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No Brexit deal could snarl major ports, hitting exports

No Brexit deal could snarl major ports, hitting exports

HOOK OF HOLLAND, Netherlands — Traffic moves quickly and smoothly at the Hook of Holland ferry terminal on the western edge of Europe's biggest port, with hundreds of trucks streaming onto ships regularly setting off for the English port of Harwich.
Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

Koreas, US-led UN Command discuss disarming border area

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — The rival Koreas and the U.S.-led United Nations Command met Tuesday to discuss efforts to disarm a military zone the rivals control within their shared border under a peace agreement between the two countries.
'Dark days' over: Gambia launches truth, reconciliation body

'Dark days' over: Gambia launches truth, reconciliation body

BANJUL, Gambia — Gambia has launched a truth, reconciliation and reparations commission to lay bare abuses committed under the 22-year rule of former leader Yahya Jammeh, with President Adama Barrow declaring the country's "dark days" are over.
Mattis: Trump says defence chief's job is '100 per cent' safe

Mattis: Trump says defence chief's job is '100 per cent' safe

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam — Amid speculation that he may soon be replaced, Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said President Donald Trump told him he supports the retired Marine general "100 per cent .
Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

Paul Allen's passions: Rock n' roll, sports and philanthropy

SEATTLE — Personal computers, conservation, pro football, rock n' roll and rocket ships: Paul G.
Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

Paul Allen, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist, dies

SEATTLE — Paul G. Allen, who co-founded Microsoft with his childhood friend Bill Gates before becoming a billionaire philanthropist, technology investor and owner of several professional sports teams, has died. He was 65.
Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

Deputies search for Wisconsin girl whose parents are dead

BARRON, Wis. — Authorities searched Monday for a 13-year-old girl they believe is in danger after her parents were found dead in their western Wisconsin home.
Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation

Firms cite law in Missouri boat accident, seek mediation

Two companies facing multiple lawsuits over a summer tourist boat accident in Missouri that killed 17 people have invoked an 1851 law that allows vessel owners to try to avoid or limit legal damages as they also seek settlement negotiations with vict
Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

Judge tosses Stormy Daniels' defamation suit against Trump

WASHINGTON — A federal judge dismissed Stormy Daniels' defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump on Monday, saying the president made a "hyperbolic statement" against a political adversary when he tweeted about a composite sketch the porn act
Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage

Sen. Warren: DNA test shows I have Native American heritage

BOSTON — Sen.