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Pro-European Union, (EU), anti-Brexit demonstrators wear masks featuring the EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Justice Commissioner Criticises Bloc’s Weak Citizenship Checks

BERLIN (AP) – The European Union’s justice commissioner criticized some member countries’ practice of awarding “golden passports” to rich people from outside the bloc, urging them on Tuesday to do more to ensure that citizenship isn’t given to criminals.

Heiko Maas

German Foreign Minister: Western Balkans Should Join EU

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s foreign minister says it’s in the European Union’s “strategic interest” to expand in the Western Balkans because otherwise China and Russia will gain regional influence instead.

US National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow has suffered a heart attack, according to President Donald Trump

Kudlow: Europe Agreed to Help Us Confront China

“This bolsters Trump’s argument that being tough and aggressive–and, yes, using tariffs where required–can get you to the negotiating table,” Kudlow said.