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Empty Thomas Cook check-in desk in Gatwick Airport, England Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed early Monday after failing to secure emergency funding, leaving tens of thousands of vacationers stranded abroad. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
The Latest: Gambia holds emergency meeting on Thomas CookGambian Tourism Minister Hamat Bah has told The Associated Press the country's government has convened an emergency meeting to deal with the collapse of travel company Thomas Cook
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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, U.S. White House trade adviser Peter Navarro speaks during a television interview at the White House, in Washington, U.S.A.  The U.S. is threatening to pull the United States out of the 145-year-old Universal Postal Union, as Navarro said they opposes options being considered that would maintain the current limits. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Global postal union meets amid Trump threat to pull US outThe effects of President Donald Trump's standoff with China could soon be coming to a post office near you, and higher shipping rates for some packages are the likely outcome
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The Latest: Spain wants EU-wide solution for migrants at seaSpain's interior minister says European countries must find a broad agreement on how to handle migrants travelling across the Mediterranean Sea and not just strike deals that approach the problem in a piecemeal way
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Travelers walk past a section of empty Thomas Cook check-in desks at Gatwick Airport, England, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. Hundreds of thousands of travelers were stranded across the world Monday after British tour company Thomas Cook collapsed, immediately halting almost all its flights and hotel services and laying off all its employees. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
Vacations upended, jobs lost as UK's Thomas Cook collapsesThe 178-year-old British tour operator Thomas Cook has collapsed, stranding hundreds of thousands of tourists around the world
The Associated Press40 minutes ago
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi answers a question at the European Parliament in Brussels, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
European Central Bank chief: governments must help economyThe head of the European Central Bank says the economy in the 19-country eurozone is not showing signs of a rebound and urged governments to help by spending more on top of the central bank's latest package of stimulus measures
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
A look at failed UK tour operator Thomas CookA look at Thomas Cook, the British tour operator that collapsed, costing 21,000 jobs and stranding hundreds of thousands of travelers.
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UK's Labour Party, split on Brexit policy, eyes key votesBritain's opposition Labour Party is expected to hold a series of votes at its party conference Monday to establish an unambiguous policy on whether it favors leaving the European Union
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Convicted Nazi who escaped justice dies in Germany at 96Karl Muenter, a former SS man convicted in France of a wartime massacre but who never served any time for his crimes, has died
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Poland's chief auditor slammed over alleged shady contactsPoland's opposition is calling for the dismissal of the nation's chief auditor following allegations that he let his house to a business offering rooms by the hour
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FILE - In this Aug. 25, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson, left, speak to the media before a working breakfast meeting at the Hotel du Palais on the sidelines of the G-7 summit in Biarritz, France. Johnson says he’ll tell President Donald Trump that the U.K.’s state-funded health service will be off the table in any future trade negotiations, and that the U.S. will have to open its markets to British goods if it wants to make a deal. (Erin Schaff/The New York Times, Pool, File)
The Latest: EU: hard to see Irish border solution with UKThe European Union's chief Brexit negotiator says it is "difficult to see" at present how an agreement can be reached to overcome an impasse over an Irish border arrangement that the new British government wants scrapped
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UK Supreme Court to give its verdict Tuesday on the legality of the prime minister's suspension of ParliamentUK Supreme Court to give its verdict Tuesday on the legality of the prime minister's suspension of Parliament
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French lawyer Xavier Nogueras arrives at the court as eight people are going on trial in relation to a bungled terrorist plot against Notre Dame Cathedral, in Paris, Monday, Sept. 23, 2019. The key suspects are two French women who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. They allegedly tried to explode a vehicle laden with fuel-doused gas canisters in the shadow of the medieval monument in 2016. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
IS women on trial for attempted attack near Notre DameTwo French women who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group have gone on trial for trying to blow up a car near Notre Dame Cathedral in 2016
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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