THE HAGUE, Netherlands | UK’s May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— Top European Union officials on Tuesday ruled out any renegotiation of the divorce agreement with Britain, as Prime Minister Theresa May fought to save her Brexit deal by lobbying leaders in Europe’s capitals. May began her quest over breakfast with Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, a day after she abandoned a vote in … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | UK’s May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | The Latest: May holds Brexit talks with Germany’s Merkel

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:20 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting German Chancellor Angela Merkel for talks aimed at salvaging Britain’s divorce deal with the European Union. Merkel greeted May with a handshake in wet, gray weather at the chancellery in Berlin Tuesday as the … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | The Latest: May holds Brexit talks with Germany’s Merkel

ALBANY, N.Y. | Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

ALBANY, N.Y. — Former patients of a doctor accused of molesting children at Rockefeller University Hospital for decades are demanding to know what happened to photos they say the physician took while the abuse was occurring. The physician, Reginald Archibald, worked at the New York City hospital from 1948 to 1982 as an endocrinologist who … Continue reading ALBANY, N.Y. | Doc took pics of sex abuse; patients seek their whereabouts

Business News: Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Destroys Target in First Intercept From Land

Raytheon missile and radar key to success PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, Hawaii – The Missile Defense Agency completed the third successful intercept of a ballistic missile target by a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) SM-3® Block IIA missile, the next-gen variant that defeats missile threats outside the earth’s atmosphere.  The test evaluated the system’s overall performance … Continue reading Business News: Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Destroys Target in First Intercept From Land

LONDON | UK wages rising at decade high while employment hits record

LONDON— Official figures show that wages in Britain are rising at their fastest rate in a decade while employment has hit a record high. The Office for National Statistics said Tuesday that average earnings were up 3.3 percent in the three months to October from the year before. That’s the highest rate since the summer … Continue reading LONDON | UK wages rising at decade high while employment hits record

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | The Latest: UK says delayed Brexit vote to be held by Jan 21

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 12:50 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May‘s spokesman says the government intends to hold a postponed vote in Parliament on her Brexit deal by Jan. 21. James Slack says the government will bring the divorce deal back to lawmakers once May has obtained … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | The Latest: UK says delayed Brexit vote to be held by Jan 21

BEIJING | China’s auto sales fall in November for fifth month

BEIJING  — China’s auto sales plunged in November as a painful contraction in the biggest global market deepened for a fifth month. An industry group, the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, said Tuesday sales of SUVs, sedans and minivans shrank 16 percent from a year earlier to just under 2.2 million. Total vehicle sales, including … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s auto sales fall in November for fifth month

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: WHERE TRUMP, TOP DEMOCRATS DIFFER AHEAD OF MEETING The president wants a funding package for the next fiscal year to include billions for his proposed border wall with Mexico, an idea Democrats, fresh from capturing the House, have … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today