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February 20, 2018 10:44 AM David Davis says UK won't slash standards after Brexit

LONDON – Britain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy. Brexit Secretary David Davis said Tuesday in Vienna that Brexit won't lead to "an Anglo-Saxon race to the bottom, with Britain plunged into a 'Mad Max'-style 56

February 20, 2018 4:39 AM European Diplomats Seek to Curb Iran Actions in Yemen, Syria

Talks aim to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to preserve Iran nuclear deal MUNICH—European officials are intensifying their efforts to save the Iranian nuclear deal, opening a new channel to press Tehran to curtail its military involvement in neighboring conflicts just as tensions spiral throughout the Middle East. European diplomats sat down with a senior 53

February 19, 2018 1:01 PM France says committed to Iran deal, will keep talking to European, U.S allies

PARIS (Reuters) - France reaffirmed its commitment to the Iran nuclear deal on Monday, saying it wanted it to be strictly implemented and was continuing talks with its European and U.S. partners on the program. The foreign ministry said France was concerned about Iran’s ballistic missile program and its activities in the region, mentioning its support 48

February 19, 2018 7:55 AM Alpine skiing: Vonn joins other top names in shunning team event

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The Alpine skiing team event looks like lacking in star quality when it makes its Olympic debut in Pyeongchang this week after Lindsey Vonn became the latest high-profile athlete to say she probably won’t be taking part. The inaugural team event is scheduled for Saturday as the climax to the program and will bring 58

February 17, 2018 8:36 PM European Diplomats Aim to Curb Iran Actions, Save Nuclear Deal

Talks intended to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to preserve the Iran nuclear deal MUNICH—European diplomats met with a senior Iranian official Saturday in a bid to curtail Iran’s regional muscle-flexing and meet a key Trump administration demand. The push by the European diplomats to check Iranian meddling in Yemen, Syria and other parts of the Middle 47

February 17, 2018 4:28 PM NATO Pushes EU to Work With Allies for Security

Bloc can’t ensure regional safety on its own, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Treaty warns MUNICH—Amid the biggest revamp of European defense in years, NATO is pushing the European Union to work closely with non-EU allies as the U.K. maneuvers to maintain its leverage in the region’s security after it exits the bloc. The push came to a head at the Munich 46

February 17, 2018 9:59 AM Roma beat Udinse to jump Inter into third place in Serie A

Roma gave themselves a boost in the battle for Serie A's European places by winning 2-0 at Udinese on Saturday. The game was goalless for 70 minutes before rising Turkish star Cengiz Under scored his fourth goal in three games with a ferocious left-footed drive from outside the box. Diego Perotti made the game safe in the last minute, tucking away from Radja 47

February 16, 2018 3:51 PM EU sees realistic chances for Western Balkan nations to join

SOFIA, Bulgaria – The European Union's foreign policy chief says that all countries in the Western Balkans have realistic chances of joining the world's largest trading club by 2025. Federica Mogherini said at a briefing in Sofia that a recently adopted EU strategy addresses the entire region and "does not create different boxes or categories" among 45

February 16, 2018 10:26 AM Renault reports record profit and sales, strengthening Ghosn

French carmaker Renault says it had record profit and sales last year, boosting its shares and CEO Carlos Ghosn's bid to keep his job. Renault's board cited the company's "exceptional results" in recommending that shareholders extend Ghosn's reign after his mandate expires in June. Ghosn has been the face and driving force for the alliance among Renault 69

February 15, 2018 9:01 PM VA Secretary Says He’ll Reimburse U.S. for Disputed European Travel Costs

David Shulkin said the trip was essential and that he won’t be stepping down WASHINGTON—Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin said Thursday he would reimburse the U.S. government for costs associated with a trip to Europe that was the subject of a critical internal-watchdog report, and added that he wouldn’t resign. Dr. Shulkin told reporters that he would 48