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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk across the tarmac following their arrival on Marine One helicopter at Ocean Reef Club in Key Largo, Fla., to begin their weekend vacation. White House spokesman Josh Earnest defended Obama's trip to Key Largo, despite the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, arguing Obama would be able to monitor events from Florida. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

4 nations urge US gas exports amid Ukraine crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Central European nations are urging the United States to boost natural gas exports to Europe as a hedge against the possibility that Russia could cut off its supply of gas to […]

03/08/2014

A general view of the new visitor centre at Stonehenge, England, Dec. 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Ancient Stonehenge gets modern-day revamp

STONEHENGE, England (AP) — After thousands of years, Stonehenge has had a makeover. But visitors may initially feel something is missing: the prehistoric monument itself. Tourists now arrive at a gleaming new timber-and-glass visitor center […]

12/17/2013

England no longer outlaws ‘incorrigible rogues’

LONDON (AP) — England’s repeat rascals can breathe a little easier tonight. Being an “incorrigible rogue” is no longer against the law. Britain’s Ministry of Justice said that the old-fashioned-sounding offense, created in the early […]

12/12/2013

The Cessna 172 light aircraft Wednesday Oct.9, 2013 which a passenger with no flying experience landed safely at Humberside Airport, near Grimsby, England after the pilot was taken ill. (AP Photo/ Richard McCarthy, PA)

Passenger lands small plane after pilot falls ill

LONDON (AP) — A passenger with no flying experience safely landed a small airplane at a British airport after the pilot became incapacitated, officials said Wednesday. The pilot, the only other person aboard the aircraft, […]

10/09/2013

A security guard walks along the drained canal at the Venetian hotel-casino, Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013, in Las Vegas.  (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Canals run dry at Venetian in Vegas for 1st time

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It’s not often you can use the word “dry” to describe a Las Vegas landmark, but tourists hoping to cruise along the Venetian hotel-casino’s indoor canals are finding them tapped out. […]

09/19/2013

Scotland's fans gather in central London's Trafalgar Square, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013 ahead of their team's soccer match against England, at Wembley Stadium late Wednesday. Scotland's supporters are collectively known as the Tartan Army and Scotland has a longstanding rivalry with England. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Scotland soccer fans descend on London for match

LONDON (AP) — Wearing traditional kilts and bonnets, thousands of Scotland soccer fans descended on London’s Trafalgar Square on Wednesday before their homeland’s first game in 14 years against neighbor and fierce rival England. The […]

08/14/2013

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Listen to landlord and tenant info from today’s Money 101

The pros and cons of condo conversions in Southern California … Why rent control is a big asset for tenants … How landlords must decide among tenant applications … and when landlords must give notice […]

08/13/2013

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British Library to reunite Magna Carta copies

LONDON (AP) — The Magna Carta will be on the move in 2015. The British Library plans to celebrate the 800th birthday of the document that laid the foundations of Britain’s common law and civil […]

07/14/2013

Composite image of galaxies from NASA Hubble Space Telescope (Photo credit: NASA/AP)

Astronomers find blue planet outside solar system

LONDON (AP) — Astronomers have for the first time managed to determine the color of a planet outside our solar system, a blue gas giant 63 light-years away. Using the Hubble Space Telescope, an international […]

07/12/2013

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Church of England to act against anti-gay bullying

LONDON (AP) – The archbishop of Canterbury has announced a campaign to stamp out anti-gay bullying in Church of England schools, acknowledging that attitudes toward sexuality have changed. Archbishop Justin Welby, spiritual leader of the […]

07/05/2013

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German WWII bomber raised from English Channel

  LONDON (AP) — A British museum on Monday successfully recovered a German bomber that had been shot down over the English Channel during World War II. The aircraft, nicknamed the Luftwaffe’s “flying pencil” because […]

06/10/2013

Lee Rigby, member of the British armed forces who was attacked and killed in Wollwich, London. (AP Photo)

Autopsy: UK soldier died from cuts, stab wounds

LONDON (AP) — An autopsy shows that an off-duty soldier killed in a suspected Islamic extremist in London attack last week died from multiple cuts and stab wounds after he was hit by a car, […]

05/29/2013

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