French Leader Warns Lebanese Politicians of ‘Last Chance’

BEIRUT — French President Emmanuel Macron issued a stern warning to Lebanon's political class Tuesday, urging them to commit to serious reforms within a few months or risk punitive action, including sanctions, if they fail to deliver. The next three months ...
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With Britain Out, the Unwieldy EU Faces Major Budget Battle

BRUSSELS — The Brexit drama shook the foundations of the European Union for years and laid bare the need for much-delayed political renovations at the 27-nation bloc. But now that Britain has finally left, where does the EU revamp even start and who is going t...
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AP FACT CHECK: Trump Suddenly Loses Interest in Stock Market

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump offered a faulty take on the Constitution's grounds for impeachment Wednesday as he wrapped up a NATO summit marked by his misstatements on several fronts. Among them, he claimed that he pays no attention to the stock mar...
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Iranian President: First Lift Sanctions, Then Let’s Talk

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president back-pedaled Tuesday on possible talks with Donald Trump, saying the U.S. president must first lift sanctions imposed on Tehran, otherwise a meeting between the two would be a mere photo op. "Without the U.S.'s withdrawal fro...