• Iraqi suicide bomber was ex-Gitmo detainee

    LONDON (AP) — A suicide bomber who attacked a military base in Iraq this week was a former Guantanamo Bay detainee freed in 2004 after Britain lobbied for his release, raising questions about the ability of security services to track the whereabouts of potential terrorists.

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  • Life expectancy to keep rising; S. Korean women could hit 91

    LONDON (AP) — A new study predicts most people born in rich countries will live longer by 2030.

  • Race favorite Thistlecrack out of Cheltenham Gold Cup

    CHELTENHAM, England (AP) — Thistlecrack, the favorite for the Cheltenham Gold Cup, will miss the race because of a leg injury.

  • Lindsay Lohan says she was profiled while wearing headscarf

    LONDON (AP) — Lindsay Lohan claims she was “racially profiled” while wearing a headscarf at London’s Heathrow Airport.

  • Reverse keeper eats meat pie on sidelines in betting stunt

    LONDON (AP) — A backup goalkeeper paid the price for eating a meat pie during his team’s landmark game against Arsenal, resigning from Sutton United as authorities launched investigations into the apparent betting stunt.

  • UK lawmakers debate downgrading Trump invite for state visit

    LONDON (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump should not be afforded the “rare privilege” of a state visit, a British opposition lawmaker said Monday, as Parliament debated a call for Trump’s invitation to be downgraded and stripped of its royal seal of approval.

  • British Open to return to Royal St. George’s in 2020

    ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The British Open will be staged at Royal St. George’s in 2020.

  • South Africa honors more than 600 dead in WWI ship sinking

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — It was a cataclysmic loss among many during World War I. On the foggy early morning of Feb. 21, 1917, in the channel between Britain and France, a British steamship accidentally rammed the smaller SS Mendi, sinking the vessel in about 20 minutes and killing more than 600 southern African troops on board, the vast majority of them black.

  • Spotlight shifts to teams with less Champs League pedigree

    LONDON (AP) — After the Champions League knockout phase was opened by teams with a combined 24 European titles, the spotlight shifts to those with far less of a continental pedigree.