- French security chief: Strikes won't threaten sports events Updated: May-25-16 9:26 am
PARIS - Violent labor protests and strikes causing gasoline shortages won't jeopardize the upcoming European Championship or other sporting events, France's interior minister said Wednesday.
- The Latest: Protests idle some French oil refineries Updated: May-25-16 9:07 am
PARIS - The Latest on France's strikes and protests against the government's labor reforms (all times local):
- Hawaiian Airlines pilots plan picket against union contracts Updated: May-25-16 8:40 am
HONOLULU - Hawaiian Airlines pilots are planning to hold at picket at Honolulu International Airport after they voted to allow union representatives to call for a strike if the federal government allows it.
- Union workers at Detroit Diesel ratify 5-year contract Updated: May-25-16 8:20 am
DETROIT - Union workers at Detroit Diesel have ratified a 5-year contract that raises compensation and commits the Daimler Trucks North America subsidiary to future work.
- Protests for $15 wage expected at McDonald's headquarters Updated: May-25-16 8:15 am
OAK BROOK, Illinois - Protesters demanding a higher minimum wage are expected to march on the McDonald's Corp. headquarters near Chicago ahead of the fast-food giant's annual shareholders' meeting.
- Williston company settles federal racial discrimination suit Updated: May-25-16 7:53 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - A Williston-based oil field service company will pay $250,000 to settle a discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
- Ex-credit union worker gets probation for embezzlement Updated: May-25-16 6:47 am
KANSAS CITY, Kansas - A former suburban Kansas City credit union employee has been sentenced to three years of supervised probation for embezzling more than $34,000 she now must repay.
- Euro Disney goes on trial for alleged hiring discrimination Updated: May-25-16 6:47 am
PARIS - The Euro Disney group is going on trial in France for publishing an allegedly discriminatory job ad requesting that candidates have "European citizenship" to work as parade artists at its famous Disneyland Paris theme park.
- France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages Updated: May-25-16 5:15 am
PARIS - France has started using its fuel reserves to deal with gasoline shortages caused by strikes and protests over a bill weakening worker protections.
- German index beats expectation in good sign for eurozone Updated: May-25-16 4:30 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - A closely watched index of German business optimism rose more than expected in May, sending a positive signal about the 19-country eurozone economy.
- Military spouses struggle to find jobs Updated: May-25-16 12:04 am
WASHINGTON - Military spouses struggle to find jobs and are more likely to work for less pay or in positions below their education level, spurring unemployment and other costs of as much as $1 billion a year, according to a study.
- The Latest: Albuquerque police use smoke, pepper spray Updated: May-24-16 11:23 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - The Latest on campaign stops in New Mexico by Bill Clinton and Donald Trump (all times local):
- Senate kills LGBT anti-discrimination hiring bill Updated: May-24-16 8:32 pm
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - A New Orleans senator's bid to ban employment discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity was killed Tuesday by the Louisiana Senate, with no debate from senators against the bill.
- Warren: Let Harvard grad assistants form bargaining units Updated: May-24-16 7:49 pm
BOSTON - U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has urged Harvard University to let graduate students who work as research and teaching assistants form collective bargaining units.
- Brussels police chief injured during anti-austerity clashes Updated: May-24-16 4:24 pm
BRUSSELS - The Brussels police chief was injured Tuesday during clashes at the end of a major anti-austerity demonstration attended by around 50,000 people in the center of the Belgian capital.
- French police force open fuel depot amid protests, shortages Updated: May-24-16 1:18 pm
PARIS - French police used water cannons on Tuesday to disperse projectile-throwing protesters blocking a key fuel depot on the Mediterranean, as gasoline shortages spread around the country amid increasingly tense labor actions.
- EU leader pledges help in ending Poland's crisis soon Updated: May-24-16 12:26 pm
WARSAW, Poland - A senior European Union leader has pledged support in finding a solution soon to Poland's political crisis that has strained the country's ties with Brussels.
- College teacher who used racial slur in class fired Updated: May-24-16 11:53 am
LAWRENCE, Kansas - A white University of Kansas assistant professor who used a racial slur during a class discussion on race said the school won't renew her contract after the next academic year.
- Top UK court rules against expats over EU referendum voting Updated: May-24-16 8:51 am
LONDON - Britain's Supreme Court has rejected a bid by two Britons who live abroad to vote in next month's referendum on European Union membership.
- Police help Lisbon port move cargo amid dock workers' strike Updated: May-24-16 7:29 am
LISBON, Portugal - Riot police have held back striking Lisbon dock workers while port operators remove ship containers stranded for several weeks by the walkout over pay and labor rights.
- Rights group wants probe of Thai shooting of migrant worker Updated: May-24-16 7:28 am
BANGKOK - A human rights group on Tuesday demanded an investigation into the fatal shooting of an ethnic Rohingya man who was among 21 to escape from an immigration detention center in southern Thailand.
- Deal reached to keep Atlantic City from running out of cash Updated: May-23-16 4:57 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey lawmakers agreed Monday on an Atlantic City rescue package to keep the iconic home of Miss America, salt water taffy and oceanfront casinos from running out of money.
- Regents want pay gap suit from former SDSU professor tossed Updated: May-23-16 2:57 pm
SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota - The South Dakota Board of Regents is asking a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a former South Dakota State University professor who claims she was paid less than colleagues who were not black and female.
- Faculty strike at Green River College to protest cuts Updated: May-23-16 2:38 pm
AUBURN, Washington - Faculty members are striking at Green River College in Auburn to protest cuts proposed by the administration.
- Fuel blockades lead to shortages in Paris, police action Updated: May-23-16 2:09 pm
FOS-SUR-MER, France - Behind a barricade of flaming tires, striking workers in front of the Fos-sur-Mer oil depot are standing firm, playing the accordion - and slowly draining France of its fuel.