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
Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker announced Tuesday that the Department of Justice has amended regulations clarifying that bump stocks fall within the definition of “machine-gun” under federal law.
Stan Choe and Marley Jay, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 10:01am
U.S. stocks are broadly lower Tuesday afternoon, and energy companies are falling after the price of crude oil plunged another 7 percent. The market gave up an early gain following two steep losses. The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1,004 points over the previous two days.
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.
Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press | PostedDec 18th - 9:36am
President Donald Trump's charitable foundation reached a deal Tuesday to go out of business, even as Trump continues to fight allegations he misused its assets to resolve business disputes and boost his run for the White House.
Genoa's mayor on Tuesday announced that a 202-million-euro ($229 million) project by hometown architect Renzo Piano inspired by a naval ship has been chosen to replace the Morandi Bridge that collapsed last summer, killing 43 people.