• Britain's Chris Froome, wearing the overall leader's yellow jersey crosses the finish line to win the eighteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race, an individual time trial over 17 kilometers (10.6 miles) with start in Sallanches and finish in Megeve, France, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Gougeard leads early in Tour de France mountain time trial

    MEGEVE, France (AP) — Chris Froome won a mountain time trial and opened up a seemingly insurmountable lead of nearly four minutes over his closest challenger in the 18th stage of the Tour de France on Thursday.

  • This Thursday, May 26, 2016 file photo shows riot police officers clashing with protestors during a demonstration held as part of nationwide labor actions in Paris, France. A deeply divisive labor bill has been definitively adopted by the French Parliament after the government used a special measure to force it through without a vote. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

    French workers get fewer protections under new lab

    PARIS (AP) — French workers lost some of their famed labor protections Wednesday, as the government tries to keep up with the global economy by weakening union powers and giving employers more freedom to fire people and lengthen their hours.

  • In this Nov. 24, 2015 file photo, police officers patrol the Grand Place in central Brussels. Between terror attacks, Zika and mass shootings, there's lots of bad news about popular destinations around the world. Where does that leave travelers who may want to stay home instead of going through with a trip? It depends on the circumstances. Cancel-for-any-reason insurance is expensive to buy but provides refunds if you change your mind about a trip. Standard trip insurance may also cover cancellations to a destination hit by terrorism for a period of days following an attack. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)

    Can insurance help if you cancel a trip out of fear?

    NEW YORK (AP) — Spooked by headlines about Zika, terrorism and mass shootings? Maybe the news is so bad you’re ready to cancel your vacation and stay home. But can you recoup what you paid for flights, lodging, car rentals and tours?

  • Switzerland's Fabian Cancellara waits for the start of the seventeenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 184.5 kilometers (114.3 miles) with start in Bern and finish in Finhaut-Emosson, Switzerland, Wednesday, July 20, 2016. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Cancellara withdraws from final Tour to focus on Olympics

    FINHAUT-EMOSSON, Switzerland (AP) — Fabian Cancellara has withdrawn from the Tour de France to focus on his preparations for next month’s Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

  • In this grab taken from video British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks during her first session of Prime Minister's Questions at the House of Commons, in London, Wednesday July 20, 2016. Prime Minister Theresa May is making her first overseas trip as Britain’s leader on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a key figure in negotiating Britain's exit from the European Union. (Parliamentary Recording Unit via Associated Press Video) TV OUT - NO ARCHIVE

    UK PM May to visit Germany for Brexit talks with Merkel

    LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is making her first overseas trip as Britain’s leader on Wednesday to meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a key figure in negotiating Britain’s exit from the European Union.

  • Soldiers patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Nice, Riviera jewel, has flip side as jihadi breeding ground

    NICE, France (AP) — Nice, the city that sits on the Bay of Angels and that for many epitomizes the sun-splashed French Riviera, has a flip side unknown to tourists and invisible to most residents, as a breeding ground for Islamic radicals and jihadis.

  • Soldiers patrols on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    Nice, Riviera jewel, has flip side as jihadi breeding ground

    NICE, France (AP) — Nice, the city that sits on the Bay of Angels and that for many epitomizes the sun-splashed French Riviera, has a flip side unknown to tourists and invisible to most residents, as a breeding ground for Islamic radicals and jihadis.

  • Tahar, center, the father of Kylan Mejri, is comforted by relatives after carrying the coffin of his 4-year-old son at the ar-Rahma mosque in the eastern Nice suburb of Ariane, Tuesday, July 19, 2016, killed in Thursday's truck attack. Tahar's wife Olfa Kalfallah, 31, was also killed. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

    Jitters amid fear of new attacks after Nice bloodshed

    NICE, France (AP) — An axe attack on a German train. Four people stabbed in the French Alps. A shooting in Britain.

  • A man reacts as he looks flowers placed at a new memorial in a gazebo in a seaside park of the Promenade des Anglais in Nice, southern France, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers are back on Nice's famed Riviera coast, a further sign of normal life returning on the Promenade des Anglais where dozens were killed in last week's Bastille Day truck attack. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    As Nice tries to return to normal, families demand answers

    NICE, France (AP) — Joggers, cyclists and sun-seekers were back on Nice’s famed Riviera coast Tuesday as signs of normal life return to the city’s famous Promenade des Anglais, where dozens were killed in last week’s Bastille Day truck attack.

  • Netherlands' Bauke Mollema of the Trek Segafredo cycling team, who ranks second overall, listens to a question during a press conference in the U.S. embassy on the second rest day of the Tour de France cycling race in Bern, Switzerland, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)

    ‘It will be a big war’: Mollema challenging Froome at Tour

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — Bauke Mollema has been in this position before: Second in the Tour de France on the second and final rest day.