EU leader optimistic of breakthrough in Brexit talks

 

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union chief Donald Tusk said Monday he was "encouraged" by last-minute progress in divorce talks with Britain, saying that the sides were within reach of a breakthrough that would clear the way to start discussing future trade relations.

  • Written by By RAF CASERT , Associated Press

Timeline: The saga of Meek Mill and how he ended up in jail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Meek Mill's imprisonment on a probation violation has set off a flurry of legal appeals, criticism of the criminal justice system, newspaper opinion pieces, rallies, billboards and bus ads. A look at how the 30-year-old Philadelphia rapper, whose "Dreams Worth More Than Money" won a Billboard award for top rap album last year, ended up in a Pennsylvania prison roughly a decade after his 2007 arrest:

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  • Written by By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE, Associated Press

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts:

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS