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LONDON | British, Irish leaders to meet amid Brexit tensions

LONDON (AP) — The British and Irish leaders are meeting to discuss the Irish border — and mend fences — amid a tense U.K.-EU standoff over Brexit. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will dine with Irish premier Leo Varadkar in Dublin to press her case for changes to Britain’s divorce deal with the EU. Britain’s … Continue reading LONDON | British, Irish leaders to meet amid Brexit tensions

MOSCOW | American held in Moscow for spying is also British, Irish

MOSCOW —Jan 04, 2019—The American former Marine who is being held in Moscow on spying charges also holds British and Irish citizenship, officials said Friday, and Britain’s foreign secretary charged that Russia is trying to use him as a pawn in its geopolitical games. Both those countries have asked that their diplomats be allowed to … Continue reading MOSCOW | American held in Moscow for spying is also British, Irish

LONDON | British, EU leaders to meet as Brexit deadline looms

LONDON— British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday in a bid to finalize a Brexit agreement as she continued to battle domestic critics of the draft deal. The U.K. and the European Union agreed last week on a 585-page document sealing the terms of Britain’s … Continue reading LONDON | British, EU leaders to meet as Brexit deadline looms

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy. “Just a clean round of golf,” he said. And then it got messy in a hurry. Spieth came undone on the tough closing stretch at Carnoustie, dropping four shots over the final four … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Koepka goes 41-31 for wild 72 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland— The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Carnoustie brought Brooks Koepka to his knees amid a testing stretch of holes for the U.S. Open champion on the front nine at the British Open. Just when it looked like his game was unraveling, Koepka bounced back. The No. 4-ranked American … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Koepka goes 41-31 for wild 72 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers. The wind that blows off the North Sea across the exposed links of Carnoustie has not been the primary concern during practice rounds. Players have a reasonable idea how far the … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France | Veterans, families mark 74 years since Allied D-Day landings

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Families of fallen soldiers and dwindling numbers of veterans of the D-Day invasion gathered on the Normandy shore Wednesday to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that helped change the course of World War II. Powerful gusts of wind blew through a heavy mist as relatives and others paid … Continue reading COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France | Veterans, families mark 74 years since Allied D-Day landings