Sun | May 28, 2017

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LONDON (AP):British Airways (BA) cancelled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports yesterday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy UK holiday weekend.The airline said it was...

This is a round-up of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. AP checked these out. Here are the facts:NOT REAL: NASA will pay you...

GUATEMALA CITY (AP):A Guatemalan judge has ruled the brother and son of President Jimmy Morales must stand trial in a case of alleged corruption.The judge ruled late last Friday that the president's son, JosÈ Manuel Morales Marroquin, and brother...

LONDON (AP):British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame...

MONTPELIER, Vt (AP):Republican Gov Phil Scott yesterday vetoed a bill that would have made Vermont the ninth state to legalise recreational marijuana but indicated that he was willing to work...

UNITED NATIONS (AP):China's UN ambassador said on Tuesday that multiple North Korean nuclear and ballistic missile tests, with no end in sight, show the "very strong" need for new talks with...

CARACAS (AP):Venezuela's chief prosecutor yesterday further distanced herself from the socialist administration, deepening the widest rift in a government that has otherwise presented a united front...

TOKYO (AP):North Korea said on Monday it is ready to start mass-producing a new medium-range missile after a weekend test-launch confirmed its combat-readiness.It called the missile, capable...

GENEVA (AP):The new head of the World Health Organization says his "central priority" will be working to achieve universal health coverage, while pledging to "provide value for money" and reform the U.N...

MANCHESTER (AP):The man who police say blew himself up in a packed concert arena in Manchester, killing 22 people, did not make a strong impression on his neighbours.Residents of the Manchester suburb of modest, brick semi-detached homes where 22-...
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