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People walk through snow on the coast at Whitley Bay, north east England, Monday Dec. 11, 2017. Snow and wintry weather is continuing to wreak havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted. (Owen Humphreys/PA via AP)
December 11, 2017 - 8:44 am
LONDON (AP) — Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted Monday. With temperatures predicted to drop overnight to as low as minus 12 Celsius (11 degrees Fahrenheit), transport officials worked on...
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A man cycles past in front of an electronic stock indicator of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. Share prices were higher in Asia early Monday, lifted by encouraging employment data from the U.S. that lifted the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to its third straight weekly gain on Friday despite weakness earlier in the week. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)
December 11, 2017 - 7:17 am
TOKYO (AP) — Stock markets are mostly higher on Monday as upbeat U.S. jobs data from last week and signs of progress in the Brexit talks continued to support investor sentiment. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's climbed 0.6 percent to 7,435, adding to gains from last week, when Britain and the European...
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The British and EU flags flap in the wind outside EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 11, 2017 - 5:43 am
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Theresa May is stressing her optimism about negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union, insisting that a preliminary deal has given fresh impetus to the talks. May met with her Cabinet on Monday morning before a scheduled address to the House of...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:33 am
LONDON (AP) — HSBC says the U.S. Department of Justice will ask a court to dismiss deferred criminal charges against the London-based bank in recognition of its efforts to strengthen safeguards against money laundering. The bank says it has lived up to all of its commitments under a five-year...
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FILE - This Monday, Aug. 22, 2016 file photo shows a general view of the Lactalis headquarters in Laval, western France. Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. Company spokesman Michel Nalet told The Associated Press on Monday Dec. 11, 2017, that the "precautionary" recall both in France and abroad affects "several million" products made since mid-February. (AP Photo/David Vincent, File)
December 11, 2017 - 5:20 am
PARIS (AP) — Baby milk maker Lactalis and French authorities have ordered a global recall of millions of products over fears of salmonella bacteria contamination. The French company, one of the largest dairy groups in the world, said it has been warned by health authorities in France that 26...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:18 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Siemens says it has signed contracts worth some 700 million euros ($824 million) to build two gas-powered electricity plants in Libya. The Munich-based industrial conglomerate said Monday that the plants will be built in Misrata and Tripoli and that the value of the...
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December 11, 2017 - 5:07 am
BERLIN (AP) — In a story Dec. 9, The Associated Press reported, based on an article written in German, that U2 frontman Bono told Munich newspaper Sueddeutsche Zeitung in an interview he would be at least as angry as fans "should anything fishy have happened" in relation to his offshore investments...
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December 11, 2017 - 4:29 am
BERLIN (AP) — A fire alarm inside a railway tunnel being built under the Austrian Alps prompted workers briefly to take shelter in an underground safety area Monday, a project manager said. Eighteen people were working on a tunnel-boring machine inside the Brenner tunnel construction site when the...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2017 file photo, U.S President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron after a press conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Macron announced a competition for the grants hours after Trump declared he would withdraw the U.S. from the global accord reached in Paris in 2015 to reduce climate-damaging emissions. Macron is unveiling the winners Monday Dec.11, 2017 evening ahead of a climate summit. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, File)
December 11, 2017 - 4:23 am
PARIS (AP) — Several U.S.-based climate scientists are about to hit the jackpot, as French President Emmanuel Macron prepares to award them multi-year, all-expenses-paid grants to relocate to France. The "Make Our Planet Great Again" grants are part of Macron's efforts to counter U.S. President...
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In this photo taken on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine chief Artem Sytnik speaks, during an interview to the Associated press in Kiev, Ukraine. Ukraine’s anti-corruption agency has been a major symbol of reforms in the country, a key driving force behind efforts to combat endemic graft that has depleted the nation’s resources and worried Ukraine’s Western allies. But two years after its creation, the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) has found itself under fire from President Petro Poroshenko’s allies, who have sought to limit its operations and trim its powers. (AP Photo/Oleksandr Stashevskyi)
December 11, 2017 - 3:50 am
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An anti-corruption agency established in Ukraine two years ago was expected to be the driving force that would uproot the endemic graft that depleted the nation's resources and worried its Western allies. But the National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine instead has come under...
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