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UK's May battles to save her Brexit deal and her job

Nov. 15, 2018 11:28 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May was battling Thursday to save both her Brexit deal and her job, as ministers quit her government and a growing list of lawmakers demanded her ouster over the divorce agreement struck between Britain and the European Union. Less than a day after May won her...

EU, UK inch closer to a deal as Brexit hangs in the balance

Nov. 12, 2018 4:03 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union appeared to be inching toward agreement on Brexit on Monday, but British Prime Minister Theresa May faced intensifying pressure from her divided Conservative government that could yet scuttle a deal. Britain leaves the EU on March 29 — the first country...

Jonathan Klinsmann added to US roster vs England, Italy

Nov. 12, 2018 3:09 PM EST

Jonathan Klinsmann, the son of former American coach Jurgen Klinsmann, has been added to the U.S. roster for exhibition games against England and Italy and could make his national team debut. Now 21, Klinsmann left Cal Berkeley to sign with Hertha Berlin before the 2017-18 season. He made his team debut last Dec....

From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

Nov. 11, 2018 4:37 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — Unleashed by an archduke's assassination, World War I gradually entangled more and more countries, killing millions of soldiers and civilians and touching multiple continents. As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in WWI: 1914 June 28: Serb...

From first shot to silence of peace: Timeline of World War I

Nov. 9, 2018 6:34 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Unleashed by an archduke's assassination, World War I gradually entangled more and more countries, killing millions of soldiers and civilians and touching multiple continents. As the world marks 100 years since the fighting stopped, here is a look at some key moments in WWI: 1914 June 28: Serb...

The Latest: Bolton says US not isolationist

Nov. 9, 2018 11:26 AM EST

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on events marking the centennial of Armistice Day (all times local): 5:20 p.m. U.S. President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton is countering the notion that the United States is isolationist, saying that Trump's participation in international celebrations marking...

Death in the final minutes of WWI highlighted folly of war

Nov. 9, 2018 5:04 AM EST

SAINT-SYMPHORIEN, Belgium (AP) — With the clock ticking down to mere seconds in a four-year conflict that had already killed millions, the folly of death and destruction in World War I became ever more incomprehensible. Yet, even then it could not be stopped. With both sides in the war already knowing for...

Unknown British soldier buried before WWI 100th anniversary

Nov. 8, 2018 2:48 PM EST

YPRES, Belgium (AP) — British authorities have given an unknown soldier who died during World War I a full military burial, just days before ceremonies marking the centenary of the end of World War I. Sunlight filtered through the autumn leaves as the British honor guard carried a lone coffin through the...

Italy's budget row with EU escalates ahead of deadline

Nov. 8, 2018 10:54 AM EST

MILAN (AP) — The Italian government insisted Thursday it is sticking with its plan to rapidly increase public spending as a dispute with the European Union over the budget intensified following a gloomy set of forecasts. In response to the EU's executive Commission's prediction that Italy will be the...

Pulisic scheduled for US soccer return while Bradley dropped

Nov. 6, 2018 2:03 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Pulisic is scheduled to be back with the U.S. national team, while Michael Bradley was dropped again just a month after his return. Entering what are likely his final matches in charge of the Americans, interim coach Dave Sarachan announced a 28-man roster Tuesday for exhibitions...