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President Donald Trump arrives at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, as he returns from Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spendingA former Danish prime minister has lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump for his tweet about military spending, saying military willingness is not just about the amount of money spent
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
German, Dutch governments meet to discuss climate changeGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel and key Cabinet ministers are meeting their Dutch counterparts to discuss ways of tackling climate change together
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before departing on Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, in Washington. Trump is headed to Kentucky. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Greenland fallout: Trump scolds Denmark over rejectionPresident Donald Trump scolds Denmark over prime minister's rejection of his idea to buy Greenland
The Associated Press11 hours ago
What makes Greenland so appealing that Trump would want it?A look at what makes Greenland so appealing that the US president would want to buy it
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FILE - This June 22, 2019, file photo shows the European Central Bank during sunset in Frankfurt, Germany. One big reason for falling yields is purchases by central banks. The European Central Bank bought 2.6 billion euros in government and corporate bonds as part of a stimulus program that ended in December. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
Economic twilight zone: Bonds that charge you for lendingA sign of economic pessimism: Bonds that charge you for lending money
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE -  In this Monday, March 19, 2018 file photo, Prime Minister of Iceland Katrin Jakobsdottir attends a press statement in Berlin, Germany. Iceland's leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep "prior commitments" by attending a trade union conference in Sweden. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir says on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019 planned for months to give the keynote speech for the Council of Nordic Trade Unions' annual meeting in Malmo, Sweden on Sept. 3, the day before Pence's arrival. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, file)
Iceland's leader won't be around to welcome PenceIceland's leader has announced that she will skip U.S. Vice President Mike Pence's visit to her Nordic nation, opting instead to keep "prior commitments" by attending a trade union conference in Sweden
The Associated Press12 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Germany's Merkel dangles possibility of negotiated BrexitGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel raised the possibility that a negotiated departure of Britain from the European Union might still be possible even as the clock is ticking on a deal that would satisfy both sides
The Associated Press13 hours ago
President of the Republic of Finland Sauli Niinisto, right, and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a news conference at the President's official residence Mantyniemi in Helsinki, Finland, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
Putin says US missile test raises new threats to RussiaRussian President Vladimir Putin says the test of a new U.S. missile banned under the now-defunct arms treaty has raised new threats to Russia and will warrant a response
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Venezuelan Vice President Delcy Rodriguez, left, speaks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during their meeting in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday Aug. 21 2019. Delcy Rodriguez is on a working visit to Moscow. (Maxim Shipenkov/Pool Photo via AP)
Venezuelan vice-president in Moscow to discuss stronger tiesRussia's foreign minister has held talks with visiting Venezuelan vice president on ways to expand economic, military and other ties
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Ryanair wins 1, loses 1, in court cases to stop strikesRyanair pilots based in the U.K. have authorized a series of August and September strikes in a dispute with the budget carrier over pay and benefits
The Associated Press15 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomes Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson with military honors for a meeting at the Chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
The Latest: Farm chief warns UK that EU will not be dividedThe European Union's agriculture chief says if British Prime Minister Boris Johnson lets the UK crash out of the EU without a deal on Oct. 31 it will create a "foul atmosphere" that will spill over into any negotiations on a future trade deal
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Democratic Party secretary Nicola Zingaretti talks to reporters in Rome, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. Italy could see elections as early as this fall after Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned amid the collapse of the 14-month-old populist government. Matteo Salvini's right-wing League party sought a no-confidence vote against Conte earlier this month, a stunningly bold move for the government's junior coalition partner. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Democrats seek to ward off early vote and SalviniLawmakers in Italy's largest opposition party, the center-left Democrats, huddled to see if they could gather enough support in parliament for a durable government and avoid an early election
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday April 3, 2019 file photo, Czech President Milos Zeman addresses the media at the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria. The Czech president has agreed to appoint a newly proposed candidate for a Cabinet minister, defusing a dispute that could cause the government to fall. Zeman is ready to appoint former foreign minister Lubomir Zaoralek, the country’s new culture minister, Zeman’s spokesman says on Wednesdsay, Aug. 21. Zeman rejected since May the original candidate proposed by the junior coalition party, the Social Democrats. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber, file)
Former Czech foreign minister to become new culture ministerThe Czech president has agreed to appoint a new candidate for a Cabinet minister, defusing a dispute that could have caused the government to fall
The Associated Press16 hours ago
The Open Arms rescue ship is docked at the Sicilian port of Porto Empedocle, southern Italy, Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019. An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the evacuation of more than 80 migrants that were aboard, capping a drama Tuesday that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel and Spain dispatch a naval ship to try to resolve the crisis. (Concetta Rizzo/ANSA via AP)
The Latest: Albania rescues 36 Afghans in AegeanAlbania's Defense Ministry says its ship in the Aegean Sea has rescued 36 Afghans trying to cross into Greece
The Associated Press16 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel suggests Irish 'backstop' hurdle may be resolved before Brexit deadlineGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel suggests Irish 'backstop' hurdle may be resolved before Brexit deadline
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