French President Emmanuel Macron responded to weeks of disruptive protests Monday, promising to speed up tax relief and to boost the purchasing power of struggling workers and retirees. A look at some of the major policy shifts and pledges:
Companies seeking tax credits from Wisconsin's troubled job-creation agency would face less scrutiny under a provision Republicans included in a package of lame-duck legislation designed to weaken newly elected Democrats.
Michael Liedtke, Associated Press | PostedDec 10th - 1:57pm
Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding the company to accelerate its plans to shut down a little-used social network created to compete against Facebook.
Idaho is on track to have roughly $63 million less in tax revenue than budget forecasters predicted, with general fund revenue collections for the month of November coming in nearly $16 million lower than expected.
Senior Israeli military officers are flying to Moscow to update their Russian counterparts about an operation launched last week to "expose and thwart" Hezbollah tunnels burrowed under Israel's border with Lebanon.
Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press | PostedDec 10th - 10:54am
Egyptian authorities have quietly introduced restrictions on the sale of yellow reflective vests, fearing opponents might attempt to copy French protesters during next month's anniversary of the 2011 popular uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, security officials and retailers said Monday.
Verizon says 10,400 U.S. managers have accepted a voluntary buyout offered as the company seeks to trim costs to invest more into its push into the next-generation network known as 5G. That's about 7 percent of its global workforce.