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A police officer checks the box for the accused during the trial of Mehdi Nemmouche at the Justice Palace in Brussels, Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019. Mehdi Nemmouche is accused of shooting dead four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium in 2014. (Emmanuel Dunand, Pool Photo via AP)

Suspect in Brussels Jewish Museum Attack Refuses to Testify

BRUSSELS (AP) — A French citizen charged with “terrorist murder” for the slayings of four people at a Jewish museum in Belgium refused to testify at his trial Tuesday, saying he didn’t commit the killings but the court had barred witnesses who could have spoken on his behalf.

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Convicted Terrorist Arrested Over Theft of Brussels Bombing Data

BRUSSELS (AP) – Belgian authorities said Wednesday that they have arrested a man who served jail time on terrorism charges over the theft of a computer hard drive containing autopsy reports about the victims of the suicide bombings in Brussels in 2016.

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May: ‘Robust Discussions’ With EU Leaders in Brexit Negotiations

Speaking after a morning of apparently terse negotiations in Brussels over the future of May’s “worst deal in history” Brexit agreement, the British Prime Minister admitted she’d had “robust discussions” with EU president Jean-Claude Juncker and that “further discussions” were possible.

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Video: Tense Moment as May Confronts Juncker at Brexit Summit

Already one of the last to enter the summit room ahead of Friday’s session, May at one point made a beeline for Juncker and confronted him. Juncker got out of his chair to listen to her comments as May seemed rigid and angry in the tete-a-tete.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (R) greets British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Chancellery in Berlin, on December 11, 2018, prior bilateral talks. - Embattled British Prime Minister Theresa May launched a tour of European capitals on December 11, 2018 in a desperate bid to salvage her Brexit deal, a …

Lawmakers Call on May to Step Down as She Flies to Europe for Brexit Talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May was engaged in a last-ditch attempt to save her besieged Brexit deal Tuesday, meeting with Dutch leader Mark Rutte and Germany’s Angela Merkel after controversially deferring Tuesday’s planned vote in the UK House of Commons to prevent a near-certain defeat.

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Top Eurocrat Verhofstadt Hits Back After Hungary Mocks His Migrant Crisis Denial

Belgian MEP Guy Verhofstadt has said Hungary’s billboard campaign mocking the Eurocrat’s claim there is no migrant crisis reminds him of “the darkest days in European history,” and has called for the EU to speed up mechanisms to punish countries like Hungary and Poland for deviating from “European values.”

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A Brief Guide to Brexit: Where We Are, and How We Got Here

Theresa May’s premiership is teetering on the verge of collapse after she unveiled a draft agreement on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union described as “the worst deal in history” — but what are the sticking points, and how did we get here?