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BRUSSELS | UK’s May sticks to her Brexit plan despite rebuff from EU

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May insisted Friday that her Brexit deal was still alive and kicking, despite a stinging rebuff from the European Union after she asked for changes to make the agreement more palatable to U.K. lawmakers. May came to an EU summit in Brussels seeking legally binding changes to the agreement, … Continue reading BRUSSELS | UK’s May sticks to her Brexit plan despite rebuff from EU

RIMBO, Sweden | UN-sponsored peace talks for Yemen start in Sweden

RIMBO, Sweden— Representatives from Yemen’s warring sides sat in the same room in Sweden on Thursday as U.N.-sponsored peace talks for the war-torn Arab country got underway, aimed at halting a catastrophic three-year civil war. Sweden’s foreign minister, Margot Wallstrom, opened the talks at a castle in Rimbo, a town north of Stockholm, wishing the … Continue reading RIMBO, Sweden | UN-sponsored peace talks for Yemen start in Sweden

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — The Latest on Tropical Storm Florence (all times local): 5:10 a.m. Florence has weakened into to tropical depression but flash flooding and major river flooding are expected to continue over significant portions of the Carolinas. The National Hurricane Center says in its 5 a.m. update Sunday that excessive amounts of rain … Continue reading MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. | The Latest: Florence weakens to depression, flood risk rises