Brazil leader meets core protest group

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian leader Dilma Rousseff scrambled to contain nationwide protests Monday by meeting with the leaders of a free-trans…

Italy's equal opportunity and sports minister Josefa Idem attends a press conference at Chigi palace, Premier's office, in Rome, Saturday, June 22, 2013. Idem Ihas apologized for irregularities in the construction of her private residence, but said she would not resign as a result. Josefa Idem said Saturday any irregularities were oversights that she would remedy. Idem said she was not infallible "but I am an honest person and I won't allow anyone to doubt that. " The Olympic canoe racer said she had entrusted professionals with details of the construction and proper registration of the residence and gym she owns in Ravenna. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

Italy minister resigns over tax troubles

Italy’s equal opportunities minister, a German-born, eight-time Olympic kayaker, is facing pressure to resign over tax troubles in a case wi…

EU seeks to look beyond Turkey protests

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Turkey’s hope of moving to the next stage of its negotiations to join the European Union was kept alive Monday after Germa…