Tribute to 9/11 Workers Takes Shape in Granite Country
A memorial paying homage to thousands of rescue and recovery workers who labored in the ruins of the World Trade Center is taking shape in Vermont, where workers are chipping at and chiseling slabs of granite that will be installed this spring at the national Sept. 11 memorial.
Crushing Defeat for May’s Deal Leaves Brexit Path Unclear
Britain’s Parliament has delivered a crushing verdict on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit divorce deal, rejecting it by 432 votes to 202 — the biggest defeat suffered by a government in modern British political history.
The Rules for Wednesday’s No-Confidence Vote in Parliament
Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May faces a perilous 'no-confidence' vote in Parliament Wednesday after her plan to withdraw from the European Union suffered the biggest defeat for a government in the House of Commons in modern history.
World Economic Forum Warns of Impact of Global Tensions
Tensions in international relations and nationalist politics have the potential to further weigh on the global economy this year, organizers of next week’s gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos warned Wednesday.
Polish Parliament Honors Slain Gdansk Mayor With Prayer
Polish lawmakers have paid respects to the popular mayor of Gdansk, who died after being stabbed by an ex-convict with a grudge.
Sweden Looks Set to End Deadlock, Keep Lofven as Premier
A left-wing party in Sweden says it won’t oppose caretaking Prime Minister Stefan Lofven in attempting to form a center-left government after a four-month deadlock to form a coalition.
Greek Parliament Gears Up for Midnight Confidence Vote
Greek lawmakers are gearing up for a confidence vote in the left-wing government, which lost its parliamentary majority after its coalition partner walked out to protest a deal to normalize relations with neighboring Macedonia.
The Latest: Lavrov: Russia Expects Syrian Govt Gains in East
The Latest on the Russian foreign minister’s annual news conference (all times local):
Israeli Police Probe Suspicious Attempts to Appoint 2 Judges
Israeli police say they are investigating allegations rocking Israel’s legal system involving suspicious attempts to appoint two judges.
EU Court Rules Annuls Regulator Move to Block UPS-TNT Merger
The European Union’s top court says a decision by anti-trust regulators to block a merger between U.S. delivery giant UPS and Dutch firm TNT must be annulled.