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UK Cabinet to meet after Britain, EU reach draft Brexit deal

Nov. 13, 2018 1:09 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — After months of stalled talks, false starts and setbacks, negotiators from Britain and the European Union struck a proposed divorce deal Tuesday to provide for the U.K.'s smooth exit from the bloc. But the agreement faces major political hurdles starting Wednesday, when British Prime Minister...

California bar gunman went from a Marine to living with mom

Nov. 8, 2018 11:13 PM EST

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Ian David Long began his adult life by enlisting in the Marines and getting married. Years after a divorce and a discharge and months after shouting brought a mental health expert to his door, Long killed 12 people at a country music bar outside Los Angeles. Long, 28, was a...

UK says reports of imminent Brexit deal are 'speculation'

Nov. 4, 2018 10:30 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May's office on Sunday dismissed as speculation reports that Britain and the European Union were close to striking a divorce deal after reaching a compromise on the intractable issue of the Irish border. Downing Street said "negotiations are ongoing" and that a Sunday...

UK Brexit chief seeks elusive N Ireland border solution

Nov. 2, 2018 2:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit chief met politicians from both sides of Northern Ireland's political divide Friday, but there was little sign of a breakthrough on the Irish border impasse that is frustrating divorce talks between the U.K. and the European Union. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab met with...

UK chief Brexit negotiator says he expects deal by Nov 21

Oct. 31, 2018 3:56 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Brexit secretary has told lawmakers that he expects a long-elusive divorce deal with the European Union to be finalized before Nov. 21, though there is still little sign of a breakthrough on the vexed issue of the Irish border. Dominic Raab told Parliament's Exiting the EU Committee...

Pistol Annies tackle divorce, complicated women with humor

Oct. 30, 2018 2:09 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Pistol Annies' sassy new song about reclaiming singlehood called "Got My Name Changed Back" has raised some eyebrows for its lyrics about a husband who cheats while on the road and prompted speculation about who might have inspired it. The trio of Miranda Lambert, Angaleena...

UK's May faces down critics but 'no deal' Brexit chaos looms

Oct. 24, 2018 2:30 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May faced down her Conservative Party critics and got roars of approval Wednesday even as warnings mounted about the disruption that could be unleashed if Britain leaves the European Union without a divorce deal. May tried to shore up her besieged leadership...

UK's May pleads for support, says Brexit deal is almost done

Oct. 22, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to scotch a growing rebellion against her Brexit plans Monday, saying a divorce deal with the European Union is 95 percent complete and urging fellow lawmakers to "hold our nerve" during the difficult last push in negotiations. May told the House of...

UK's May to face fresh ire at home after being spared by EU

Oct. 18, 2018 3:52 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will head home from an inconclusive European Union summit on Brexit to a barrage of criticism that her 27 EU counterparts spared her during the two-day event that ended Thursday.. In Brussels, May said she would consider a longer transition period, one...

The Latest: Gibraltar 'not a problem' in Brexit discussions

Oct. 18, 2018 1:19 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 7:15 p.m. While the Irish border issue is holding up a comprehensive Brexit deal, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez says the status of Gibraltar won't be an obstacle. At the conclusion of a European Union leaders'...