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Tottenham stages latest-ever comeback to win an EPL game

Jan. 19, 2022 18:11 PM EST

Tottenham staged the latest-ever comeback to win a Premier League game on Wednesday. Manchester United's second-half turnaround was quite the surprise, too. On a dramatic night in England's top division, Tottenham was losing to Leicester after 94 minutes and 52...

US, allies pledge unity on Russia; to do what isn't as clear

Jan. 19, 2022 15:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden largely has rallied European allies to pledge as one that they will take tough measures against Russia if it rolls troops into Ukraine. But when it comes to what exactly the United States and Europe are willing to do, the allies haven't looked as united. ...

Unilever won't top $68B bid for GSK consumer healthcare unit

Jan. 19, 2022 14:01 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Unilever, the maker of Vaseline skin care products and Dove soap, says it won’t increase a 50 billion-pound ($68.2 billion) offer for GlaxoSmithKline’s consumer healthcare unit that was rejected last week. London-based GSK said Saturday that the bid...

UK lifts COVID restrictions, says omicron wave 'has peaked'

Jan. 19, 2022 13:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Face masks will no longer be mandatory in public places and COVID-19 passports will be dropped for large events as infections level off in most parts of the country, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Wednesday. Johnson told lawmakers that the restrictions were...

Postponements farce sees EPL explore tightening of rules

Jan. 19, 2022 13:28 PM EST

When Arsenal this week sent Pablo Mari away on loan and released Sead Kolasinac, trimming the squad looked perplexing for a club already struggling to muster a team to play. Folarin Balogun and Ainsley Maitland-Niles had only just been loaned out when Arsenal told the Premier League...

UK's Johnson defies calls to quit as ouster bid gathers pace

Jan. 19, 2022 12:40 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson defied calls to resign in a feisty performance Wednesday in Parliament — but it may be too little to prevent a push by his Conservative Party's lawmakers to oust him over a series of lockdown-flouting government parties. Pressure...

UK police asked to probe Indian officials’ role in Kashmir

Jan. 19, 2022 10:12 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A London-based law firm filed an application with British police Tuesday seeking the arrest of India's army chief and a senior Indian government official over their alleged roles in war crimes in disputed Kashmir. Law firm Stoke White said it submitted extensive...

Belgian court convicts ring leader in 2019 smuggling tragedy

Jan. 19, 2022 07:02 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — A local court on Wednesday convicted 18 people who were involved from Belgium in the 2019 deaths of 39 people from Vietnam whose bodies were found in the back of a container truck in southeastern England. The Bruges correctional court found what it called a...

Under-fire Boris Johnson denies lying about lockdown parties

Jan. 18, 2022 17:35 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Tuesday denied misleading Parliament about lockdown-breaching parties, and confirmed he has given an account of events to an inquiry probing alleged violations of coronavirus rules by the government. Senior ministers in...

Irish mourn slain 23-year-old teacher who was out jogging

Jan. 18, 2022 10:47 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds of mourners turned out Tuesday in Ireland for the funeral Mass of a 23-year-old elementary school teacher whose slaying has reignited debate about how to tackle violence against women. Police said Tuesday they arrested a man in his 30s on suspicion of murder...