Archbishop: Church of England ‘colluded’ to hide sex abuse
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Archbishop: Church of England ‘colluded’ to hide sex abuse

LONDON (AP) — The Church of England “colluded” with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops, the head of the church said Thursday. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby apologized to the victims who had spoken out and helped to bring ex-bishop Peter Ball to justice … Continue reading

France presents new security bill amid extremist threats
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France presents new security bill amid extremist threats

PARIS (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron’s new government presented a security bill Thursday to beef up police powers amid extremist threats to Europe. Macron insists the bill discussed at a Cabinet meeting won’t infringe on freedoms, but rights groups fear France is heading for a permanent state of emergency. His government is seeking to … Continue reading

Prince Harry: No one in royal family wants to rise to throne
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Prince Harry: No one in royal family wants to rise to throne

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s Prince Harry has suggested that no one in the royal family really wishes to rise to the throne — and that it is duty, rather than desire, that prompts them to continue serving the British people. In an interview with Newsweek magazine, Harry said the House of Windsor is “not doing … Continue reading

The Latest: London mosque attack ‘clearly’ aimed at Muslims
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The Latest: London mosque attack ‘clearly’ aimed at Muslims

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 2:15 p.m. London’s police commander says the van attack near Finsbury Park Mosque was clearly an attack on Muslims. Commander Cressida Dick, speaking Monday in the London neighborhood of Finsbury Park, says people in Muslim communities … Continue reading

Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties
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Vehicle hits people near London mosque, causing casualties

LONDON (AP) — A vehicle struck pedestrians outside a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said. One person has been arrested. The London Ambulance Service says the injured are being taken to hospitals. Eyewitnesses reported seeing police give emergency medical treatment to at least one of the injured. The Muslim … Continue reading

The Latest: Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days
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The Latest: Moscow court jails opposition leader for 30 days

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Russian opposition protest (all times local): 12:05 a.m. A Moscow court has ruled that Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny should be jailed for 30 days for staging an unsanctioned rally in Moscow. The anti-corruption rallies called for by Navalny were held in more than 100 Russian towns and cities … Continue reading

Trump criticizes London’s mayor, again
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Trump criticizes London’s mayor, again

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for a second day lashed out at London’s mayor on Twitter in the wake of a deadly terror attack in the city. Trump tweeted Monday morning that London Mayor Sadiq Khan had offered a “pathetic excuse” and “had to think fast on his ‘no reason to be alarmed’ statement.” … Continue reading

Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal
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Trump resisting pressure from Europe, pope on climate deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw the United States from a landmark global climate agreement, a White House official said Wednesday, though Trump and aides were looking for “caveats in the language” related to the exit and had not made a final decision. Leaving the deal would fulfill a central campaign … Continue reading

Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria
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Russia fires cruise missiles, targets IS positions in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — Russians warships in the Mediterranean Sea have fired four cruise missiles at the Islamic State group’s positions in Syria, the Russian defense ministry said on Wednesday. The announcement came as Syrian government troops pushed ahead in their offensive against IS and militants in central and northern Syria. Moscow said in a statement … Continue reading