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: Grande’s tour not canceled or postponed
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The Latest: Grande’s tour not canceled or postponed

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Latest on the blast at an Ariana Grande concert in northern England (all times local): 5 p.m. Ariana Grande’s tour has not been canceled or postponed despite reports online, a person close to the situation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity because the person was not allowed to publicly … Continue reading

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Russia says militants used chemical weapons in Syria

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian military said Friday its officers have found evidence of chemical weapons use by Syrian militants in the northern area of Aleppo where government forces are trying to regain control of areas they recently lost to insurgents. Russian Defense Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov said that ministry experts have found … Continue reading

In renewed Aleppo attacks, Syrian troops capture high ground
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In renewed Aleppo attacks, Syrian troops capture high ground

BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces and their allies on Monday captured strategic high ground in embattled Aleppo as Russia — a key ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad — said it was not planning more “humanitarian pauses” in the fighting in the city’s eastern, rebel-held districts. The fighting in Aleppo came as airstrikes hit … Continue reading

UK lawmakers slam Trump, but most oppose banning him
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UK lawmakers slam Trump, but most oppose banning him

LONDON (AP) — Donald Trump doesn’t have many fans in Britain’s Parliament. But a debate among lawmakers on calls to ban Trump from the country revealed little appetite to close Britain’s doors to the provocative Republican U.S. presidential contender. During a three-hour debate Monday, legislators from Britain’s main parties stood to call Trump an attention-seeker, … Continue reading

No designer babies, but summit calls for cautious research
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No designer babies, but summit calls for cautious research

WASHINGTON (AP) — A tool to edit human genes is nowhere near ready to use for pregnancy — but altering early embryos as part of careful laboratory research should be allowed as scientists and society continue to grapple with the ethical questions surrounding this revolutionary technology, organizers of an international summit concluded Thursday. “It would … Continue reading