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LONDON | UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

LONDON — British opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing allegations of enabling anti-Semitism, acknowledged Monday that he was present at a wreath-laying to Palestinians allegedly linked to the murder of 11 Israelis at the 1972 Munich Olympics. But the Labour Party leader said “I don’t think I was actually involved” in laying the wreath. … Continue reading LONDON | UK Labour leader under fire over Palestinian wreath-laying

NEW YORK | Image issue: Papa John’s still tied to founder under fire

NEW YORK  — Papa John’s founder John Schnatter is no longer board chairman after using a racial slur, but his image is still part of the pizza chain’s logo and he remains the company’s largest shareholder. The situation illustrates the difficulty when companies are closely tied to a single person, and that Papa John’s may … Continue reading NEW YORK | Image issue: Papa John’s still tied to founder under fire

Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

NEW YORK/February 16, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Under pressure over his handling of abuse allegations against a top aide, White House chief of staff John Kelly on Friday ordered sweeping changes in how the White House clears staff members to gain access to classified information, acknowledging that the administration “must do better” in how it handles … Continue reading Under fire, Kelly overhauls White House clearance procedure

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact as Trump weighs future

BRUSSELS/January 11, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— European Union powers on Thursday urged U.S. President Donald Trump to endorse a key nuclear agreement with Iran insisting that the deal is essential for international security. The foreign ministers of Britain, France and Germany threw their weight behind the pact limiting Iran’s nuclear ambitions and insisted that the Islamic Republic is … Continue reading EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact as Trump weighs future

EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact at Brussels talks

BRUSSELS/January 11, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —European Union foreign ministers say a key agreement curbing Iran’s nuclear ambitions must be preserved as U.S. President Donald Trump weighs whether to pull out of the pact. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Thursday that the deal is “a crucial agreement that makes the world safer.” His remarks came ahead of … Continue reading EU backs under-fire Iran nuclear pact at Brussels talks