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A police officer stands guard outside the Prime Minister's residence of 10 Downing Street in London, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Boris Johnson will replace Theresa May as Britain's Prime Minister later Wednesday, following her resignation last month after Parliament repeatedly rejected the Brexit withdrawal agreement she struck with the European Union. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Boris Johnson to take office, aiming to win over doubtersBoris Johnson was due to enter 10 Downing St. as Britain's new prime minister on Wednesday, vowing to lead the U.K. out of the European Union, and unite a country deeply divided over Brexit
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE  - In this Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018 file photo, Ola Kallenius, member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG. Group Research & Mercedes-Benz Cars Development, speaks to the media during a media preview at the Auto show in Paris. Daimler AG, the maker of Mercedes-Benz luxury cars, says it lost 1.2 billion euros ($1.3 billion) in the second quarter as the company booked 4.2 billion euros in one-time charges for troubles with diesel vehicles and air bag recalls. The quarterly loss reported Wednesday was the company's first since 2009 and a bumpy start for new CEO Ola Kallenius, who took over from Dieter Zetsche on May 22 and since then has had to issue two profit warnings. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Automaker Daimler loses $1.3 billion on diesel, air bag woesDaimler AG, maker of Mercedes-Benz cars, says it lost $1.3 billion in the second quarter on one-time charges for troubles with diesel cars and air bag recalls
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Former Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj arrives for a Kosovo tribunal, at the Hague, Netherlands,  Wednesday, July 24, 2019. Haradinaj will be questioned by a special court investigating alleged war crimes by members of the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army two decades ago. (AP Photo/Michael Corder)
Former Kosovo PM Haradinaj questioned at war crimes courtKosovo's former prime minister has arrived for questioning at a special court investigating alleged war crimes by separatist fighters of the Kosovo Liberation Army two decades ago
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
EU braces for Boris Johnson as UK leader _ and BrexitThe European Union is bracing for Boris Johnson's tenure as British prime minister as he must withdraw the country from the bloc
The Associated Press36 minutes ago
FILE - In this Monday, July, 8, 2019 file photo, a Deutsche Bank sign is seen on the outside of their building in London. Deutsche Bank releases second-quarter earnings on Wednesday, July 24. (AP Photo/Natasha Livingstone, file)
Restructuring Deutsche Bank posts $3.45 billion lossDeutsche Bank says it lost $3.45 billion in the second quarter as the bank booked heavy charges for its sweeping restructuring that will drop 18,000 jobs
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
Prominent Russian opposition figure Navalny arrestedAlexei Navalny, Russia's most prominent opposition figure, has been detained by police and his lawyer says he has been charged with unlawfully organizing a public gathering
The Associated Press51 minutes ago
Accident in Turkey injures 25 tourists; most from PolandTurkey's state-run news agency says a tour bus carrying tourists from Poland, Russia and Norway veered off a road near the Mediterranean coast and rolled over, injuring at least 25 people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Germany charges suspect over 2005 killing of Sri Lanka FMGerman prosecutors have charged a suspected member of the Tamil Tigers with being an accessory to murder in the 2005 assassination of Sri Lanka's foreign minister
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Iran's government spokesman Ali Rabiei speaks in his regular news briefing, Monday, July 22, 2019. Ali Rabiei said that there are diplomatic solutions to the current crisis, but he also defended Iran's actions, three days after Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker called Stena Impero, and two weeks after the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by Gibraltar, a British overseas territory off the southern coast of Spain. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
France stresses need for Iran to respect nuclear accordFrench authorities in a meeting with an Iranian envoy stressed the need for Tehran to quickly respect the 2015 nuclear accord it has breached and "make the needed gestures" to deescalate Gulf tensions
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A child jumps next to a pro Europe street art painting in the European quarter in Brussels, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Brexit champion Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Latest: New Zealand set to talk free trade with JohnsonNew Zealand says it's ready to begin negotiating a free-trade agreement with Britain when Britain is ready
The Associated Press7 hours ago
People place candles and flowers into the sea in Mati near Athens, on Tuesday, July 23, 2919, in the memory of the victims of a fire at a beach. A year ago Tuesday, a wildfire gutted the nearby resort of Mati and other seaside areas, destroying more than a thousand homes and killed over 100 people. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
In Greece, floating candles mark anniversary of deadly fireResidents of a small coastal resort gutted by a deadly wildfire one year ago held a candlelight memorial on the beach late Tuesday in memory of the 102 people killed by the blaze near Athens
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Anti-Brexit protestors in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Brexit champion Boris Johnson was announced Tuesday as winner in the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party, and to become the country’s next prime minister. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Boris Johnson chosen as new UK leader, now faces Brexit testBoris Johnson has been chosen as Britain's next prime minister, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a divided country
The Associated Press10 hours ago
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