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The Latest: Macron: Brexit is a "political lesson" for EU

Mar. 22, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 5:35 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says Brexit is more a "political lesson" than a lengthy technical negotiation. Speaking at the end of the European Council in Brussels, Macron said the failure by Britain to deliver Brexit more than two years...

Irish authorities find parcel bomb similar to UK packages

Mar. 22, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Authorities in Ireland say a parcel bomb found at an Irish postal depot appears identical to a series of devices sent to Britain earlier this month. Irish leader Leo Varadkar said it was found at a return mail office in Limerick. The Irish police, the Garda, called military bomb disposal...

The Latest: Dutch PM: Britain could walk out without deal

Mar. 22, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1 a.m. Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte says the United Kingdom now could walk out without a deal on April 12, but he expects it to seek more time under any circumstance. Rutte said that "they can say, in theory, that on 12th of April we are getting...

UK's May asks a wary EU to delay Brexit until June 30

Mar. 20, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May hit the pause button Wednesday, asking the bloc to postpone the U.K.'s departure until June 30. EU leaders, who are exasperated by...

UK judge denies bail to fugitive Indian diamond tycoon

Mar. 20, 2019 11:30 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Diamond tycoon Nirav Modi, whose jewels once adorned stars from Bollywood to Hollywood, was ordered held without bail in London on Wednesday, more than a year after Indian authorities alleged he was involved in a $1.8 billion bank fraud. A judge remanded Modi into custody at the end of a...

UK Police: Wealthy jeweler Nirav Modi arrested in London at request of Indian authorities

Mar. 20, 2019 6:02 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — UK Police: Wealthy jeweler Nirav Modi arrested in London at request of Indian authorities.

Smoking strong pot daily raises psychosis risk, study finds

Mar. 19, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Smoking high-potency marijuana every day could increase the chances of developing psychosis by nearly five times, according to the biggest-ever study to examine the impact of pot on psychotic disorder rates. The research adds to previous studies that have found links between marijuana and...

Woman pleads guilty to sneaking aboard international flight

Mar. 19, 2019 3:16 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A woman who's been dubbed a serial stowaway was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months of probation after pleading guilty to sneaking past Chicago airport security last year, boarding a plane and flying to London without a ticket. As part of her plea deal, Marilyn Hartman, 67, can't go to Chicago's...

The Latest: Barnier: May must explain Brexit delay reasoning

Mar. 19, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 4:25 p.m. The European Union's Brexit negotiator says Prime Minister Theresa May must explain to EU leaders this week exactly why she wants an extension to the Brexit deadline beyond March 29. Michel Barnier said Tuesday...

MLB '19: Returns for Harper, Machado highlight 2019 schedule

Mar. 18, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

Bryce, Manny and Ichiro. London calling, and Cleveland rocks. Lots of intrigue on the baseball schedule this summer. Here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics: Ichiro Suzuki returns to his native Japan when Seattle and Oakland open the season...