Government and politics

British Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech during the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 25, 2018 - 8:25 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 2:25 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says some of the rhetoric in favor of free trade needs to be matched by action. Addressing the World Economic Forum, May highlighted three...
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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson arrives to hold a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, in London, Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
January 25, 2018 - 7:54 am
LONDON (AP) — Researchers have identified a mummified body found in a Basel churchyard as a wealthy 18th-century Swiss woman who is an ancestor of British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. The body of an apparently wealthy woman was found decades ago during renovations on the Barfuesser Church in...
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Eurogroup President and Portugal's Finance Minister Mario Centeno, left and European Central Bank President Mario Draghi arrive for an Eurogroup finance ministers meeting at the EU Council in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 25, 2018 - 7:48 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank has left its interest rates and policy stance unchanged amid predictions that it will soon start signaling a definite exit from its extraordinary stimulus efforts as the economy strengthens in the 19-country eurozone. The bank's 25-member...
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January 25, 2018 - 7:47 am
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The Latest on the European Central Bank's monetary policy meeting (all times local): 1:45 p.m. The European Central Bank has left its interest rates and policy statement unchanged amid predictions that it will soon start signaling an exit from its extraordinary stimulus...
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Prison guards protest by burning pallets outside the Fresnes prison, where Jawad Bendaoud is expected to be jailed, outside Paris, Wednesday Jan.24, 2018. The trial of Bendaoud accused of providing assistance to the suspected ringleader of the Paris attacks could be disrupted by prison guards protesting their working conditions. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
January 25, 2018 - 7:29 am
PARIS (AP) — France's justice minister met with union leaders Thursday in an effort to end a nationwide prison blockade launched by guards seeking improved working conditions. After two failed rounds of negotiations, Nicole Belloubet was expected to bring new proposals to the table during the...
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Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund IMF, left, and Steven Mnuchin, Secretary of the Treasury of the United States, attend a panel session during the 48th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum, WEF, in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 6:55 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:55 p.m. With President Donald Trump having arrived in Davos, there's a growing sense of anticipation among the delegates at the World Economic Forum. Trump, who is the first U.S. president...
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The defendant hides his face as he sits in the courtroom of a court in Duesseldorf, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. The 51-year-old right-wing extremist has gone on trial in Germany for a bomb attack more than 17 years ago that injured 10 recent immigrants from eastern Europe, including six Jews. (Federico Gambarini/dpa via AP)
January 25, 2018 - 6:55 am
BERLIN (AP) — A right-wing extremist has gone on trial in Germany for a bombing more than 17 years ago that injured 10 recent immigrants from eastern Europe, including six Jews. The 51-year-old man, whose name wasn't released in accordance with privacy laws, was considered a suspect after the July...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2016, file photo, a Southwest Airlines jet makes its approach to Dallas Love Field airport, in Dallas. Southwest Airlines Co. reports earnings, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
January 25, 2018 - 6:54 am
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines is reporting that fourth-quarter net income soared to $1.89 billion on a massive tax benefit. Per-share profit for the Dallas carrier was $3.18, but 77 cents when adjusted for one-time gains, including $1.4 billion due to sweeping changes in U.S. tax law. Per-share...
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A boy stands in front of Calik mosque damaged on a rocket attack Wednesday night, in the town of Kilis, Turkey, near the border with Syria, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, after two rockets fired from inside Syria wounded at least 13 people when they hit a house and the mosque during evening prayers. This is the latest in a series of rocket attacks against the Turkish border town since Ankara launched a military offensive into Afrin. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
January 25, 2018 - 6:24 am
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The United States would prefer that Turkish troops "remove themselves" from a conflict in the Syrian border town of Afrin, President Donald Trump's homeland security adviser said Thursday. He also appealed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to focus on "longer-term strategic...
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Soldiers guard the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, hours before U.S. President Donald Trump is scheduled to arrive at the forum. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
January 25, 2018 - 6:17 am
DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Philip Hammond, Britain's Treasury chief, says services — particularly finance — have to be part of any post-Brexit deal with the European Union. Speaking at the World Economic Forum...
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