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Brexit Deal In Turmoil As May Postpones Parliament Vote

Brexit Deal In Turmoil As May Postpones Parliament Vote

By JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Facing almost certain defeat, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday postponed a vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal, saying she would go back to European Union leaders to seek changes to the divorce agreement. May’s move threw Britain’s Brexit plans into…

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Trump Looking At Several Candidates For Chief Of Staff

Trump Looking At Several Candidates For Chief Of Staff

By ZEKE MILLER, JILL COLVIN and CATHERINE LUCEY , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is weighing at least four people to serve as his next chief of staff, after plans for an orderly succession for departing John Kelly fell through. The high-profile hiring search comes at a pivotal time as the Republican…

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China Pressures US, Canada Ahead of Huawei Hearing

China Pressures US, Canada Ahead of Huawei Hearing

BEIJING (AP) — China raised the pressure on the United States and Canada as a bail hearing for a top Chinese technology executive was set to resume Monday in Vancouver, British Columbia. A headline in a Communist Party newspaper called Canada’s treatment of Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, “inhumane.” The Global…

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Winter Storm Causes Icy Roads Across Swath Of South

Winter Storm Causes Icy Roads Across Swath Of South

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A massive storm brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain across a wide swath of the South on Sunday — causing dangerously icy roads, immobilizing snowfalls and power losses to hundreds of thousands of people. Accidents on snow-covered interstates caused major delays, hundreds of flights were canceled and drivers in North Carolina…

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At Scene Of South Sudan Mass Rape, ‘No One Could Hear Me’

At Scene Of South Sudan Mass Rape, ‘No One Could Hear Me’

By SAM MEDNICK , Associated Press NHIALDIU, South Sudan (AP) — Wrapping an arm around her stomach, the young woman hung her head and recounted the day in early November when she and a friend were bound, dragged into the bush and raped by four men with guns. “My body hasn’t been the same since,”…

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