GOP House leader notes gap of distrust as Google CEO grilled

FILE – In this Jan. 24, 2018, file photo Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google, speaks during a conversation as part of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Pichai’s appearance Tuesday, Dec. 11, before the House Judiciary Committee comes after he angered members of a Senate panel in September by declining their invitation to testify about […]

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The Latest: French leader to address nation Monday evening

FILE – In this Nov.27, 2018 file photo, French President Emmanuel Macron leaves after delivering a speech on ‘The presentation of the strategy for ecology transition’, at the Elysee Palace in Paris. As protests rage through France and Paris locks down fearing new riots, the man whose presidency unleashed the anger is nowhere to be seen. President Emmanuel Macron has […]

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German leader Merkel on her way to G20 after plane problem

In this Nov. 29, 2018 photo German chancellor Angela Merkel leaves the government Airbus which was grounded after a technical failure at the airport in Cologne, western Germany, delaying Merkel’s arrival at the G20 summit in Buenos Aires. (Joerg Blank/dpa via AP) German Chancellor Angela Merkel was finally on her way to Argentina Friday for the Group of 20 summit […]

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UK leader fights back against critics amid Brexit upheaval

Pro and anti Brexit protesters hold placards as they vie for media attention near Parliament in London, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Britain’s Prime Minister May still faces the threat of a no-confidence vote, after several Conservative Party lawmakers said they had written letters asking for one. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant) British Prime Minister Theresa May fought back against critics of her […]

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UK leader Theresa May pledges to fight for her Brexit deal despite deep divisions

Speaking from inside 10 Downing Street, May said she “did not judge harshly colleagues who reach a different conclusion,” before adding “I want to honor the vote the of the referendum.” May said counterparts in Brussels would recognize that “decisive progress had been made” and that the U.K. government is working with the European Union. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May […]

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Turkish Cypriot leader: mix region's gas, send via Turkey

A Cypriot soldier removes the barbed-wire that blocked the road, at a newly-opened crossing point between ethnically split Cyprus’ internationally recognized south and the breakaway, Turkish Cypriot north at the southeastern village of Dherynia on Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. A few hundred Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots walked through a newly opened crossing point in the southeastern village of Dherynia […]

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Italian populist leader 'guarantees' nation won't exit euro

Deputy Premier and Labor Minister Luigi Di Maio talks to reporters during a press conference at the Foreign Press Association headquarters, in Rome, Friday, Nov. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini) The head of one of Italy's ruling parties says he guarantees that Italy won't exit the euro currency bloc nor exceed its targeted deficit limit. Continue Reading Below Deputy Premier […]

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Carbon taxes will have to rise to encourage shift away from fossil fuels – Richard Bruton

Carbon taxes will have to rise to encourage a shift away from fossil fuels, Climate Action Minister Richard Bruton said today. In his first speech since being appointed, he also said all government departments had to engage with the issue, and he intended making Ireland a leader and not a laggard. “The decisions we make now in tackling climate change […]

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