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UK's Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

UK's Theresa May faces pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May faces growing pressure from within her own party either to resign or to set a date for stepping down as a way to build support for her Brexit agreement with the European Union, British media reported Sunday.
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

HELSINKI — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high wi
French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

French yellow vest protests in Paris avoid last week's riots

PARIS — Scattered yellow vest protesters clashed with French police firing tear gas Saturday after a peaceful march through Paris, but tougher security measures and protest bans in high-risk neighbourhoods prevented the kind of rioting that devastate
Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have been adequate, in light of the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.
Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

LONDON — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.
Reel-y? New beer can double as motion picture film developer

Reel-y? New beer can double as motion picture film developer

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Kodak says a new beer hitting the market can be used to develop its Super 8 movie film.
Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties

Italy, China sign accord deepening economic ties

ROME — Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China on Saturday supporting Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.
In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S.
Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income taxes withheld from their paychecks in the first year of a sweeping tax overhaul.
Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it.