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Torrential rain in England kills 1; floods streets

Nov. 8, 2019 1:34 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — A woman died after being swept away by surging waters as torrential rain drenched parts of north and central England, swelling rivers, forcing evacuations and disrupting travel for a second day Friday. In the city of Sheffield, 140 miles (228 kms) north of London, the River Don overflowed...

Attacker stabs 8 at popular Jordanian tourist site

Nov. 6, 2019 2:42 PM EST

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A young man from a Palestinian refugee camp on Wednesday stabbed eight people, including four foreign tourists and their tour guide, at a popular archaeological site in northern Jordan, security officials said. The suspect's family identified him as Mustafa Abu Tuameh. They said the...

French conservatives protest bill allowing IVF for lesbians

Oct. 6, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Several thousand conservative activists of all ages marched through Paris on Sunday to protest a French bill that would give lesbian couples and single women access to in vitro fertilization and related procedures. "Where is my dad?" read some signs as traditional Catholic groups, far-right...

Saudi Arabia eases restrictions on women taking hotel rooms

Oct. 6, 2019 7:56 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia has lifted some restrictions on women traveling in the ultraconservative Muslim kingdom, its tourism authority said Sunday, with new guidelines allowing women to rent hotel rooms without a male guardian's presence, and foreign men and women to share a room...