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Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

LONDON (AP): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced new questions Monday about his relationship with an American businesswoman who allegedly received favours and public funds while he was the mayor of London. Johnson’s major speech to United...
Police detain a protester at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University in Hong Kong on Monday. Hong Kong police fought off protesters with tear gas and batons as they tried to break through a police cordon that is trapping hundreds of them on a university campus.

HONG KONG (AP): Police tightened their siege of a university campus where hundreds of protesters remained trapped Monday night in the latest dramatic episode in months of protests against growing Chinese control over the semi-autonomous city. The...
A woman walks by a closed market in La Paz, Bolivia, yesterday.

LA PAZ (AP) : Residents in several Bolivian cities are reporting food and gasolene shortages because of protests by supporters of ousted President Evo Morales. Bolivia’s interim government said Monday that its efforts to ­resupply La Paz face...

WASHINGTON (AP): For all the talk about Ukraine in the House impeachment inquiry, there’s a character standing just off-stage with a dominant role in this tale of international intrigue: Russia. As has so often been the case since President Donald...

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP): When the US Census Bureau counts residents of Milwaukee’s poorest neighbourhoods next year, a significant portion of their population will be missing: prisoners. For these predominantly black areas, with incarceration rates...

LONDON (AP): British media on Sunday slammed Prince Andrew’s effort to rebut claims that he had sex with a teenager who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding his televised interview a complete public-relations disaster. In a rare...

HONG KONG (AP): Police launched a late-night operation Sunday to try to flush about 200 protesters out of a university campus on a day of clashes in which an officer was hit in the leg with an arrow and massive barrages of tear gas and water...

NEW YORK (AP): Earlier this fall Dr Scott Solomon presented the results of a huge heart drug study to an audience of fellow cardiologists in Paris. The results Solomon was describing looked promising: Patients who took the medication had a lower...

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Bloomberg today apologised for his longstanding support of the controversial “stop-and-frisk” police strategy ahead of a potential Democratic presidential run, a practice that he embraced as New York...

LONDON (AP) — Questions about the British government’s failure to release a report on Russia’s interference in the country’s politics continued to dog Prime Minister Boris Johnson today as critics said leaks from the...
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