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The Latest: EU gives UK leader May 2 Brexit deadlines

Mar. 22, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 9 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May will be laboring against the odds once again to win backers in Parliament for her unloved Brexit deal to a timetable dictated by the European Union. Almost three years after Britons voted to walk away from the...

The Latest: Indonesian president condemns mosque attacks

Mar. 16, 2019 6:54 AM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on global reaction to the deadly shootings in two mosques in New Zealand (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Indonesia's president Joko has condemned the violence that took place in two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch city in which at least 49 people died. "Indonesia...

Norway: justice minister's companion suspected of arson

Mar. 14, 2019 12:28 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The head of the Norwegian domestic security agency says the companion of Norway's justice minister is suspected of committing arson against him. The incident involves the car of the justice minister, whose home has recently been the target of vandalism and small fires. PST...

Ethiopian crash victims were aid workers, doctors, academics

Mar. 12, 2019 3:26 AM EDT

They worked to bring food to the hungry, medicine to the sick and clean water to people living in areas without it. Among the 157 people who died in the crash of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner Sunday were dozens of international aid workers hailing from several countries in Africa and around the globe. Described...

Government officials, doctors among Ethiopian crash victims

Mar. 11, 2019 5:29 AM EDT

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Three Austrian physicians. The co-founder of an international aid organization. A career ambassador. The wife and children of a Slovak legislator. A Nigerian-born Canadian college professor, author and satirist. They were all among the 157 people from 35 countries who died...

Norway's $1 trillion fund to dump oil and gas shares

Mar. 8, 2019 11:06 AM EST

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Norway's $1 trillion wealth fund, the biggest of its kind in the world, will begin dumping shares in oil and gas companies, but stopped short of barring major producers like ExxonMobil and Chevron. The move was hailed by environmental activists as a sign that the global economy is...

The Latest: UK, 3 non-EU nations ink ex-pat residency deal

Feb. 11, 2019 12:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's plans to leave the European Union (all times local): 5:05 p.m. The British government has agreed to allow citizens of Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein already living in Britain to remain after Brexit even if the country leaves the European Union without a deal. The...