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British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

British lawmakers approve post-Brexit trade deal with EU

LONDON — Britain’s House of Commons voted resoundingly on Wednesday to approve a trade deal with the European Union, paving the way for an orderly break with the bloc that will finally complete the U.K.’s years-long Brexit journey.
'Craziest party ever': Superstar DJ Guetta upbeat for 2021

'Craziest party ever': Superstar DJ Guetta upbeat for 2021

PARIS — Superstar DJ David Guetta has been brought back to Earth by the coronavirus pandemic and says his music has benefitted as a result.
Principal Joe Clark who inspired film 'Lean on Me' has died

Principal Joe Clark who inspired film 'Lean on Me' has died

GAINESVILLE, Fla.
Amid virus fears, China urges workers to skip holiday travel

Amid virus fears, China urges workers to skip holiday travel

BEIJING — China is encouraging tens of millions of migrant workers not to travel home during next February’s Lunar New Year holiday to prevent further spread of the coronavirus, disrupting its most important time for family gatherings.
Convicted US spy Pollard arrives in Israel, welcomed by PM

Convicted US spy Pollard arrives in Israel, welcomed by PM

JERUSALEM — Jonathan Pollard, who spent 30 years in U.S.
China sentences 10 seeking to flee Hong Kong to prison terms

China sentences 10 seeking to flee Hong Kong to prison terms

HONG KONG — A Chinese court on Wednesday sentenced 10 pro-democracy activists and protesters who sought to flee Hong Kong by speedboat to between seven months and three years in prison, in a case with major political overtones for the territory.
Athletes act: Stars rise up against racial injustice in 2020

Athletes act: Stars rise up against racial injustice in 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY — As the NBA neared its restart in late July, its players vowed to keep the calls for social justice reform at the forefront in the wake of the police killings of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor.
Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dead from COVID-19

Louisiana Congressman-elect Luke Letlow dead from COVID-19

BATON ROUGE, La. — Luke Letlow, Louisiana's incoming Republican member of the U.S. House, died Tuesday night from complications related to COVID-19 only days before he would have been sworn into office. He was 41.
Officer who sought warrant at Taylor home could be dismissed

Officer who sought warrant at Taylor home could be dismissed

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Louisville police have taken steps that could result in the firing of an officer who sought the no-knock search warrant that led detectives to the apartment where Breonna Taylor was fatally shot.

Probe: Lax oversight let alleged cheats get Cyprus passport

NICOSIA, Cyprus — Authorities in Cyprus should consider stripping citizenship from a dozen individuals over their alleged involvement in acts of theft and fraud, according to the findings of a probe into 42 foreign nationals who obtained a Cypriot pa