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UK Labour Party in turmoil over new anti-Semitism claims

UK Labour Party in turmoil over new anti-Semitism claims

LONDON — Britain's main opposition Labour Party was in turmoil Thursday after a television documentary renewed allegations that anti-Semitism is rife within its ranks.
Train collision in Pakistan kills 20

Train collision in Pakistan kills 20

MULTAN, Pakistan — A passenger train rammed into a freight train at a railway station in southern Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least 20 people and injuring 74 others, hospital officials said.
Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation

Acosta defends Epstein deal amid calls for his resignation

WASHINGTON — Trying to tamp down calls for his resignation, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his handling of a sex trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein, insisting he got the toughest deal he could at the ti

Man charged with shooting child now accused of killing baby

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia man charged with shooting a 5-year-old in the head is now accused of killing a toddler. News outlets report 20-year-old Derick Walton Jr.
Alaska Legislature fails to override vetoes that prompt cuts

Alaska Legislature fails to override vetoes that prompt cuts

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Alaska Legislature failed Wednesday to override budget vetoes by Gov.
NYC police probe defaced Rapinoe posters

NYC police probe defaced Rapinoe posters

New York City police say they are investigating after posters featuring U.S women's soccer team player Megan Rapinoe (ruh-PEE'-noh) were defaced with derogatory slurs.
Fans celebrate World Cup champs, rally for equal pay

Fans celebrate World Cup champs, rally for equal pay

NEW YORK — Adoring fans packed New York City's Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women's national soccer team as leaders on the field and advocates for pay equity off it.
Divisive telescope to restart building next week in Hawaii

Divisive telescope to restart building next week in Hawaii

HONOLULU — Construction on a giant telescope will start again next week after lengthy court battles and passionate protests from those who say building it on Hawaii's tallest mountain will desecrate land sacred to some Native Hawaiians.

Records of singer's legal battle with ex-wife to be released

CHICAGO — A judge has ruled some records of singer R. Kelly's legal battle with his ex-wife could be released to the public as soon as next week.

US terminates funds for anti-Iran Twitter feed

WASHINGTON — The State Department said Wednesday it has terminated support for an online project aimed at fighting Iranian disinformation after it tweeted harsh criticism of individual human rights workers, academics and journalists, some of whom are
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