International relations

British Prime Minister Theresa May, right, greets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. EU leaders gathered Thursday for a two-day summit which will center on the Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
December 14, 2018 - 9:06 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says she had a "robust" exchange with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker about his use of the word "nebulous," which was construed by some as targeting the thoughts of the British leader...
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Kosovo president Hashim Thaci, center, flanked by KSF Commander Rrahman Rama as they inspect members of Kosovo Security Force in capital Pristina, Kosovo, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Kosovo lawmakers are set to transform the Kosovo Security Force into a regular army, a move that significantly heightened tension with neighboring Serbia. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
December 14, 2018 - 9:05 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Serbia talked up the possibility of an armed intervention in Kosovo Friday after the parliament in Pristina overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, with Belgrade calling the move the "most direct threat to peace and stability in the region." NATO's chief called...
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A French soldiers patrols as the Christmas market reopens in Strasbourg, eastern France, Friday, Dec.14, 2018. The man authorities believe killed three people during a rampage near a Christmas market in Strasbourg died Thursday in a shootout with police at the end of a two-day manhunt, French authorities said. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
December 14, 2018 - 7:57 am
STRASBOURG, France (AP) — The Latest on France attack aftermath and death of suspect (all times local): 1:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron will head to Strasbourg on Friday evening, one day after the suspect in Tuesday's attack near the city's famous Christmas market was shot dead in a...
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 12, 2018, file photo, the container ship Maersk Emerald is unloaded at the Port of Oakland, Calif. China has announced a 90-day suspension of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
December 14, 2018 - 7:52 am
BEIJING (AP) — China announced a 90-day suspension on Friday of tariff hikes on $126 billion of U.S. cars, trucks and auto parts following its cease-fire in a trade battle with Washington that threatens global economic growth. The suspension is China's first step in response to President Donald...
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Polish teenagers stage a protest in the U.N. climate conference venue on the last days of talks to urge negotiators from almost 200 countries to reach an agreement on ways of keeping global warming in check in Katowice, Poland, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
December 14, 2018 - 7:41 am
KATOWICE, Poland (AP) — The Latest on the U.N. climate meeting (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Costa Rica's environment minister says the trade spat between the United States and China is playing a role at the U.N. climate talks. Carlos Manuel Rodriguez told reporters in Katowice, Poland, on Friday...
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People pass by a NATO-led peacekeeping force KFOR vehicle in front of the main bridge between the southern, ethnic Albanian-dominated and the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Kosovo's parliament overwhelmingly approved the formation of an army, a move that has angered Serbia which says it would threaten peace in the war-scarred region. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
December 14, 2018 - 7:36 am
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on Kosovo's vote to create an army (all times local): 1:30 p.m. The European Union's foreign policy chief has expressed regret over Kosovo's move to form a new army. A statement Friday from Federica Mogherini's office said the EU was in agreement with NATO that...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., joined at left by Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., holds a news conference after the Senate passed a resolution he introduced that would pull assistance from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, a measure to rebuke Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 14, 2018 - 5:19 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In back-to-back votes against Saudi Arabia, the Senate delivered an unusual rebuke of President Donald Trump's response to the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi and signaled new skepticism from Capitol Hill toward the longtime Middle East ally. Although the resolutions are...
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A woman is reflected on the electronic board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. Asian markets tumbled on Friday after China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest economy. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
December 14, 2018 - 4:36 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — European and Asian indexes wobbled on Friday after British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to get assurances for a Brexit divorce deal at an EU summit in Brussels. China reported weaker-than-expected economic data, stirring up worries about the state of the world's second largest...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 14, 2018. European Union leaders have offered Theresa May sympathy but no promises, as the British prime minister seeks a lifeline that could help her sell her Brexit divorce deal to a hostile U.K. Parliament. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, Pool)
December 14, 2018 - 4:04 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Croatia's prime minister says European Union leaders could meet in January for a new Brexit summit once Britain clarifies exactly what help it needs to pass the deal in the U.K. Parliament. Andrej Plenkovic said Friday that "if there is a need we can always convene, but nothing in...
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December 14, 2018 - 3:50 am
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopian military officials on Friday announced they are moving troops away from the border with Eritrea, months after the former rivals made a surprising peace. Relations have "improved tremendously" and the "threat level from the Eritrean side has declined sharply...
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