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UK's May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 16:06 Last update: about 1 hour ago Associated Press

Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May fought to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe's...

Markets on edge as Brexit uncertainty hits new highs

Tuesday, 11 December 2018, 07:44 Last update: about 9 hours ago Associated Press

It's crunch time for Brexit, and investors in the region could be in for a white-knuckle ride through Christmas. Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday canceled a long-awaited parliamentary vote on...

Nobel Peace winners urge global action against sexual violence

Monday, 10 December 2018, 16:02 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

The Congolese doctor who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war on Monday called for strong international action against the...

Hunger, lice, filth: Moroccan camp shows migrant challenges

Monday, 10 December 2018, 08:36 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

As Morocco prepares to host the signing of a landmark global migration agreement, hundreds of migrants are languishing in a Casablanca camp rife with hunger, misery, lice and filth. These...

Paris cleans up after latest riot; pressure builds on Macron

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 18:38 Last update: about 1 day ago Associated Press

Paris tourist sites reopened, workers cleaned up broken glass and shop owners tried to put the city on its feet again Sunday, a day after running battles between "yellow vest" protesters and police...

Man arrested in Texas after telling kids Santa Claus isn't real

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 06:52 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

Police say a 31-year-old protester who told children Santa Claus is not real has been arrested for trespassing at a North Texas church. Aaron Urbanski was arrested Saturday after authorities were...

Rioting engulfs Paris as anger grows over high French taxes

Sunday, 9 December 2018, 06:46 Last update: about 2 days ago Associated Press

The rumble of armored police trucks and the hiss of tear gas filled central Paris on Saturday, as French riot police fought to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters venting their anger against...

Paris shutters itself in fear of worsening protest violence

Saturday, 8 December 2018, 10:28 Last update: about 3 days ago Associated Press

Prized Paris monuments and normally bustling shopping meccas locked down Saturday and tens of thousands of police took position around France, fearing worsening violence in a new round of...

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