UK Labour leader Corbyn: I'm sorry for election defeat

LONDON (AP) — Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn apologized Sunday for this party's crushing defeat in the British general election but defended his campaign, which failed to resonate with the party’s ...

Boris Johnson heads north to celebrate crushing election win

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was heading to northern England on Saturday to meet newly elected Conservative Party lawmakers in the working class heartland that turned its back on...

Johnson's win may deliver Brexit but could risk UK's breakup

LONDON (AP) — Leaving the European Union is not the only split British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has to worry about. Johnson’s commanding election victory this week may let him fulfi...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

LONDON (AP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Friday to heal Britain’s divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early elections rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliame...

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___ Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $1...

After UK election, Trump sees 'harbinger' of things to come

WASHINGTON (AP) — After a tumultuous tenure in office, a controversial candidate expanded his grip on power, surpassing a weak opponent and drawing support from unlikely pockets of voters. ...

Battle ahead: Scotland party leader vows independence push

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has won the majority he needs to push through Brexit, but he faces another big challenge from Scotland, where the independence-minded Scottish National Party...

US stocks open lower as traders await clarity on trade deal

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly lower on Wall Street as traders wait for clarity on where things stand on trade talks between with China. Markets had been headed for a higher open but turn...

Key takeaways from Boris Johnson's sweeping election victory

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson has led his Conservative Party to a landslide victory in Britain’s election that was dominated by Brexit. Here are five takeaways from the British election: ...

10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. BREXIT CLOSER AFTER TORY MAJORITY IN ELECTION Prime Minister Boris Johnson’...

UK vote eases corrosive uncertainty hurting businesses

LONDON (AP) — The British election result is a boost to the economy and financial markets in the short term as it will ease some of the uncertainty over Brexit that has hobbled business confidence d...

Corbyn calamity: Labour Party implodes, will seek new leader

LONDON (AP) — LONDON — The Labour Party’s crushing defeat at the hands of turned-off voters will bring the left-wing party a new leader — ending Jeremy Corbyn’s unsuccessful reign —...

EU leaders meet on Brexit as UK election indicates a way out

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders are gathering Friday to discuss Britain’s departure from the bloc amid some relief that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured a parliamentary majority that wi...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says getting Brexit done is now the decision of the British people

LONDON (AP) — UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson says getting Brexit done is now the decision of the British people.

UK's Johnson claims Brexit mandate as Tories secure majority

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johns...