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UK leader May hits back on Brexit plan; pound plunges

September 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May accused the European Union on Friday of creating an "impasse" in divorce negotiations by bluntly rejecting her blueprint for Brexit, sending the... more »»

 
 
 
AP Interview: Chopin contest winner praises old pianos

September 21, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The winner of the world's 1st Chopin competition on historic pianos says the search for the original sound restores the appeal of classical music and helps artists understan... more »»

Showdown looms as UN rights experts in Yemen hindered

September 21, 2018

GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia and allied states balked at efforts to renew work by U.N. more »»

127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes on Lake Victoria

September 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The official death toll rose to 127 after a badly overcrowded ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzanian authorities said Friday, as a second day of rescue efforts raced th... more »»

Russia looms in background as pope travels to Baltics

September 21, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is heading to the Baltic countries this weekend amid renewed alarm about Russia's intentions in the region it twice occupied for decades. more »»

German police question suspect in girl's 2001 disappearance

September 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German authorities said Friday that they may have made a breakthrough in their investigation of the mysterious 2001 disappearance of a 9-year-old girl. more »»

The Latest: May gets Brexit backing from Northern Irish ally

September 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit, the political divorce between Britain and the rest of the European Union (all times local):

4:15 p.m. more »»

UK leader May hits back after EU trashes her Brexit plan

September 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May challenged the European Union on Friday to break the "impasse" in Brexit negotiations, fighting back after the bloc threw divorce negotiations int... more »»

Pope lets more bishops go as part of Chile sex abuse fallout

September 21, 2018

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Friday accepted the resignations of two more bishops in Chile, as fallout mounted from widespread sex abuse scandals there. more »»

Danish court: Man can be extradited to Rwanda for war crimes

September 21, 2018

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — An appeals court in Denmark says a man can be extradited to his native Rwanda where he is suspected of committing crimes against humanity in 199. more »»

Portugal women's groups outraged by sexual assault sentence

September 21, 2018

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Women's rights groups in Portugal reacted angrily Friday to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who had... more »»

UK hits back after EU trashes May's Brexit plan

September 21, 2018

LONDON (AP) — The British government on Friday accused the European Union of slamming the handbrake on Brexit negotiations, after the bloc said Prime Minister Theresa May's blueprint was... more »»

Disaster declared after army rocket sparks German wildfire

September 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — Officials in northwestern Germany are declaring a disaster over a wildfire triggered two weeks ago by a rocket test on an army training site. more »»

Kremlin slams new US sanctions affecting arms exports

September 21, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has dismissed the latest round of U.S. sanctions that affected an aircraft-making factory as an "unfair" move to undercut Russia as a major arms exporter. more »»

Polish leader resists view that he was disrespected by Trump

September 21, 2018

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president is fighting back against criticism at home over a photo posted by Donald Trump that some say shows the Polish leader in a subservient role during a White... more »»

Germany arrests woman accused of Islamic State membership

September 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — German police have arrested a 20-year-old woman on suspicion of serving in the Islamic State group. more »»

Report: Benedict defends 'emeritus pope' title to critic

September 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — A German newspaper that quoted letters by Benedict XVI hitting back at criticism of his 2013 resignation said Friday that he was responding to a conservative German cardinal who too... more »»

Turkey arrests Austrian national for alleged terror links

September 21, 2018

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey's official news agency says an Austrian national has been arrested for alleged terror link. more »»

Over 100 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

September 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The death toll rose above 100 on Friday after a ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported. more »»

Report: Russian spy suspects detained this year by Dutch

September 21, 2018

MOSCOW (AP) — British investigative group Bellingcat says two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy were briefly detained in the Netherlands earlier this year. more »»

Berlin Wall reproduction off, at least for now

September 21, 2018

BERLIN (AP) — The German capital won't be getting a reproduction of the Berlin Wall after all — at least for now. more »»

86 dead after Tanzania ferry sinks on Lake Victoria

September 21, 2018

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A regional official in Tanzania says the death toll has risen to 86 after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria. more »»

Vietnam's President Tran Dai Quang dies of illness at 61

September 21, 2018

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, the country's No. 2 after the ruling Communist Party's leader, died Friday after a serious illness, the government said. He was 61. more »»

 
 

 

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March 23, 2018 This week: 436 lbs. Last week: 433 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 8 lbs. Now that spring is here, I’ll have to find new methods of exercise. more »

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