French far-right EU candidate says his party equals progress

NANTERRE, France (AP) — The top French far-right candidate in European parliamentary elections says that his party epitomizes progress with its return to an emphasis on protectionism. ...

The Latest: French court fines Swiss bank UBS $4.2 billion

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the trial of Swiss bank UBS in France (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A Paris court has ordered Swiss bank UBS to pay 3.7 billion euros ($4....

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The Latest: Case filed in Sweden against Syrian officials

BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on the Syria conflict (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A European human rights group says nine Syrians have filed a criminal complaint in Swede...

Suspect arrested in Paris for anti-Semitic hate speech

PARIS (AP) — Paris officials say that an individual has been arrested for a torrent of hate speech directed at Jewish philosopher Alain Finkielkraut during a Saturday march by yellow vest protesters. ...

Swiss bank UBS may face massive fines in French trial

PARIS (AP) — Swiss bank UBS faces a potential multibillion-euro fine as a Paris court is set to deliver a verdict on charges it helped wealthy French clients evade tax authorities. T...

Air France and KLM end power struggle, agree to closer ties

PARIS (AP) — Air France and KLM have reached a compromise on tightening ties between the airlines, ending a power struggle that had alarmed the Dutch government, staff and shareholders. ...

Lyon draws 0-0 with Barcelona in last 16 of Champions League

LYON, France (AP) — Lyon kept Barcelona's vaunted attack in check as the sides drew 0-0 in the first leg of the Champions League round of 16 on Tuesday. Lionel Messi failed to add to...

Jim Harbaugh taking Michigan team to South Africa in May

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh is taking Michigan's football team to South Africa in May. Director of football operations Mark Taurisani tweeted about the trip Tuesday. ...

Nice punishes winger Saint-Maximin for pulling out of game

NICE, France (AP) — Nice has imposed disciplinary measures on winger Allan Saint-Maximin after he declared himself unable to play last weekend, despite not consulting the club's doctor. ...

The Latest: Israeli PM calls vandals 'wild anti-Semites'

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on events condemning anti-Semitism in France(all times local): 6:15 p.m. Israel's prime minister is urging European leaders to speak out aga...

Fencing body 'interested' in France's embrace of lightsaber

PARIS (AP) — The international governing body of fencing is giving a qualified thumbs-up to France's embrace of lightsaber duels. The Associated Press reported this week on the growt...

Nobel laureates, advocates advising G7 on women's rights

PARIS (AP) — Human rights advocates are meeting in Paris to discuss the strategy of the G7 group of industrialized nations for ending violence and discrimination against women. Frenc...

Ahead of election, tech could unite Europe's populist groups

PARIS (AP) — The offer by Italy's populist 5-Star Movement to share its web platform with France's "yellow vest" protesters could be a harbinger of what's to come in the upcoming European Parliament e...