Canadian navy not asked to join British coalition in Strait of Hormuz

OTTAWA – Canada has no plans to contribute a ship to Britain’s nascent naval coalition to defend international shipments in the Strait of Hormuz, where its tense dispute with Iran develops. But Britain is seeking…

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Four teens charged over attack on gay women on London bus

  LONDON – British police say four teenagers have been accused of assaulting two women who claim to have been beaten on a London bus because they are lesbians. The London metropolitan police force said…

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Baby cut from slain Chicago woman’s womb dies

The body of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa was found behind at home on Chicago’s Southwest Side. CHICAGO – A young boy who was cut from the belly of a Chicago woman with a butcher knife died…

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U.K.’s Brexit Party narrowly defeated in key electoral test

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage stands on the stage as results are announced at the counting center for the European Elections for the South East England region, in Southampton, England, early Monday, May 27, 2019….

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Madeleine McCann investigation gets more funding from U.K. Home Office

Missing British girl Madeleine McCann is seen in this undated photo. (London Metropolitan Police) The British authorities announced on Wednesday that they will continue funding the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann in March…

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Captain in Hungary boat crash was involved in previous collision

A pontoon participating in the rescue operations is moored under Margaret Bridge, the scene of a boat accident, on River Danube in Budapest, Hungary, Thursday, June 6, 2019. (Zoltan Balogh/MTI via AP) BUDAPEST, Hungary –…

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Joe Biden reverses stance on Hyde abortion amendment

ATLANTA – After two days of intense criticism, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden reversed course on Thursday and declared that he no longer supports a long-standing congressional ban on the use of federal health care…

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Denmark election: Social Democrats appear headed back into power

COPENHAGEN – The Social Democrats emerged as Denmark’s biggest party in Wednesday’s election, with preliminary results indicating progress for the left parties and a great loss for the populists. If confirmed in the final returns,…

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Original colour photographs of the Second World War bring D-Day to the here and now

When you think of photos you’ve seen of World War II, you may be remembering black and white images, their timeless qualities capture the despair and heroism of a bygone era. But, in fact, there…

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Police hunt suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

PARIS – On Saturday, French police were hunting a suspect who had deposited a paper bag containing an explosive device and wounded 13 people on a busy pedestrian street in the city of Lyon the…

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