By MARGAID QUIOCAND and ANGELA CHARLTON - AP - 27 mins ago
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)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Media mogul Sumner Redstone has appointed new confidantes to entities that control Viacom Inc. and CBS Corp., replacing Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman and lawyer George Abrams, whom he stripped of the roles last week. (full story)
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Brussels police chief was injured during clashes at the end of Tuesday's major anti-austerity demonstration attended by around 50,000 people in the center of the Belgian capital. (full story)
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