British politics in disarray; Scotland hopes to block Brexit
LONDON (AP) -- Britain faced unending political chaos Sunday as Scotland's leader declared the Scottish parliament might try to block Britain's exit from the European Union and lawmakers in the opposition Labour Party revolted against their chief for his lackluster efforts to convince British voters to stay in the bloc....
London's global financial hub wary of more isolated future
LONDON (AP) -- In the streets of the City of London, the heart of Britain's global financial hub, it's difficult to find someone who voted to leave the European Union....
British expatriates fear for their future after UK vote
BENIDORM, Spain (AP) -- Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel....
Spaniards vote again, trying to break political stalemate
MADRID (AP) -- Spaniards headed to the polls Sunday for an unprecedented repeat election that aimed to break six months of political deadlock after a December ballot left the country without an elected government....
Italian police capture fugitive mob boss sought for 20 years
ROME (AP) -- Italy's second most sought-after fugitive, a convicted, ruthless 'ndrangheta crime syndicate boss, was captured Sunday as he slept in his bed in a hideout in the rugged Calabrian mountains, police and prosecutors said....
Vatican denies pope has 'Crusades' mentality over genocide
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- The Vatican on Sunday strongly dismissed Turkish claims that Pope Francis has adopted a "Crusades" mentality by recognizing the Ottoman-era genocide of Armenians, insisting that Francis's three-day visit to the Orthodox country was one of peace and reconciliation....
Panama Canal opens $5B locks, bullish despite shipping woes
PANAMA CITY (AP) -- Amid exploding fireworks and waving flags, a Chinese ship carrying more than 9,000 containers on Sunday entered the newly expanded locks that will double the Panama Canal's capacity in a multibillion-dollar bet on a bright economic future despite tough times for international shipping....
A look at the Panama Canal and its newly expanded locks
A look at the Panama Canal and its newly expanded locks, which were formally inaugurated Sunday:...
China on schedule for launch this year of 2nd space station
BEIJING (AP) -- China on Sunday recovered an experimental probe launched aboard a new generation rocket, marking another milestone in its increasingly ambitious space program that envisions a mission to Mars by the end of the decade....
Alco Electronics' David Leung on making gadgets in China
DONGGUAN CITY, China (AP) -- A look inside Alco Electronics Ltd.'s factory in China shows what it takes to succeed as a maker of gadgets for the rest of the world - human precision in tiny tasks and increasingly automated manufacturing, but also flexible thinking and perks to keep the best employees....
The State House passed a bill reducing the time birth parents have to revoke an adoption from 30 days to two weeks after formal consent. Supporters say Pennsylvania’s adoption laws are archaic as many adoptive parents believe the wait too long and go out of state where laws are more favorable, leaving thousands of Pennsylvania children awaiting adoption. Bill opponents feel there's not enough consideration for the biological parent giving up the child and the amount of time they have to change their mind.
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