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  • UK police say stabbing treated as 'terrorist incident'

    December 5, 2015 7:13 PM

    LONDON - Britain's Scotland Yard says a stabbing incident at a London Underground station is being treated as "terrorist incident." The London police counterterror command says in a statement late Saturday that it is investigating the incident at Leytonstone Underground station in east London. Authorities were called to the station... more »
  • NFL will only place team in London if it will be competitive

    September 24, 2015 4:46 PM

    LONDON - The NFL says it would only put a full-time franchise in London once all operational issues are worked out and the league is sure the team would be competitive. Mark Waller, NFL executive vice president of its international division, says there is no time frame for possibly... more »
  • World's first all-glass 'Sky Pool' to be built 25 stories above London

    August 20, 2015 6:27 PM

    LONDON - A developer in England claims it is building the world's first all-glass swimming pool suspended 10 stories up in the air between two buildings. Arup Associates will collaborate with aquarium specialists Reynolds to construct the 82-foot-long pool, to be dubbed the "Sky Pool". The pool will be... more »
  • Reports say 'Jihadi John' was raised in UK

    February 26, 2015 8:08 AM

    LONDON - The world knows him as "Jihadi John" -- a masked militant seen holding a knife in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. And now, there's a growing body of evidence that suggests he's a university graduate who was raised in London -- someone... more »
  • Jindal refuses to back down from "no-go" zone claims Play Video

    January 21, 2015 6:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal didn't back down Wednesday from controversial statements he made this week in London about Muslims. He repeated his belief about so-called "no-go" zones, areas where he says non-Muslims aren't welcome. "The left doesn't want to admit that this lack of assimilation is now creating... more »
  • Jindal doubling down on 'no-go zone' assertion

    January 20, 2015 5:01 PM

    WASHINGTON - Gov. Bobby Jindal plans to double down on the assertion that there are neighborhoods in Western nations where Islamic traditions trump civic laws. The move appears aimed at standing out in a crowded field of potential Republican candidates for president. Yet some in his party question if it's... more »
  • Jindal repeats debunked Islamic 'no-go' zone claims

    January 19, 2015 3:47 PM

    LONDON - In a speech intended to be a boost to his foreign policy credentials, Governor Bobby Jindal repeated debunked claims Monday that followers of Islam are working to create "no-go zones" in Europe hostile to non-Muslims. In his speech to the Henry Jackson Society in London, Jindal claimed... more »
  • London air control computer failure resolved

    December 12, 2014 10:24 AM

    LONDON - NATS, Britain's national air traffic body, says the computer problem that touched off troubles in the system has been fixed and it is in the process of returning to normal operations. The agency says "we apologize for any delays and the inconvenience this may have caused." London's airspace... more »
  • US falters late in 2-1 loss to Colombia in London

    November 14, 2014 4:06 PM

    LONDON - Teofilo "Teo" Gutierrez headed in a tiebreaking goal in the 87th minute, and Colombia rallied to beat the United States 2-1 Friday night in an exhibition at Fulham's Craven Cottage. Jozy Altidore converted a penalty kick in the 10th minute, his 25th international goal, after a hand ball... more »
  • Cowboys owner would like to see a team in London

    November 6, 2014 11:48 AM

    LONDON - Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones would like to see the NFL put a team in London. Jones, one of the most outspoken owners in professional sports, is in Britain to watch his team face the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday at Wembley Stadium. "On a personal basis, and speaking... more »
  • Too close for comfort

    October 23, 2014 7:48 PM

    LONDON- A police officer assigned to the Royal Protection Unit at Buckingham Palace was arrested after ammunition was found in personal lockers on the grounds of the palace. The ammo is thought to have come from Metropolitan Police supplies. The officer is suspended from duty and is being... more »
  • Johnson still a doubt for Lions game in London

    October 23, 2014 9:17 AM

    BAGSHOT, England - Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is still a doubt for Detroit's game against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday in London. Johnson has missed the last two games, both wins, for the Lions (5-2) with a right ankle injury. He made the trip to England, but said Thursday... more »
  • Clooney posts legal notice to marry

    August 7, 2014 7:47 PM

    LONDON- Actor and heartthrob George Clooney and his girlfriend posted a legal notice declaring they'll get married in Italy. His fiancee is London lawyer Amal Alamuddin and they were engaged in April. They did not place a date in the legal notice that's required when a British national... more »
  • Bouchard, 2011 champ Kvitova in Wimbledon final

    July 3, 2014 11:37 AM

    LONDON - Eugenie Bouchard defeated French Open finalist Simona Halep 7-6 (5), 6-2 Thursday to advance to the Wimbledon final against 2011 champion Petra Kvitova. In a semifinal that was delayed twice in the first set - first by a left ankle injury to Halep and then by an ill... more »
  • Multiple deaths reported following London theater collapse

    December 19, 2013 3:15 PM

    LONDON - London police say there are "a number" of casualties following the apparent collapse of a theater's roof. Police said officers were called just after 2 p.m. to reports of a ceiling collapse at the Apollo Theatre on Shaftsbury Avenue in central London. London's fire department said eight engines... more »
  • Dallas, Detroit, Miami to play NFL London in 2014

    October 24, 2013 9:10 AM

    LONDON- The Dallas Cowboys, Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins will travel to London next year to take part in the NFL International Series. The NFL had announced earlier this month that it would play three games at Wembley Stadium in 2014, with the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders as the designated... more »
  • NFL to play 3 games in London

    October 8, 2013 1:59 PM

    WASHINGTON- The NFL will play three regular-season games at London's Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders. It will be the most games the league has played abroad in one year. This season, Minnesota beat Pittsburgh in September, and Jacksonville will host San Francisco... more »
  • Michael Jackson statue removed from Fulham

    September 25, 2013 9:07 AM

    LONDON- The statue of Michael Jackson outside Premier League club Fulham has been hauled down. On the orders of new owner Shad Khan, the tribute to the late "King of Pop" was removed Wednesday from outside Craven Cottage in west London. The statue is being returned to Mohammed Al Fayed,... more »
  • There's a Katherine Middleton in Livingston Parish Play Video

    July 22, 2013 10:22 PM

    DENHAM SPRINGS - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed a baby boy into the world Monday. Officials said Monday the baby was born at 4:24 p.m. and weighs 8 pounds 6 ounces. Many were anticipating the royal birth for days and one person in Livingston Parish was more... more »
  • Memories of safe Olympics assure London runners

    April 18, 2013 9:14 AM

    LONDON- Any anxiety marathon runners have about competing in London after the Boston bombings is being allayed by the successful security measures at last year's Olympics. The elite runners have arrived in London for Sunday's race and heard assurances from the British government that security is being stepped up after... more »
  • Diana dresses fetch more than a million

    March 19, 2013 7:36 PM

    LONDON- Some of Princess Diana's most memorable evening gowns sold for more than a million dollars at an auction in London. The highlight was a velvet navy gown Diana wore in 1985 to a gala dinner at the White House where she danced with actor John Travolta. It fetched 240,000... more »
  • Queen Elizabeth leaves hospital

    March 4, 2013 9:05 AM

    LONDON - Queen Elizabeth II has left a central London hospital, one day after being admitted for a severe stomach bug. She walked out of King Edward VII Hospital Monday afternoon wearing a red dress, and was driven away in a motorcade. The hospital stay had initially been... more »
  • Armstrong panel hearing postponed due to snow

    January 21, 2013 10:45 AM

    LONDON - The panel investigating links between cycling's governing body and Lance Armstrong has postponed its first hearing because of snow in London. The International Cycling Union's independent commission will now hold its procedural hearing in London on Friday instead of Tuesday. The three-person panel will consider whether to introduce... more »
  • State Dept: Americans still hostage in Algeria

    January 18, 2013 12:37 PM

    WASHINGTON - A U.S. official says Americans are still held hostage in Algeria on the third day of a standoff with militants at a natural gas complex in the Sahara. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland says the U.S. is working with Algeria and other governments to try to secure their... more »
  • NBA hooping it up across the Pond

    January 17, 2013 10:23 AM

    UNDATED - Today's four-game NBA schedule tips off in London, where the Knicks and Pistons will have at it in the O2 Arena used for last summer's Olympics (3 p.m. Eastern). New York is 24-13 and holds a two-game lead over Brooklyn atop the Atlantic Division standings. Detroit is... more »
  • 2 dead after helicopter crashes in London

    January 16, 2013 6:49 AM

    LONDON - Police say two people were killed when a helicopter crashed during rush hour in central London after apparently hitting a construction crane on top of a building. The helicopter crashed just south of the River Thames near the Underground and mainline train station at Vauxhall, and the... more »

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