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Amber Heard accuses Depp of throwing bottles like 'grenades'

Amber Heard accuses Depp of throwing bottles like 'grenades'

LONDON — Amber Heard alleged in a British court on Wednesday that ex-husband Johnny Depp threw "30 or so bottles" at her as if they were “grenades or bombs” during a drunken and frenzied assault in Australia in March 2015 that also saw him accidental
UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kongers from January

UK to open citizenship path to Hong Kongers from January

LONDON — Britain’s government announced Wednesday that it will open a new special pathway to obtaining U.K. citizenship for up to 3 million eligible Hong Kongers as of January, taking another step toward solidifying a policy denounced by China.
US sales of existing homes jump 20% after a 3-month slump

US sales of existing homes jump 20% after a 3-month slump

BALTIMORE — Americans stepped up their home purchases in June by a robust 20.7% after the pandemic had caused sales to crater in the prior three months.
2 more ex-Wirecard managers arrested, ex-CEO back in custody

2 more ex-Wirecard managers arrested, ex-CEO back in custody

BERLIN — Two more former executives at bankrupt German payment company Wirecard were arrested on Wednesday in the fraud scandal that brought down the one-time tech star and its former CEO was taken back into custody after the case against him was exp
Britain's Prince Philip, 99, makes rare public appearance

Britain's Prince Philip, 99, makes rare public appearance

LONDON — Britain’s Prince Philip has made a rare public appearance as he attended a military ceremony at Windsor Castle to transfer a long-held ceremonial role to his daughter-in-law Camilla.
AP Exclusive: Aid from top donors drops even as need soars

AP Exclusive: Aid from top donors drops even as need soars

JOHANNESBURG — A new snapshot of the frantic global response to the coronavirus pandemic shows some of the world’s largest government donors of humanitarian aid are buckling under the strain: Funding commitments, for the virus and otherwise, have dro
New Orleans musician offers kids trumpets for guns

New Orleans musician offers kids trumpets for guns

NEW ORLEANS — A New Orleans trumpeter, vocalist and bandleader is offering kids trumpets in exchange for guns. Shamarr Allen started the project last week, after a 9-year-old boy was shot and killed and two teens wounded, news agencies reported.
Cops: 14 injured after shooting outside Chicago funeral home

Cops: 14 injured after shooting outside Chicago funeral home

CHICAGO — Fourteen people were injured, one person was being questioned and multiple suspects were being sought after gunfire erupted outside a funeral home on Chicago’s South Side where at least one squad car was present, police officials said Tuesd
GOP splits as virus aid package could swell past $1 trillion

GOP splits as virus aid package could swell past $1 trillion

WASHINGTON — The price tag for the next COVID-19 aid package could quickly swell above $1 trillion as White House officials negotiate with Congress over money to reopen schools, prop up small businesses, boost virus testing and keep cash flowing to A
Trump's new immigration fight: how to redraw House districts

Trump's new immigration fight: how to redraw House districts

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump signed a memorandum Tuesday that seeks to bar people in the U.S.