Street demonstrations against recent labor law changes in Hungary appeared to wane on their sixth day, but opposition lawmakers are vowing to pursue legal and parliamentary means to thwart the government while allowing for a lull over the Christmas holidays.
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel submitted his resignation Tuesday amid pressure on his government after the biggest coalition party quit over Michel's support for a United Nations compact on international migration.
Mark Stevenson, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 11:37am
The United States pledged $5.8 billion in aid and investment Tuesday for strengthening government and economic development in Central America, and another $4.8 billion in development aid for southern Mexico.
While flaming barricades, shattered glass and skirmishes have occupied Paris during six weeks of anti-government protests, English-speaking observers have fallen back on a favorite pastime: reflecting on France's revolutions.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 10:15am
The Trump administration Tuesday banned bump stocks, the firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic weapons to fire like machine guns and were used during the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
After two days of huge losses, U.S. stocks ended the day back where they started on Tuesday. Energy companies sank as crude oil plunged 7 percent, but technology and consumer-focused companies climbed.
Abdullah Al-Shihri and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 9:48am
Saudi Arabia's expenditures will hit a record-high in 2019, with plans to increase state spending by 7 percent to reach $295 billion, even as declining oil prices have forced the kingdom to adopt austerity measures.