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LONDON (AP) — British emergency services say a small plane has crashed onto a car auction center at an airport in southern England. There was no immediate information about casualties.Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service said crews were called just ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Russian Orthodox Church on Friday defended its controversial bid to fully take over St. Petersburg's landmark St. Isaac's Cathedral, saying it's in line with the law and wouldn't hamper tourist access.The Orthod ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Nine years after former KGB agent Alexander Litvinenko drank radioactive tea at a London hotel, an inquiry into his death ended Friday with his widow claiming President Vladimir Putin ordered the killing — and Moscow accusing Britain of p ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Britain performed an about-face Friday and granted a six-month visa to dissident Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, apologizing for rejecting his application over an alleged criminal conviction.On Thursday Ai disclosed that the British emba ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

LONDON (AP) — A pair of U.S. philanthropists with a passion for wild cats pledged Friday to match new donations to Oxford University's Wildlife Conservation Unit — the researchers who were tracking the movements of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.Tom ...more

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BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO allies agreed Friday on a package of measures to help strengthen Iraqi security and defense forces, including in the fields of military training, demining and countering improvised explosive devices.NATO Secretary-General Je ...more

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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's state-owned oil company has received the equivalent of more than $20 million that was recovered as a result of an investigation into a corruption-kickback scandal engulfing Petrobras.The Federal Prosecutor's Office ...more

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BERLIN (AP) — Germany's justice minister on Friday questioned a decision by prosecutors to open a treason investigation against two journalists, a move that prompted strong criticism from free speech activists.Website Netzpolitik.org, which cove ...more

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LONDON (AP) — UK reverses stance on Ai Weiwei visa, grants artist 6-month stay. ...more

AP News - 20 hours ago

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Throughout more than 120 years of Olympic history, no city has hosted both the winter and summer games. Now, Beijing will be the first do it — and in the span of just 14 years.The Chinese capital was awarded the 202 ...more



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