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CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia offered Wednesday to mediate a resolution in northern Syria, further asserting Moscow's role as a regional force, ahead of a mission by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to press Turkey for a cease-fire in its attack on Syrian Kurdish fighters.

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and Britain sought to keep their chances of reaching a full Brexit divorce deal by Thursday's EU summit alive on Wednesday despite legal issues centering on the Irish border frustrating negotiators.

Hopes were increasingly

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THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Prosecutors say they are charging a 58-year-old man who was arrested in connection with the discovery of a Dutch family who lived largely isolated from the outside world for nine years.

Prosecutors announced Wednesday on Twitter

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CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's mayor announced on Wednesday that the city's public schools will be shut down on Thursday, one day ahead of an expected teachers' strike. 

Mayor Lori Lightfoot said during a news conference that the district's 25,000 teachers 

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

5:00 p.m.

The British pound has had a wild day, swinging sharply on conflicting reports about the Brexit discussions in Brussels.

Hopes that a Brexit deal will

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An aging, failed elbow pipe appears to be the initial cause of a June 21 fire and subsequent explosions that injured five people at the largest oil refinery on the East Coast, federal investigators said Wednesday.

The U.S. Chemical and

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LONDON (AP) — The Democratic Unionist Party is a small Northern Irish political grouping with an outsized Brexit role.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson most likely needs the 10 votes the party has in Parliament if he is going to have any chance in

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says U.S. troops are "largely out" of a region of Syria where Turkish forces are attacking Kurdish fighters.

Turkey launched a military operation against Kurdish fighters allied with the U.S. after Trump pulled troops

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BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

4:30 p.m.

European Council President Donald Tusk says that "theoretically" everything should be clear on the issue of Brexit in the coming hours.

Tusk made his

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Health care memo to Democrats: There's more than one way to get to coverage for all.

A study out Wednesday finds that an approach similar to the plan from former Vice President Joe Bide n can deliver about the same level of coverage as the

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