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Horseback protesters urge France: No new taxes

12/23/2013 12:02pm
Horse riders and trainers are demonstrating against a plan to nearly triple the tax on riding schools in France.

Malta revives plan to sell citizenship

12/23/2013 1:56pm
The Maltese government on Monday announced a revised scheme to sell citizenship in the European Union nation, raising the threshold of investment without introducing a residency requirement.

Conservatives to rule with Greens in German state

12/23/2013 2:38pm
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives and the environmentalist Green Party have inked a deal to rule the central state of Hesse that includes the country's financial capital Frankfurt.

APNewsBreak: Jewell rejects Alaska land swap

12/23/2013 5:48pm
Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Monday rejected a proposed land swap with the state of Alaska to build a road through a remote Alaska national wildlife refuge that shelters millions of migratory waterfowl.

NSA leaker: 'Mission's already accomplished'

12/23/2013 9:38pm
National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden said his "mission's already accomplished" after leaking NSA secrets that have caused a reassessment of U.S. surveillance policies