UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks
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UK police find ‘significant’ evidence; May slams US on leaks

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester’s police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media. Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins told reporters … Continue reading

Israeli leader presses UK to impose new sanctions on Iran
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Israeli leader presses UK to impose new sanctions on Iran

LONDON (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to follow the American administration and impose new sanctions on Iran over a recent missile test. The two leaders met at 10 Downing St. for talks British officials tried to focus on boosting trade ties between the two countries … Continue reading

‘Thriller’ songwriter Rod Temperton dies in London at age 66
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‘Thriller’ songwriter Rod Temperton dies in London at age 66

LONDON (AP) — Songwriter and musician Rod Temperton, who wrote “Thriller” and other Michael Jackson classics as well as the rhythm and blues standard “Always and Forever,” has died of cancer in London at 66. His music publisher said in a statement Wednesday that Temperton had died last week of an “aggressive” cancer. No other … Continue reading

Stem-cell doctor did surgeries with ‘inadequate’ proof
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Stem-cell doctor did surgeries with ‘inadequate’ proof

LONDON (AP) — An independent commission investigating Italian stem cell scientist Dr. Paolo Macchiarini, whose work was once considered revolutionary, says there were numerous problems in how he treated patients and that the scientific basis for his work was “inadequate.” Macchiarini was part of the team that conducted the world’s first transplant using a windpipe … Continue reading

London mayor bans Tube ads that promote unhealthy body image
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London mayor bans Tube ads that promote unhealthy body image

LONDON (AP) — Advertising that promotes an unhealthy body image will be banned on London’s subway network, in a move that signals a backlash against suggestive marketing in public places. Starting next month, Transport for London will not allow ads that cause pressure to conform to “unrealistic or unhealthy body shape,” London Mayor Sadiq Khan … Continue reading