftly canceled after senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public. The drama that unfolded Thursday and...

Trump blames DC, as military parade plans unravel over costs

Aug. 17, 2018 6:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The cancellation of President Donald Trump's Veterans Day parade came swiftly when senior White House and Pentagon leaders saw the estimated $92 million price tag play out in public, setting off a chaotic volley of tweets and accusations between the president and the mayor of the nation's...

Culinary greats honor late French master chef Joel Robuchon

Aug. 17, 2018 1:58 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Hundreds of people, among them scores of chefs and students of the culinary arts from around the world, gathered Friday to pay their respects to one of the masters of French cuisine, the late French chef Joel Robuchon. The chefs, many wearing white uniforms but some clad in black, paid homage...

UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

Aug. 13, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, acknowledged Monday that he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympics. But the Labour Party leader said "I don't think I...

Poles want coal jobs protected amid green energy shift

Aug. 9, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish trade union leaders and government officials at a climate conference called Thursday for nations to protect industrial jobs and be given the freedom to choose their own approaches to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The two-day meeting that opened in Katowice aimed to work out...

The Latest: Dutch campsites evacuated amid brush fire

Aug. 7, 2018 11:33 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Latest on hot weather and wildfires in Europe (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Authorities have evacuated four campsites as a brush fire swept through tinder-dry countryside in the eastern Netherlands. The regional security service said that firefighters from three provinces were...

Michelin-starred French master chef Joel Robuchon dies at 73

Aug. 6, 2018 1:26 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Joel Robuchon, a master chef who shook up the stuffy world of French haute cuisine by showing diners the delights of the simple mashed potato and a peek at a restaurant kitchen, has died at 73.  A spokeswoman for Robuchon, who for years held more Michelin stars than anyone else in the...

The Latest: French chef Ducasse toasts 'colleague' Robuchon

Aug. 6, 2018 12:58 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the death of master French chef Joel Robuchon (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Alain Ducasse says French cuisine has maintained an international reputation for greatness due in part to fellow chef and "colleague" Joel Robuchon. Ducasse was seen by some as a rival to Robuchon, whose...

Heat wave: Portugal tames wildfire; French cities ban cars

Aug. 6, 2018 11:52 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Firefighters in Portugal were close to bringing a major, four-day wildfire near a popular tourist area under control Monday as sweltering weather gripped much of Europe. The Portuguese Civil Protection Agency said firefighters had contained 95 percent of the blaze in rolling hills...