Divorce and separations

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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FILE - A Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017 file photo of British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis, addressing a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels. Britain's Brexit minister says he expects negotiations with the European Union won't end until the last moment before the U.K. officially leaves the bloc in March 2019. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, File)
October 31, 2017 - 2:03 pm
LONDON (AP) — Divorce talks between Britain and the European Union will resume next week, U.K. Brexit chief David Davis said Tuesday as he urged an intensification of the spluttering negotiations. Brexit Secretary David Davis told a parliamentary committee that the sixth round of talks would start...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May waits for the arrival of European Council President Donald Tusk prior to a bilateral meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk during an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. European Union leaders gathered Friday to weigh progress in negotiations on Britain's departure from their club as they look for new ways to speed up the painfully slow moving process. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, Pool)
October 20, 2017 - 4:42 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — Leaders of Britain and the 27 other European Union members agreed Friday that much remains to be done in Brexit talks amid deep divisions about the terms of their breakup, particularly on how much London should pay in the divorce. While EU President Donald Tusk said that "reports of...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May, center, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, left, and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, right, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. British Prime Minister Theresa May headed to a European Union summit Thursday with a pledge to treat EU residents well once Britain leaves the bloc. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
October 19, 2017 - 7:25 pm
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders told British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday to match her goodwill pledges to boost Brexit negotiations with concrete proposals if she really wants to start discussing a future trade deal by December. May used a dinner at a Brussels summit of the 28-...
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British Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, David Davis left, and European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier participate in a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017. The EU's Brexit negotiator says that the two sides have made little progress in a fifth round of talks on Britain's departure from the EU in March 2019. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
October 12, 2017 - 9:02 am
BRUSSELS (AP) — Brexit talks have made little progress, the European Union's chief negotiator said Thursday, meaning they cannot yet be broadened beyond the terms of Britain's exit to include key issues like future trade relations. Michel Barnier said that despite the "constructive spirit" shown in...
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British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to deliver a statement on Brexit to Parliament in London, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
October 09, 2017 - 12:07 pm
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 5 p.m. British Prime Minister Theresa May says there is a positive "new dynamic" in Brexit talks with the European Union. May told lawmakers in the House of Commons that a speech she made in Florence last month was designed "to move...
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French President Emmanuel Macron, center, arrives for an EU Digital Summit in Tallinn, Estonia on Friday, Sept. 29, 2017. The European Union is looking beyond its impending breakup with Britain at how to build a common future with the 27 nations remaining in the bloc. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
September 29, 2017 - 7:27 am
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — The European Union nations, minus Britain, will be coming up with clear options on a more tightly knit future for themselves even before they will allow divorce negotiations with the UK to move toward brokering a new relationship. EU Council President Donald Tusk said Friday...
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, sits with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, center, and Bulgarian Prime Minister Bokyo Borisov during an informal dinner ahead of an EU Digital Summit in Tallinn, Estonia on Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017. The European Union will be looking beyond the impending breakup with Britain at how to build a common future at 27 during their two-day summit meeting starting late Thursday. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool)
September 28, 2017 - 6:02 pm
TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is extending a hand of cooperation to the other 27 European Union leaders, proposing a "new security partnership" intended to survive the divorce proceedings preceding her country's departure from the bloc. May offered the prospect of a...
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