Top Clinton donor indicted for defrauding the United States — Abul Huda Farouki, a major Democrat donor who contributed to Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, was charged with violating US sanctions on Iran and for conspiring to defraud the US government
French President Macron in hiding — French President Emmanuel Macron went into hiding over the weekend, as 290,000 protestors raged across France. Many French citizens no longer consider him “a man of the people”, and his approval rating has cratered: one poll shows him at 18% approval
French people turn on Leftist President Emmanuel Macron, Chanting ‘Macron is just part of the rich’ — "Now I wouldn't vote for anyone" after disappointment at president’s performance, mother-of-six working two jobs tells The Independent
'Yellow vest' violence erupts across Europe: Paris riots spread to Brussels and Amsterdam as 1,400 are arrested, French police call up 8,000 reinforcements and rioters torch everything in their path
UN refuses to condemn Hamas, an Islamic terrorist organization. — A U.S.-sponsored draft resolution that for the first time would have condemned the militant Islamic group Hamas, which controls Gaza, failed to win the required two-thirds majority in the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday.
France and Germany soften demands on EU hosting refugees — European Union governments that refuse to host refugees could instead pay to be excused from the bloc’s system of sharing out migrants, France and Germany proposed on Thursday as they sought to end a long-running EU feud over migration.
France: Yellow Vest Expectant Mother Says 'They want to kill us' — “The government wants to kill us,” she says. “There are no other words. They want to kill the little people, the poor people. And it’s not possible.”
French authorities fear 'great violence' as yellow vest anger endures — Security sources said the government was considering using troops currently deployed on anti-terrorism patrols to protect public buildings.
France's CGT energy union calls 48-hour energy strike in support of yellow vests — The CGT said President Emmanuel Macron’s long-term energy-transition plan would hurt jobs and increase France’s energy dependency on neighboring countries.
French protests continue despite Macron concession — Chalencon, a 52-year-old blacksmith, said the public needed Macron to "admit he made a mistake, with simple words ... that touch the guts and heart of the French."