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A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", of the Houses of Parliament at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 22, 2018 - 4:58 am
LONDON (AP) — The British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017 amid a slowdown in consumption and business investment, official figures showed Thursday. The Office for National Statistics said the British economy expanded by a quarterly rate of 0.4...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:56 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors said Thursday they will not open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter, saying such a case would be unlikely to lead to a conviction. Amsterdam lawyer Benedicte Ficq filed a...
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This frame grab from video provided on Wednesday Feb. 21, 2018 by the Syrian anti-government activist group Ghouta Media Center, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows a Syrian man, right, hugging and saying his last goodbye to his dead child who was killed during airstrikes and shelling by Syrian government forces, as he walks to bury him in a mass grave, in Ghouta, suburb of Damascus, Syria. It is a grief shared by all too many parents trapped with their children under a brutal, government siege of the Eastern Ghouta region outside the Syrian capital of Damascus. The government, backed by Russia, is determined to bring the once rebellious region back under its authority. (Ghouta Media Center via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 4:44 am
BEIRUT (AP) — A father saying his last goodbye to his dead child, before the shelling starts again. It's a grief shared by all too many parents trapped with their children under a brutal, government siege of the eastern Ghouta region outside the Syrian capital of Damascus. The government, backed by...
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Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson (17), of the United States, scores a game winning goal against goalie Shannon Szabados (1), of Canada, in the penalty shootout during the women's gold medal hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. (Bruce Bennett/Pool Photo via AP)
February 22, 2018 - 4:42 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease. On the sport's biggest stage, against the Americans' greatest...
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A bus bearing the words "Brexit to cost £2,000 million a week" drives past a statue of Britain's World War II leader Sir Winston Churchill and the scaffolding covered Elizabeth Tower, which contains the bell known as "Big Ben", of the Houses of Parliament at the start a national campaign tour in central London, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. The anti-Brexit bus on Wednesday started an eight day tour, intending to make 33 stops in towns and cities across Britain, with speaker events featuring local business leaders, trade unionists, and politicians. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
February 22, 2018 - 4:42 am
LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that the British economy did not grow as strongly as initially anticipated in the final quarter of 2017 amid a slowdown in consumption and business investment. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that the British economy expanded by a quarterly rate...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:31 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors are set to announce Thursday whether they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter. Amsterdam lawyer Benedicte Ficq filed a criminal complaint in 2016 seeking a...
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Police block off the area around the U.S. Embassy in Montenegro's capital Podgorica, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. Montenegro says an attacker threw a grenade at the U.S. Embassy in the capital of the Balkan state then killed himself with another explosive device. (AP Photo/Risto Bozovic)
February 22, 2018 - 4:24 am
PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Police in Montenegro said Thursday they are "working intensely" to identify an assailant who threw an explosive device into the U.S. embassy compound in the capital, Podgorica, before killing himself. Police said in a statement that the man threw a bomb into the embassy...
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Indonesian Corruption Eradication Commission investigator Novel Baswedan, center, delivers a speech upon arrival at the commission's headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. The anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
February 22, 2018 - 4:18 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — An anti-corruption investigator blinded by an acid attack is urging graft fighters to "stay brave" as he returns to Indonesia after months of medical treatment. Activists dressed in white and a phalanx of officials greeted Novel Baswedan as he arrived Thursday at the...
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February 22, 2018 - 4:04 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors are set to announce whether they will open a criminal investigation into four major tobacco companies on charges including attempted murder or manslaughter. Amsterdam lawyer Benedicte Ficq filed a criminal complaint in 2016 seeking a prosecution...
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The eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr. , center, stands in front of Trump Towers after its inauguration in Pune, India, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. Donald Trump Jr. said any talk that his family was profiting from his father's presidency was "nonsense" as he began a visit to India to promote real estate deals that bear his family's name. (AP Photo)
February 22, 2018 - 4:03 am
NEW DELHI (AP) — Want an evening out with Donald Trump Jr.? Sorry, even if you have an extra $39,000 it's probably too late to buy a "conversation and dinner" with the eldest son of the American president. Trump Jr. arrived in India earlier this week to promote his family's high-end real estate...
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