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Paris Cleans Up after Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron

Paris Cleans Up after Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron

By Angela Charlton | Dec 9
The man at the focus of protesters' anger, President Emmanuel Macron, broke his silence to tweet his appreciation for the police overnight. However, pressure mounted on him to propose new solutions to calm the anger dividing France.

Riot in Paris: Armored Trucks, Tear Gas, Smashed Glass

Riot in Paris: Armored Trucks, Tear Gas, Smashed Glass

By Elaine Ganley and John Leicester | Dec 8
Saturday's yellow vest crowd was overwhelmingly male, a mix of those bringing their financial grievances to Paris, along with groups of apparently experienced vandals, who tore steadily through some of the city's wealthiest neighborhoods.

French Police Fire Tear Gas in Paris to Halt Angry Protests

French Police Fire Tear Gas in Paris to Halt Angry Protests

By Angela Charlton and John Leicester | Dec 8
French riot police fired tear gas and water cannon in Paris on Saturday, trying to stop thousands of yellow-vested protesters from converging on the presidential palace to express their anger at high taxes and French President Emmanuel Macron.

UNAIDS Found in 'Crisis' After Sex Harassment Claims

UNAIDS Found in 'Crisis' After Sex Harassment Claims

Dec 7
Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency is plagued by "defective leadership" and should consider whether its top official must go.

UN: Curbing Climate Change Would Reap Huge Health Benefits

UN: Curbing Climate Change Would Reap Huge Health Benefits

Dec 6
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that meeting the 2015 Paris accord's goals would significantly cut global air pollution, saving a million lives each year by 2050.

3 Contrasting Contenders in Germany Vie to Succeed Merkel

3 Contrasting Contenders in Germany Vie to Succeed Merkel

By Geir Moulson | Dec 6
Three high-profile contenders are vying to lead Angela Merkel's party as the longtime German chancellor makes way after 18 years for a successor who could shape the European Union's most populous country for the next generation.

Getty Museum Says it has Right to Keep Prized Greek Statue

Getty Museum Says it has Right to Keep Prized Greek Statue

By Nicole Winfield | Dec 5
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has vowed to assert its right to keep an important Greek statue after Italy's highest court rejected its appeal of a ruling ordering the artwork returned to Italy.

AP Fact 'Check: 'Tariff Man' Trump Wrong on Import Taxes

AP Fact 'Check: 'Tariff Man' Trump Wrong on Import Taxes

By Josh Boak | Dec 5
President Donald Trump promised on Twitter that tariffs would maximize the country's economic heft and "MAKE AMERICA RICH AGAIN." Almost all economists say the president is wrong. That's because tariffs are taxes on imports. They can cause higher prices.

'Crazy Rich Asians' Fails to Click with Chinese Audiences

'Crazy Rich Asians' Fails to Click with Chinese Audiences

By Christopher Bodeen | Dec 5
Chinese audiences aren't exactly going nuts over the U.S. box office hit "Crazy Rich Asians," despite its all-Asian cast and theme of rising Asian prosperity.

Report: Milo Yiannopoulos is Apparently $2 Million in Debt

Report: Milo Yiannopoulos is Apparently $2 Million in Debt

Dec 3
A report from The Guardian claims that gay alt-right troll Milo Yiannopoulos was more than $2 million in debut during 2018. The publication sites a collection of documents assembled by his former Australian tour promoters.

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