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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...

Belgium picks US F-35As fighter planes to replace aging F16s

Oct. 25, 2018 9:44 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Belgian government has picked the U.S. F-35A fighter plane to succeed its aging fleet of F16s, a decision criticized for its cost when a European alternative was also available. The F-35A is produced by the U.S company Lockheed Martin and several NATO allies, including the neighboring...