Hurricane Lorzeno batters mid-Atlantic Azores Islands

Europe 10/02/19, 04:12

Hurricane Lorenzo powered across the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday, lashing the Azores Islands with heavy rains, powerful winds and high waves but causing only minor damage, according to authorities. The Azores Civil Protection Agency said the Category 2 hurricane felled trees ...

US submits extradition request for WikiLeaks founder Assange

Politics 06/11/19, 08:56

The United States government has formally submitted an extradition request to the United Kingdom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, according to a U.S. official. Assange faces an 18-count indictment that accuses him of soliciting and publishing classified information and of conspiring ...

Trump turns from pomp to business in UK visit

Politics 06/03/19, 23:34

President Donald Trump will turn from pageantry to policy Tuesday as he joins British Prime Minister Theresa May for a day of talks likely to highlight fresh uncertainty in the allies' storied relationship. Trump and May are due to meet with ...

President Trump says he may meet with Boris Johnson

Politics 06/02/19, 19:58

President Donald Trump says he may meet this week with conservative British politician Boris Johnson during his state visit to the United Kingdom, days after he suggested he'd support Johnson's effort to replace Theresa May as prime minister. Wading in again ...

From Poland to Portugal, election highlights across Europe

World 05/27/19, 10:56

Here's a brief look at the results of the European elections, country by country, arranged according to the number of seats they hold in the European Parliament:GERMANY: Chancellor Angela Merkel's middle-of-the-road governing coalition lost significant ground , while the Greens ...

Dutch, UK polls open, starting 4 days of European elections

Europe 05/23/19, 00:56

Dutch polls opened Thursday in elections for the European Parliament, starting four days of voting across the 28-nation bloc that pits supporters of deeper integration against populist Euroskeptics who want more power for their national governments.A half hour after voting ...

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring

Europe 05/22/19, 06:28

The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering.Europol said Wednesday that more than 450 police ...

Rory McIlroy likely to play in 2020 Olympics for Ireland

Golf 05/14/19, 15:53

Rory McIlroy will likely go to the 2020 Olympics and represent Ireland.The 30-year-old from Northern Ireland disclosed his decision Tuesday, two days before the start of the PGA Championship at Bethpage Black.McIlroy skipped the Rio de Janeiro Games in 2016 ...

Assange, Ecuador had relationship akin to a testy telenovela

Europe 04/11/19, 13:22

The relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and the Ecuadorians who granted him asylum had the ups and downs of a telenovela. Once close allies, the silver-haired Australian and leaders of the South American nation grew increasingly embittered as feuds emerged ...

EU Council President Tusk to meet May ahead of Brexit summit

Europe 04/10/19, 02:36

European Council President Donald Tusk is meeting leaders including British Prime Minister Theresa May ahead of an emergency summit to decide whether to grant the United Kingdom a further delay in its departure from the European Union.Donald Tusk meets the ...

Update: France promises EU unity over Brexit position

Europe 04/09/19, 02:57

The Latest on Brexit discussions (all times local):9:45 a.m.France is vowing that the 27 EU nations facing the United Kingdom in Brexit divorce proceedings will remain united at Wednesday's summit, where they need to agree whether to give Prime Minister ...

UK leader asks for Brexit extension until June 30

Europe 04/05/19, 03:20

British Prime Minister Theresa May is requesting that the deadline for her country to leave the European Union be extended until June 30.In a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk Friday, May said that "the United Kingdom proposes that ...

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