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LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% on Thursday and warned that a combination of Brexit worries and global trade tensions was weighing on growth.

All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee backed the...Read more

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on developments in the Persian Gulf region amid rising tensions between Iran and the U.S. (all times local):

4:55 p.m.

Russian President Vladimir Putin is warning the U.S. against using...Read more

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court has sentenced 128 people accused of being among the ringleaders of the failed military coup in 2016, to life terms in prison, according to Turkish media.

In total, Haberturk television said 128 people, most of them...Read more

WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a "surprise" medical bill, according to a study released Thursday. And depending on where you live, the odds can be much higher...Read more

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Americans prefer a space program that focuses on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research and using robots to explore the cosmos over sending humans back to the moon or on to Mars, a poll shows.

The poll by The...Read more

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit (all times local):

2:45 p.m.

French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe's top positions isn't a battle between France and Germany.

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BEIJING (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, meeting with visiting Chinese President Xi Jinping, said Thursday that his country is waiting for a desired response in stalled nuclear talks with the United States.

"North Korea would like to remain...Read more

LONDON (AP) — Britain's governing Conservative Party narrowed the race to become the country's next prime minister to three candidates on Thursday, and is set to pick the final two contenders before the end of the day.

Boris Johnson, a former foreign...Read more

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 incident in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria....Read more

BANGKOK (AP) — Global markets advanced Thursday on hopes for a trade truce between the United States and China and the Federal Reserve's hint at lower rates. The price of oil surged amid heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S.

Confirmation of a...Read more

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