International agreements

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, left, receives a hongi, a traditional Maori greeting, from Maori elder Professor Piri Sciascia at Government House in Wellington, New Zealand, Monday, March 27, 2017. Li is on three-day visit to New Zealand for high-level talks at a time that both countries are pushing to expand free trade. (Mark Mitchell/NZ Herald via AP)
March 27, 2017 - 12:45 am
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand and China say they plan to renegotiate their 9-year-old free trade deal. The countries made the announcement Monday during a visit by Chinese Premier Li Keqiang New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said the deal had been a huge success and resulted in...
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FILE - This Jan. 25, 2017, file photo shows a truck driving near the Mexico-US border fence, on the Mexican side, separating the towns of Anapra, Mexico and Sunland Park, New Mexico. President Donald Trump will face many obstacles in building his “big, beautiful wall” on the U.S.-Mexico border, including how to pay for it and how to contend with unfavorable geography and the legal battles ahead. (AP Photo/Christian Torres, File)
March 26, 2017 - 8:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has now laid out exactly what he wants in the "big, beautiful wall" that he's promised to build on the U.S.-Mexico border. But his effort to build a huge hurdle to those entering the U.S. illegally faces impediments of its own. It's still not clear how Trump...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 3:14 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rome police say officers seized sharpened iron bars, clubs and knives in a crackdown aimed at preventing violence during anti-EU marches. Hours before the marches' started Saturday, police checked the occupants of cars...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gets ink on his hands as he signs a declaration with the original 1957 pen of the Rome Treaty during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 12:27 pm
ROME (AP) — With Britain poised to start divorce proceedings, the 27 remaining European Union nations put pen to paper Saturday in Rome to renew their vows for continued unity in the face of crises that are increasingly testing the bonds between members. The EU nations marked the 60th anniversary...
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A European Union supporter shows a victory sign, with the EU flag behind as thousands march through the downtown in a show of support for the union in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, March 25, 2017, as leaders in Rome mark the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty The rally which is being held under the slogan "I Love You, Europe," also comes as an expression of disapproval for the country's nationalist government. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
March 25, 2017 - 12:21 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday, waving European Union flags in a show of support for the troubled European project as leaders in Rome marked the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty. The rallies, held under the slogan "I Love You...
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Supporters of the European Union crack down a symbolic wall during a rally marking the 60th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, in Berlin, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The posterat center reads 'More heart for Europe' and and at center left 'With more courage for a solitary and sustainable Europe'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 25, 2017 - 10:40 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Denmark's prime minister says the European Union is a success and singled out one example: roaming costs. Lars Loekke Rasmussen said in Rome that Europeans abroad can call home "or be streaming films at affordable...
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Supporters of the European Union crack down a symbolic wall during a rally marking the 60th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, in Berlin, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The posterat center reads 'More heart for Europe' and and at center left 'With more courage for a solitary and sustainable Europe'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 25, 2017 - 9:33 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Several thousand people have demonstrated in Berlin in favor of European unity, and organizers have symbolically demolished a wall made from cardboard boxes at the spot where the city was once divided. Demonstrators on...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker gets ink on his hands as he signs a declaration with the original 1957 pen of the Rome Treaty during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 8:55 am
ROME (AP) — With Britain already heading out the door, the 27 remaining European Union nations on Saturday sought to keep the bloc moving forward by enshrining a pledge to give member nations more freedom to form partial alliances and set policy when unanimity is out of reach. They marked the 60th...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 7:59 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Thousands of Poles are rallying in Warsaw, waving European Union and Polish flags in a show of support for the union as leaders in Rome mark the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty. The rally in Warsaw, which is...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 7:33 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:30 p.m. The head of the European Commission says the bloc's 60th birthday declaration sets the scene for a growing mood of optimism. Jean-Claude Juncker said after the leaders of 27 EU nations met that their Rome declaration...
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