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LONDON (AP) — Buckingham Palace says Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife have accepted an invitation from Queen Elizabeth II to make a state visit to the United Kingdom in October.The palace said Wednesday that Xi and Peng Liyuan will resi ...more

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KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An all-night siege in an upscale neighborhood of the Afghan capital, Kabul, ended in the early hours of Wednesday morning with the deaths of four heavily armed Taliban attackers, though no civilians or security personnel were ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — Swiss prosecutors opened criminal proceedings into FIFA's awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested Wednesday pending extradition to the U.S. in a separate probe of "rampant, systemic, ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's first all-Conservative government in two decades unveiled its plans for power Wednesday, including laws to hold a referendum on European Union membership, give Scotland more autonomy and toughen immigration policies.The l ...more

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ZURICH (AP) — 1:50 p.m. (1150 GMT, 7:50 a.m. EDT)FIFA says there will be no re-vote for the 2018 and the 2022 World Cup host nations.That announcement came Wednesday — the same day that 7 FIFA officials were arrested in Zurich on a U.S. a ...more

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COLOGNE, Germany (AP) — A court in Germany is hearing a case brought by three Yemeni men who lost two relatives in a U.S. drone strike.The men, who weren't in court Wednesday, accuse the German government of letting the United States use an air ...more

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FORT WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — A man and woman driving to a hotel in suburban Philadelphia ended up with a place to stay for the night, though it's not where they were headed.WPVI-TV reports ( 41-year-old Richard Schnee and 4 ...more

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PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) — The actor who portrayed Screech on the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" is headed to trial in southeastern Wisconsin where he's accused of stabbing a man during a confrontation at a bar.Dustin Diamond is expected in ...more

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BETHLEHEM, N.H. (AP) — The graduating class at a New Hampshire high school is giving the money raised for its class trip to the school's principal, who has been diagnosed with cancer.Courtney Vashaw, principal at Profile Junior-Senior High Schoo ...more

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - An Indian court on Wednesday allowed Greenpeace to gather domestic donations in two accounts frozen by the government, extending a lifeline to the environmental group that says it is facing the first forced shutdown of one of its ...more