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June 19, 2017 - 3:11 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — After almost a year of waffling, Britain finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts on Monday about leaving the bloc. While the EU negotiating team led by Michel Barnier has been ready for months, Britain stalled even after it triggered the two-year process on...
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Emergency services and forensic officers gather on a road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 2:56 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 7:50 a.m. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd says police "immediately" treated a fatal incident outside a London mosque as a suspected terrorist attack. One man outside the Finsbury Park mosque was...
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Portuguese firefighters work to stop a forest fire from reaching the village of Figueiro dos Vinhos central Portugal, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Portugal's president says the country's pain "knows no end" as it mourns at least 61 people killed in the deadliest wildfire in memory. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte)
June 19, 2017 - 2:46 am
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people. Reinforcements are due to arrive Monday, including more water-dropping planes from Spain, France and Italy as part...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:40 am
BERLIN (AP) — A senior German official is stressing that the European Union doesn't want to punish Britain for leaving, but says its departure will not be good for the U.K. or the rest of the EU. Formal Brexit negotiations begin Monday, nearly a year after Britons voted to leave. Germany's deputy...
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Emergency services and forensic officers gather on a road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 2:33 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 7:20 a.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she will chair an emergency meeting Monday morning following a van crash which killed a man outside a mosque. Eight injured people were taken to...
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Brooks Koepka kisses the winning trophy after the U.S. Open golf tournament Sunday, June 18, 2017, at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
June 19, 2017 - 2:14 am
ERIN, Wis. (AP) — The list of places Brooks Koepka had to go to win golf tournaments looks like a page straight out of a travelogue. Spain. Scotland. Turkey. Japan. On Sunday, he added Erin Hills in Wisconsin to the list — the stop that made all those frequent flier miles worth it. The 27-year-old...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:12 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who says the city didn't do enough to keep him from drunkenly jumping out of the back of a moving ambulance has filed a lawsuit. Yaugeni Kralkin says he was intoxicated last June when he was picked up by EMTs. Court documents show police were needed to put the 54...
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June 19, 2017 - 2:10 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City man who says the city didn't do enough to keep him from drunkenly jumping out of the back of a moving ambulance has filed a lawsuit. Yaugeni Kralkin says he was intoxicated last June when he was picked up by EMTs. Court documents show police were needed to put the 54...
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Emergency services stand guard on Fonthill road near Finsbury Park station after a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London, Monday June 19, 2017. A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 19, 2017 - 2:08 am
LONDON (AP) — A vehicle struck pedestrians near a mosque in north London early Monday morning, killing one man and injuring 10 other people in what police are investigating as a terrorist incident. Police said the 48-year-old man who was driving the car has been arrested and taken to a hospital as...
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People stand in front of an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, June 19, 2017. Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended the week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward.(AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
June 19, 2017 - 1:16 am
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were higher in subdued trading Monday, after Wall Street ended last week barely higher as Amazon's purchase of Whole Foods sent some retailer stocks downward. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 gained 0.6 percent to 20,061.70 by early afternoon, while Australia's...
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