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UK set to file for EU divorce, triggering 2 years to Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, walking out on a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago and launching both Britain and the bloc into uncharted territory....

UK police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack
LONDON (AP) -- British police officers will be linking hands with members of a Muslim youth group on a London bridge to mark last week's attack outside Parliament that killed four people....

The Latest: Germany: UK will remain close friend post-Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- The Latest on Brexit (all times local):...

France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures
LENS, France (AP) -- France's attempts to counter the radicalization of its young people are in turmoil, with a group home intended to turn them away from Islamic extremism empty, the head of a highly publicized nonprofit convicted of misuse of public funds, and plans to segregate prison inmates suspected of harboring jihadi ideas abandoned....

Timeline of events leading up to Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- A timeline of key events related to Britain's decision to leave the European Union:...

French candidate Macron wins new supporter: former PM Valls
PARIS (AP) -- French centrist presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of Socialist former prime minister Manuel Valls, a high-profile yet embarrassing supporter for the independent candidate who tries to distance himself from the traditional political parties....

China affirms climate pledge after Trump rolls back rules
BEIJING (AP) -- China's government says it will stick to its promises to curb carbon emissions after President Donald Trump eased U.S. restrictions on fossil fuel use that were meant to control global warming....

Toshiba says Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection
TOKYO (AP) -- Japan's embattled Toshiba Corp. said Wednesday that its U.S. nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Co. has filed for bankruptcy protection, marking a key step in its struggles to stop the flow of massive red ink....

Fears for Indonesian park's rare species as Trump town rises
GUNUNG GEDE PANGRANGO, Indonesia (AP) -- Shrouded in mist and cloud, the twin volcanoes of the lushly forested Gunung Gede Pangrango national park are the brooding guardians of nature's last stand on teeming Java island. Indonesia's overflowing, polluted capital is a couple of hours north, and with Trump-branded properties being built next to this protected area, Jakarta may soon feel even closer....

Syrian police: Bus bombing kills 5 in central city of Homs
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) -- The police chief in Syria's central city of Homs says a bomb planted on a taxi van killed at least five people....

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