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EU Council President Donald Tusk grimaces at a press conference in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017 showing the letter he received signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. ((AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 29, 2017 - 8:31 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 1:30 p.m. A senior European diplomat says the European Union won't seek to punish Britain for leaving the bloc. There has been speculation in the British press since last year's referendum on the so-called Brexit that the other 27 EU members...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks in the House of Commons in London in this image taken from video Wednesday March 29, 2017. May will announce to Parliament that Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago and launching both Britain and the bloc into uncharted territory. (Parliamentary Recording Unit via AP)
March 29, 2017 - 7:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The head of the European Parliament's biggest political bloc says Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a mistake that will damage the U.K. and the EU. European People's Party chairman Manfred Weber said Wednesday that "...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, sitting below a painting of Britain's first Prime Minister Robert Walpole, signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, in 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday March 28, 2017, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. Britons voted in June to leave the bloc after four decades of membership. (Christopher Furlong/Pool Photo via AP)
March 29, 2017 - 4:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago and launching both Britain and the bloc into uncharted territory. Prime Minister Theresa May is due...
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Sir Tim Barrow, the UK's permanent representative in Brussels arrives at his office at the UK permanent representation to the EU in Brussels Wednesday March 29, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May will invoke Article 50 of the EU treaty later Wednesday which will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbors. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
March 29, 2017 - 3:05 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 8 a.m. Britain's European Union envoy has arrived at his office in Brussels for a meeting, hours ahead of triggering Brexit. Tim Barrow has been in Brussels since Tuesday and he is taking part in a routine meeting of ambassadors on Wednesday...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, in 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday March 28, 2017, invoking Article 50 of the bloc's key treaty, the formal start of exit negotiations. Britons voted in June to leave the bloc after four decades of membership. (Christopher Furlong/Pool Photo via AP)
March 29, 2017 - 1:59 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is set to formally file for divorce from the European Union, ending a 44-year relationship following the decision made by U.K. voters in a referendum nine months ago. Prime Minister Theresa May is due to announce in the House of Commons Wednesday afternoon that she has invoked...
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British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, March 27, 2017. Rycroft and other supporting countries were not participating in a meeting about prohibiting nuclear weapons, claiming that it was not the right time to do so in consideration of other countries that are trying to develop the weapons. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2017 - 7:13 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical. Supporters of the potential pact say it's time to push harder toward eliminating atomic weapons...
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British Ambassador to the United Nations Matthew Rycroft speaks to reporters outside the General Assembly at U.N. headquarters, Monday, March 27, 2017. Rycroft and other supporting countries were not participating in a meeting about prohibiting nuclear weapons, claiming that it was not the right time to do so in consideration of other countries that are trying to develop the weapons. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
March 27, 2017 - 6:43 pm
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical. Supporters of the potential pact say it's time to push harder toward eliminating atomic weapons...
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FILE - This Jan. 25, 2017, file photo shows a truck driving near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico. President Donald Trump will face many obstacles in building his “big, beautiful wall” on the U.S.-Mexico border, including how to pay for it and how to contend with unfavorable geography and the legal battles ahead. (AP Photo/Christian Torres, File)
March 27, 2017 - 3:34 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge barrier to those attempting to enter the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own. It's still not...
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Demonstrators march in a protest the day European Union leaders gathered in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the bloc, in Rome, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
March 25, 2017 - 3:46 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 8:40 p.m. Scores of Spaniards and British citizens have demonstrated in Madrid to urge lawmakers to protect the rights of citizens during the U.K.'s exit from the European Union. They made their case as part of a gathering to...
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Supporters of the European Union crack down a symbolic wall during a rally marking the 60th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, in Berlin, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The posterat center reads 'More heart for Europe' and and at center left 'With more courage for a solitary and sustainable Europe'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 25, 2017 - 9:47 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 2:45 p.m. The leaders of the European Union's 27 remaining countries have toasted Europe and its united people. At a Quirinal Palace luncheon in Rome, Italian President Sergio Mattarella lifted his crystal wine glass and invited...
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