Government and politics

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, left, arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. European Union leaders are gathering in Brussels and are set to move Brexit talks into a new phase as pressure mounts on Prime Minister Theresa May over her plans to take Britain out of the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
December 15, 2017 - 7:33 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union's executive Commission will likely decide next week to trigger an unprecedented procedure against Poland that could move the country closer to losing its voting rights in the EU, a top official said Friday. The step has been discussed in reaction to new Polish...
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December 15, 2017 - 12:07 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The minefield that co-workers and companies navigate when it comes to love at work has gotten even more complex following the recent flood of sexual misconduct allegations roiling Hollywood, politics and the media. Office relationships that might have flown under the radar —...
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December 14, 2017 - 11:52 pm
LIMA, Peru (AP) — The Latest on Peru's political crisis (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Peru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski is vowing to fight on amid calls for his resignation over decade-old payments his consulting business received from a Brazilian firm at the heart of Latin America's biggest...
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December 14, 2017 - 11:22 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Police officers in Connecticut shot three carjacking suspects Thursday night, killing one, authorities said. New Britain Police Chief James Wardwell said officers tried to stop a vehicle that they believe was involved in a series of armed carjackings in the city and...
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December 14, 2017 - 11:19 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut say officers have shot three carjacking suspects, killing one. New Britain police say officers tried to stop a vehicle Thursday night that they believe was involved in a series of armed carjackings in the city and surrounding areas over at least the...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2017 file photo, people fly into the air as a vehicle is driven into a group of protesters demonstrating against a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va. James Alex Fields Jr., the man accused of driving into the crowd demonstrating against a white nationalist protest, killing one person and injuring many more, has a preliminary court hearing Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress via AP, File)
December 14, 2017 - 10:57 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him. Prosecutors...
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A woman walks past an electronic stock board showing the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong, Friday, Dec. 15, 2017. Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as uncertainty over a sweeping U.S. tax revamp outweighed an optimistic Japanese economic survey. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
December 14, 2017 - 9:53 pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as uncertainty about the progress of a sweeping U.S. tax revamp outweighed an optimistic Japanese economic survey. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 index fell 0.9 percent to 22,498.85 while South Korea's Kospi climbed 0.4...
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Torrey Holistics employees, Matt Sullivan, left, and Taron McElroy, arrange jars of cannabis in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. On Thursday, California issued its first batch of business licenses for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin to adults in January. The first license for recreational retail sales went to Torrey Holistics in San Diego. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
December 14, 2017 - 9:47 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Thursday issued its first batch of business licenses for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January. The first temporary license was awarded to Pure CA, which does business as Moxie brand products, a company known...
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Torrey Holistics employees, Matt Sullivan, left, and Taron McElroy, arrange jars of cannabis in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. On Thursday, California issued its first batch of business licenses for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin to adults in January. The first license for recreational retail sales went to Torrey Holistics in San Diego. (AP Photo/Julie Watson)
December 14, 2017 - 9:29 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California on Thursday issued its first batch of business licenses for the state's upcoming legal marijuana market, setting the stage for sales to begin in January. The first temporary license was awarded to Pure CA, which does business as Moxie brand products, a company known...
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This photo provided by the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail shows James Alex Fields Jr., who was charged with second-degree murder and other counts after authorities say he rammed his car into a crowd of protesters Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Charlottesville, Va., where a white supremacist rally took place. Fields has a preliminary court hearing in Charlottesville on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. (Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP)
December 14, 2017 - 8:58 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville faces a new charge of first-degree murder after a court hearing Thursday in which prosecutors presented surveillance video and other evidence against him. Prosecutors...
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