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Labour's Jeremy Corbyn: Redistribute UK wealth, tax the rich

Dec. 10, 2019 8:30 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — If Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn wins Britain's general election on Thursday, he’s promising a remix of British society, with a strong emphasis on raising the lot of Britain’s disenfranchised and forcing tax-dodging corporations and wealthy individuals to pick up part of the...

Democrats poised to unveil 2 impeachment articles vs. Trump

Dec. 10, 2019 8:15 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats are poised to unveil two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Donald Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. Trump, meanwhile, insisted he did “NOTHING" wrong and that impeaching a president with a record like his would be...

Rule-breaker Boris Johnson faces toughest test in election

Dec. 10, 2019 8:13 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Boris Johnson defies political gravity. Britain’s prime minister has failed to deliver on his core promise -- to take the country out of the European Union by Oct. 31. He has repeatedly been caught lying. He has used offensive and racist language, and most voters don’t trust...

Greece sends letters to UN over Turkey-Libya deal

Dec. 10, 2019 8:03 AM EST

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has sent two letters to the United Nations explaining its objections to a maritime boundary deal between Turkey and Libya and asking for the matter to be taken up by the U.N. Security Council, the government spokesman said Tuesday. The country’s foreign minister also...

Duluth to consider banning conversion therapy

Dec. 10, 2019 7:53 AM EST

DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Duluth is the latest city to consider banning conversion therapy aimed at changing a person's sexual orientation. A proposal to ban the practice was introduced at the City Council meeting Monday night. Council member Gary Anderson said he introduced the measure because of a lack of...

Finland's parliament picks world’s youngest sitting premier

Dec. 10, 2019 7:34 AM EST

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s parliament chose Sanna Marin as the country's new prime minister Tuesday, making the 34-year-old the world’s youngest sitting head of government. Marin is heading a five-party, center-left coalition. The four other parties in the coalition are headed by women...

Finland’s parliament picks Sanna Marin as new prime minister, making the 34-year-old youngest-sitting head of government

Dec. 10, 2019 7:21 AM EST
HELSINKI (AP) — Finland’s parliament picks Sanna Marin as new prime minister, making the 34-year-old youngest-sitting head of government.

DOJ watchdog report takeaways: Nuance, no total absolution

Dec. 10, 2019 7:16 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department's internal watchdog released a report that found the FBI had a legitimate reason to open up one of the most politically sensitive investigations ever, the Russia probe that began in secret during Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign that eventually was taken...

10 Things to Know for Today

Dec. 10, 2019 6:31 AM EST

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. WHAT HOUSE DEMOCRATS ARE POISED TO DO Unveil two articles of impeachment against President Trump — for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. 2. IG REPORT ON RUSSIA PROBE MIXED The Justice...

NY to bar sale of products with industrial chemical in 2022

Dec. 10, 2019 5:24 AM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Democratic governor has signed a bill effective Jan. 1, 2022 to prohibit the sale of household cleaning products that contain a chemical often used as an industrial solvent. Democratic Assembly Member Steve Englebright says the bill signed Monday will reduce the amount of...