EU leader Tusk won't run for presidency in native Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European Union leader Donald Tusk says that he won't run to be the president of his native Poland, saying he carries too much "baggage" from his time as prime minister. ...

Brexit ballot: UK lawmakers back December 12 election

LONDON (AP) — Britons will be heading out to vote in the dark days of December after the House of Commons on Tuesday backed an early national vote that could break the country's political im...

EU delays Brexit to Jan. 31; Johnson election bid fails

LONDON (AP) — Britain got Brexit breathing space but no clarity on Monday when the European Union granted a three-month delay to the U.K.'s departure from the bloc, postponing it until Jan. ...

UK prime minister mulls early election over Brexit impasse

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson appeared to be pushing Wednesday for an early general election after Parliament blocked a fast-track plan to approve his Brexit deal before Britain’s schedul...

US stocks hang close to records after mixed profit reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock indexes held close to their record highs following a mixed set of earnings reports Wednesday, where some big companies topped Wall Street's expectations and others warned th...

What's next after Johnson's goal of Brexit on Oct. 31 fades?

LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson's goal of taking Britain out of the European Union on Oct. 31 looks to have bitten the dust after lawmakers blocked his attempt to fast-track a Brexit bill t...

The Latest: Lawmaker urges EU to give UK a Brexit extension

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 11:55 a.m. European Parliament President David Sassoli says Eur...

Asian stocks follow Wall Street lower after mixed earnings

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets followed Wall Street lower Wednesday after major companies reported mixed earnings and an EU leader said he would recommend the trade bloc let Britain to delay its d...

European Council President Donald Tusk says he will recommend that the EU grant Britain's request for Brexit delay

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Council President Donald Tusk says he will recommend that the EU grant Britain's request for Brexit delay.

EU deciding on Brexit extension 'in coming days'

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 9 a.m. European Council President Donald Tusk says European Union leaders "wil...

The Latest: EU deciding on Brexit extension 'in coming days'

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union (all times local): 9 a.m. European Council President Donald Tusk says European Uni...

UK's Johnson asks for a Brexit delay that he doesn't want

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is pressing ahead to try to win parliamentary backing for his new Brexit deal even as the European Union considers his grudging request to extend the...

Boris Johnson gets EU Brexit deal; next hurdle is Parliament

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's career of disdain for the European Union was a thing of the past on Thursday as he and the bloc's leaders celebrated their long-sou...

Polish couple sentenced for sprawling pyramid scheme

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The two founders of a pyramid scheme in Poland have been sentenced to years in prison for cheating thousands of people out of their savings in one of the nation's biggest financi...

A crunch Brexit week looms with drama in London and Brussels

LONDON (AP) — The next seven days look set to be one of the most tumultuous weeks in more than three years of Brexit drama. Get ready for nail-biting diplomacy and high-stakes politics — with a dash o...