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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron wave from the town hall balcony on occasion of the Charlemagne Prize awarding in Aachen, Germany, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Left Aachen's mayor Andreas Herman. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
May 11, 2018 - 6:33 am
PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as "vassals" to the U.S. But German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the U.S. withdrawal from the Iran accord isn't a reason to dump decades of...
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May 11, 2018 - 5:10 am
PARIS (AP) — France's finance minister says European countries should push back harder against the Trump administration over the Iran nuclear deal and not act as "vassals" to the U.S. Bruno Le Maire said Friday on Europe-1 radio that Europe should not accept that the U.S. is the "world's economic...
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An Israeli Tank drives in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, near the border with Syria, Thursday, May 10, 2018. Israel says it struck dozens of Iranian targets in Syria overnight in response to a rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights. It was the biggest Israeli strike in Syria since the 1973 war. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
May 10, 2018 - 9:51 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Israel's U.N. ambassador is calling on the U.N. Security Council and the secretary-general to immediately condemn Iran...
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This photo provided early Thursday, May 10, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows missiles rise into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 4:37 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Israel's U.N. ambassador is calling on the U.N. Security Council and the secretary-general to immediately condemn Iran...
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This photo provided early Thursday, May 10, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows missiles rise into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 1:55 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local): 8:55 p.m. The United Nations says Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is urging "an immediate halt to all hostile acts" and...
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This photo provided early Thursday, May 10, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows missiles rise into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 12:40 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local): 7:40 p.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says the German leader has condemned an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions...
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, shakes hands with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas after their joint news conference following the talks in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, May 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
May 10, 2018 - 11:39 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russia and Germany say efforts must be taken to preserve the nuclear deal with Iran following the U.S. exit. German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said after Thursday's talks with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov that they agreed that it's necessary to search for ways to preserve...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2012, file photo, a salesperson stands at counters selling mobile phones produced by ZTE Corp. at an appliance store in Wuhan in central China's Hubei province. The tech company, ZTE, a Chinese tech giant brought to its knees and delayed shipments of imported U.S. cars, apples, lumber and other agricultural products are the early casualties as China and the U.S. exchange salvos in a trade dispute.(Chinatopix Via AP, File)
May 10, 2018 - 9:17 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese tech giant has been brought to its knees. Tougher inspections at Chinese ports are holding up cars, apples and lumber imported from the U.S. These are among the early signs that the widening trade dispute between China and the U.S. is exacting a toll on both sides. More...
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This photo provided early Thursday, May 10, 2018, by the government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media, shows missiles rise into the sky as Israeli missiles hit air defense position and other military bases, in Damascus, Syria. The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, in the most serious military confrontation between the two bitter enemies to date. (Syrian Central Military Media, via AP)
May 10, 2018 - 8:51 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the war in Syria, where Israel responded to a rocket attack by launching a wave of missile strikes on Iranian positions (all times local): 3:45 p.m. The White House has condemned Iran's "provocative rocket attacks from Syria against Israeli citizens" and expressed...
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FILE- In this Feb. 26, 2014, file photo, a sign for the ZTE booth is seen at the Mobile World Congress, the world's largest mobile phone trade show in Barcelona, Spain. Chinese telecommunications company ZTE has halted its main operations after U.S. authorities cut off its access to American suppliers as President Donald Trump steps up pressure over trade and technology issues with Beijing. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
May 10, 2018 - 7:44 am
HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese tech giant brought to its knees and delays for imported U.S. cars, apples, lumber and other agricultural products are early signs the widening trade dispute between China and the U.S. is exacting a toll on both sides. More talks aimed at resolving the conflict are planned...
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