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BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders promise to work for speedy new trade deal with Britain to avoid triggering contentious Irish border guarantee.
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU leaders at summit confirm that Brexit agreement with Britain 'not open for renegotiation' despite UK plea for change.
BOSTON (AP) — Four former employees and an owner of the Massachusetts facility responsible for a nationwide fungal meningitis outbreak that has killed more than 100 people and sickened hundreds were convicted Thursday of fraud and other offenses.A Boston jury acquitted another employee, …
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks is expanding delivery to more stores in the U.S. and China as it tries to accelerate growth in those two markets.The company says it will offer delivery from 2,000 U.S. stores by next summer through a partnership with Uber Eats. It isn't yet saying which stores will …
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A divided U.S. appeals court Thursday blocked rules by the Trump administration that allowed more employers to opt out of providing women with no-cost birth control.The ruling, however, may be short lived because the administration has adopted new rules on contraceptive …
PANAMA CITY (AP) — An international arbitration panel has ruled the Spanish-led consortium that built the expansion of the Panama Canal must repay $847 million in advances it received during the construction project.A panel under the International Chamber of Commerce says the consortium must …
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on the attack on a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France (all times local):11:45 p.m.The office of the Paris prosecutor, which handles terrorism cases in France, says a man killed in Strasbourg in a shootout with police has been identified as the main …
SEATTLE (AP) — With scientists warning that the Northwest's beloved killer whales are on the brink of extinction, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced dramatic plans Thursday to help the population recover — including $1.1 billion in spending and a partial whale-watching ban."We are …
BRUSSELS (AP) — In a week of damaging political blows over her handling of both Brexit and her job, British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Thursday she can still get her European Union divorce agreement approved in Parliament — with a little help from her EU friends.May implored …
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on a threat against Columbine High School (all times local):3:45 p.m.Authorities are looking for the person responsible for making a bomb threat made against Columbine High School, leading to security precautions there and at nearly two dozen nearby …
DETROIT (AP) — An Indian man living in the U.S. on a work visa was sentenced to nine years in prison Thursday for sexually assaulting a sleeping woman during an overnight flight to Detroit.Prabhu Ramamoorthy was in a middle seat between the victim and his wife on a Spirit Airlines flight …
RIMBO, Sweden (AP) — The Latest on the U.N.-sponsored Yemen peace talks that are wrapping up in Sweden (all times local):11:30 p.m.The Trump administration is welcoming progress made at peace talks between the warring parties in Yemen.Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says agreements for a …
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council has approved the delivery of aid across borders and conflict lines in Syria for another year, expressing "outrage" at the continuing violence in the country and "grave distress" at the devastating humanitarian situation.The resolution, …
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks wobbled Thursday as the markets turned fairly quiet after a very turbulent start to the week. Small companies dropped and high-dividend stocks, which investors favor when they want to reduce risk, rose.Major stock indexes spent the day switching between small …
PARIS (AP) — Paris prosecutor formally identifies man killed in Strasbourg shootout as main suspect in Christmas market attack.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Bob Bryan, one half of the comedy duo Bert and I, which had fun at the expense of Maine Yankees and popularized the immortal punchline, "You can't get there from here," has died at his home in Quebec. He was 87.Bryan and the late Marshall Dodge created their humor in …
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Their faces covered in black soot, three adults safely rescued after several days in an inactive West Virginia coal mine were mobbed by loved ones in a teary reunion, then they thanked the crews that got them out.The three walked out of an ambulance at a fire hall …
NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of bomb threats emailed Thursday to hundreds of schools, businesses and government buildings across the U.S. triggered searches, evacuations and fear — but there were no signs of explosives, and authorities said the scare appeared to be a crude extortion …
LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — A police recruit spoke to fellow officers about participating in a suicide pact or killing other officers at their graduation ceremony at New Hampshire's police academy, a court document released Thursday alleged.Noah Beaulieu told one recruit that "all it would take was …
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's administration has wrapped up negotiations with Enbridge Inc. on building a tunnel to contain an oil pipeline beneath a Great Lakes waterway.Snyder's office released a series of agreements Thursday with the Canadian pipeline company. …

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