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EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 10:22am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 11:00am

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders vowed Saturday to stand shoulder-to-shoulder behind their negotiating team during the divorce proceedings with Britain and warned that demands...

US probes GM headlight failures, may add vehicles to recall

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:49am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

DETROIT — The U.S. government is investigating whether General Motors should add about 312,000 vehicles to a 2015 recall for headlights that can suddenly go dark.

The...

Russian rallies urge Putin not to run again; dozens arrested

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:47am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

MOSCOW — Under the slogan "I'm fed up," demonstrators urging Vladimir Putin not to run for a fourth term rallied in cities across Russia on Saturday. Dozens were arrested in St...

Winter lingered in northern New England, and so will the mud

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:46am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:15am

NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine — Spring is in the air. But mud is on the ground, and will be for a while.

Mud season is an annual mucky rite of passage in the lives of northern...

Hungary still defiant on US university after Brussels summit

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:45am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

BUDAPEST, Hungary — The Hungarian government remained defiant Saturday over the possible closure of Budapest-based Central European University, founded by billionaire George...

Tom Hanks turns fanboy in breezy chat with Bruce Springsteen

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 8:45am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 9:30am

NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen and Tom Hanks paid tribute Friday night to the late director Jonathan Demme, the man who brought them together on his film "Philadelphia," which...

Thai family mourns girl killed in video streamed on Facebook

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 7:11am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 7:45am

PHUKET, Thailand — The funeral was held Saturday for an 11-month-old Thai girl who was killed by her father in a video broadcast live on Facebook before he then hanged himself...

High rent may doom Catholic chapel that survived 9-11

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 7:10am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 7:45am

NEW YORK — Parishioners at a New York City chapel that sheltered 9-11 first responders are praying for a miracle to save it from falling victim itself to the prosperity of its...

Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 5:28am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 7:45am

CAIRO — Military helicopters flew overhead and police fanned out in force Saturday as Pope Francis celebrated an open-air Mass for Egypt's tiny Catholic community on the final...

Security scare briefly halts flights to, from Berlin airport

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 4:59am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 5:30am

BERLIN — Flights to and from Berlin's Tegel airport were briefly suspended Saturday after police cleared a terminal to investigate a suspicious suitcase.

The airport...

Experts: Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

By The Canadian Press April 29, 2017 - 1:21am Updated: April 29, 2017 - 1:45am

President Donald Trump's executive order seeking to find new ocean expanses in the Atlantic and the Arctic for offshore drilling isn't likely to reach its goals anytime soon,...

N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

By The Canadian Press April 28, 2017 - 9:25pm Updated: April 28, 2017 - 10:00pm

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-...

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