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EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears

EU-UK trade talks floundering over fish as cutoff day nears

BRUSSELS — With yet another Brexit deadline disappearing in the rearview mirror, a breakthrough on fishing rights remained elusive for the European Union and Britain on Sunday — leaving both without a trade agreement that would dull the cutting edge

Longtime Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Abrahamson dies

MADISON, Wis. — Shirley Abrahamson, the longest-serving Wisconsin Supreme Court justice in state history and the first woman to serve on the high court, has died. She was 87.

Germany brings home 3 women, 12 kids from camps in Syria

BERLIN — Germany has organized the return of three women and 12 children from camps in northeastern Syria for humanitarian reasons, its foreign minister reported Sunday.
Nepal president dissolves Parliament; elections next spring

Nepal president dissolves Parliament; elections next spring

KATHMANDU, Nepal — Nepal’s president dissolved Parliament on Sunday after the prime minister recommended the move amid an escalating feud within his Communist Party that is likely to push the Himalayan nation into a political crisis.
Asia Today: Outbreak grows in Sydney’s beach suburbs

Asia Today: Outbreak grows in Sydney’s beach suburbs

SYDNEY, Australia — The outbreak in Sydney’s northern beach suburbs has grown to 70 cases with an additional 30 in the last 24 hours, and authorities say they may never be able to trace the source.

More students abducted in Nigeria but are quickly rescued

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Gunmen in Nigeria abducted more than 80 Islamic school students in northwestern Katsina state Saturday night, but the pupils were quickly rescued by security forces after a fierce gun battle, police announced Sunday.
Official: Large car bomb kills 9 in Afghan capital

Official: Large car bomb kills 9 in Afghan capital

KABUL — A car bomb blast that rocked Afghanistan's capital Sunday morning killed at least nine people, according to the Afghan Interior Ministry.
Thousands line up for tests amid Thailand virus outbreak

Thousands line up for tests amid Thailand virus outbreak

SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand — Thousands of people lined up for coronavirus tests in a province near Bangkok on Sunday, as Thai authorities scrambled to contain an outbreak of the virus that has infected nearly 700 people.
Dutch ban UK flights, fearing the new coronavirus variant

Dutch ban UK flights, fearing the new coronavirus variant

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Netherlands is banning flights from the U.K. for at least the rest of the year in an attempt to make sure that a new strain of coronavirus that is sweeping across southern England does not reach its shores.
CFP semifinal moved from Rose Bowl to AT&T Stadium in Texas

CFP semifinal moved from Rose Bowl to AT&T Stadium in Texas

The College Football Playoff semifinal scheduled to be played at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena on Jan. 1 is relocating to the Dallas Cowboys' stadium in Texas, a move prompted by California's ban on spectators at sporting events during the pandemic.