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  • Associated Press

    Suspected gunman in Strasbourg attack known to police

    STRASBOURG, France (December 12, 2018) — Hundreds of police and soldiers hunted Wednesday for a suspected terrorist who sprayed gunfire near one of Europe's most famous Christmas markets, killing three and wounding at least 13 in the eastern city of Strasbourg and putting the whole country on edge anew.

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    Attack at Christmas market in French city kills 3, wounds 12

    STRASBOURG, France (Dec. 11, 2018) — A man who had been flagged as a possible extremist sprayed gunfire near the city of Strasbourg’s famous Christmas market Tuesday, killing three people, wounding 12 and sparking a massive manhunt. France immediately raised its terror alert level.

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    4 journalists and a newspaper are Time’s Person of the Year

    (December 11, 2018) — Time magazine named four journalists and a newspaper on Tuesday as its 2018 Person of the Year for what it said was standing up for the truth in the face of persecution and violence.

  • Associated Press

    Macron vows tax relief, urges calm in bid to quell protests

    PARIS (December 10, 2018) — President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners — and acknowledging his own responsibility in fueling the nation's anger.

  • Associated Press

    China pressures US, Canada ahead of Huawei hearing

    BEIJING (December 10, 2018) — China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume Monday in Vancouver, British Columbia.

  • Associated Press

    UK PM May postpones vote on Brexit deal with EU

    BRUSSELS (December 10, 2018) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed Parliament's vote on her European Union divorce deal to avoid a shattering defeat — a decision that throws her Brexit plans into chaos.

  • Associated Press

    Reports: UK's May, facing defeat, to postpone Brexit vote

    LONDON (December 10, 2018) — The British government's Brexit plans were thrown into chaos on Monday, with Prime Minister Theresa May making an emergency statement to lawmakers amid signs she would postpone a Parliamentary vote that will decide the fate of her divorce deal with the European Union.

  • Associated Press

    Macron to break silence, address French nation amid protests

    PARIS (Dec. 9, 2018) — Pressure mounted on French President Emmanuel Macron to announce concrete measures to calm protests marked by violence when he addresses the nation Monday evening, and breaks a long silence widely seen as aggravating a crisis that has shaken the government and the whole country.

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