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Iowa Sen. Ernst denies allegation of affair with soldier

Jan. 23, 2019 8:19 PM EST

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst on Wednesday denied allegations leveled by her ex-husband that she had an affair with a subordinate while she served in the military. The Iowa Republican answered questions from reporters about that and other allegations at a town hall event on the University of...

Iowa Sen. Ernst says she turned down Trump during VP search

Jan. 22, 2019 2:06 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst says she turned down President Donald Trump after interviewing to be his running mate, according to a court filing that describes an "extremely painful journey" that led to her divorce from a man she alleges was abusive. Ernst, a Republican from Iowa, wrote in an...

Brexit battle looms as UK lawmakers attack May's 'Plan B'

Jan. 22, 2019 12:45 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is determined to get a tweaked version of her rejected European Union divorce deal through Parliament. British lawmakers have other ideas — lots of other ideas. May's Conservative government is headed for a showdown with Parliament next week, when lawmakers...

UK leader unveils Brexit Plan B, looks a lot like Plan A

Jan. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May unveiled her Brexit Plan B on Monday — and it looks a lot like Plan A. May launched a mission to resuscitate her rejected European Union divorce deal, setting out plans to get it approved by Parliament after securing changes from the EU to a...

The Latest: Brexit: EU official welcomes scrapping of fee

Jan. 21, 2019 11:41 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 4:40 p.m. The European Parliament's chief Brexit official has welcomed British Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to scrap the 65 pound ($84) fee that the EU citizens living in Britain would have to pay to get settled...

British Prime Minister Theresa May rejects calls for Brexit delay, vows to hold more talks with EU on divorce deal

Jan. 21, 2019 10:44 AM EST
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May rejects calls for Brexit delay, vows to hold more talks with EU on divorce deal .

The Latest: UK PM May to skip Davos amid Brexit uncertainty

Jan. 17, 2019 11:42 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Theresa May's office says the British prime minister will skip the World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland, next week to focus on resolving the Brexit crisis. May had been expected to attend the gathering of world leaders and global...

The Latest: UK's May looks to rivals for Brexit's Plan B

Jan. 16, 2019 8:59 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 10:10 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she has started meeting leaders of opposition parties about Brexit and called for politicians to "put self-interest aside" and find a consensus on Britain's path out of the European Union. May spoke...

May wins no-confidence vote, but still is beset by Brexit

Jan. 16, 2019 5:45 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May survived a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday to remain in office — but saw more of her power ebb away as she battled to keep Brexit on track after lawmakers demolished her European Union divorce deal. May won a narrow victory, 325 votes to...

UK's May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

Jan. 15, 2019 9:45 PM EST

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 House of...