A contractor for France's National Front party who's close to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into the financing of political campaigns in 2014 and 2015.
Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 7:57am
As most of Hollywood gears up for the Oscars on Sunday and the whirlwind of events and parties this weekend, celebrities and top talent agents gathered in Beverly Hills to do something a little different: rally for immigration rights.
Calvin Woodward and Jim Drinkard, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 7:13am
In President Donald Trump's estimation, the U.S. border isn't merely porous, it's "wide open." Darkness and danger are everywhere, even Sweden. American infrastructure isn't just in need of improvement but it's in "total disrepair and decay." The health law is not only flawed, but it's an "absolute and total catastrophe."
Eileen Ng, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 6:57am
Malaysian police said Saturday that they would issue an arrest warrant for a North Korean diplomat if he refuses to cooperate with the investigation into the deadly attack on North Korean ruler Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 12:46am
A draft Republican bill replacing President Barack Obama's health care law would end its Medicaid expansion, scrap fines on people not buying insurance and eliminate taxes on the medical industry and higher earners.
Lisa Lerer and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 25th - 12:46am
When hundreds of angry constituents chanted "no wall" at his Iowa town hall, Republican Rep. David Young agreed it wasn't necessary. When they demanded that President Donald Trump release his tax returns, the second-term congressman called it a "no-brainer." And, when they yelled at the mention of White House adviser Steve Bannon's name, Young quickly replied: "I don't know much about him."
GPS device-maker Garmin, a fixture in the largely white Kansas City suburb of Olathe, Kansas, has long revered diversity in its workforce even when the locale of its ever-sprawling operational headquarters didn't reflect it.
Eric Talmadge, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 6:46pm
China's announcement it has suspended North Korean coal imports may have been its first test of whether the Trump administration is ready to do something about a major, and mutual, security problem: North Korea's nukes. While China is Pyongyang's biggest enabler, it is also the biggest outside agent of regime-challenging change — just not in the way Washington has wanted.
Gino MacEli, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 5:07pm
Italy still needs to build two helicopter landing pads and repave miles of road, but a top government official promised Friday that everything will be ready for the May 26-27 G-7 summit being held in a stunning Sicilian town overlooking the sea.
Scott Smith, Associated Press | Posted
Feb 24th - 4:57pm
The bill to repair California's crumbling roads, dams and other critical infrastructure hammered by an onslaught of storms this winter could top $1 billion, including nearly $600 million alone for damaged roadways that more than doubles what the state budgeted for road repair emergencies, officials said Friday.