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The Latest: Macron eyes election changes in protest reply

Apr. 25, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on French President Emmanuel Macron's solutions to quell the economic anger of yellow vest protests(all times local): 6:35 p.m. French President Emmanuel wants to reduce the number of lawmakers in parliament and to change the national legislature's voting system so it better...

French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes for middle-class workers.

Apr. 25, 2019 12:43 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pledges to cut taxes for middle-class workers.

The Latest: Cyprus army officer says he killed 7

Apr. 25, 2019 12:42 PM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on the slayings of Filipino women in Cyprus: (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Two law enforcement officials in Cyprus say a double-homicide suspect told investigators he killed seven people, five women and two girls. A police official said Thursday that the suspect, a...

The Latest: Putin: Kim conditionally ready to denuclearize

Apr. 25, 2019 12:40 PM EDT

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the summit between Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (all times local): 8:40 p.m. South Korea's president says he believes the Russia-North Korean summit will have a "constructive role" in efforts to achieve complete...

The Latest: UK warns against travel to Sri Lanka

Apr. 25, 2019 12:32 PM EDT

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — The Latest on the Easter attacks in Sri Lanka (all times local): 8:50 p.m. The British government is warning its citizens against traveling to Sri Lanka, amid an intense security operation after bomb attacks on churches and hotels. The Foreign Office on Thursday advised against...

Belgian tennis player gets 1-month ban for betting

Apr. 25, 2019 12:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A Belgian tennis player has been suspended for one month for betting on matches. Benjamin D'Hoe, a 22-year-old player who reached a career-high ranking of No. 782 in 2017, admitted to placing more than 900 mostly low-value bets on professional tennis matches from Jan. 31-Feb. 26, 2017. The...

Nadal beats Ferrer to reach Barcelona Open quarterfinals

Apr. 25, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Rafael Nadal looked closer to his clay-court best again as he beat David Ferrer 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday to reach the quarterfinals of the Barcelona Open. The 11-time Barcelona champion saved four of five break points and broke four times in what could have been his last meeting with...

Japan's Abe talks trade with EU chiefs ahead of US visit

Apr. 25, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and top European Union officials are discussing trade, bilateral ties and North Korea, on the latest leg of Abe's international tour to prepare for the G-20 summit in June. The Japanese premier, EU Council President Donald Tusk and EU Commission President...

Harry and Meghan: Newest royal baby could be an American

Apr. 25, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — What would the founding fathers think? Almost 250 years after the United States launched a revolution to rid itself of the British royal family, the next royal baby could be an American. The idea that a scion of the former colonies would be seventh in line to succeed Queen Elizabeth II to the...

Cyprus police officials say an army captain told investigators he killed seven people, five women and two girls

Apr. 25, 2019 12:11 PM EDT
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police officials say an army captain told investigators he killed seven people, five women and two girls.