LONDON (AP) — UK Treasury chief Osborne abandons goal of budget surplus by 2020 after referendum "shock"
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has extended sanctions against Russia for six more months to keep pressure on Moscow to respect the peace agreement in Ukraine.
THIEPVAL, France (AP) — One week after Britain's vote to leave the European Union, British Prime Minister David Cameron and members of the royal family were standing side-by-side with France's president to celebrate their historic alliance at the centenary of the deadliest battle of World War I.
DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto sales are expected to set a record in the first six months of this year.
NEW YORK (AP) — The word suggests compassion, benevolence. It even sounds nice.
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has piled on around 40 kilograms (90 pounds) since he took power four years ago, bingeing on food and drink, South Korea's spy agency said Friday. The young leader is also suffering from insomnia and is paranoid about his personal safety, the National Intelligence Service (NIS) reported to a parliamentary committee behind closed doors. "(According to NIS), he is suffering from insomnia", Lee added.
Islamist militants gunned down a Christian priest in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula as he was fixing his car, the Interior Ministry and the Coptic Orthodox Church said on Thursday. Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack and threatened more attacks in the future. Father Rafael Moussa of the Mar Girgis church in Arish, capital of the North Sinai province, was getting his car fixed when the gunmen shot him, the ministry said in a statement.
ROME (AP) — The Colosseum has emerged more imposing than ever after its most extensive restoration, a multimillion-euro cleaning to remove a dreary, undignified patina of soot and grime from the ancient arena, which has been assailed for decades by pollution in traffic-clogged Rome.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Harlequin, the publisher synonymous with romance novels, is anxious to show off its literary side.
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Former Pope Benedict says in his memoirs that no-one pressured him to resign but alleges that a "gay lobby" in the Vatican had tried to influence decisions, a leading Italian newspaper reported on Friday. Citing health reasons, Benedict in 2013 became the first pope in six centuries to resign. In the book, Benedict says that he came to know of the presence of a "gay lobby" made up of four or five people who were seeking to influence Vatican decisions.
British justice minister Michael Gove, who is seeking to become prime minister, said on Friday the country's next leader had to be someone who supported the Leave campaign, which he co-led to victory in last week's European Union referendum. Put simply, the best person to lead Britain out of the European Union is someone who argued to get Britain out," Gove said. Prime Minister David Cameron announced he would resign on June 24, hours after he lost the referendum campaign.
MOUNT SINAI, N.Y. (AP) — A 19-year-old Long Island baby sitter is facing charges after police say she was intoxicated while driving with four children in her car.
Hassan Whiteside is staying with the Miami Heat.
Tens of thousands of children in northeast Nigeria will die of malnutrition this year unless they receive treatment soon, the United Nations said on Friday after reaching areas of the country previously cut off from aid by Boko Haram violence. Over the last year Nigeria's army, aided by troops from neighbouring countries, recaptured most of the territory that was lost to the militant group, which has waged a seven-year insurgency aimed at creating an Islamic state in the northeast. "Improving security has enabled humanitarians to access areas that were previously cut off," Munir Safieldin, the U.N. humanitarian coordinator for Nigeria, said in a statement.