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Demonstrators wearing yellow vests protest at the toll gates of a motorway, in Biarritz, southwestern France, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. French President Emmanuel Macron will be speaking to his nation at last Monday, after increasingly violent, radicalized protests against his leadership have shaken the country and scarred its beloved capital. His long silence has aggravated that anger and many protesters are hoping only to hear one thing from Macron: “I quit.”  (AP Photo/Bob Edme)
The Latest: Macron promises tax relief for workers, retireesPresident Emmanuel Macron has acknowledged he's partially responsible for the anger that has fueled weeks of protests in France, an unusual admission for the leader elected last year
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French President Emmanuel Macron poses before a special address to the nation, his first public comments after four weeks of nationwide 'yellow vest' protests, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018. Facing exceptional protests, French President Emmanuel Macron is promising to speed up tax relief for struggling workers and to scrap a tax hike for retirees. (Ludovic Marin/Pool Photo via AP)
Macron vows tax cuts, pay rise; will France's anger subside?French President Emmanuel Macron breaks silence on protests, promises tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners
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Italy's Salvini says fears about new migrant law 'surreal'Italy's interior minister is defending a new government-backed law eliminating the category of "humanitarian protection" for migrants, saying it will actually provide more protections to real refugees
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In this grab taken from video, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement in the House of Commons, in London, Monday, Dec.  10, 2018.  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. (PA via AP)
Brexit deal in turmoil as May postpones Parliament voteFacing almost certain defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May has postponed a vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal, saying she would go back to European Union leaders to seek changes to the divorce agreement
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FILE - In this June 1, 2017 file photo, protesters gather outside the White House in Washington to protest President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the Unites States from the Paris climate change accord. Environmental activists are ramping up a pressure campaign aimed at stoking Democratic support for an ambitious environmental plan known as the Green New Deal ahead of the 2020 presidential race.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talksA U.S.-hosted event on the sidelines of United Nations climate talks has been disrupted for the second year in a row
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Election officials wait for voters in a polling station during an early parliamentary election in Yerevan, Armenia, Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. The charismatic 43-year-old Nikol Pashinian took office in May after spearheading massive protests against his predecessor's power grab that forced the politician to step down. (Vahan Stepanyan/PAN Photo via AP)
Armenian prime minister's bloc wins parliamentary majorityAllies of Armenia's new leader win overwhelming majority following early parliamentary vote
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Youth and indigenous groups protest against fossil fuels during US-hosted event at the UN climate talks in Katowice, Poland, Monday, Dec. 10, 2018, as the COP24 UN Climate Change Conference takes place in the city. (AP Photo/Frank Jordans)
The Latest: Catholic pilgrims bear climate change warningA dozen Roman Catholic pilgrims have arrived at an ongoing U.N. climate summit in Poland after walking hundreds of miles across Europe
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FILE - In this file photo taken on Friday, Sept. 12, 2008, Russia's strategic bomber Tu-160 or White Swan, the largest supersonic bomber in the world, lands at Engels Air Base near Saratov, about 700 kilometers (450 miles) southeast of Moscow, Russia. The Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable strategic bombers have arrived in Venezuela, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions. (AP Photo/Misha Japaridze, File)
Russia sends 2 nuclear-capable bombers to VenezuelaThe Russian military says two of its nuclear-capable strategic bombers have arrived in Venezuela, a deployment that comes amid soaring Russia-U.S. tensions
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U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, 2nd left, and Moroccan Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Nasser Bourita, center, chair the opening session of a UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Monday, Dec.10, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
The Latest: Red Cross: Migrant policy mustn't add sufferingA top humanitarian leader admits governments have a right to set migration policy, but insist they shouldn't increase suffering or play into a recent trend toward the "criminalization of compassion."
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In unusual admission, French President Emmanuel Macron says he's partially responsible for anger fueling protestsIn unusual admission, French President Emmanuel Macron says he's partially responsible for anger fueling protests
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Former health care executive charged with securities fraudA British national has been charged in an alleged plot to defraud investors out of hundreds of millions of dollars in connection with a health care company
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Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel walks past U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Special Representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for International Migration Louise Arbor after addressing delegates during the opening session of a UN Migration Conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Monday, Dec.10, 2018. Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not USDefying fierce opposition from the United States and a few other nations, nearly 85 percent of the countries at the U.N. agreed Monday on a sweeping yet non-binding accord to ensure safe, orderly and humane migration
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French president promises to speed up tax relief, urges companies to give bonuses to struggling workersFrench president promises to speed up tax relief, urges companies to give bonuses to struggling workers
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French President Macron criticizes 'inadmissible violence' of protests, promises 'all means' to restore calmFrench President Macron criticizes 'inadmissible violence' of protests, promises 'all means' to restore calm
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 19, 2018 file photo, Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj addresses the media during a press conference at the federal chancellery in Vienna, Austria, Kosovo’s prime minister said Monday Dec. 10, 2018, that the army the country expects to have soon will be a modest contributor to creating world peace. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
Kosovo's prime minister says new army will serve world peaceKosovo's prime minister says that the army the country expects to have soon will be a modest contributor to creating world peace
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