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06/30/2016 09:17 AM
Accused meth traffickers held on $500K bond -

Hector Luis Gonzalez-Quintera, 21, and Kenia P. Aveendano-Meza, 20, of Los Angeles, appeared in Madison County Common Pleas Court. Each is charged with one first-degree felony count of aggravated possession and one first-degree felony count of aggravated trafficking with major drug offender specifications.


06/30/2016 07:15 AM
Conservative Party leadership race takes shape

The battle to succeed Prime Minister David Cameron as Conservative Party leader has drawn three strong contenders with the surprise addition of Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the field. He joins ex-London Mayor Boris Johnson and Home Secretary Theresa May as high-profile figures with strong followings in party ranks.


06/30/2016 03:19 AM
Ex-Navy serviceman admits to enticing minors online

Authorities say Adam Simpson, who was stationed in New London, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Hartford to enticing minors to perform sexually explicit acts during online video chats. Prosecutors say the 29-year-old Simpson used internet-based video chatting services to entice girls between the ages of 12 and 16 to perform sexual acts and engage in sexually explicit conduct, which he recorded and saved on his computer.


06/29/2016 09:10 PM
YouTube personality charged with making false police report

A gay YouTube personality who said he was assaulted outside a West Hollywood club has been charged with filing a false police report and faking his injuries. The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department says London-native Calum McSwiggan was seen hitting himself with a jail payphone after his arrest early Monday.


06/29/2016 12:33 PM
The Latest: Cameron promises more money to fight hate crimes

Britain's prime minister is promising more money for security to fight a surge in hate crimes that have followed the campaign to have Britain leave the European Union. David Cameron told the House of Commons on Wednesday it's right for "everyone on all sides of the referendum debate" to utterly condemn the attacks.


06/28/2016 03:30 PM
NATO chief urges unity after British vote to leave the EU

With Europe thrown into turmoil by the British vote to quit the European Union, cooperation between the EU and the U.S.-led NATO alliance is more vital than ever, NATO's chief said Tuesday as he arrived for a meeting with EU leaders. Jens Stoltenberg, NATO's secretary-general, said "we have to send a clear message that the vote of the U.K. to leave the European Union doesn't mean that we are not able to cooperate, to work together."


06/28/2016 01:02 AM
Intolerant acts surge as British referendum result sinks in

An Eastern European family in Rugby finds dog excrement shoved through its mailbox.


06/27/2016 07:00 PM
Attendance up for Strawberry Festival -

The owner of this Cobra takes a rider for a quick spin Saturday during the Ohio Cobra Club's annual London Cobra Show, held during the London Strawberry Festival. About 380 rides were given down North Main Street.


06/27/2016 09:57 AM
The Latest: British stocks volatile after vote to leave EU

Trading in shares of two big British banks has been temporarily suspended amid volatility in the markets following the country's decision to leave the European Union. The London Stock Exchange says trading the Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays was suspended when they briefly moved out of the trading range of 8 percent - an automatic action.


06/27/2016 05:15 AM
UK Treasury chief tries to calm markets amid 'Brexit' fears

Treasury chief George Osborne sought Monday to ease investor concerns about Britain's vote to leave the European Union, saying the U.K. economy is as strong as it could be to face the challenge. In his first public appearance since Thursday's referendum, Osborne stressed that Britain's economy is in a far better position than it was at the start of the 2008 financial crisis.


06/27/2016 12:44 AM
Stevie Wonder, Hudson honor Prince, Beyonce wins top video

Vocal queen Jennifer Hudson, Stevie Wonder and Tori Kelly kept the theme of the BET Awards - paying tribute to Prince - alive with adoring, passionate performances on Sunday. Hudson, rocking a white-hooded blazer, and Wonder, in a purple suit, sang "Purple Rain" - a month after the piano-playing icon performed the song with Madonna at the Billboard Music Awards, which BET dissed on Twitter.


06/26/2016 08:11 PM
New election fails to clarify Spain's political future

Spain's repeat election Sunday failed to clarify the political future of the European Union's fifth-largest economy, as another inconclusive ballot compelled political leaders to resume six months of negotiations on who should form a government. The conservative Popular Party, which has ruled for the past four years, again collected the most votes in the election but still fell shy of the majority of 176 seats it needs in the 350-seat Parliament to form a government on its own.


06/26/2016 06:41 AM
Kerry to visit Brussels, London for talks on UK's EU exit

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will rush to Brussels and London on Monday to meet the top British and European Union diplomats, as the world grapples with the implications of Britain's historic vote to leave the European Union. Kerry will bring messages of support.


06/25/2016 07:32 PM
Britain's Europeans gripped by fear, confusion, heartache

A tsunami of uncertainty has engulfed Anna Woydyla, a Polish restaurant worker in London, since Britain voted to leave the European Union. Would her two teenage children, who grew up in the United Kingdom, still qualify for loans to study at British universities? Would she and her husband, after 11 years of working here, have to sell the home they just bought? Leave their jobs? Leave their new country? Try to apply for citizenship? The 41-year-old is among hundreds of thousands of European Union workers in Britain who are fearful and confused over what happens next as their adoptive country begins the long process of unwinding its many ties to continental Europe.


06/25/2016 03:06 PM
The Latest: London LGBT parade, mayor back European workers

The flags of European nations flew at the annual Pride in London parade, which ended with a rally in Trafalgar Square. London Mayor Sadiq Khan told the crowd of thousands that Europeans in London are "our friends, our families and our neighbors."