French drivers to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes

PARIS (AP) — Drivers in France are planning to block roads across the country to protest rising fuel taxes, in a new challenge to embattled President Emmanuel Macron. Protesters pled...

Trump says he answered Mueller questions 'very easily'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he "very easily" answered written questions from special counsel Robert Mueller, though he speculated that the questions had been "tricked up" to try to c...

Political 'veteran' at age 36 eyed for Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nick Ayers could almost be confused for a college fraternity brother as he flashes a broad grin in a selfie taken with Mike Pence just moments after the Indiana governor was named Do...

Lawyer for WikiLeaks' Assange says he would fight charges

WASHINGTON (AP) — WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will not willingly travel to the United States to face charges filed under seal against him, one of his lawyers said, foreshadowing a possible fight ...

Trump says he should have gone to Arlington on Veterans Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he should have visited Arlington National Cemetery to commemorate Veterans Day — a traditional presidential act. Trump, who rarely admit...

Political 'veteran' at age 36 eyed for Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nick Ayers could almost be confused for a college fraternity brother as he flashes a broad grin in a selfie taken with Mike Pence just moments after the Indiana governor was named Do...

PSG investigation finds 'no proven case of discrimination'

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain says it has found no evidence of discrimination following an internal investigation triggered by reports that the club's scouts illegally profiled the ethnic origins o...

Lawyer: Court grants Islamic scholar bail amid rape inquiry

PARIS (AP) — A lawyer representing one of two women who have accused Islamic scholar Tariq Ramadan of raping them in France says a court has approved Ramadan's release from jail. Law...

Global Forecast-Asia

Global Forecast - Asia as of 13:30 GMT Friday, November 16, 2018 Minimum and maximum temperatures in Celsius, precipitation in centimeters and weather conditions as recorded for the ...

French minister warns of new Cold War from US/China tensions

PARIS (AP) — French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire warned that the trade dispute between the United States and China could escalate into a fresh Cold War. Le Maire made the alarm-so...

The Latest: Landmark change to kilogram approved

VERSAILLES, France (AP) — The Latest on a scientific meeting on how to define weights and measures (all times local): 1:35 p.m. The international system of measurem...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, November 16, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Saturday'...

Global Forecast-Celsius

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, November 16, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (C);Friday's Low Temp (C);Saturday'...

French Polynesia president acknowledges nuclear test lies

PARIS (AP) — French Polynesia's president says leaders in France's collectivity of islands in the South Pacific "lied" to the population over the dangers of nuclear testing. From 196...

The Latest: French minister: Brexit advocates lied to voters

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 9:15 a.m. France's finance minister is calling some British politicians "liars" who fooled vo...