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BRUSSELS | UK’s May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on Brexit

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises Thursday, as the British prime minister, weakened after a leadership challenge, sought a lifeline that could help her sell her Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament. May acknowledged a breakthrough on her Brexit deal was unlikely even as she tried to … Continue reading BRUSSELS | UK’s May, embattled at home, seeks EU lifeline on Brexit

SEOUL, South Korea | South Korean arrives in North Korea to set up summit

SEOUL, South Korea — A South Korean presidential delegation arrived in North Korea on Wednesday for talks to arrange a summit planned later this month and help rescue faltering nuclear diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang. It’s unclear who the South Korean envoys will meet in the North or whether they will see North Korean leader … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | South Korean arrives in North Korea to set up summit

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. | Massachusetts man wins Mount Washington bike race

PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H.  — A 30-year-old Massachusetts man won Saturday’s bicycle race up Mount Washington, the highest peak in the northeastern United States. Barry Miller, of Beverly, Massachusetts, was the top finisher in the Mount Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb up the 7.6-mile ascent to the summit of the 6,288-foot peak in 53 minutes and … Continue reading PINKHAM NOTCH, N.H. | Massachusetts man wins Mount Washington bike race

MINSK, Belarus | Pressed by IMF, Ukraine expands anti-corruption court

MINSK, Belarus — Ukraine‘s parliament has adopted a measure to expand the powers of the country’s new anti-corruption court, meeting an International Monetary Fund condition for restoring aid. The measure adopted Thursday by parliament would extend the jurisdiction of the court, which was established in June, to handle all corruption cases, including those opened before … Continue reading MINSK, Belarus | Pressed by IMF, Ukraine expands anti-corruption court