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It’s not EU, it’s me: UK files for EU divorce after 44 years

March 29, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

This is the text of the letter that Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May sent to EU Council President Donald Tusk, triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on Wednesday March 29, 2017. Britain formally filed for divorce from the European Union Wednesday, ending a 44-year relationship, enacting the decision made by U.K. voters in a [&hellip...

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Iraqi officials: Suicide truck bombing kills 15 in Baghdad

March 29, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

A federal policeman takes a break from inspecting houses during fighting against Islamic State militants on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Wednesday, March 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana) BAGHDAD (AP) — A suicide truck bomb targeted a police checkpoint...

South Africa activist’s funeral exposes divide over future

March 29, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Pravin Gordhan, South Africa’s finance minister, left, greets former President Nelson Mandela’s wife, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, during the funeral service for Ahmed Kathrada, at West Park Cemetery in Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, March...

Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum call

March 28, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks during a debate on a second referendum on independence at Scotland’s Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh, Tuesday March 28, 2017. On Monday British Prime Minister Theresa May has met Scotland’s...

Abbas expects Arab summit backing ahead of talks with Trump

March 28, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

Jordan’s King Abdullah II, center, greets Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir, left, upon his arrival at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Sudan’s president, sought by the International Criminal Court...

South African anti-apartheid leader Ahmed Kathrada dies, 87

March 28, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Dec. 15, 2013 file photo, anti-apartheid activist and close friend of Nelson Mandela, Ahmed Kathrada, speaks during the funeral service for the former South African president in Qunu, South Africa. Kathrada died Tuesday, March 28, 2017, after a short...

Nuclear arms ban talks begin at UN, but US, others boycott

March 27, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons began Monday, but the United States, Russia, China and other nuclear-armed nations are sitting out a discussion they see as impractical. Supporters of the potential pact say it’s time...

Rights group: Coalition isn’t protecting Mosul civilians

March 27, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BAGHDAD (AP) — A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the U.S.-led coalition is not taking adequate precautions to prevent civilian deaths as it battles the Islamic State militant group alongside Iraqi ground forces, Amnesty International...

Red Bull heir enjoys jet-set life 4 years after hit-and-run

March 27, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

BANGKOK (AP) — The Ferrari driver who allegedly slammed into a motorcycle cop, dragged him along the road and then sped away from the mangled body took just hours to find, as investigators followed a trail of brake fluid into the gated estate of one of...

London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching English

March 25, 2017 • World NewsComments (0)

This is an undated photo released by the Metropolitan Police of Khalid Masood. Authorities identified Masood, a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long...