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Sister of WWII soldier gets his long-lost Purple Heart, flagA 95-year-old New Jersey woman whose brother was killed during World War II has received his long-lost Purple Heart and the flag that was used at his burial
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this March 17, 2008 file photo, former Merseyside and West Yorkshire chief constable Sir Norman Bettison. British prosecutors on Wednesday June 28, 2017, have charged six people over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in Sheffield, in which 96 soccer fans were crushed to death. Former chief of South Yorkshire Police, Norman Bettision, is charged with misconduct in public office for lying about the disaster and its aftermath. (Anna Gowthorpe/PA via AP)
UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96British prosecutors have charged a former senior police commander and five others with manslaughter in the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in which 96 soccer fans were crushed to death
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Greek authorities ban clashing police union, anarchist meetsHoping to defuse a highly explosive mix in central Athens, Greek authorities have banned separate gatherings planned by police unionists and anarchists _ both ostensibly themed against violence
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Greek Foreign Minister, Nikos Kotzias, center, shakes hands with UN Secretary-General's Special Adviser on Cyprus, Espen Barth Eide, left, and Elizabeth Spehar, UN Secretary-General's Special Representative and Head of the United Nations Peacekeeping Force in Cyprus, right, upon his arrival at the beginning of a new round of the conference on Cyprus under the auspices of the United Nations, in Crans-Montana, Switzerland, Wednesday, June 28, 2017.  (Jean-Christophe Bott/Keystone via AP)
Security remains a stumbling block in Cyprus peace talksCyprus' president says Turkish proposals on how to maintain the ethnically divided island's security if a reunification deal is reached fell way short of his expectations
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street in London, to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the Houses of Parliament, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
UK's weakened government passes first vote since electionBritain's Conservative minority government has passed its first test in Parliament since an election wiped out its majority as lawmakers narrowly rejected an opposition demand for an end to public-spending cuts
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this Monday, June 26, 2017 photo, migrants rest on the banks of the Roja river, near the northern Italian town of Ventimiglia, as they try to reach the French border. The aid group Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Tuesday, June 27, 2017, that about 100 migrants, including unaccompanied minors, had been sleeping for weeks near the river bank by the Italian border town. (Chiara Carenini/ANSA via AP)
Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue shipsItaly threatened Wednesday to close its ports to aid groups rescuing migrants off Libya's coast as it struggles to cope with the highest rate of rescues this year, officials said
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Train evacuated in western Poland due to bomb threatPolish media are reporting that authorities have stopped a train traveling from Warsaw to Berlin and evacuated passengers after receiving a bomb threat
The Associated Press7 hours ago
British prime minister's government survives first vote in Parliament since election wiped out its majorityBritish prime minister's government survives first vote in Parliament since election wiped out its majority
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks during the Bank of England's financial stability report at the Bank of England in the City of London on Tuesday June 27, 2017.  (Jonathan Brady/Pool via AP)
Pound jumps on Carney remarks about timing of rate hikePound jumps on Bank of England chief's remarks about timing of rate hike
The Associated Press8 hours ago
British Transport Police's Wayne Marques gestures as he speaks to the media, in London, Wednesday June 28, 2017.  A British Transport Police officer who fought off three extremists in London's Borough Market with only a baton says he thought he was going to die after being stabbed multiple times. Marques told Britain's Press Association he heard screams June 3 and headed to the site. Marques charged one attacker and hit him before being stabbed in the head. (John Stillwell/PA via AP)
Stabbed London Bridge officer tells of fighting attackersA British Transport Police officer who fought off three extremists in London's Borough market with only a baton says he thought he was going to die after being stabbed multiple times
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FedEx says deliveries by its TNT Express subsidiary have been slowed by global cyberattackFedEx says deliveries by its TNT Express subsidiary have been slowed by global cyberattack
The Associated Press9 hours ago
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis briefs the press prior to a commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the Marshall Plan at the George C. Marshall Center in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, Wednesday, June 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
Mattis says Syria's government taking US threat seriouslyDefense chief: Syria's government has taken seriously the U.S. warning against launching another chemical weapons attack
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, June 19, 2017, a fire fighting aircraft douses a fire outside the village of Pedrogao Grande central Portugal.  Portugal's Prime Minister Antonio Costa appeared to lose his patience with journalists' questions Wednesday June 28, 2017, amid criticism of how the blaze was handled and accusations about who might be to blame for recent wildfire deaths. (AP Photo/Paulo Duarte, FILE)
Blame game in Portugal over wildfire that killed 64 peoplePortugal's prime minister has appeared to lose his patience with journalists' questions as accusations flew about who or which agency might be to blame for the deaths of 64 people in a wildfire
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Police detain 6 IS suspects in Spain, Britain and GermanySpain says police have arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State group, four of them in Spain and one each in Britain and Germany
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Workers remove cladding from Whitebeam Court, in Pendleton, Manchester, Monday June 26, 2017. The list of high-rise apartment towers in Britain that have failed fire safety tests grew to 60, officials said Sunday, revealing the mounting challenge the government faces in the aftermath of London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
Police raise likely death toll in London high-rise blazeBritish police said at a grim briefing Wednesday that the number of people killed or presumed dead in the London high-rise fire disaster has inched up to 80 but that the final toll may not be known for months.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
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