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  • EU court adviser's legal opinion clears way for European Central Bank to offer bigger stimulus

    A legal opinion issued Wednesday by an adviser to the European Union's top court helps clear the way for bigger stimulus measures from the European Central Bank, analysts said. The opinion from Pedro Cruz Villalon, an advocate general with the European...
  • Germany approves plan to withdraw ID cards from extremists suspected bound for Syria, Iraq

    Germany's Cabinet has approved a plan to allow authorities to withdraw identity cards from Islamic extremists and prevent them from traveling to Iraq, Syria or other crisis areas to join terrorist groups. The plan approved Wednesday has been in the works...
  • US promises up to $2 billion in loan guarantees to war-torn Ukraine if reforms continue

    The United States on Tuesday reinforced Western assistance for war-torn Ukraine by promising up to $2 billion in loan guarantees if that effort is matched by economic and political reforms in Kiev. The U.S. State Department said it intends to provide...
  • Recent events in Paris

    The recent excitement in Paris produced an occasion of great surprise to an American observer, certainly to one who witnessed the transformation fear exacted from America's governing elite by the 9/11 attacks in 2001. In France, the jihad killings last...
  • It can happen here -- and has

    The headlines all over on Sunday's front page gave hope that France, which has practiced just about every form of appeasement over its checkered history, glorious and inglorious, was coming fully awake to the danger that now threatened it -- and all the...
  • European Parliament approves new GM crop rules giving member states national exemptions

    The European Union's legislature has approved by a big margin a new law giving EU member states the power to ban the cultivation of genetically modified crops even if they have been approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc. The...
  • German anti-Islam rally draws record crowd after Paris terror attacks

    Chancellor Angela Merkel will join a vigil in support of tolerance after a German group opposing Islam's influence in Europe drew a record crowd for one of its rallies, as both sides hardened their stance over Muslims in the country. Merkel, Vice...
  • Islamic extremism threat balances tougher law enforcement against civil liberties around world

    The threat of Islamic extremism has justice officials balancing tougher law enforcement against the need to protect civil liberties, and that balance is struck in myriad ways around the world. The FBI's collection of demographic data on U.S. communities...
  • In wake of Paris violence, thousands rally against immigration in Germany

    DRESDEN, Germany A middle aged man waved his sign in front of television cameras and snorted to whoever would listen: The idiots in Berlin called us Nazis. Ha. His sign read: "Injustice. Our government is sucking up to Islam." It was one sign and one...
  • 'Frozen conflicts': Democracies decline to uphold their own values

    The front lines in eastern Ukraine have moved very little in recent weeks as Russia-backed separatists and government forces hunker down for winter and a World War I-style impasse sets in. Ukraine appears on its way to becoming the latest "frozen...
  • Paris terror arsenal: Kalashnikovs, rocket launcher, grenade, automatic pistols mark trend

    Kalashnikov assault rifles. Plenty of ammunition. Molotov cocktails, a grenade, a death-dealing Skorpion machine pistol and a few handguns. Plus a revolving light that could be placed on a car roof to make it look like an undercover police car. The...