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UK to investigate minister who asked aide to buy sex toys

Monday, 30 October 2017, 06:33 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

Britain's Cabinet Office will investigate whether an international trade minister breached conduct rules by asking his secretary to buy sex toys as widening allegations of sexual harassment roil...

High winds sweep Central Europe, leave 5 dead, others hurt

Monday, 30 October 2017, 06:29 Last update: about 18 days ago Associated Press

High winds knocked down trees and caused widespread travel chaos across much of Central Europe on Sunday, leaving five people dead and several injured. Storm Herwart, whose gusts reached 180 kph...

Hundreds of thousands rally in Barcelona for Spanish unity

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 16:18 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

Hundreds of thousands flooded the streets of Barcelona Sunday to call for Catalonia to remain part of Spain, two days after regional lawmakers exacerbated a political crisis by voting for the wealthy...

23 dead, more than 30 wounded in Mogadishu hotel attack

Sunday, 29 October 2017, 06:50 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

A suicide truck bomb exploded outside a popular hotel in Somalia's capital on Saturday, killing at least 23 people and wounding more than 30, and gunfire continued as security forces pursued other...

Ousted Catalan leader vows to fight Spain's takeover

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 18:00 Last update: about 19 days ago Associated Press

Catalonia's ousted separatist president on Saturday called on Catalans to peacefully oppose Spain's imposition of direct rule in the region, in a veiled refusal to accept his Cabinet's dismissal as...

Spain cracks down hard after Catalonia declares independence

Saturday, 28 October 2017, 08:26 Last update: about 20 days ago Associated Press

In one of the most momentous days in recent Spanish history, Spain fired Catalonia's regional government and dissolved its parliament Friday after a defiant Catalan declaration of independence that...

JFK files: Thousands released but Trump holds back others

Friday, 27 October 2017, 09:32 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

President Donald Trump blocked the release of hundreds of records on the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, bending to CIA and FBI appeals, while the National Archives came out Thursday night...

Two women and their dogs rescued after 98 days at sea

Friday, 27 October 2017, 09:21 Last update: about 21 days ago Associated Press

Two women and their dogs have been rescued after being lost at sea for months while trying to sail from Hawaii to Tahiti. The U.S. Navy rescued the women on Wednesday after a Taiwanese fishing...

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