The Latest: Pressure mounting on French leader over protests

PARIS (AP) — The latest on the unrest in France (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

The Latest: French prime minister promises more security

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France protests (all times local): Source: Business – The Eagle

French protesters clash with police in Paris; 107 arrested

PARIS (AP) — Protesters angry about rising taxes clashed with French police for a third straight weekend and more than 100 were arrested Saturday. Pockets of demonstrators built makeshift barricades…

French protesters angry over fuel taxes clash with police

PARIS (AP) — French police fired tear gas and water cannons to disperse demonstrators in Paris on Saturday, as thousands gathered in the capital and staged road blockades across the…

France seizes jet at takeoff after Ryanair doesn't pay bill

PARIS (AP) — Storms, strikes, computer failures — you can now add “your plane has been seized by the government” to the list of things that can delay your flight. …

How Washington unleashed fossil-fuel exports and sold out on climate

The Trump White House has capitalized on fossil-fuel exports made possible by the Obama administration. Energy Secretary Rick Perry is shown here on Aug. 2, 2017 welcoming his predecessor, Ernest…

We can still hit the target of limiting global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius, as agreed on in Paris, but we have to act immediately and drastically. Source: Science News

#Resistance is warring on all fronts, reminding Americans why Trump was elected.  By Victor Davis Hanson Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Barack Obama decided that ex-presidents should attack current presidents, and…

France's Macron urges Europe to take charge of own defense

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron pushed Monday for Europe to take more responsibility for its own defense, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United…

As Trump backlash continues, STEM professionals in Texas run for office

Clockwise from bottom left: Allison Lami Sawyer, Michelle Beckley, Joseph Kopser, Carla Morton, and Rick Kennedy are Democrats with backgrounds in STEM running for office this year. Marjorie Kamys Cotera:…

French investigators say fire caused 2016 EgyptAir crash

PARIS (AP) — French air accident investigators say that a rapidly spreading fire probably caused the crash of an EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo in 2016, casting doubt on…

In France, thousands of retirees protest Macron tax hike

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of French retirees are protesting across the country over a tax hike on their pensions. Source: Business – The Eagle

Disneyland Paris enters Marvel universe with Avengers theme

CHESSY, France (AP) — Helicopters, concept cars and SWAT teams shrouded in smoke heralded the launch of the first Avengers-themed season at Disneyland Paris following the announcement of plans for…

Saudis seek to prevent Qatar from buying Russian missiles

PARIS (AP) — The French newspaper Le Monde is reporting that Saudi Arabia wants France to help prevent Qatar from buying Russia’s most advanced air defense missile system. Source: Business…

Macron talks to Trump, says tariffs illegal and a mistake

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has told U.S. President Donald Trump that the new U.S. tariffs on European, Mexican and Canadian goods are illegal and a “mistake.” Source:…

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Children today are completely at home in the digital space. They use digital diaries and textbooks at school, communicate via instant messaging, play games on mobile devices (not to mention…

Scholar: Dumping fossil fuels by 2050 needed to save climate

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Getting rid of fossil fuels by mid-century and making the switch to large-scale renewable energy sources and nuclear power offers the best chance of meeting the…

Air France-KLM appoints temporary CEO amid labor standoff

PARIS (AP) — Air France-KLM has appointed finance chief Frederic Gagey as interim CEO, following the resignation this month of Jean-Marc Janaillac from the post of CEO amid repeated labor…

Thousands party at Paris protest to show anger at Macron

PARIS (AP) — Under the close watch of French police, thousands of protesters in Paris danced, picnicked and railed against President Emmanuel Macron at a “party” marking his first year…

In Paris, Trudeau defends benefits of EU-Canada trade deal

PARIS (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed a renewed economic partnership to boost growth, jobs and investments in their two countries. Source:…