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European Union leaders endorsed a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity but well aware that may start to fray once negotiations be
European Union leaders endorsed a stiff set of divorce terms for Britain at a summit Saturday, rejoicing in a rare show of unity in adversity but well aware that may start to fray once negotiations be
Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism on Saturday, wrapping up a brief trip to Cairo where he urged Muslim leaders to unite against violence by Islamic militants threatening to rid the Midd
Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen softened her stance on Saturday on a timetable for ditching the euro, a week before she faces off in the decisive second round of voting with pro-
Brazilian authorities were working Saturday to clear away the remains of barricades, burned-out buses and trash strewn about the streets during a general strike the previous day that saw violent clash
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Saturday said his government was "on target" for a May 22 fiscal deal with its creditors to enable the country to meet July loan payments.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's governing Conservative party has a 17 point lead over Labour, an Opinium poll showed on Saturday, slightly down from last week as support for smaller parties slipp
The Philippines' police chief came under fire Saturday for defending the detention of a dozen people inside a closet-sized secret cell in a case that raised further alarm about abuses under President
The father of the gunman who killed a policeman in an attack on Paris's Champs Elysees this month was arrested after turning up drunk at a police station and threatening officers, a source close to th
PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 3:25 p.m. The first quarterback taken in the fifth round was Pittsburgh's Nathan Peterman, who went to Buffalo with pick No. ...
SAN FRANCISCO - A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black." The ...
Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said Saturday that Spain had no "red lines" on Gibraltar after EU leaders granted Madrid a veto over any future deal with Britain that would involve the territory.
HOUSTON (AP) — An American woman who was arrested while on a business trip in China and later convicted of spying has been deported to the United States. Jeff Gillis says his wife, Phan “Sandy&
EU President Donald Tusk made the announcement to 27 European Union leaders holding a special meeting -- without Britain -- on Brexit, Merkel told reporters.
A U.S. deployment of ballistic missile defence systems in Romania and plans to place more defence systems in Poland violate an existing arms treaty, Russia's foreign ministry said in a statement on Sa
NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man in a luxury car just off Wall Street in New York City fired his gun after another motorist backed into the vehicle. Angel Rodriguez was arrested minutes after the sho
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday urged the United States to show restraint after North Korea's latest missile test and to avoid playing into the hands of leader Kim Jong Un, who "wants
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders endorsed stiff divorce terms for Britain on Saturday and warned Britons to have "no illusions" about swiftly securing a new relationship to keep their acces
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to
The Bahamas Ministry of Tourism expressed its deep disappointment in how a music, art and culture festival imploded, leaving hundreds stranded and angry. Tourism officials said in a statement that or
PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on the NFL draft (all times Eastern): 1:35 p.m. The first quarterback drafted on Day 3 was Tennessee's Josh Dobbs, who went in the fourth round at No. ...
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano Saturday said he "agreed 100 percent" with a prosecutor's repeated suggestions that some charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are colluding wit
LONDON - Prince Harry has joined thousands of rugby fans at a London stadium to cheer on the annual British armed forces rugby match. The 32-year-old prince, a former Army captain, ......
French President Francois Hollande said Saturday that voters in France must decide their future in Europe in the May 7 presidential vote pitting europhile candidate Emmanuel Macron against the anti-EU
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Killer whales are on an unprecedented killing spree in California’s Monterey Bay, attacking and feeding on gray whale calves, a marine biologist said. Since April 20, or
The Hungarian government remained defiant Saturday over the possible closure of Budapest-based Central European University, founded by billionaire George Soros.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A federal judge in Pennsylvania has kept alive a lawsuit by nonbelievers who want to be allowed to give invocations at the start of state House sessions. U.S. District Judge Ch
MANILA (Reuters) - Southeast Asian leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea, a divisive issue in a re
BERLIN (Reuters) - The leader of Germany's Free Democrats (FDP) said on Saturday his party was confident of returning to parliament in September and eager to put its pro-business stamp on the next gov
European Union leaders promised on Saturday to embrace the British province of Northern Ireland into the EU if a referendum unites it with the Republic of Ireland, Reuters reports. At a summit called
We’ve tracked the status of Trump's promises, outlined in his “Contract with the American Voter,” and how they may affect the Pacific Northwest, especially Washington.
South Sudanese government forces targeted a town in the north on Wednesday, displacing civilians the UN said may be headed toward the border with Sudan.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and reaffirming that "my only allegiance" is to ...
President Donald Trump has marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and reaffirming "my only allegiance" is to those he governs.
Hundreds of Russian opposition supporters turned out Saturday to protest against President Vladimir Putin's expected candidacy in elections set for 2018, with police detaining dozens of activists in t
"Guidelines adopted unanimously. (The) EU-27's firm and fair political mandate for the Brexit talks is ready," said EU president Donald Tusk.
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge rebuked Houston-area authorities for imposing a bail system that’s unfair to people arrested for lesser offenses who are detained for long periods because they’re u
HOUSTON (AP) — A judge has rebuked Houston-area authorities for imposing a bail system that’s unfair to people arrested for lesser offenses who are detained for long periods because they’
Judge Kristine Baker of the US Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas issued the order late Friday, less than 24 hours after the state executed the 38-year-old convicted multiple murderer Kenneth
ISIS killed a senior Afghan Taliban official in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, the Afghan militants said Saturday, in a rare clash between the rival militant groups inside Pakistan.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Court documents show that Dole Fresh Foods has recently settled two lawsuits filed by families of people stricken by a listeria outbreak after eating salads packaged in Ohio.
A chapel that sheltered 9/11 rescue workers may be forced to close following a sharp rent rise to more than €230,000 because of high-end stores and luxury flats crowding the area.
Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday sacked one of his special advisers and sanctioned another bureaucrat after an inquiry into a newspaper leak, but the country's powerful army rejected Sh
WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — A prestigious Connecticut boarding school says two former headmasters have resigned as life trustees after a report that alleged teachers had sexually abused students. A spo
"South Korea and US strike forces began a drill in the East Sea from 6 p.m. today against the backdrop of the current security situation," the South Korean Navy said.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Saturday said the United States should show restraint and not play into the hands of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, because he "wants to end the world."
BERLIN (AP) — Police came to the aid of a pizza courier who crashed his car in the southwest German town of Gaggenau — by completing his delivery. The 46-year-old driver hit another car early Saturda
FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A convicted pedophile who used the messaging service on his Xbox to solicit nude photos from four boys in three states is heading to prison. Prosecutors in Monmouth County, New
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Saturday said that she and President Donald Trump have built a "good working relationship" even though the two had frosty exchanges last year that raised fears of damag
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi received stitches to his upper lip after falling outside a restaurant where he was celebrating his elder son's birthday, the news agency ANSA reported Saturday
In a bruising contest against pro-European centrist Emmanuel Macron, Le Pen is hoping to broaden her base wide enough to win the decisive second-round election, despite polls suggesting she is 20 poi
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen Saturday chose defeated first-round candidate Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister, a bid to attract his voters and help her to victory over
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders approved on Saturday guidelines for their chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, setting priorities that the Union of 27 governments staying in the bloc w
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens has agreed to pay a penalty to the state Ethics Commission for failing to report that his gubernatorial campaign got a donor list fro
The legal chief of Beijing's representative office in Hong Kong said Saturday growing calls for independence could make the territory's current "one country, two systems" constitutional framework unsu
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Authorities in Texas say a police officer who notified his wife that he planned to kill himself actually faked his own death and fled to Mexico. An arrest affidavit revealed Frid
European Union leaders Saturday unanimously adopted their Brexit strategy at a special summit in Brussels, in a show of unity ahead of two years of tough talks with Britain.
Brussels, April 29, 2017 (AFP) - EU leaders on Saturday unanimously adopted tough guidelines for two years of Brexit talks, in an unprecedented show of unity ahead of divorce negotiations with Britain
A comparison between the draft EU negotiating guidelines and the final framework adopted at the European Council summit show only a small number of amendments.
For the second time in a month, tens of thousands of protesters are expected to turn out around the world Saturday to voice concern over climate chan
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