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Britain's permanent representative to the European Union Tim Barrow, left, hand delivers British Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit letter in notice of the UK's intention to leave the bloc under Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon Treaty to EU Council President Donald Tusk, in Brussels, Belgium, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. Barrow hand-delivered the letter signed by Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May that will formally trigger the beginning of Britain's exit from the European Union. [Yves Herman | Pool Photo via AP]

It's over: Britain files for divorce from the European Union (w/video)

LONDON — The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbors, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world. Britain's …

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Brandon woman charged with threatening Sandy Hook parent a no-show for court hearing

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Georgia family sues state over right to name give their daughter the surname Allah

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  1. North Carolina lawmakers say they've agreed on transgender bathroom bill repeal

    Nation

    Lawmakers in North Carolina announced late Wednesday night that they had reached an agreement to repeal a costly and highly-criticized law that restricts which public restrooms transgender people can use.

    A sign hangs outside a restroom at 21c Museum Hotel in Durham, N.C. Lawmakers in North Carolina announced March 30, 2017,  that they had reached an agreement to repeal a costly and highly-criticized law that restricts which public restrooms transgender people can use. [Associated Press]
  2. 13 killed, 2 hurt when church bus and truck crash in Texas

    Nation

    A small shuttle bus carrying Texas church members home from a retreat collided head-on with a pickup truck, killing 13 people and injuring two others Wednesday on a two-lane highway in southwestern Texas, officials said.

  3. Judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump's travel ban

    National

    HONOLULU — A federal judge in Hawaii decided Wednesday to extend his order blocking President Donald Trump's travel ban, preventing the government from suspending new visas for people from six Muslim-majority countries and halting the U.S. refugee program.

    Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin speaks outside federal court in Honolulu on Wednesday. [Associated Press]
  4. N.C. lawmakers, governor reach deal to end 'bathroom bill' standoff

    Nation

    RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republican lawmakers and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper said late Wednesday that they have agreed on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill" through a replacement measure that still restricts LGBT nondiscrimination protections.

    Republican leaders Rep. Tim Moore, left, and Sen. Phil Berger, shown Tuesday, said Wednesday night that they have an agreement with Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on legislation to resolve a standoff over the state's "bathroom bill." [Associated Press]
  5. Florida student suspended for treatment of Muslim professor

    College

    WINTER PARK — A student at Rollins College in Florida has been suspended temporarily for his treatment of his Muslim professor. The Christian student says he is the victim of religious discrimination.