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A pro EU protestor wears a hat opposite the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, April 8, 2019. Britain's government and opposition parties are clinging to hope Monday of finding a compromise Brexit deal.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
April 08, 2019 - 11:43 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:20 p.m. The prime minister of the Netherlands says British counterpart Theresa May needs to convince him and other European Union leaders that her country will continue cooperating with the EU if she wants them to grant her request for another...
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President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, April 5, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
April 05, 2019 - 3:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on former Vice President Joe Biden (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Joe Biden isn't directly apologizing to several women who have told stories about how his behavior made them feel uneasy. The Democratic former vice president said Friday in Washington, D.C.: "I'm sorry I...
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April 04, 2019 - 6:59 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — A union lobbyist who worked just one day as a substitute teacher is entitled to a pension worth potentially tens of thousands of dollars annually, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an opinion reinforcing its position that retirement benefits promised to public...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier arrives for a session at European Parliament in Brussels, Tuesday, April 2, 2019. EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said on Tuesday that a no-deal exit of Britain becomes day after day more likely after the UK parliament again rejected alternatives to the government's unpopular European Union divorce deal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
April 02, 2019 - 5:45 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier warned Tuesday that Britain's disorderly exit from the European Union is becoming more likely by the day unless the U.K. drastically changes its spiraling course toward a no-deal Brexit. "As things stand now, the no-deal option looks likely, I have...
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Young people protest for climate action with a sign reading 'Save the World Now" during a 'Friday for Future' demonstration in Berlin, Germany, Friday, March 22, 2019. (Christoph Soeder/dpa via AP)
March 22, 2019 - 1:13 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders on Friday pushed back a decision on the bloc's long-term efforts to fight climate change, with some countries opposing a pledge to end most emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. Leaders meeting in Brussels agreed to discuss the issue again at their next...
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, March 22, 2019. European Union leaders gathered again Friday after deciding that the political crisis in Britain over Brexit poses too great a threat and that action is needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
March 22, 2019 - 12:36 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:40 p.m. A key figure in the Democratic Unionist Party has suggested the Northern Ireland party is still opposed to Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit withdrawal deal. Deputy leader Nigel Dodds said Friday that "nothing has changed as far as...
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European Council President Donald Tusk, right, and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker participate in a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. Worn down by three years of indecision in London, EU leaders on Thursday were grudgingly leaning toward giving the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 22, 2019 - 4:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders took back control of the Brexit process from British Prime Minister Theresa May, saying Friday they believe the risks were too great and that action was needed to protect the smooth running of the world's biggest trading bloc. May's mantra since the Brexit...
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FILE - In this Thursday, March 21, 2019 file photo, activists pose with their faces painted in the EU and Union Flag colors during an anti-Brexit campaign stunt outside EU headquarters during an EU summit in Brussels. The country's struggle to leave the European Union is one of the great political crisis to afflict Britain in the postwar period. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
March 22, 2019 - 1:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 a.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could walk out without a deal on April 12, but he expects it to seek more time under any circumstance. Rutte said that "they can say, in theory, that on 12th of April we are...
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European Union leaders attend a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, March 21, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May is trying to persuade European Union leaders to delay Brexit by up to three months, just eight days before Britain is scheduled to leave the bloc. (Aris Oikonomou, Pool Photo via AP)
March 21, 2019 - 8:38 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Worn down by three years of indecision in London, European Union leaders on Thursday grudgingly offered the U.K. more time to ease itself out of the bloc, delaying by several weeks — but not eliminating — the threat of a chaotic British exit. After a meeting that stretched through...
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Members of the British delegation wait for the start of a meeting of EU ministers for European Affairs at the EU Council building in Brussels, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. Germany's European affairs minister Michael Roth says Brexit is not a game and that the EU is worn out by two years of tortuous and interminable negotiations over Britain's departure from the bloc. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
March 19, 2019 - 7:14 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 11:10 a.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel says Brexit is in a state of flux and that European Union leaders will "try to react" to whatever British Prime Minister Theresa May proposes on Brexit at an EU summit...
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