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  • Britain hunts for 3 girls feared en route to join militants in Syria

    Britain hunts for 3 girls feared en route to join militants in Syria
    Pressure mounted on British counter-terrorism authorities Monday to explain why they failed to stop three teenage girls from boarding a flight to Turkey on what their families fear was a journey to join Islamic State in Syria. “The security...
  • U.S. shopping malls on alert after Somalia extremists threat

    U.S. shopping malls on alert after Somalia extremists threat
    A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall...
  • 2 UK politicians caught in lobbying sting deny wrongdoing

    Two former senior British ministers denied wrongdoing Monday after being caught in a hidden-camera sting appearing to offer access to politicians and diplomats in return for cash. Prime Minister David Cameron said the allegations against Jack Straw and...
  • Somalia extremists urge attacks on U.S. shopping malls

    Somalia extremists urge attacks on U.S. shopping malls
    A video purported to be by Somalia's al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was "no credible" evidence suggesting a U.S. mall...
  • British premier: girls feared in Syria 'deeply concerning'

    Britain's prime minister has urged the nation's schools to be vigilant in the fight against Islamic extremism after three British schoolgirls left the country in a suspected bid to join the Islamic State group. David Cameron said Saturday the teenagers'...
  • Oscars 2015: For 'Imitation Game,' Harvey Weinstein pulls out winning playbook

    Oscars 2015: For 'Imitation Game,' Harvey Weinstein pulls out winning playbook
    Harvey Weinstein's Oscar campaign playbook has been much imitated over the years — and with "The Imitation Game," he is pulling it out once again. The story of brilliant British mathematician Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), who played a key role...
  • Police probe another racist incident involving Chelsea fans

    British police launched an investigation into further suspected racism involving Chelsea fans as the London club used Saturday's Premier League game to celebrate diversity in football. Stickers emblazoned with "Support Chelsea Support Equality" were...
  • London Fashion Week Day 2: Sequins, retro looks, Cinderella

    London Fashion Week entered Day 2 on Saturday, featuring dozens of new designs — from dramatic, conceptual creations by Gareth Pugh, to more wearable pieces by Julien Macdonald and Emilia Wickstead. Here are some highlights from the day: ___...
  • 5 countries where police officers do not carry firearms, and it works well

    5 countries where police officers do not carry firearms, and it works well
    In the United States, it seems obvious that police officers carry guns and are allowed to use them. In other places, however, this would be considered a provocation and a violation of law. In Britain, Ireland, Norway, Iceland and New Zealand, officers...
  • Parliament: UK, EU 'sleepwalked' into Ukraine crisis

    A parliamentary report published Friday accused the British government and European diplomats of "sleepwalking" into the Ukraine crisis, saying there was a "catastrophic misreading" of mood by Europe ahead of the standoff between Russia and Western...
  • UK defense chief says Russia poses threat to Baltics

    Britain's defense minister has said Russia poses a "real and present danger" to European security and could try to destabilize the Baltic states, former Soviet republics that are now part of NATO. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon said tensions between...