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British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, shakes hands with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, right, prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 08, 2017 - 5:04 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local): 11:00 a.m. Germany's main business lobby group says it's relieved that Brexit talks have cleared the first hurdle but is warning that the toughest part lies ahead and calling for negotiations to speed up. Joachim Lang, a top official...
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Les Lilly, center, walks by a Douglas County, Colo., Sheriffs Department officer after Lilly spoke during a Douglas County School Board meeting Monday, Dec. 4, 2017, in Castle Rock, Colo. A new anti-voucher majority on the board was set to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
December 04, 2017 - 10:01 pm
CASTLE ROCK, Colo. (AP) — A new anti-voucher majority on a suburban Denver school district board voted Monday night to eliminate a program enacted by an earlier conservative-dominated board to help public school students attend secular and religious schools with taxpayer-funded vouchers. The...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, a pair of American Airlines jets are parked on the airport apron at Miami International Airport in Miami. A scheduling glitch has left American scrambling to find pilots to operate thousands of flights over the busy Christmas holiday period. American said Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, it expects to avoid canceling flights by paying overtime and using reserve pilots. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
November 30, 2017 - 4:44 pm
DALLAS (AP) — American Airlines said Thursday that only a few hundred of its late-December flights remain without pilots scheduled to fly the plane and the airline has not canceled any holiday-season flights. The pilots' union, however, said the staffing shortage caused by scheduling glitch is much...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier addresses the Berlin Security Conference in Berlin, Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
November 29, 2017 - 7:21 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's chief negotiator in talks over Britain's withdrawal from the bloc said Wednesday he hopes to reach agreement on a financial settlement before an EU summit in mid-December but that the two sides are still working to find common ground. Michel Barnier dismissed as...
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FILE - In this April 29, 2014 file photo, Dan Gerawan, owner of Gerawan Farming, Inc., left, talks with crew boss Jose Cabello in a nectarine orchard near Sanger, Calif. The California Supreme Court is expected to decide Monday, Nov. 27, 2017, whether a law allowing the state to order unions and farming companies to reach binding contracts is unconstitutional. “This is literally government stepping in and determining the wages and working conditions of a business and enforcing it on the employer and employees without any say whatsoever,” said Gerawan. (AP Photo/Scott Smith, File)
November 27, 2017 - 12:28 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An upcoming ruling by California's highest court in a legal battle between the union launched by labor leader Cesar Chavez and one of the nation's largest fruit farms could dramatically reduce the power of organized farm labor in the state. The California Supreme Court was...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks with the media as she arrives for an EU summit in Brussels on European Union leaders are gathering for a two day summit. British media reports said Tuesday Nov. 21, 2017, the U.K. is planning to offer more money to settle its "Brexit bill" with the European Union _ but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal. The bill is a key sticking point in divorce negotiations. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, File)
November 21, 2017 - 7:04 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain is reportedly planning to offer more money to settle its bill with the European Union in a bid to unblock stalled Brexit negotiations — but only if the EU agrees to start discussing a future free-trade deal. The size of the bill, covering commitments Britain has made while an...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis participate in a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. The EU and Britain conducted a sixth round of Brexit negotiations on Friday. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — As if British Prime Minister Theresa May wasn't facing enough pressure at home, the European Union piled on more Friday by insisting there must be real progress in the Brexit talks in the next two weeks if Britain wants negotiations to move on to future trade relations next month...
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Demonstrators block a highway during a general strike in Borrassa, near Girona, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. A worker's union has called for a general strike Wednesday in Catalonia. The regional government was sacked by Madrid and many of its members jailed in a rebellion probe after pushing ahead with secession from Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
November 08, 2017 - 8:29 am
MADRID (AP) — Pro-independence protesters blocked roads and stopped commuter trains Wednesday in Spain's northeastern region of Catalonia as part of a general strike to protest the jailing of ousted Catalan government officials and secessionist activists. Many of the blockades were on roads leading...
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Demonstrators block Ronda Dalt road during the general strike in Barcelona, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. A worker's union has called for a general strike Wednesday in Catalonia. The regional government was sacked by Madrid and many of its members jailed in a rebellion probe after pushing ahead with secession from Spain. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
November 08, 2017 - 7:26 am
MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Spain-Catalonia political crisis (all times local): ___ 1:20 p.m. Several thousand pro-independence protesters have packed a central square in Barcelona as part of a general strike in Catalonia to protest the jailing of members of the ousted Catalan government and...
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FILE - A Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 file photo of British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, addressing a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. Britain's Brexit minister says he expects negotiations with the European Union won't end until the last moment before the U.K. officially leaves the bloc in March 2019. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
October 31, 2017 - 2:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — Divorce talks between Britain and the European Union will resume next week, U.K. Brexit chief David Davis said Tuesday as he urged an intensification of the spluttering negotiations. Brexit Secretary David Davis told a parliamentary committee that the sixth round of talks would start...
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