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UK's May Under Fire as Parliament Returns From Brexit Break

LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May faced renewed pressure Tuesday from her restive Conservative Party to resign as lawmakers ...


Trump to Visit Britain, France in June

U.S. President Donald Trump is making a state visit in June to Britain, where he will meet with Queen Elizabeth ...


Ukraine comedian Zelensky becomes president-elect in landslide win

A comedian with no political experience won a landslide victory in Ukraine's presidential election on Sunday, drawing congratulations from global ...


London says Britons among those killed in Sri Lanka attacks

Britons were among those killed in the deadly Easter Sunday blasts in Sri Lanka, the Foreign Office in London said. ...


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Britain must defend Christianity both at home and abroad, says JAMES TAYLOR

THE fire that swept through Notre Dame in Paris last week was a sad and terrible disaster. In the aftermath, ...

Get a new Brexit plan fast EXPRESS COMMENT

Weve all had a timely break from Brexit over Easter. But one person who can't have felt much respite is ...

Does Partners HealthCare still need to grow?

Does Partners HealthCare still need to grow? The Boston Globe Does Partners HealthCare still need to grow and if so, ...

Britain needs honesty about the hard choices for its rail network - The Independent

Britain needs honesty about the hard choices for its rail network The Independent The problems with Britain's railways are obvious: ...

A Visit to Islamic England

A Visit to Islamic England The Wall Street Journal London. Other tourists may remember London for its spectacular sights and ...

How Kaleidoscope Mania Seized 19th-Century England - Artsy

How Kaleidoscope Mania Seized 19th-Century England Artsy It was 1819, and London was in thrall to the kaleidoscope. Enterprising souls ...

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39-year old man appears in Sydney court charged with false bomb report

SYDNEY, Australia - A 39-year old man appeared before a Sydney court on Wednesday charged with a hoax bomb threat ...

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to stay in jail indefinitely

RICHMOND, Virginia - Former U.S. Private Chelsea Manning who leaked classified U.S. military documents which exposed atrocities during the Iraq ...

Libyan clashes causing untold grief for civilians

TRIPOLI, Libya - Civlians are still being killed and injured since fighting began near the Libyan capital Tripoli nearly 3 ...

Internet crime in America almost doubled last year

Huge bomb found near Sri Lankan airport

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - Twenty four people have been arrested in connection with the wave of terrorist attacks that swept ...

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S&P 500 and Nasdaq close Tuesday at all-time highs

NEW YORK, New York - It was an extraordinary day on Tuesday for U.S. markets with the dollar creaming other ...


New York City company selects Galway as new international HQ

GALWAY, Ireland - A major technology company based in New York City is to establish its first international hub at ...


Australian All Ordinaries closes higher, rest of Asia flat

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia were mostly flat on Tuesday, however the Australian marked surged in its first day ...


Asian Development Bank to support renewable power projects in Pacific

MANILA, Philippines - The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved an umbrella facility of up to $100 million which will ...


Little movement on U.S. markets as investors take extended break

NEW YORK, New York - A boost in the price of energy stocks failed to ignite a flat market on ...


Asian and European nations set to have oil supplies from Iran stop

SINGAPORE - U.S. State Department officials say an announcement is to be made on Monday that waivers allowing companies to ...


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Hyatt Regency New Orleans

Expectations were high for this top of the line Hyatt product in "The Big Easy". The taxi rolled up to the rear of the ...

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