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UK leader to press tech companies to block extremists

Sep 20, 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May is urging internet companies to block the spread of extremist material, calling on social media giants like Facebook, Twitter and Google to develop technologies that will prevent content from being posted in the first place

The Latest: UK lowers its national threat level to "severe"

Sep 17, 2017

British officials have lowered the country's official terrorist threat level from "critical" to "severe" following the arrest of a second man in the London subway bombing

The Latest: London attack highlights need to train US agents

Sep 16, 2017

The president of Amtrak's police labor committee says the attack in London highlights the need to make sure that officers in the United States responsible for protecting rail systems are prepared to prevent such incidents.

Nobel winner shot for education advocacy to study at Oxford

Aug 17, 2017

Nobel Peace Prize laureate and education activist Malala Yousafzai has gained a place at the University of Oxford

Bolt gets the cheers, and Americans get the medals at worlds

Aug 13, 2017

The world championships came to a melancholy close with an on-track tribute to the man who made track and field fun again

UK plans to strengthen online 'right to be forgotten'

Aug 7, 2017

Britain plans to strengthen the online 'right to be forgotten' with a law making social media companies delete personal information on request

The Latest: Bowie wins 100 meters at world championships

Aug 6, 2017

Tori Bowie won the 100 meters at the world championships and made it 2-0 for the United States over Jamaica in the battle for sprint supremacy

Bolt, Farah headline the 1st day of world championships

Aug 3, 2017

While Usain Bolt races in an early heat of the 100 meters at the world championships on Friday, Mo Farah will chase after the night's only medal in the 10,000

British baby Charlie Gard at center of legal battle dies

Jul 28, 2017

Charlie Gard, the critically ill British baby at the center of a legal battle that attracted world attention, has died

The Latest: UK PM May offers prayers for Charlie's parents

Jul 28, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May has expressed her sorrow at the death of a terminally ill 11-month-old baby whose court battle to seek experimental medical treatment in the United States caught the attention of the world

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