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Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK's worst trafficking cases

Oct. 23, 2019 4:31 PM EDT

GRAYS, England (AP) — Authorities found 39 people dead in a truck in an industrial park in England on Wednesday and arrested the driver on suspicion of murder in one of Britain's worst human-smuggling tragedies. Police were reconstructing the final journey of the victims as they tried to piece together...

American Airlines jet lands in Dublin after fumes in cabin

Oct. 21, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two crew members and a passenger on an American Airlines plane were treated in a hospital in Dublin on Monday after fumes from spilled cleaning fluid forced an emergency landing. One of the pilots told an air traffic controller that two flight attendants passed out briefly and other...

Nebraska, Illinois will open 2021 football season in Ireland

Oct. 14, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

Nebraska will play Illinois in Dublin, Ireland, to open the 2021 season, the second game in a five-game series of college football games on the Emerald Isle. Athletic directors Bill Moos of Nebraska and Josh Whitman of Illinois announced the game Monday. It's set for Aug. 28 at 51,700-seat Aviva Stadium. Illinois...

Irish eyes on ESPN's 'GameDay,' with 2020 game in Dublin

Oct. 5, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

ESPN's "College GameDay" will begin the 2020 season in Dublin, where Navy will play Notre Dame. The trip outside the United State will be the first for the show since it started going to games sites in 1993. ESPN announced it would take the show to Ireland during Saturday's episode of "GameDay" from Gainesville,...

The Latest: UK govt formally suspends Parliament for 5 weeks

Sep. 10, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The latest on Brexit (all times local): 1:50 a.m. The British government has formally suspended Parliament, sending lawmakers home for five weeks amid a Brexit crisis. The legislature was officially prorogued, or suspended, with a formal ceremony in the House of Lords — but only after...

Johnson suspends UK Parliament after latest Brexit defeat

Sep. 9, 2019 9:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The simmering showdown between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Britain's Parliament over Brexit came to a head as lawmakers delivered three defeats to the government's plans for leaving the European Union, before being sent home early Tuesday for a contentious five-week suspension of the...

The Latest: British PM: Parliament could wreck Brexit deal

Sep. 3, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Prime Minister Boris Johnson says Britain's Parliament is "on the brink of wrecking any deal" his government might be able to make with the European Union on Brexit terms. He said Tuesday after a sound defeat in Parliament that a possible...

Pence defends stay at Trump property in Ireland

Sep. 3, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

DUBLIN (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday defended his decision to stay at one of President Donald Trump's properties while in Ireland in the face of criticism by Democrats and good government groups that he's enriching Trump at taxpayers' expense. He called the Trump property a "logical"...

1 drug company announces details of $5M opioid settlement

Aug. 30, 2019 11:43 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The drug company Allergan says its $5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties will remove it from a trial scheduled for October on the toll of opioids there. Government officials previously announced the settlement with Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) and Summit counties. The Dublin,...