German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks during a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, March 9, 2017. European Union leaders confirmed Donald Tusk for a second term as council president Thursday, overcoming weeks of strong opposition from his native Poland. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 09, 2017 - 2:59 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit taking place Thursday and Friday (all times local): 8:55 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says it was right to override Poland's objections and re-elect Donald Tusk as European Union president over his native Poland's objections. Merkel...
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European Council President Donald Tusk arrives for a pre EU Summit meeting of the EPP party at the Academie Royale in Brussels on Thursday, March 9, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel threw her weight behind Donald Tusk to retain one of the European Union's top jobs ahead of an EU summit Thursday, despite staunch opposition from his home country of Poland. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
March 09, 2017 - 9:26 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders overwhelmingly came out in support of Donald Tusk to retain one of the bloc's top jobs Thursday, saying it was unlikely that strong opposition from his native Poland could block his appointment. The government in Warsaw argued that the decision should be...
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In this Saturday Feb. 8, 2017 image two people hold flyers bearing the portrait of firebrand int-islam lawmaker Geert Wilders reading "Netherlands Again Ours"during his election campaign stop in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, Netherlands. The economy is up, unemployment is down and some Dutch prisons are so empty the government has been renting out cells. So why are polls indicating that the ruling parties are hemorrhaging votes ahead of the March 15 national elections, while right-wing anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders is set to make substantial gains ? (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
March 06, 2017 - 6:34 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The economy is up, unemployment is down and some Dutch prisons are so empty the government has been renting out cells. So why do polls indicate that the Netherlands' ruling parties are set to suffer big losses before a March 15 national election, while the party of...
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A model wears a creation for Valentino's Fall-Winter 2017/2018 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented Sunday, March 5, 2017 in Paris. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
March 05, 2017 - 1:00 pm
PARIS (AP) — It's no secret that politics infuses fashion — and some critics are interpreting the current mania for blue at Paris Fashion Week as a statement of "the blues" about the perceived rise of nationalism across Europe and America. Here are some highlights from Sunday's fall-winter...
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Sinn Fein's party leader for Northern Ireland Michelle O'Neill celebrates with party members Francie Molloy, left, and Ian Milne, right, after toping the poll in Mid Ulster, Ballymena count centre, Northern Ireland, Friday, March 3, 2017. Counting has begun across Northern Ireland with Irish Nationalists seeking to boost their vote in an early election that could shape the fate of the Catholic-Protestant cooperation in Northern Ireland. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
March 04, 2017 - 2:31 am
DUBLIN (AP) — Sinn Fein, the Irish nationalist party, has fallen just short of becoming the largest party in elections for the Northern Ireland Assembly. In results declared early Friday, the Democratic Unionist Party led with 28 seats, just one more than Sinn Fein's total. At stake in the outcome...
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March 02, 2017 - 4:51 pm
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election campaign (all times local): 9:25 p.m. French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen envisions the protective hand of the state guiding a reordered economy that punishes companies that fail to serve the interests of the nation and...
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Independent centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron addresses the media during a press conference held in Paris, Thursday, March 2, 2017. With just 52 days left before French voters choose their president, the man leading polls is only now releasing his campaign platform. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
March 02, 2017 - 9:00 am
PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French presidential election campaign (all times local): 3 p.m. France's minister of culture says a rise in ultra-nationalism in France will negatively impact the prized French fashion industry that relies strongly on foreign talent. Audrey Azoulay told The Associated...
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