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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt arrives for a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019.
Geert Vanden Wijngaert/AP
January 30, 2019 - 7:49 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Top European Union Brexit officials insisted Wednesday that the EU's divorce agreement with Britain cannot be renegotiated as Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to seek fresh concessions from the bloc just weeks before her country is set to leave. "The EU institutions remain united...
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FILE - This Tuesday, July 19, 2016, file photo shows the Google logo at the company's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File
January 21, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PARIS (AP) — France's data privacy watchdog fined Google 50 million euros ($57 million) on Monday, the first penalty for a U.S. tech giant under new European data privacy rules that took effect last year. The National Data Protection Commission said it fined the U.S. internet giant for "lack of...
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This frame grab from video provided by Hawar News, ANHA, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows Kurdish fighters standing guard at the site of a suicide attack near the town of Shaddadeh, Jan. 21, 2019.
ANHA via AP
January 21, 2019 - 1:49 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration...
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An anti-Brexit demonstrator cries as he gathers in Parliament square in London, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP Photo
January 15, 2019 - 4:36 pm
LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote that could topple her government. The defeat was widely expected, but the scale of the...
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A Pro-European demonstrator raises flags to protest outside parliament in London, Friday, Jan. 11, 2019.
Frank Augstein/AP
January 14, 2019 - 6:51 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May planned to tell lawmakers Monday that she has received further assurances about her Brexit deal from the European Union, in a last-ditch attempt to stave off a crushing defeat for the unpopular agreement. May is due to make a statement in the House...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves BBC Broadcasting House in London after appearing on the Andrew Marr show, Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019.
Yui Mok/PA via AP
January 06, 2019 - 9:34 am
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that a delayed vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal will "definitely" go ahead later this month, as she promised to set out measures to win over skeptical lawmakers. May told the BBC that in the coming days she will give more details...
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Protesters set up a barricade in the Eastern Congolese town of Beni Thursday Dec. 27, 2018.
AP Photo/Al-hadji Kudra Maliro
December 27, 2018 - 2:44 pm
BENI, Congo (AP) — Congo's march toward Sunday's election took a nasty turn on Thursday as the government ordered the European Union ambassador to leave the country within 48 hours after the EU prolonged sanctions against the ruling party's presidential candidate. Elsewhere, police fired live...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, left, and European Council President Donald Tusk, right, speak with Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018.
Francisco Seco/AP
December 14, 2018 - 8:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders expressed deep doubts Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May can live up to her side of their Brexit agreement and they vowed to step up preparations for a potentially-catastrophic "no-deal" scenario. May canceled a Brexit vote in the U.K. Parliament...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May
Tim Ireland/AP
December 13, 2018 - 7:54 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was seeking a lifeline from European Union leaders Thursday after winning a no-confidence vote among her own Conservative lawmakers. May was meeting Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and European Council President Donald Tusk before an EU summit in...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May
Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP
December 12, 2018 - 7:11 am
LONDON (AP) — British politics was thrown into chaos and Brexit into doubt Wednesday as Conservative lawmakers triggered a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May that will see her removed as party and government leader if she loses. May vowed to fight the challenge "with everything I've...
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