Northern Irish party will prop up British government – The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe Northern Irish party will prop up British governmentThe Boston GlobeLONDON — British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal in principle with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionists on Saturday to prop up the Conservative government, stripped of its majority in a disastrous election. The result has demolished May's …For Britain, Political Stability Is a […]

Pentagon: 3 US soldiers killed, 1 wounded in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Three U.S. soldiers were killed and another was wounded Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, the Pentagon said. An Afghan official said the deaths and injury stem from an attack by an Afghan soldier, who also died. In a statement from Washington, the Pentagon didn’t provide details about what led to the deaths […]

Conservatives unlikely to win British Parliament majority

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain’s parliamentary election (all times local): 6 a.m. British media are reporting that Conservatives can no longer win an outright majority in Parliament. Sky News reported early Friday that Labour held the seat of Southampton Test, guaranteeing that no party will reach the 326 seats necessary for an overall […]

Britain votes in election torn between terrorism worries and Brexit strategies – Washington Post

Washington Post Britain votes in election torn between terrorism worries and Brexit strategiesWashington PostLONDON — Britain's suddenly unpredictable election campaign moved to the ballot box Thursday as voting began in a race that Prime Minister Theresa May once had solidly in her grip but then reshaped by terrorists attacks in London and Manchester.Britons vote in […]

Polls open in UK election after attacks mar campaign

DANIKA KIRKA and JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British voters went to the polls Thursday for an election envisioned to be dominated by the country’s pending departure from the European Union but that ended up focusing on international terrorism following attacks in London and Manchester.Voters are choosing 650 lawmakers for the House of […]

Myanmar military plane with 104 aboard goes missing

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A military transport plane with more than 100 people on board went missing Wednesday on a flight from southern Myanmar to Yangon, a military spokesman said. Gen. Myat Min Oo said the Chinese-made Y-8 turboprop aircraft was carrying 90 passengers — mostly families of military personnel — and 14 crew members […]

British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descent – Washington Post

Washington Post British police identify 3rd London attacker as Italian of Moroccan descentWashington PostLONDON — British police on Tuesday named the third London Bridge attacker as 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba from east London, offering further suggestions that the plot was hatched locally even as questions were raised about gaps in counterterrorism …British police name third killer and […]

London mayor doesn’t care about Trump tweets

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the attacks in the London Bridge area (all times local): 12:55 p.m. The mayor of London says he couldn’t care less about the accusatory tweets being issued by the president of the United States. Sadiq Khan told The Associated Press on Tuesday that he “really couldn’t be bothered about […]

Arab powers sever Qatar ties, citing support for militants – Reuters

Reuters Arab powers sever Qatar ties, citing support for militantsReutersDUBAI The Arab world's strongest powers cut ties with Qatar on Monday over alleged support for Islamists and Iran, re-opening a festering wound just two weeks after U.S. President Donald Trump's demand for Muslim states to fight terrorism. Saudi Arabia …The Latest: Egypt suspends air links with […]