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LONDON (AP): Britain is getting a new prime minister. Buckle up for a rocky ride. Tomorrow the UK’s governing Conservatives will announce the winner of a contest to replace Theresa May as leader of the party and the country. Just over three months...

LONDON (AP): British Treasury chief Philip Hammond says he will quit if – as widely expected – Boris Johnson becomes prime minister this week. Hammond said Sunday that Johnson’s vow to take the UK out of the European Union on October 31 with or...

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP): US authorities on Sunday said that a Venezuelan fighter jet “aggressively shadowed” an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations....

MIAMI (AP) — Florida public schools will now be required to teach students about mental health under a new mandate passed by the state board of education. The board voted unanimously on the measure on Wednesday to require that students from...

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African president Jacob Zuma on Friday abandoned his testimony to a state commission probing corruption allegations against him, asserting that he was being treated unfairly. But a deal was quickly reached...

PARIS (AP) — French prosecutors want Air France to stand trial for manslaughter in the 2009 crash of a flight from Rio de Janeiro to Paris that killed all 228 people aboard, a judicial official said Wednesday. Prosecutors also have asked that...

ATHENS, Texas (AP): A Texas woman was sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty on Wednesday to shooting and killing her two young daughters in 2017. Prosecutors declined to pursue the death penalty against Sarah Nicole Henderson in...

MANILA (AP): Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments with more than 2,000 dismissed for wrongdoings during raids, where drug suspects were killed under the president’s crackdown, officials said Thursday....

GOMA, Congo (AP) — Congolese soldiers and police will enforce hand-washing and fever checks now that the deadly Ebola outbreak has been declared an international health emergency, authorities said Thursday. Soldiers and police will...

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Thousands of Philippine police officers have received administrative punishments with more than 2,000 dismissed for wrongdoings during raids where drug suspects were killed under the president’s crackdown,...
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