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UK Prosecutors to Charge US Diplomat’s Wife Over Fatal Car Crash   

UK Prosecutors to Charge US Diplomat’s Wife Over Fatal Car Crash   

British prosecutors said on Friday they had decided to charge the wife of a U.S. diplomat over a fatal car...

Britain’s Prince Philip Hospitalized in Precautionary Move

Britain’s Prince Philip Hospitalized in Precautionary Move

Britain’s Prince Philip, the 98-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth, was taken to a hospital Friday as a precaution for treatment of an...

Twitter Removes 5,929 Saudi Accounts it Deems State-Backed

Twitter Removes 5,929 Saudi Accounts it Deems State-Backed

Twitter says it has removed nearly 6,000 accounts it has deemed tied to a state-backed information operation in Saudi Arabia.Twitter...

Leaders of Russia, Belarus Discuss Deeper Integration

Leaders of Russia, Belarus Discuss Deeper Integration

The presidents of Belarus and Russia met Friday to discuss deeper economic ties between the two close allies amid mounting...

UK Lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit Bill, Pave Way to Exit EU

UK Lawmakers OK Johnson’s Brexit Bill, Pave Way to Exit EU

British lawmakers gave preliminary approval Friday to Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill, clearing the way for the U.K. to...

Diplomats: Europeans to Toughen Iran Stance But Shy Away From Sanctions

Diplomats: Europeans to Toughen Iran Stance But Shy Away From Sanctions

European parties to the Iran nuclear deal are likely to trigger a dispute resolution process in January to force Tehran...

French President to Visit Ivory Coast, Niger Over Weekend

French President to Visit Ivory Coast, Niger Over Weekend

French President Emmanuel Macron will be sharing a holiday meal Friday with French forces stationed in Ivory Coast as he...

UK Lawmakers Set to Vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill

UK Lawmakers Set to Vote on Boris Johnson’s Brexit Bill

British lawmakers are set to hold their first major vote on Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill Friday. It is...

Vatican Tribunal now Overwhelmed by Clergy Sex Abuse Cases

Vatican Tribunal now Overwhelmed by Clergy Sex Abuse Cases

The Vatican office responsible for processing clergy sex abuse complaints has seen a record 1,000 cases reported from around the...

Senate Passes Anti-robocalls Bill, Sending it to Trump

Senate Passes Anti-robocalls Bill, Sending it to Trump

The Senate approved a bill Thursday to crack down on robocalls, sending to President Donald Trump a measure meant to...

Putin Weighs In on Trump Impeachment, Hints at Staying in Power

Putin Weighs In on Trump Impeachment, Hints at Staying in Power

Russian President Vladimir Putin held his annual press conference with journalists on Thursday — a more than four-hour freewheeling event...

Federal Study Finds Race, Gender Affect Face-Scanning Tech

Federal Study Finds Race, Gender Affect Face-Scanning Tech

A study by a U.S. agency has found that facial recognition technology often performs unevenly based on a person’s race,...