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  • Chicago police deny British paper's claims about beatings, illegal detentions

     Chicago police deny British paper's claims about beatings, illegal detentions
    The Chicago Police Department in a statement Tuesday night denied accusations in a story by a British newspaper that alleged people have been illegally detained, beaten and denied access to counsel in a Homan Square facility. The Police Department...
  • Voters wary of promises in Britain's unpredictable election

    Posters are being printed and slogans are being polished as Britain's politicians battle it out in the most unpredictable national election in decades. One top election analyst has dubbed it "the lottery election." Voters, though, don't seem very excited...
  • MI5 agents testify at US trial of man charged in UK plot

    Identified only by four-digit numbers to conceal their identities, five British Security Service officers testified Tuesday at the U.S. trial of a terrorism suspect charged with plotting to bomb a shopping mall in Manchester, England. The MI5 agents...
  • Families of 3 missing UK girls urge 'Please come home!'

    Turkish police searched Monday for three missing British schoolgirls believed to be headed to Syria to join the Islamic State extremist group as their frightened families issued urgent pleas begging the girls to return home. The girls, said to be...
  • Burberry hosts starry show at London Fashion Week

    London Fashion Week rolled out the big guns Monday, with British design powerhouse Burberry hosting the glitziest catwalk show of the season. Hunter, the maker of the classic Wellington boots, evoked wild Scottish countryside with indoor waterfalls, while...
  • UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria

    UK police believe 3 missing schoolgirls have entered Syria
    Police investigating the disappearance of three British teenage girls say they believe they are no longer in Turkey and have crossed into Syria. Authorities believe the girls could be on their way to join the Islamic State group. British police...
  • Lobbying sting costs UK lawmaker top security watchdog role

    Conservative Party lawmaker Malcolm Rifkind quit Tuesday as head of the Parliamentary committee overseeing Britain's intelligence services and announced his upcoming retirement after being caught in a hidden-camera sting appearing to discuss swapping...
  • 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...
  • Red Devils Marching Band receives British invitation

    Red Devils Marching Band receives British invitation
    Hinsdale Central High School's marching band officially accepted an invitation to participate in the London's New Year's Day Parade next year. The great-grandson of Sir Winston Churchill, Duncan Sandys, delivered the invitation Feb. 24. The marching...
  • 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...
  • 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'...