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Dutch talks on forming coalition government still deadlocked

Jun. 22, 2021 09:39 AM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Nearly 100 days after Dutch national election, talks to form a new ruling coalition remain deadlocked, the official who has led weeks of negotiations said Tuesday. The conservative People's Party for Freedom and Democracy led by three-term...

EU threatens to freeze huge investment deal with China

May. 20, 2021 13:24 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament warned China on Thursday it won't ratify a long-awaited business investment deal as long as sanctions against European Union legislators remain in place. EU lawmakers adopted a resolution in which they condemned “the baseless...

EU ministers seek to cement trade ties with Biden team

May. 20, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union and U.S. top trade officials on Thursday further cemented recent advances on some key differences that have soured trans-Atlantic relations over the past few years. EU trade ministers used a virtual meeting with U.S. trade representative...

Red meat politics: GOP turns culture war into a food fight

May. 07, 2021 07:11 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Conservatives last week gobbled up a false news story claiming President Joe Biden planned to ration red meat. Colorado Rep. Rep. Lauren Boebert suggested Biden “stay out of my kitchen.” Texas Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted out a headline warning Biden was getting...