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English Pubs Are Reopening — They Won’t Be the Same

English Pubs Are Reopening — They Won’t Be the Same

Asking people in English pubs to keep their distance is going to be tough after they’ve had a few of...

Blast Rocks Turkey Fireworks Factory

Blast Rocks Turkey Fireworks Factory

Turkish state media reports an explosion at a fireworks factory in northwestern part of the country.  The Associated Press reports there...

US Strategic Partners Urge More Attention to Black Sea

US Strategic Partners Urge More Attention to Black Sea

Top diplomats from Ukraine, Georgia and Romania are urging the United States and NATO to step up their presence in...

Jeffrey Epstein Associate Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

Jeffrey Epstein Associate Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested on Sex Abuse Charges

U.S. federal investigators they have arrested British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, longtime companion of the late financier and convicted sex offender...

Rights Activists Say Danes Unaware of Racism in Their Nation

Rights Activists Say Danes Unaware of Racism in Their Nation

Rights activists on Thursday accused Danish officials of being unable to recognize racism after authorities said the killing of a...

Another ‘Annus Horribilis’ for British Royals as Legal Woes Mount

Another ‘Annus Horribilis’ for British Royals as Legal Woes Mount

The arrest Thursday in the U.S. state of New Hampshire of Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite and long-time friend of...

Jeffrey Epstein Associate Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested 

Jeffrey Epstein Associate Ghislaine Maxwell Arrested 

Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite who was accused by many women of helping procure underage sex partners for Jeffrey Epstein,...

Kremlin Lauds Russia’s Constitutional Reform Vote

Kremlin Lauds Russia’s Constitutional Reform Vote

Russia overwhelmingly embraced changes to the country’s constitution in a weeklong national vote that ended Wednesday and was held during...

Khashoggi’s Fiancee Hopes Turkish Trial Will Reveal Fresh Evidence

Khashoggi’s Fiancee Hopes Turkish Trial Will Reveal Fresh Evidence

A Turkish court will open the trial on July 3 of 20 Saudi officials indicted over the 2018 killing of...

Russian Voters Clear Path for Putin to Remain in President Until 2036

Russian Voters Clear Path for Putin to Remain in President Until 2036

Voters in Russia have approved a package of constitutional reforms that includes opening the possibility that President Vladimir Putin can...

Top Intelligence Officials Set to Brief Congress on Alleged Russian Bounties

Top Intelligence Officials Set to Brief Congress on Alleged Russian Bounties

Top U.S. intelligence officials are set to brief key members of Congress Thursday on what is known — and what...

British Judge Denies Venezuela Access to Gold in Bank Vault

British Judge Denies Venezuela Access to Gold in Bank Vault

A British judge on Thursday refused to give Venezuela control of over $1 billion in gold sitting in a Bank...