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4 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament
LONDON (AP) -- A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Four people were killed, including the assailant, and about 20 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a "sick and depraved terrorist attack."...



For some airline passengers, new warnings bring new hurdles
NEW YORK (AP) -- As far as the indignities of modern air travel go, the latest ban on laptops and tablets on some international flights falls somewhere between taking off shoes at the security checkpoint and testing baby food and milk for bomb residue....



UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more money
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday....



EU warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit deal
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Wednesday of "serious consequences for everyone" if Britain walks away without agreement from negotiations on leaving the 28-nation bloc....






British lawmakers tweet about parliament attack
LONDON (AP) -- British lawmakers were the first to tell the nation, and the world, about a deadly terror attack Wednesday, with members of Parliament tweeting about events unfolding on their doorstep while huddling inside the Palace of Westminster after armed police locked down the area....



London attack is latest in which vehicles are used as weapon
LONDON (AP) -- When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons....



Australia pair are first foreigners to own US radio stations
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) -- An Australian couple with roots in Alaska has bought more than two dozen radio stations in three states, marking the first time federal regulators have allowed full foreign ownership of U.S. radio stations....



Aid group says millions of Afghan children are not in school
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) -- Nearly a third of all children in war-torn Afghanistan are unable to attend school, leaving them at increased risk of child labor, recruitment by armed groups, early marriage and other forms of exploitation, an aid group said Thursday....



US forces ferry Syrian-Kurdish fighters behind IS lines
BEIRUT (AP) -- U.S. aircraft ferried Syrian Kurdish fighters and allied forces behind Islamic State lines on Wednesday to spearhead a major ground assault on a strategic town held by the extremist group outside its self-declared capital, Raqqa, the Pentagon said, marking the first time U.S. forces have provided airlift for local forces on a combat operation in Syria....