BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian riot police fired a water cannon at protesters Tuesday after fighting broke out at the end of a major anti-austerity demonstration attended by tens of thousands of people in central Brussels. At least one policeman and several protesters were injured. (full story)
PARIS (AP) — 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. (full story)
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The state's attorney general on Tuesday sued Domino's Pizza Inc., affiliates and three franchisees alleging they underpaid workers based on payroll reports generated by the parent company's computer system. (full story)
MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Tuesday announced that its U.S. sales chief will take over the premium Italian Alfa Romeo and Maserati brands. (full story)
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