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Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis speaks in the House of Commons, London, Monday, March 13, 2017. Britain’s top official for leaving the European Union says lawmakers should pass an EU exit bill “without further delay” so the government can start formal divorce talks with the bloc. Brexit Secretary David Davis urged Parliament to pass a bill authorizing exit talks without amendments on Monday, “so the prime minister can get to work on the negotiations.” (PA via AP)
March 13, 2017 - 1:04 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's top official for leaving the European Union told lawmakers on Monday they should pass an EU exit bill "without further delay" so the government can start formal divorce talks with the bloc. Brexit Secretary David Davis urged Parliament to approve a bill authorizing exit...
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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye smiles with watery eyes upon her arrival at her private home in Seoul. South Korea, Sunday, March 12, 2017. Park left the presidential palace on Sunday evening, two days after the country's Constitutional Court removed her from office over a massive corruption scandal. (Kim Hyun-tae/Yonhap via AP)
March 12, 2017 - 10:56 pm
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The senior advisers to ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye offered to resign on Monday, news reports said, three days after the country's Constitutional Court formally ended her rule over a corruption scandal. Park, whose power had been suspended in a parliamentary...
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March 12, 2017 - 10:41 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — HSBC says it's tapping the head of Asian life insurer AIA Group to be its chairman, turning to an outsider to for a job it has traditionally filled from within its own ranks. The bank said Monday that it named Mark Tucker to replace Douglas Flint, who has been chairman since 2010...
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Saudi King Salman walks upon his arrival at Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, Sunday, March 12, 2017. Salman arrived in Japan as part of a month-long Asian tour. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
March 12, 2017 - 10:34 pm
TOKYO (AP) — King Salman and hundreds of business leaders from Saudi Arabia are in Japan for talks Monday mainly expected to focus on economic ties. The visit is the first by a Saudi king in 46 years, though Salman visited more recently as crown prince. Saudi Arabia is one of Japan's biggest...
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March 12, 2017 - 7:02 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The U.N. child relief agency says at least 652 children were killed in Syria last year, making 2016 the worst year yet for the country's rising generation. UNICEF says schools, hospitals, playgrounds, parks and homes across Syria are unsafe for children because they frequently come...
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Protesters shout anti-government slogans during a rally in Bucharest, Romania, Sunday, March 12, 2017. Thousands marched through the Romanian capital to support the country's anti-corruption authority, the DNA, demanding the state's institutions operate free from political influences. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
March 12, 2017 - 3:01 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — About 2,000 people have gathered in the Romanian capital to offer support to the anti-corruption authority and protest a proposal to grant amnesty to prisoners convicted of graft. Protesters assembled outside government offices Sunday evening and later marched through the...
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March 12, 2017 - 2:54 pm
TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister says that four Cabinet ministers will step down and devote themselves to campaigning for the June 18 parliamentary election. Edi Rama said Sunday that the ministers of interior, health, social wellbeing and the state minister for local affairs, who...
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March 12, 2017 - 11:00 am
BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior coalition official says the remaining western Mosul neighborhoods held by the Islamic State group are now completely surrounded and IS has lost more than 60 percent of the territory the militants once held in Iraq. Brett McGurk, the special presidential envoy for the global...
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Police officers secure the perimeter at the scene of a garbage landslide, as excavators aid rescue efforts, on the outskirts of the capital Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Sunday, March 12, 2017. Officials and residents say more than a dozen people have been killed in a landslide at a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, and several dozen people are missing. (AP Photo/Elias Meseret)
March 12, 2017 - 10:59 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A mountain of trash gave way in a massive garbage dump on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, killing at least 35 people and leaving several dozen missing, residents said, as officials vowed to relocate those who called the landfill home. Addis Ababa city spokeswoman...
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FILE - In this Sunday, March 16, 1997 file photo, King Hussein of Jordan shakes the hand of members of the Badayev family in Beit Shemesh who are in mourning after their daughter Shiri was killed by a Jordanian soldier. King Hussein came to Israel to offer condolences to the seven families who had lost their daughters in an attack on a class trip. The Jordanian soldier who killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in a 1997 shooting rampage was released Sunday, March 12, 2017, after serving 20 years in prison. (AP PHOTO/GPO/HO, File)
March 12, 2017 - 10:56 am
IBDIR, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian soldier who killed seven Israeli schoolgirls in a 1997 shooting rampage was unrepentant after his release from prison Sunday, lashing out at Israelis with harshly derogatory remarks. Ahmed Daqamseh, who had spent 20 years in prison, was given a rousing welcome in...
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