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APTOPIX Britain Brexit Election Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson returns to 10 Downing Street after meeting with Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, London, on Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party has won a solid majority of seats in Britain's Parliament â€

Johnson claims Brexit mandate with new conservative majority

LONDON -- Boris Johnson's gamble on early elections paid off as voters gave the UK prime minister a commanding majority to take the country...

December 13, 2019 2:00 pm

Britain Brexit Election Associated Press
Britain's Prime Minister  Boris Johnson holds his dog Dilyn as he leaves after voting in the general election at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London, on Thursday. Johnson's Conservative Party appears poised to stay in power after the polls closed. (Frank AugsteinSTF)

Conservatives poised to retain power in Britain

LONDON – Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party is likely to win a solid majority of seats in Parliament, an exit poll...

December 13, 2019 1:00 am

New Zealand recovers 6 bodies

WHAKATANE, New Zealand – Military specialists early today recovered six bodies from a small island near New Zealand days after an...

December 13, 2019 1:00 am

China US Trade Associated Press
Stacked containers wait to be loaded on to trucks at the Port of Oakland in Oakland, Calif., in July. A deal is emerging that could de-escalate the U.S.-China trade war. (Ben MargotSTF)

Trade deal with China near

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a modest trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that...

December 13, 2019 1:00 am

Britain Brexit Election Associated Press: A presiding officer and a clerk stand with heaters to keep warm inside their polling station at Ace Launderette in Oxford, England, on Thursday.

UK election exit poll suggests Conservatives majority

LONDON -- An exit poll in Britain's election projects that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party likely will win a majority of...

December 12, 2019 5:30 pm