Brexit referendum

Investors walk in front of stock trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. Asian markets rose Wednesday as traders awaited a Federal Reserve policy meeting and U.S.-China talks. (AP Photo/Yam G-Jun)
January 30, 2019 - 4:24 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mostly higher on Wednesday as traders awaited the conclusion of a Federal Reserve policy meeting and U.S.-China talks. KEEPING SCORE: France's CAC 40 edged up 0.5 percent to 4,952.29 and Britain's FTSE 100 climbed 0.8 percent to 6,890.89. Germany's DAX declined 0...
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European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt, left, and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier talk at the start of a Brexit Steering Group meeting at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 30, 2019 - 3:53 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's Brexit negotiator says the EU stands united in defense of its divorce deal with Britain, after Prime Minister Theresa won a parliamentary mandate to reopen the agreement. Michel Barnier said Wednesday that "the EU institutions remain united, and we stand by the...
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Holocaust survivor Anita Lasker-Wallfisch, center, her daughter Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, left, and her grandson Simon Wallfisch, right, the son of Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch, pose for a photo after an interview with the Associated Press in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. Maya Jacobs Lasker-Wallfisch and Simon Wallfisch, are two of thousands of Jews in Britain have applied for restoration of German citizenship stripped from their ancestors by the Nazis during the Third Reich. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 29, 2019 - 7:34 pm
BERLIN (AP) — Simon Wallfisch grew up in London as the grandson of an Auschwitz survivor who had sworn to never return to the country that murdered her parents and 6 million other Jews. But more than 70 years after the Holocaust, Brexit has prompted Wallfisch and thousands of other Jews in Britain...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she addresses the house of Commons Parliament during the debate on Britain's Brexit European Union Withdrawal Act, in London, Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019. Seeking to break the parliamentary deadlock on Britain's Brexit from Europe, Theresa May says she plans to seek a change on the divorce deal between Europe and the U.K. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP)
January 29, 2019 - 5:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. Trying to break the U.K.'s Brexit deadlock,...
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People shelter under umbrellas as they watch the vote in Parliament on their phones in London, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Britain's Parliament is set to vote on competing Brexit plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May desperately seeking a mandate from lawmakers to help secure concessions from the European Union. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 29, 2019 - 5:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 10:05 p.m. The top Brexit official at the EU Parliament says there is "no majority to reopen or dilute" the withdrawal agreement that British Prime Minister Theresa May wants to renegotiate. Adding to the chorus...
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People shelter under umbrellas as they watch the vote in Parliament on their phones in London, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Britain's Parliament is set to vote on competing Brexit plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May desperately seeking a mandate from lawmakers to help secure concessions from the European Union. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 29, 2019 - 4:11 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 9 p.m. The European Union says that the current agreement with the U.K. remains the "best and only way" to ensure an orderly Brexit, after British Prime Minister Theresa May vowed to try to overhaul the deal. EU...
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Trader Michael Unkonis, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street as several big U.S. companies reported solid results for the latest quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 29, 2019 - 3:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower late Tuesday afternoon, placing the market on course for its second decline in a row. Losses in technology and media companies outweighed gains in industrial and health care stocks. Early gains faded as investors assessed a mixed bag of...
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Britain's opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn addresses the house of Commons Parliament during the debate on Britain's Brexit European Union Withdrawal Act, in London, Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019. Seeking to break the parliamentary deadlock on Britain's Brexit from Europe, Prime Minister Theresa May says she will seek to change the divorce deal between the U.K. and Europe. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP)
January 29, 2019 - 3:14 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday sought to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. Trying to break the Brexit deadlock, May urged...
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A pro-remain supporter stands under the EU flag in London, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Britain's Parliament is set to vote on competing Brexit plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May desperately seeking a mandate from lawmakers to help secure concessions from the European Union. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 29, 2019 - 2:10 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday sought to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. Trying to break the Brexit deadlock, May urged...
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Trader Michael Unkonis, center, works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Stocks are opening slightly higher on Wall Street as several big U.S. companies reported solid results for the latest quarter. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 29, 2019 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes were mostly lower Tuesday afternoon after giving up some of their early gains as investors assessed a mixed bag of corporate results and looked ahead to a heavy schedule of news on companies and the economy. Losses in technology and media companies...
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