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Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

Anti-Brexit marchers flood into London, demand new vote

LONDON — Anti-Brexit protesters flooded into central London by the hundreds of thousands on Saturday, demanding that Britain's Conservative-led government hold a new referendum on whether Britain should leave the European Union.

Cruise ship off Norway issues mayday; begins evacuations

HELSINKI — Police say a cruise ship with engine problems has sent a mayday call off Norway's western coast and is making plans to evacuate its 1,300 passengers and crew.
Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties

Italy, China sign memorandum deepening economic ties

ROME — Italy signed a memorandum of understanding with China on Saturday in support of Beijing's "Belt and Road" initiative, which aims to weave a network of ports, bridges and power plants linking China with Africa, Europe and beyond.
French yellow vests protest in Paris amid tighter security

French yellow vests protest in Paris amid tighter security

PARIS — Thousands of French yellow vest demonstrators were marching through Paris on Saturday as authorities enforced bans on protests in certain areas and displayed enhanced security measures to avoid a repeat of last week's riots in the capital.
In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

In China, Apple's Cook says he's bullish on global economy

BEIJING — Apple CEO Tim Cook said Saturday that he is "extremely bullish" about the global economy based on the amount of innovation underway, and urged China to continue to "open up" amid complaints from the U.S.
Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

Treasury grants further relief on IRS withholding penalties

WASHINGTON — The Treasury Department announced Friday that it is expanding again the relief it grants taxpayers who had too little in income taxes withheld from their paychecks in the first year of a sweeping tax overhaul.
Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

Navajo Nation company ends bid to buy power plant, mine

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — One of the largest coal-fired power plants in the West will close this year as planned after a Navajo Nation company ended its long-shot bid Friday to acquire it.
Army Corps of Engineers grants final permit for PolyMet mine

Army Corps of Engineers grants final permit for PolyMet mine

ST. PAUL, Minn. — PolyMet Mining Corp. has received the final permit it needs to proceed with building Minnesota's first copper-nickel mine, the company and the Army Corps of Engineers announced Friday.
Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

Papa John's scores Shaq to help revive its image

NEW YORK — Papa John's is getting "Shaq-ified." The pizza chain said Friday that basketball Hall of Famer Shaquille O'Neal will be its new pitchman, appearing in TV commercials and promoting Papa John's in other ways.
The Latest: New fire extinguished at Texas chemical plant

The Latest: New fire extinguished at Texas chemical plant

HOUSTON — The Latest on a fire that had been burning at a Texas petrochemical storage facility (all times local): 5:15 p.m. The company that operates a Houston-area chemical plant says a new fire has been extinguished about an hour after it began.