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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, center, is flanked by Roberto Fico, left, president of the Lower Chamber, and Rome's Mayor Virginia Raggi, on the occasion of celebrations for Italy's Republic Day, in Rome Saturday, June 2, 2018.
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June 02, 2018 - 9:21 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy's new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-filled military parade Saturday — and then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants. "The free ride is over," League leader Matteo Salvini, Italy's new interior...
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European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini meets with China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi
AP Photo/Virginia Mayo
June 01, 2018 - 10:29 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. decision to impose new tariffs on European, Canadian and Mexican goods (all times local): 2:55 p.m. European Union trade chief Cecilia Malmstrom says that the Trump administration's tariffs on steel and aluminum exports to the United States will hurt global...
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EU US Trade War Tariffs
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May 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
By Alanna Petroff (CNN Money) -- The United States could soon be in open conflict with two key trading partners: The European Union and China. EU trade commissioner Cecilia Malmström is meeting Trump administration officials Wilbur Ross and Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday in a bid to avoid US...
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The European Union is proposing bans on plastic products like cotton buds, straws, stirs and balloon sticks when alternatives are easily available in an attempt to cut marine litter.
AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File
May 28, 2018 - 11:48 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has proposed banning plastic products like cotton buds, straws, stirs and balloon sticks when alternatives are easily available in an attempt to reduce litter spoiling beaches and ocean beds. The European Commission said its proposal would seek to cut marine...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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May 24, 2018 - 5:16 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook said Thursday it will not compensate users in the scandal over the misuse of their personal data by political consultancy Cambridge Analytica. The company made the statement in a list of written replies to questions by European Union lawmakers. The answers were promised...
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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
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May 22, 2018 - 10:14 am
By LORNE COOK, Associated Press BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union lawmakers plan to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hearing focused on a scandal over the alleged misuse of the personal information of millions of people...
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Iranian lawmakers burn two pieces of papers representing the U.S. flag and the nuclear deal as they chant slogans against the U.S. at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, May 9, 2018.
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May 09, 2018 - 8:00 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times local): 6:50 p.m. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is telling a U.S. Senate panel the Trump administration will work with allies and partners to prevent Iran from acquiring...
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President Donald Trump shows a signed Presidential Memorandum after delivering a statement on the Iran nuclear deal from the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
May 08, 2018 - 2:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday the U.S. is pulling out of the landmark international nuclear accord with Iran, declaring he was making the world safer but dealing a profound blow to allies and deepening his isolation on the world stage. "The United States does not make...
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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May 01, 2018 - 11:10 am
By Josef Federman, Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's latest accusations about Iran's past nuclear activities received a warm welcome in Washington but a far cooler reception in Europe on Tuesday — deepening divisions among Western allies ahead of...
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