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Trump rips Macron over trade, wine, his low approval ratings

Nov. 13, 2018 2:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nursing grievances from a weekend visit to France, President Donald Trump lit into French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday over his suggestion for a European defense force, over French tariffs on U.S. wine and even Macron's approval ratings. The litany of tweeted complaints served to...

France recalls horror of 2015 attacks, foils new plots

Nov. 13, 2018 10:49 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — France's security services have foiled six terror attacks this year, the interior minister said Tuesday as the country marked three years since gun and bomb attacks in Paris killed 130 people. Christophe Castaner said the most recent thwarted plot involved far-right extremists detained last...

Israel, Hamas trade heavy fire after deadly incursion

Nov. 12, 2018 9:31 PM EST

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. Palestinian officials said at least three people,...

Trump largely alone as world leaders take aim at nationalism

Nov. 12, 2018 11:38 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — For President Donald Trump in Paris, America First meant largely America alone. At a weekend commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, the president who proudly declares himself a "nationalist" stood apart, even on a continent where his brand of populism is on the rise....

50 countries vow to fight cybercrime - US and Russia don't

Nov. 12, 2018 11:25 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Fifty nations and over 150 tech companies pledged Monday to do more to fight criminal activity on the internet, including interference in elections and hate speech. But the United States, Russia and China are not among them. The group of governments and companies pledged in a document entitled...

10 Things to Know for Today

Nov. 12, 2018 8:46 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. CALIFORNIA WILDFIRES MATCH RECORD Six more are dead in a swath of Northern California wiped out by fire, raising the death toll to 29 — matching the state's record for deaths in a single fire. 2. WITH...

Separatists win vote in Ukraine rebel regions by big margins

Nov. 12, 2018 8:18 AM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — Separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine have secured their hold on power in weekend local elections that have been denounced by Ukrainian authorities and the West as illegitimate. Local election officials in the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People's Republics said Monday that acting...

Trump complains about allies' spending after France trip

Nov. 12, 2018 7:36 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fresh from a trip to France where his brand of "nationalism" drew rebuke from his hosts, President Donald Trump says "much was accomplished" in his meetings. But he's raising a familiar complaint about American allies' spending on defense. Trump says Monday on Twitter that the U.S. pays...

The Latest: Trump pays tribute to Americans who died in WWI

Nov. 11, 2018 8:04 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's trip to Paris. (all times local): 11:30 p.m. President Donald Trump paid tribute to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I during what he called "a horrible, horrible war" that marked America's emergence as a world power. Trump made his comments...

The Latest: Leaders discuss Ukraine elections at Paris meet

Nov. 11, 2018 8:01 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — The latest on commemorations a century after the end of World War I (all times local): 7:30 p.m. The spokesman for Petro Poroshenko says the Ukrainian president has met with the leaders of Germany and France in Paris amid the ceremonies commemorating the end of World War I, and that they...