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British Conservatives set to go for top job if Johnson falls

Jan. 22, 2022 02:19 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Revelations that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his staff partied while Britain was in a coronavirus lockdown have provoked public outrage and led some members of his Conservative Party to consider ousting their leader. If they manage to push Johnson out — or if...

UK lawmakers OK virus restrictions but Johnson faces dissent

Dec. 14, 2021 17:39 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers voted Tuesday to approve new restrictions to curb the spread of the omicron variant, but Prime Minister Boris Johnson faced a major revolt by lawmakers in his own Conservative Party who are opposed to the regulations. The result was a blow to the...

Review: Broadway's 'Mrs. Doubtfire' follows safe formula

Dec. 05, 2021 22:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — One sure sign that Broadway is bouncing back is the arrival of new shows based on hit movies. The latest is “Mrs. Doubtfire” — a sweetly clumsy valentine to broken families from the mid-1990s that arrives in the fraught 2020s. What opened Sunday at...

UK: BA flight not informed of Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait

Nov. 23, 2021 13:51 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — More than 300 passengers and crew on a British Airways flight could have been spared a months-long hostage ordeal in 1990 in Kuwait if Britain’s Foreign Office had informed the airline that Iraq had commenced its invasion of its oil-rich Persian Gulf neighbor, newly...

Today in History

Nov. 22, 2021 00:07 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Nov. 22, the 326th day of 2021. There are 39 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 22, 1963, John F. Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, was shot to death...

Editorial Roundup: Missouri

Nov. 15, 2021 13:21 PM EST

Kansas City Star. November 10, 2021. Editorial: Questioning Josh Hawley’s sexuality is not OK, even if it is Josh Hawley Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley, as we’ve maybe said a time or two, is an elitist who never stops complaining about the elites and...