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Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends the summit of the Arab League at the Dead Sea, Jordan, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Arab leaders are gathering for an annual summit where the long-stalled quest for Palestinian statehood is to take center stage. The summit is expected to endorse key Palestinian positions, signaling to President Donald Trump ahead of White House meetings with leaders of Egypt and Jordan that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 13:03 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders on Wednesday endorsed key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization. In a one-day summit, they relaunched a peace plan that offers...
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, a message written by a fan on a dusty car window outside the home of British musician George Michael in London. A private funeral took place Wednesday March 29, 2017, at Highgate Cemetery, north London, according to a statement released by Michael’s publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, saying the funeral was attended by family and close friends. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, FILE)
March 29, 2017 - 13:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — Singer George Michael's publicist says his funeral has been held in London. The private funeral service took place Wednesday at Highgate Cemetery in north London. Michael's publicity agency, Connie Filippello Publicity, said in a statement it was attended by family and close friends...
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Britain's Prince Charles, left, walks with Romanian President Klaus Ioannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace in Bucharest, Romania, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain's Prince Charles has arrived in Bucharest at the start of a nine-day tour to Romania, Italy and Austria that the British government hopes will reassure European Union nations that Britain remains a close ally despite its intention to quit the bloc. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
March 29, 2017 - 11:03 am
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Britain's Prince Charles arrived in Bucharest Wednesday at the start of a nine-day tour to Romania, Italy and Austria seen as an effort to reassure European Union nations that Britain remains a close ally despite its decision to quit the bloc. Charles arrived in the...
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A pro-European Union membership supporter holds a European flag opposite Downing Street in central London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 29, 2017 - 11:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Germany's foreign minister predicts a bumpy road for the negotiations between Britain and the EU over the United Kingdom's decision to leave the bloc. Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Wednesday: "The negotiations certainly won't be...
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A pro-European Union membership supporter holds a European flag opposite Downing Street in central London, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, starting the clock on two years of intense political and economic negotiations that will fundamentally change both the nation and its European neighbours. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
March 29, 2017 - 10:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa says that Britain, Portugal's oldest ally through the Windsor Treaty of 1386, "will continue to be a European country, a fundamental pillar of peace and security on the Old Continent, and a...
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A dog in a bag bearing a British flag, at Syntagma Square in central Athens, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, 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/Petros Karadjias)
March 29, 2017 - 09:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Sweden's prime minister says that he wants "to see organized and result-oriented negotiations" with Britain, saying good relations with London were "important for Britain, for Europe and for Sweden." Stefan Lofven said Wednesday...
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A dog in a bag bearing a British flag, at Syntagma Square in central Athens, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Britain will begin divorce proceedings from the European Union later on March 29, 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/Petros Karadjias)
March 29, 2017 - 09:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Poles, who have settled in large numbers in Britain in recent years, are expressing confusion and apprehension as Britain launched the process to leave the European Union. They rue being cut off from Europe's most attractive job market...
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March 29, 2017 - 08:03 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said. A six-minute video on the website of the Tribun Timur publication shows villagers slicing open the python's carcass to reveal the legs and torso of...
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March 29, 2017 - 08:03 am
ROME (AP) — Italy's parliament has given final approval to a law outlining comprehensive standards of care for unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Italy, including a strict prohibition of turning them away at the border. The U.N. children's agency and Save the Children praised the law's...
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Britain's permanent representative to the European Union Tim Barrow, left, hand delivers British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit letter in notice of the UK's intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to EU Council President Donald Tusk, in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Barrow hand-delivered the letter signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May that will formally trigger the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. (Yves Herman/Pool Photo via AP)
March 29, 2017 - 08:03 am
LONDON (AP) — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place...
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