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Airplane landing
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July 01, 2019 - 1:33 pm
LONDON (AP) — A stowaway fell from the undercarriage of a jet as it approached Heathrow Airport after a 9-hour flight from Nairobi, landing in a south London garden, police and airline officials said Monday. The Metropolitan Police force said the body of an unidentified man was found in a...
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Grenfell Tower fire
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Steve Tawa
June 11, 2019 - 2:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — While the flames quickly raced up the exterior of the 24-story Grenfell Tower in June 2017, a lawsuit claims the sparks began in Pennsylvania. Two Pennsylvania-based companies have been blamed for the deadly London fire, which killed 72 people and injured 177 others...
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Mexican Foreign Affairs Secretary Marcelo Ebrard, center, departs a news conference at the Mexican Embassy in Washington, Tuesday, June 4, 2019, as part of a Mexican delegation in Washington
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June 04, 2019 - 10:56 am
By Luis Alonso Lugo and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he expects to begin hitting Mexico with tariffs next week in a long-running dispute over illegal immigration, while Mexican officials predicted an agreement to avoid the penalties would be...
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US actress Pamela Anderson leaves Belmarsh Prison in south-east London, after visiting WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Tuesday May 7, 2019.
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May 07, 2019 - 8:09 am
LONDON (AP) — Former "Baywatch" star Pamela Anderson says Julian Assange "does not deserve to be in a supermax prison" after visiting the WikiLeaks founder behind bars. Assange is in London's Belmarsh Prison serving a 50-week sentence for jumping bail in 2012. He is also being held on an...
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In this May 19, 2017 file photo, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange gestures to supporters outside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, where he has been in self imposed exile since 2012.
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May 01, 2019 - 11:12 am
By Gregory Katz, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Wednesday to 50 weeks in prison for skipping bail seven years ago and holing up in the Ecuadorian Embassy in London. Judge Deborah Taylor appeared unimpressed by Assange's written apology...
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Julian Assange
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April 11, 2019 - 6:27 am
UPDATED: 5 p.m. ___ LONDON (AP) — British police on Thursday hauled a bearded and shouting Julian Assange from the Ecuadorian Embassy where he was holed up for nearly seven years, and the U.S. charged the WikiLeaks founder with conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to get...
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Demonstrators hold a banner during a Peoples Vote anti-Brexit march in London, Saturday, March 23, 2019. The march, organized by the People's Vote campaign is calling for a final vote on any proposed Brexit deal.
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March 23, 2019 - 9:17 am
By Gregory Katz LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May is easing away from plans to hold a third vote on her troubled Brexit withdrawal plan as protesters gathered in central London on Saturday to demand a second referendum. The "People's Vote March" is expected to be one of the largest...
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Theresa May
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March 12, 2019 - 4:18 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain's Parliament delivered a crushing defeat to Prime Minister Theresa May's European Union divorce deal Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos just 17 days before the U.K. is due to leave the bloc. Lawmakers rejected the deal 391-242, ignoring May's entreaties to back...
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The scene as police secure the area outside the University of Glasgow, Scotland, after a suspicious package was found the university, Wednesday March 6, 2019.
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March 06, 2019 - 10:00 am
LONDON (AP) — Buildings at the University of Glasgow were evacuated Wednesday as police examined a suspicious package found in the mailroom, a day after three London transport hubs received letter bombs. Police Scotland said officers examined packages discovered just before 11 a.m. (1100 GMT) at...
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Timothy Ray Brown poses for a photograph, Monday, March 4, 2019, in Seattle.
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March 04, 2019 - 8:53 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — A London man appears to be free of the AIDS virus after a stem cell transplant, the second success including the "Berlin patient," doctors reported. The therapy had an early success with Timothy Ray Brown, a U.S. man treated in Germany who is 12 years post-transplant and still free...
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