Divorce and separations

A Scottsdale Police Department officer blocks off traffic as police surround a local hotel where a suspect wanted in several killings was staying Monday, June 4, 2018, in Scottsdale, Ariz. According to police, the suspect killed himself as police closed in on the hotel. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
June 04, 2018 - 7:00 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — As police closed in, a man suspected of gunning down four people last week shot himself to death Monday, and authorities said they have linked him to two other slayings beyond those of a prominent psychiatrist, two paralegals and a marriage-and-divorce counselor. The first...
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April 25, 2018 - 9:17 am
EDGERTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City suburb is pressuring the owner of a cut-in-half car adorned with a sign reading, "Divorced. She got ½," to junk the junker. The Kansas City Star reports that the half-car was created as a joke by the late-Edgerton Mayor Ray Braun who used to own the defunct gas...
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2017 file photo, former congressman Anthony Weiner, right, and his estranged wife, Huma Abedin, left, leave court in New York. The couple was supposed to appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, but the judge said both sides had agreed to discontinue the case. Abedin filed a divorce from Weiner in May and listed it as “contested,” which meant they had to negotiate in front of a judge. But now the parties can re-file as “uncontested” and won’t have to make their discussion public. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
January 10, 2018 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Top Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin and disgraced former lawmaker Anthony Weiner have decided to negotiate their divorce privately. The couple was supposed to appear before a Manhattan judge Wednesday, but the judge said both sides had agreed to discontinue the case. Abedin filed a...
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December 20, 2017 - 6:25 am
BERLIN (AP) — The European Union's top court has ruled that the bloc's divorce regulations don't cover private agreements, throwing a case back to a Munich court to decide whether to recognize a divorce granted under religious Sharia law to a Syrian-German couple. Raja Mamisch and Soha Sahyouni,...
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December 14, 2017 - 3:41 am
HONOLULU (AP) — National gay rights advocates are watching how a child support fight between a divorced lesbian couple plays out in Hawaii, likely the first such case before a state Supreme Court, experts say. A woman wants to sever her parental rights to a child her ex-wife gave birth to and is...
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An anti Brexit demonstrator waves EU and British flags in Westminster in London, Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
December 08, 2017 - 1:00 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the Brexit talks (all times local): 5:30 p.m. The leader of Britain's Labour Party wants Prime Minister Theresa May to provide more "clarity" about an alleged breakthrough deal in Brexit negotiations with the European Union. Jeremy Corbyn reiterated Friday that his...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker address a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Dec. 8, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May, met with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker early Friday morning following crucial overnight talks on the issue of the Irish border.(AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
December 08, 2017 - 12:19 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain and the European Union hailed a breakthrough Friday that allows them to begin talks on their post-Brexit relations without answering some key questions about how their divorce will play out. With pressure building on British Prime Minister Theresa May's fragile government,...
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Chris Strickland recalls the painful months without contact to her now six-year-old son, after she and her wife divorced, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Pearl, Miss. Strickland, whose wife had a son through in-vitro fertilization and later divorced, is arguing before the Mississippi Supreme Court, that a lower court should be overruled and she should have legal status as a legal parent. The court will hear the case Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 29, 2017 - 6:53 am
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the case Wednesday on whether 44-year-old Chris Strickland should be listed as the legal parent of now-6-year-old Zayden Strickland. A lower court judge ruled during the divorce that Strickland wasn't a parent. He said the anonymous...
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Chris Strickland recalls the painful months without contact to her now six-year-old son, after she and her wife divorced, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, in Pearl, Miss. Strickland, whose wife had a son through in-vitro fertilization and later divorced, is arguing before the Mississippi Supreme Court, that a lower court should be overruled and she should have legal status as a legal parent. The court will hear the case Wednesday. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
November 28, 2017 - 11:10 pm
PEARL, Miss. (AP) — A lesbian couple who had a son through in-vitro fertilization and later divorced will argue over whether the woman who didn't give birth should have status as a legal parent. The Mississippi Supreme Court will hear the case Wednesday on whether 44-year-old Chris Strickland...
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European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, and British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis participate in a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. The EU and Britain conducted a sixth round of Brexit negotiations on Friday. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
November 10, 2017 - 10:36 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — As if British Prime Minister Theresa May wasn't facing enough pressure at home, the European Union piled on more Friday by insisting there must be real progress in the Brexit talks in the next two weeks if Britain wants negotiations to move on to future trade relations next month...
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