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UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote by Lawmakers

By Jill Lawless | Dec 12
British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses.

Beyonce! Hillary! India Revels in a Very Big Wedding

Beyonce! Hillary! India Revels in a Very Big Wedding

By Emily Schmall | Dec 12
In a season of big Indian weddings, the Wednesday marriage of the scions of two billionaire families might be the biggest of them all.

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote from Her Party

UK Disarray: May to Face No-Confidence Vote from Her Party

By Jill Lawless | Dec 12
A no-confidence vote in British Prime Minister Theresa May Wednesday threw U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt.

Paris Cleans Up after Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron

Paris Cleans Up after Latest Riot; Pressure Builds on Macron

By Angela Charlton | Dec 9
The man at the focus of protesters' anger, President Emmanuel Macron, broke his silence to tweet his appreciation for the police overnight. However, pressure mounted on him to propose new solutions to calm the anger dividing France.

Riot in Paris: Armored Trucks, Tear Gas, Smashed Glass

Riot in Paris: Armored Trucks, Tear Gas, Smashed Glass

By Elaine Ganley and John Leicester | Dec 8
Saturday's yellow vest crowd was overwhelmingly male, a mix of those bringing their financial grievances to Paris, along with groups of apparently experienced vandals, who tore steadily through some of the city's wealthiest neighborhoods.

French Police Fire Tear Gas in Paris to Halt Angry Protests

French Police Fire Tear Gas in Paris to Halt Angry Protests

By Angela Charlton and John Leicester | Dec 8
French riot police fired tear gas and water cannon in Paris on Saturday, trying to stop thousands of yellow-vested protesters from converging on the presidential palace to express their anger at high taxes and French President Emmanuel Macron.

UNAIDS Found in 'Crisis' After Sex Harassment Claims

UNAIDS Found in 'Crisis' After Sex Harassment Claims

Dec 7
Independent experts looking into allegations of sexual harassment inside UNAIDS says the U.N agency is plagued by "defective leadership" and should consider whether its top official must go.

UN: Curbing Climate Change Would Reap Huge Health Benefits

UN: Curbing Climate Change Would Reap Huge Health Benefits

Dec 6
The World Health Organization said Wednesday that meeting the 2015 Paris accord's goals would significantly cut global air pollution, saving a million lives each year by 2050.

3 Contrasting Contenders in Germany Vie to Succeed Merkel

3 Contrasting Contenders in Germany Vie to Succeed Merkel

By Geir Moulson | Dec 6
Three high-profile contenders are vying to lead Angela Merkel's party as the longtime German chancellor makes way after 18 years for a successor who could shape the European Union's most populous country for the next generation.

Getty Museum Says it has Right to Keep Prized Greek Statue

Getty Museum Says it has Right to Keep Prized Greek Statue

By Nicole Winfield | Dec 5
The J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles has vowed to assert its right to keep an important Greek statue after Italy's highest court rejected its appeal of a ruling ordering the artwork returned to Italy.

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