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PARIS | Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

PARIS— Yellow vest protesters are occupying dozens of traffic roundabouts in France, even as their movement for economic justice appears to be losing momentum on the fifth straight weekend of demonstrations. Some protesters remained Sunday despite a call by Interior Minister Christophe Castaner to free the traffic roundabouts. Eight people have died in incidents tied … Continue reading PARIS | Yellow vest protesters still block French traffic circles

FRANKFURT, Germany | Experts slash outlook for German economy amid trade worry

FRANKFURT, Germany  — Leading German economic institutes have sharply reduced their latest forecast for this year’s growth, citing trade worries, weakening demand from abroad and companies’ difficulty finding workers with the right skills. The fall version of the twice-yearly group forecast released Thursday cut the estimate for this year’s growth to 1.7 percent from 2.2 … Continue reading FRANKFURT, Germany | Experts slash outlook for German economy amid trade worry

LOS ANGELES | ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ falls 65 percent in second weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) — “Solo: A Star Wars Story” is losing momentum quickly at the box office. After an underwhelming launch, the space saga fell 65 percent in weekend two with $29.3 million from North American theaters, according to studio estimates on Sunday. “Solo” has now earned $148.9 million domestically. That’s over $135 million shy … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ falls 65 percent in second weekend