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BRUSSELS (AP) — British lawmakers met the European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator on Friday, seeking an iron-clad guarantee that the 1.3 million U.K. citizens in the bloc won’t have their rights removed and their lives disrupted...

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York state parks are keeping their pools open longer to help people deal with a hot spell. Governor Andrew Cuomo says the extended hours will begin Friday and continue through Sunday at more than 30 parks...

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel fended off worries about her health on Friday, saying that she has a personal interest in staying healthy and having a life after politics. Merkel said that she understands questions about her...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments with more than 2,000 dismissed for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under the president’s crackdown,...

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers on Thursday put a substantial roadblock in the path of any attempt by a Brexit-backing prime minister to take the country out of the European Union without a divorce deal. The move came as the U.K.’s...

NEW YORK (AP) — Scientists say they nearly eliminated disease-carrying mosquitoes on two islands in China using a new technique. The downside: It may not be practical for larger areas and may cost a lot of money. In the experiment,...

NUEVO LAREDO (AP): Asylum-seekers gathered in Nuevo Laredo, across the border from Texas, grappled to understand what a new US policy that all but eliminates refuge claims by Central Americans and many others meant for their bids to find a better...

SAN JUAN (AP): Karla Villalón has three elementary-age children and an 81-year-old grandmother. Her kids have been uprooted twice in two years when first one school, then another, was closed by budget cuts under Gov Ricardo Rosselló. Her...

SAN JUAN (AP): Cuba’s energy minister says breakdowns in the country’s power plants have caused a string of blackouts across the country this week, and he promises the problem will be solved by Saturday. Minster of Energy and Mining Raúl García...

GENEVA (AP) — The deadly Ebola outbreak in Congo is now an international health emergency, the World Health Organization announced on Wednesday after the virus spread this week to a city of two million people. A WHO expert committee had...
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