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Correction: WHO Travel story

May. 21, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — In a story May 20 about travel spending at the World Health Organization, The Associated Press reported erroneously that information about the organization's travel spending was obtained from internal documents. The information was made publicly available on WHO's website on May 9. A...

Global markets gain on Huawei grace period

May. 21, 2019 8:32 AM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — Most global stock markets rose Tuesday after the U.S. government issued a 90-day grace period on its order to bar U.S. firms from selling to Chinese telecom gear maker Huawei. The reprieve eases the immediate hit on U.S. suppliers and has at least temporarily quelled investors' anxiety over...

APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London

May. 21, 2019 6:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they meet in London next month: They will play on artificial turf for the first time in more than 2,200 games over a century. Major League Baseball has access to Olympic Stadium for 21...

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange's computers

May. 20, 2019 3:05 PM EDT

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers. On Monday, judicial authorities from Ecuador carried out an inventory of all the belongings and digital devices left...

1 year after wedding: Harry and Meghan have new home, son

May. 18, 2019 7:52 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — It's been an eventful first year of marriage for Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle, now known formally as the Duchess of Sussex. The besotted couple wed on May 19, 2018 before rapt crowds outside of Windsor Castle, with one of the largest TV audiences ever assembled. The couple was...

Former UK doctor jailed for groping female patients

May. 17, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A former British doctor has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for groping female patients including a 12-year-old child. Alan Tutin assaulted victims at the Merrow Park Practice in Guildford, 35 miles (55 kilometers) southwest of London, between 1980 and 2004. Judge Nigel Peters said...

No home birth: Harry and Meghan's Archie born in a hospital

May. 17, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The birth certificate for the son of Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, reveals that Archie was born in a private hospital in London. The certificate filed Friday makes clear that Meghan did not give birth to the child in the couple's Frogmore Cottage home, as had been rumored....

EU citizens in UK to use EU vote to have a say on Brexit

May. 17, 2019 10:35 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hedwig Hegtermans has lived in Britain for two decades, but she didn't have a vote when the country decided in 2016 to leave the European Union. She's determined to have her say on Brexit now. An election for the European Parliament being held this month in all 28 EU member states —...

'Kinky Boots' to star in movie theaters, coming full circle

May. 17, 2019 9:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If anyone is kicking themselves that they missed seeing the musical "Kinky Boots," relax — it's coming to a movie screen nearby this summer. Fathom Events plans to show a performance from the London cast in nearly 500 movie theaters across America on June 25 and again on June 29. The...

Uncertainty looms over UK as Brexit compromise talks fail

May. 17, 2019 8:54 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Talks between Britain's Conservative government and the opposition Labour Party seeking a compromise over Brexit broke down without agreement Friday, plunging the country back into a morass of uncertainty over its departure from the European Union. Each side blamed the other for the collapse....