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French prison guards protest, 2 attacked by inmates

French prison guards protest, 2 attacked by inmates

The French justice ministry says two prison guards have been attacked in Corsica by inmates amid widespread national protests by guards over working conditions
Published: 01/19/18
The Latest: Democrat saw 'some progress'  in Trump meeting

The Latest: Democrat saw 'some progress' in Trump meeting

Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer says he and President Donald Trump "made some progress" at a White House meeting, "but we still have a good number of disagreements."
Published: 01/19/18

SEC letter shows bitcoin funds won't happen soon, if ever

It may be a while, if ever, before investors can buy an exchange-traded fund with holdings of bitcoin and other digital currencies.
Published: 01/19/18
US government proposes new rules for hog slaughter

US government proposes new rules for hog slaughter

Government regulators are proposing changes Friday in the way most hogs slaughtered for meat in the United States are processed
Published: 01/19/18
Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

Anti-smoking plan may kill cigarettes--and save Big Tobacco

US health officials are pushing ahead with an unprecedented plan to make cigarettes less addictive and provide lower-risk alternative products to US smokers
Published: 01/19/18
Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy

Tourism booming in Cuba despite tougher new Trump policy

President Donald Trump said he was rolling back some of Barack Obama's opening to Cuba in order to starve the island's military-run economy of U.S. tourism dollars and ratchet up pressure for regime change _ but that doesn't seem to be happening
Published: 01/19/18

Arkansas lawmakers OK ban on disputed herbicide

Arkansas lawmakers have approved banning an herbicide that farmers say has drifted onto crops where it wasn't applied and caused damage, but the prohibition still faces a legal challenge from a maker of the weed killer
Published: 01/19/18

France: Unions approve 1,300 job cuts at Peugeot maker PSA

Unions at Peugeot maker PSA Group have agreed to 1,300 job cuts made possible by new French labor rules imposed by President Emmanuel Macron
Published: 01/19/18

Brexit costs Britain data center for Europe's satnav system

Officials have decided to move a data center for the European Union's new satellite navigation system out of Britain because of Brexit
Published: 01/19/18
France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment push

France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment push

French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting more than 100 CEOs of major world companies at the chateau of Versailles to try to persuade them to invest _ and especially hire _ in France
Published: 01/19/18