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EU Council President Tusk says bloc should be "open to a long extension" for UK if it needs to rethink Brexit strategy

BRUSSELS (AP) — EU Council President Tusk says bloc should be "open to a long extension" for UK if it needs to rethink Brexit strategy.
Mar. 14, 2019

UK lawmakers set for another big Brexit vote

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are set to vote on whether to delay Britain's departure from the European Union as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to overcome further erosion of...
Mar. 14, 2019

GBI releases ID of slain man accused of threatening woman

SALACOA, Ga. (AP) — The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released the identity of a man authorities say was holding a woman at gunpoint when he was fatally shot by...
Mar. 14, 2019

Kazakh activist complains of pressure by authorities

MOSCOW (AP) — A prominent activist from Kazakhstan who is campaigning for the release of ethnic Kazakhs in China says he was forced to sign blank documents under house arrest...
Mar. 14, 2019

Yemen's rebels welcome US vote against the war

CAIRO (AP) — The spokesman of Yemen's Houthi rebels has welcomed the U.S. Senate vote to end America's support for the Saudi-led coalition's war in Yemen. Mohammed Abdel-Salam told The...
Mar. 14, 2019

2nd day of searching at Nigeria school building collapse

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Search and rescue work continues in Nigeria a day after a building containing a school collapsed with scores of children said to be inside. A National...
Mar. 14, 2019

Report: Iran holds drill near key strait, tests armed drones

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency says the country's Revolutionary Guard is holding a drill near the strategic Strait of Hormuz to test dozens of Iranian-made drones,...
Mar. 14, 2019

Iran says gas pipeline explosion kills at least 2

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reports that a gas pipeline explosion has killed at least two people in the country's southwest. Thursday's report cites the fire...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: Growing crowd of families at Ethiopia crash site

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Relatives have been wailing and beating their chests at the site of the Ethiopian...
Mar. 14, 2019

Sega halts game shipment after actor arrested on drug charge

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese entertainment company Sega has cancelled shipments of its video game "Judgment," also known as "Judge Eyes," after one of its actors was arrested on drug charges...
Mar. 14, 2019

Mexico's Liga MX still rules in rivalry with MLS

ATLANTA (AP) — When the final whistle blew, Atlanta United half-heatedly celebrated a moral victory. That's all they had. The reigning MLS Cup winners were bounced out of the CONCACAF...
Mar. 14, 2019

EU hopes for 'significant pledges' at Syria donor meet

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's top diplomat says the EU expects "significant pledges" for Syria at a donor conference, as the bloc seeks to keep the 8-year conflict in...
Mar. 14, 2019

The Latest: French investigators analyzing black boxes

HEJERE, Ethiopia (AP) — The Latest on the Ethiopian Airlines crash (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The French air accident investigation authority, known by its French acronym BEA, says it...
Mar. 14, 2019

Northern Afghan city on strike amid dispute with president

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says residents in a northern city are on a daylong strike to protest the appointment of a new provincial police chief over the...
Mar. 14, 2019

GOP senators appear ready to block Trump border declaration

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Senate is set to deal President Donald Trump a rebuke on his declaration of a national emergency at the Mexican border, with the only remaining...
Mar. 14, 2019

Asian stocks mixed after Chinese industrial data disappoints

SINGAPORE (AP) — Asian markets were mixed on Thursday after China said its industrial output slowed in January and February, leaving traders waiting for assurances from Beijing. Japan's benchmark Nikkei...
Mar. 14, 2019

Parents charged in admissions scheme roll through US courts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colleges and companies moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes...
Mar. 14, 2019

India, Pakistan officials meet to discuss border opening

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian and Pakistani officials are meeting amid easing of tensions to discuss opening a visa-free border crossing to allow pilgrims to easily visit a Sikh shrine...
Mar. 13, 2019

Delaware mom, baby found dead before family court appearance

NEWPORT, Del. (AP) — A 45-year-old woman and her 1-year-old son were found dead in their Delaware apartment just hours before the woman was supposed to appear in family court...
Mar. 13, 2019

Sudanese vow to keep protesting as president digs in

CAIRO (AP) — Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has bound himself more tightly to the country's military and refuses to bow to the demands of street protesters who for over three...
Mar. 13, 2019

Dubai-based port firm DP World reports $1.29B profit in 2018

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Global port operator DP World says its profit rose 10 percent in 2018 despite worldwide tensions over trade amid a trade war between China...
Mar. 13, 2019

Charity used in fraudulent college donations, feds say

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars...
Mar. 13, 2019

California's Newsom says death penalty is applied unevenly

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom was about 10 years old when he met a man wrongfully convicted of murder, an encounter that educated him about injustice and...
Mar. 13, 2019

US immigration agents find ways around 'sanctuary' policies

PHOENIX (AP) — Despite scores of sanctuary laws around the country to shield immigrants from deportation, federal authorities are still getting under-the-table cooperation from some local law enforcement agencies. Activists...
Mar. 13, 2019

Colorado's 'bomb cyclone' storm barrels toward Midwest

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — National Guard troops were using specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that's expected...
Mar. 13, 2019

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