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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday against President Donald Trump’s emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. California Attorney General Xavier Becerra released a...

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP): Businesses and government offices slowly reopened across Haiti on Monday after more than a week of violent demonstrations over prices that have doubled for food, gas and other basic goods in recent weeks, and allegations...
Seven MPs (from left): Ann Coffey, Angela Smith, Chris Leslie, Mike Gapes, Luciana Berger, Gavin Shuker and Chuka Umunna pose for a photograph after a press conference to announce the new political party, The Independent Group, in London on Monday, February 18.

LONDON (AP): Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to Brexit and anti-Semitism – the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain’s major political parties.

LONDON (AP): It’s said that history often repeats itself – the first time as tragedy, the second as farce. Many Britons feel they are living through both at the same time as their country navigates its way out of the European Union (EU...

CHICAGO (AP): Chicago police said on Saturday that the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has “shifted” due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case. However, attorneys for the Empire...

HOMESTEAD AIR RESERVE BASE, Florida (AP): The US Air Force has begun flying tons of aid to a Colombian town on the Venezuelan border as part of an effort meant to undermine socialist President Nicolás Maduro. The first of three C-17 cargo...

VATICAN CITY (AP): Pope Francis has defrocked former United States Cardinal Theodore McCarrick after Vatican officials found him guilty of soliciting for sex while hearing confession, and of sexual crimes against minors and adults, the Holy See...

NEW YORK (AP): Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the US and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys R Us and Bon-Ton that have closed down in the last year. The Topeka, Kansas-based chain said on...

ST PETERSBURG (AP): Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia’s second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties. The Emergencies Ministry said the collapse at the Saint Petersburg...

ANCHORAGE (AP): A 40-year-old man who stole or damaged $144,000 in marijuana at an Anchorage cultivation facility has been sentenced to two years in prison. A jury in October convicted Nicholas Philemonoff of theft, burglary, criminal mischief and...
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