Thursday, June 22, 2017

World

Forensic officers move the van at Finsbury Park in north London, where a vehicle struck pedestrians in north London Monday, June 19, 2017.

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s interior minister says the country has entered a new phase of global terrorism. Home Secretary Amber Rudd told the House of Commons on Thursday that 13 ...
In this Feb. 4, 2003 file photo, an electrician works on the roof of a shop in the Northern Iraqi city of Mosul. In the background is the leaning minaret.

BY BALINT SZLANKO IRBIL, Iraq (AP) — The Islamic State group blew up a historic landmark in Mosul — the city’s famed 12th century al-Nuri mosque with its iconic leaning ...
This is a Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 file photo of the Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby as he listens to debate at the General Synod in London.

BY SYLVIA HUI LONDON (AP) — The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the ...
A car passes an uprooted tree during rainfalls near Magdeburg, eastern Germany, Thursday, June 22, 2017.

BERLIN (AP) — High winds and driving rain hit northern Germany on Thursday, killing one person with a falling tree branch, shutting down major train lines and grounding some planes. ...
In this file photo taken Friday, March 17, 2017, a vendor takes stock of imported food at a mall in Beijing, China.

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — Food exporters including the United States and European Union are stepping up pressure on China to scale back plans for intensive inspections of imports ...
Demonstrators hold a banner demanding justice for the victims of the recent deadly apartment block fire at Grenfell Tower, as they march towards parliament in central London Wednesday June 21, 2017.

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Tests on exterior building materials in other high-rise buildings conducted after the devastating west London fire has shown that some of the panels submitted ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, walks past an honour guard before a meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Michel Temer at the Kremlin, in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin has voiced regret about the new U.S. sanctions against Russia and warned of possible retaliation. President Vladimir Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Wednesday that the ...
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles sit in the House of Lords at the official State Opening of Parliament in London, Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

BY DANICA KIRKA LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II outlined the government’s legislative program in a speech to Parliament on Wednesday after the prime minister slimmed down her plans and ...
In this May 14, 2012 file photo, Prince Mohammed bin Salman waits for Gulf Arab leaders ahead of the opening of Gulf Cooperation Council summit, in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

BY ABDULLAH AL-SHIHRI and AYA BATRAWY RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s King Salman on Wednesday appointed his 31-year-old son Mohammed bin Salman as crown prince, placing him first-in-line ...
In this Monday, June 19, 2017 file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks at a White House meeting in Washington.

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner, has arrived for a daylong visit aimed at restarting long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Kushner touched down ...
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