Divorce and separations

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives to meet European Council President Donald Tusk at the European Council headquarters in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
February 10, 2019 - 4:09 am
LONDON (AP) — With Brexit just 47 days away, the British government asked lawmakers on Sunday to give Prime Minister Theresa May more time to rework her divorce deal with the European Union. Communities Secretary James Brokenshire said Parliament would get to pass judgment on May's Brexit plan "no...
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European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, right, shakes hands with British Prime Minister Theresa May before their talks at the European Parliament in Brussels, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
February 07, 2019 - 6:22 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The president of the European Parliament is warning that the EU and Britain are on the verge of an "economic and human catastrophe" if they fail to finalize the Brexit agreement. After talks with British Prime Minister Theresa May,...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Downing Street, London, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. May's Brexit strategy took another blow Sunday when Nissan canceled plans to make its new SUV in northern England amid continued uncertainty over the country's future relations with the European Union. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
February 04, 2019 - 10:15 am
LONDON (AP) — With Brexit just seven weeks away, Britain's ruling Conservative Party was locked in tense negotiations with itself Monday to rework the U.K.'s divorce deal with the European Union — as the EU stood firm in ruling out any renegotiation. Meanwhile, pro-EU and pro-Brexit U.K...
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Pro and Anti Brexit protesters demonstrate outside the Houses of Parliament in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May faces another bruising week in Parliament as lawmakers plan to challenge her minority Conservative government for control of Brexit policy.(AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 31, 2019 - 4:41 am
LONDON (AP) — A key member of Prime Minister Theresa May's government acknowledged Thursday that Britain's exit from the European Union may have to be delayed if negotiations on a divorce deal drag on. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt told the BBC that while it is difficult to know whether...
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EU Commission President Jean Claude Juncker addresses members of European Parliament on Brexit during a plenary session at the European Parliament in Brussels on Wednesday Jan. 30, 2019. Leaders across the European Union offered a united chorus of "No" on Wednesday to Britain's belated bid to negotiate changes to the Brexit divorce deal so Prime Minister Theresa May can win the backing of her Parliament. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
January 30, 2019 - 9:00 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders across the European Union offered a united chorus of "No" on Wednesday to Britain's belated bid to negotiate changes to the Brexit divorce deal so Prime Minister Theresa May can win the backing of her Parliament. In London, May acknowledged that her government hasn't decided...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May reacts as she addresses the house of Commons Parliament during the debate on Britain's Brexit European Union Withdrawal Act, in London, Tuesday Jan. 29, 2019. Seeking to break the parliamentary deadlock on Britain's Brexit from Europe, Theresa May says she plans to seek a change on the divorce deal between Europe and the U.K. (Jessica Taylor/UK Parliament via AP)
January 29, 2019 - 2:13 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday won a few weeks to salvage a Brexit deal but headed toward a clash with the European Union by promising to overhaul the divorce agreement she spent a year and a half negotiating with the bloc. Trying to break the U.K.'s Brexit deadlock,...
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People shelter under umbrellas as they watch the vote in Parliament on their phones in London, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019. Britain's Parliament is set to vote on competing Brexit plans, with Prime Minister Theresa May desperately seeking a mandate from lawmakers to help secure concessions from the European Union. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
January 29, 2019 - 2:09 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's exit from the European Union (all times local): 10:05 p.m. The top Brexit official at the EU Parliament says there is "no majority to reopen or dilute" the withdrawal agreement that British Prime Minister Theresa May wants to renegotiate. Adding to the chorus...
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives at Downing Street, in London, Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. Pro-Brexit British lawmakers were mounting a campaign Monday to rescue May's rejected European Union divorce deal in a parliamentary showdown this week. (Jonathan Brady/PA via AP)
January 28, 2019 - 10:21 am
LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit British lawmakers were mounting a campaign Monday to rescue Prime Minister Theresa May's rejected European Union divorce deal in a parliamentary showdown, as major retailers warned the U.K. could face food shortages if it leaves the bloc without an agreement. Lawmakers...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website NerdWallet.com. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
January 28, 2019 - 4:12 am
If you're getting a divorce , it pays to keep quiet on social media, says New York divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman. Trashing a soon-to-be ex or boasting about your great new life can complicate divorce negotiations. One client's husband, for example, insisted he couldn't afford a proposed...
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FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, Vice President Joe Biden administers the Senate oath to Sen. Joni Ernst R-Iowa, with her husband Gail Ernst and daughter Elizabeth, during a ceremonial re-enactment swearing-in ceremony in the Old Senate Chamber of Capitol Hill in Washington. Ernst says she turned down Donald Trump's request to run as his vice president in 2016 because of family concerns. Ernst made the claim in an affidavit in a divorce proceeding in October that was first reported by CityView, a Des Moines weekly newspaper. The filing was unsealed earlier this month after Ernst and her former husband of 25 years, Gail Ernst, settled their previously contentious divorce. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
January 24, 2019 - 9:36 am
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sen. Joni Ernst says in an interview that she was raped by a boyfriend while she was a student at Iowa State University but didn't report the assault. In an interview with Bloomberg posted online Wednesday night, Ernst disclosed the attack. She also clarified her discussions...
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