WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: US Jewish group asks Poland, Israel to stay calm

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the dispute between Poland and Israel (all times local): 3:00 p.m. The American Jewish Committee says it hopes years of reconciliation work between Poland and Israel will not be undone by a new dispute over the Holocaust. American Jewish Committee CEO David Harris said Monday that “competing historical … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: US Jewish group asks Poland, Israel to stay calm

LONDON | Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

LONDON (AP) — Honda will close a car factory in western England with the potential loss of 3,500 jobs, British media and a local lawmaker said Monday, in another blow to a British economy made jittery by Brexit. Sky News said the Japanese carmaker is to announce Tuesday that the Swindon plant will close in … Continue reading LONDON | Report: Honda to shut UK plant, imperiling 3,500 jobs

PARIS | French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal movie

PARIS (AP) — A French judge has refused to block the release this week in French cinemas of a movie based on a Catholic sex scandal. French director Francois Ozon‘s film “Grace a Dieu” (“By the Grace of God”) won the Berlin Film Festival’s jury grand prize on Saturday. The movie portrays French priest Bernard … Continue reading PARIS | French judge refuses to block Catholic sex scandal movie

EL PASO, Texas | Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O’Rourke

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — When President Donald Trump visited Beto O’Rourke’s hometown to argue that walling off the southern border would make the U.S. safer, the former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful was ready. As the president filled an El Paso arena with supporters, O’Rourke helped lead thousands of his own on … Continue reading EL PASO, Texas | Border wall a complex issue for 2020 prospect Beto O’Rourke

BEIJING | China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BEIJING (AP) — China’s government on Monday accused the United States of trying to block its industrial development by alleging that Chinese telecom gear is a cybersecurity threat. And in a potential blow to the U.S. claims, British media reported that the country’s intelligence agencies have found it is possible to limit the risks of … Continue reading BEIJING | China accuses US of trying to block its tech development

BRUSSELS | EU projects center-right group to be top party in May vote

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Parliament has projected which parties will get seats after the European Union-wide May election and says that the center-right Christian Democrat EPP group would remain the largest party ahead of the center-left Socialist S&D. The redesigned European Parliament is expected to have 705 seats total, which would include lawmakers from … Continue reading BRUSSELS | EU projects center-right group to be top party in May vote

WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Israel-Central Europe summit canceled

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the dispute between Poland and Israel (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Jewish leaders in Poland say they are offended Israel’s acting foreign minister said Poles “sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers’ milk.” The leaders issued a statement Monday saying that accusing all Poles of anti-Semitism slighted thousands of Poles … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Israel-Central Europe summit canceled

WARSAW, Poland | Israel-Central Europe summit canceled after Polish pullout

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s prime minister canceled plans for his country to send a delegation to meeting in Jerusalem on Monday after the acting Israeli foreign minister said that Poles “collaborated with the Nazis” and “sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers’ milk.” The Polish pullout triggered the collapse of a planned summit of Israeli Prime … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Israel-Central Europe summit canceled after Polish pullout