China lashes out at Mattis remarks on East China Sea islands

BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. is putting regional stability in East Asia at risk, a Chinese spokesman said Saturday following remarks by President Donald Trump's defense secretary that a U.S. commitment to defend Japanese territory applies to an island group that China claims.

  • Written by CHRISTOPHER BODEEN, Associated Press

Louvre museums reopens as Egypt identifies machete attacker

PARIS (AP) — The Louvre Museum reopened to the public Saturday morning, less than 24 hours after a machete-wielding assailant shouting "Allahu akbar!" attacked French soldiers guarding the sprawling building and was shot by them.

  • Written by THOMAS ADAMSON, Associated Press

London protesters call for UK to withdraw Trump invitation

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of protesters have marched on Parliament in London to demand that the British government withdraw its invitation to U.S. President Donald Trump for a state visit.


House GOP's corporate tax scheme has its Republican skeptics

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans face opposition to their plan to overhaul the way corporations pay federal taxes from a powerful group of lawmakers — other Republicans.

  • Written by STEPHEN OHLEMACHER , Associated Press