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February 19th, 2019  5:24 PM

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The Latest: EU's Juncker dubious of productive May meeting
February 19th, 2019  11:49 AM

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says there are not enough signs of progress on Brexit to expect his meeting with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday will be productive

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The Latest: UK minister: Brexit uncertainty unacceptable
February 19th, 2019  8:29 AM

Britain's business secretary says the Brexit-related uncertainty facing U.K. businesses is "unacceptable."

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EU chief: UK voting in European election would be a 'joke'
February 19th, 2019  3:39 AM

EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says he can't rule out that a delayed Brexit could mean the United Kingdom would participate in this spring's European election

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Abe mum on Trump's claim of nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
February 18th, 2019  7:32 AM

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe mum on reports he nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

Shinzo Abe
AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins fiction about diversity visas
February 18th, 2019  12:38 AM

AP FACT CHECK: Trump goes after the 'horror show' known as the diversity visa lottery program with a purely fictional account of how it works

Donald Trump
Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized
February 17th, 2019  11:25 PM

Officials investigate what was done after Illinois found a felony in background check of man who later carried out a deadly shooting rampage in Aurora

Aurora shooter's permit was revoked but gun wasn't seized
Uncertainty shadows Pennsylvania's debate over nuclear power
February 17th, 2019  11:18 AM

Forty years after Three Mile Island became synonymous with America's worst commercial nuclear power accident, financial rescues of nuclear power plants are stirring the highest levels of government

Uncertainty shadows Pennsylvania's debate over nuclear power
In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor
February 17th, 2019  6:37 AM

With Britain due to exit the European Union in six weeks and still no certainty about the terms of its departure, supporters and opponents of Brexit are both in a state of high anxiety

In Brexit limbo, UK veers between high anxiety, grim humor
Poland's political leader on unprecedented defensive
February 16th, 2019  7:29 AM

Jaroslaw Kaczynski, Poland's most powerful politician, suddenly finds himself embroiled in revelations over his involvement in complex business dealings and the presence in his inner circle of people with alleged communist ties

Jaroslw Kaczynski
Solar bill passes Kentucky House, heads back to Senate
February 15th, 2019  5:30 PM

Utility companies in Kentucky could pay less for the power they buy from people with solar panels on their homes under a bill that has cleared the state House of Representatives.

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Illinois Democrats ask Evers to review Foxconn plant impact
February 15th, 2019  1:55 PM

Illinois congressional Democrats have asked Wisconsin's new Democratic governor to re-evaluate the environmental impact of a sprawling plant that Foxconn Technology Group plans to build near the states' border

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Spain to get 3rd gov't in 4 years amid fragmenting politics
February 15th, 2019  12:37 PM

Spain will elect its third government in less than four years after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's fragile socialist government has acknowledge its support has evaporated and called an early general election

Spain to get 3rd gov't in 4 years amid fragmenting politics
Amazon warns Philly about proposed cashless store ban
February 15th, 2019  12:20 PM

Philadelphia officials say Amazon has told them that a proposed ban on cashless stores would impact plans to open a brick-and-mortar location in the city

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AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoy
February 15th, 2019  12:05 PM

AP Interview: Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro predicts he will survive the global campaign to force his resignation and tells AP his government is in secret talks with the Trump administration

AP Interview: Maduro reveals secret meetings with US envoy
Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs
February 15th, 2019  7:25 AM

Amazon ditches New York as location for new headquarters

Amazon dumps NYC headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs
White House scrambles to find pots of money to use for wall
February 15th, 2019  6:07 AM

Even if President Donald Trump declares an emergency to build the wall with Mexico, he still needs money to pay for it

Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Ivan Duque, Maria Juliana Ruiz Sandoval
Trump's new trade decision: Impose tariffs on imported cars?
February 15th, 2019  5:04 AM

Trump's latest trade decision: Escalate tensions by slapping tariffs on imported cars?

Howard Hakes
Youth programs left wanting by California marijuana law
February 14th, 2019  9:27 PM

More than a year after the start of marijuana sales in California, no money has been allocated for substance abuse programs and education for youth

Youth programs left wanting by California marijuana law
Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest
February 14th, 2019  7:54 PM

Illinois legislators have sent Democratic Gov. J.B. Pritzker one of his top campaign promises, a gradual hike in the statewide minimum wage that would more than double the standard in most of its Midwestern neighbors require

Illinois set to hike minimum wage to $15, highest in Midwest

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