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London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

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LONDON (AP) — The British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips...

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It's not EU, it's me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

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LONDON (AP) — Britain filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, with fond words and promises of friendship that could not disguise the historic nature of the schism — or the years of argument and hard-nosed bargaining ahead as the U.K. leaves the embrace of the bloc for an uncertain...


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The clock starts ticking on Brexit

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - The end came not with a bang but a letter. Over six crisp and unsentimental pages, Britain said goodbye to the European Union on Wednesday, spelling out its hopes, wishes, threats and demands for divorce talks that will strain alliances, roil economies and...


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France retools anti-extremism efforts after public failures

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LENS, France (AP) — France’s efforts to combat homegrown terrorism are in turmoil: A group home intended to turn young people away from Islamic extremism sits empty. Plans to segregate prison inmates suspected of jihadi sympathies have been abandoned. And the head of a program to prevent...


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The Latest: May says EU's bill for Brexit hasn't come due

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LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 7:15 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain has not received a multi-billion dollar exit bill from the European Union. EU officials have said Britain will have to pay as much as 50 billion euros ($63 billion) before it leaves to...


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Macron backed by Valls, leaving French Socialists in crisis

(c) 2017, Bloomberg. Emmanuel Macron solidified his position as the front-runner in the French presidential election, picking up a key endorsement as rival Francois Fillon’s legal woes continued. Former Prime Minister Manuel Valls said he will vote for Macron in the first round of the presidential...


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An Indonesian man disappeared. Villagers found his body inside a 23-foot-long

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. The gruesome discovery unfolded inch by inch, as the villagers on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi gathered around a misshapen python and began to slice it open. First appeared the bottom of one boot. Then a pair of legs. In a widely shared nearly six-minute video...


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What we learned the day May triggered Article 50


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In a message to Trump, Arab leaders renew calls for a Palestinian state

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. SWEIMEH, Jordan - Arab leaders reaffirmed their support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Wednesday at their annual meeting, a move seen as a unified message to President Donald Trump ahead of visits to Washington by three Arab leaders...


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The clock starts ticking on Brexit

(c) 2017, The Washington Post. LONDON - A little over nine months after British voters chose to withdraw from the European Union, Britain took a decisive - and likely irreversible - step Wednesday toward ending a partnership that has bound the country to the continent for nearly half a century....


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Afghan generals face charges in crackdown on military corruption

Special To The Washington Post. KABUL - Facing international criticism for military corruption and domestic anger over a deadly insurgent attack on a military hospital here, Afghan defense officials this week announced that 1,394 army personnel, including several generals, have been fired in...


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