Britain's opposition Labour Party is calling for an "open and frank debate" on the government's stalled Brexit plan and an increased role for Parliament in managing Britain's departure from the European Union but still won't meet with Prime Minister Theresa May.
Britain's Parliament is crumbling — shored up by scaffolding, patched by endless repairs. And after a week of upheaval over Brexit in the House of Commons and angry exchanges on the streets outside, Britain's democratic system is looking a bit shaky, too.
Michael R. Blood and Bill Barrow, Associated Press | PostedJan 19th - 12:14am
A Los Angeles teachers' strike that sent thousands of shouting educators into downtown streets, paralyzing traffic during a rainstorm and leaving a half-million students in uncertainty, isn't the kind of publicity Mayor Eric Garcetti needed for his potential presidential campaign.
Mari Yamaguchi and Elaine Kurtenbach, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 9:43pm
Representatives from a Pacific Rim trade bloc geared up to roll out and expand the market-opening initiative as they met Saturday in Tokyo, reaffirming their commitment to open and free trade and inviting new membership.
Matt Volz, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 6:50pm
A judge has ordered the publisher of a neo-Nazi website to reveal his net worth and identify any phone numbers, email addresses, social media accounts and technology he used when he called for his readers to unleash a "troll storm" on a Montana woman.
Arizona has become the only state in the country where members of federally recognized tribes are exempt from work or volunteer requirements for Medicaid benefits, while 120,000 state residents risk losing health coverage if they don't comply.
Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 6:30pm
The United Nations is seeking to hold a conference in l.ibya in the coming weeks to agree on a national agenda to rebuild the fractured north African nation and spell out the path to elections, the U.N. envoy said Friday.
Kevin McGill, Associated Press | PostedJan 18th - 4:24pm
A divided federal appeals court has refused to reconsider a decision upholding Louisiana's law requiring that abortion providers have admitting privileges at nearby hospitals, despite a dissenting judge's insistence that the decision is in "clear conflict" with a Supreme Court decision striking down a similar Texas law.