Brexit referendum

An investor stands in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery at private stock exchange gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. Asian shares were mostly higher Friday after a moderate rise on Wall Street. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
January 25, 2019 - 3:46 am
TOKYO (AP) — Global shares advanced Friday amid persisting optimism over the potential for China-U.S. trade talks to help end a tariffs war between the two largest economies. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 advanced 0.6 percent to 4,899.44 in early trading, while Germany's DAX gained nearly 1.0...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 3:41 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Billionaire philanthropist George Soros says he thinks Chinese President Xi Jinping is "the most dangerous opponent of open societies." Soros said Thursday during a speech on the...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 1:55 pm
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 7:55 p.m. The head of the World Trade Organization has applauded signs of progress between the United States and China in their trade standoff. WTO Director-General Roberto Azevedo pointed to...
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Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of United Nations addresses the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 9:37 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 3:35 p.m. The U.N. chief says opponents of globalism shouldn't just be branded as "nationalists or populists or whatever," insisting "we need to show these people that we care." Secretary-...
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Flags tied to railings outside parliament are reflected on a wet pavement in London, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, is rejecting the possibility of putting a time limit on the "backstop" option for the Irish border, saying it would defeat the purpose. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
January 24, 2019 - 8:15 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's talks to leave the European Union (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The House of Lords may have found a silver lining in the possibility of Britain crashing out of the European Union in a "no-deal" Brexit — the prospect of less expensive alcohol. It came up Thursday...
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Ireland's Prime Minister Leo Varadkar attends a session of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (Gian Ehrenzeller/Keystone via AP)
January 24, 2019 - 8:11 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Irish Premier Leo Varadkar says Britain will face "enormous difficulties" if it crashes out of the European Union without a deal that could leave it unable to strike trade deals with...
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Mark Carney,l Govenor Bank of England attends a session during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 6:20 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:20 p.m. Bank of England Governor Mark Carney says Britain's banking system is in good shape to deal with the prospect of the country crashing out of the European Union on March 29 without a...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2019, file photo, the sun shines through European Union flags tied to railings outside parliament in London. The prospect of restoring a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland once Britain leaves the EU has raised fears or a return to the old reality where British army checkpoints, shootings, bombings and gun-smuggling were the norm. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
January 24, 2019 - 5:24 am
LONDON (AP) — The chief executive of Airbus warned Thursday that the aviation giant could move its U.K. operations out of the country if Britain leaves the European Union without a deal on trade relations. Tom Enders' sharply worded statement comes as business leaders increasingly express their...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talks to the audience during a debate on Brexit at the Charlemagne building in Brussels, Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
January 24, 2019 - 4:44 am
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's talks to leave the European Union (all times local): 9:45 a.m. The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, is rejecting the possibility of putting a time limit on the "backstop" option for the Irish border, saying it would defeat the purpose...
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An armed Swiss police officer stands under a security camera system on the roof of the congress center where the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, take place in in Davos, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 24, 2019 - 4:14 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The fallout from developments in Venezuela and uncertainty over Britain's exit from the European Union are set to be key points of discussions Thursday at the World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos. Following two days when much of the debate has centered on issues...
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