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Updated at 1:29 PM

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) " British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to convince business leaders Thursday that the country remains committed to free trade and globalization despite last year's vote to leave the European Union. Just two days after indicating that Britain would be leaving the European single market as well as the EU, May told an audience at the World Economic Forum at the Swiss ski resort of Davos that the Brexit vote was not a rejection of "our friends in Europe," or an...

Updated at 1:28 PM

LONDON (AP) " The British government says six U.K. citizens have been killed and others injured in a road crash in Saudi Arabia. The Foreign Office said Thursday it was supporting the families of the dead Britons and "helping several more...

Updated at 1:25 PM

EYNON, Pa. (AP) " Police say a Pennsylvania man tried to strangle his wife after he woke up from a dream in which she was cheating on him. Archibald police say 49-year-old Conrad Rudalavage had been drinking before he fell asleep, then woke...

Updated at 1:21 PM

ALEPPO, Syria (AP) " Shells slammed into the northern Syrian city of Aleppo Thursday, killing two people as thousands of government supporters gathered in a main square nearby to celebrate last month's capture of the city's eastern neighborhoods...

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WASHINGTON (AP) " U.S. Air Force B-2 bombers and drones attacked a pair of Islamic State military camps in Libya, seeking to eliminate extremists who had escaped the former IS stronghold of Sirte, a defense official said Thursday. The...

Updated at 1:06 PM

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) " Maine Gov. Paul LePage isn't backing down on his statements about John Lewis, a black Georgia congressman who risked his life in the fight for civil rights. The Maine NAACP demanded an apology after the white...

Updated at 12:58 PM

PRAGUE (AP) " The Czech Republic is one step away from losing its status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. The Senate, the upper house of Parliament, voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars,...

Updated at 12:37 PM

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) " Few people are more eager for Donald Trump's arrival in the White House than those who do business in Russia. Hacking scandals? They expect that to blow over. Conflict in Ukraine? An artificial problem invented by...

Updated at 12:20 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Donald Trump's pick to lead the Treasury Department, Stephen Mnuchin, built his reputation and his fortune as a savvy Wall Street investor. But one of those investments has put him in the crosshairs of Democrats as he heads into...

Updated at 12:10 PM

JERUSALEM (AP) " The National Library of Israel said Thursday it has acquired what is considered the world's greatest private collection of Hebrew books and manuscripts. The Valmadonna Trust Library contains some 10,000 items " including a...

Updated at 11:40 AM

WHATELY, Mass. (AP) " A Massachusetts police sergeant is being credited with rescuing an injured owl for the second time in three months. Who? Whately police say Sgt. Donald Bates responded to a call about an owl that apparently had...

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