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Boris Johnson leaves his south London home on May 28,2019. (Vickie Flores/London News Pictures via ZUMA Wire/TNS)

Johnson woos hard Brexiters as Gove eclipsed by cocaine ‘regret’

Boris Johnson, the front-runner to succeed Theresa May as U.K. prime minister, pledged a hard line on Brexit — including the option of leaving without a deal.

Boris Johnson leaves his south London home on May 28,2019. (Vickie Flores/London News Pictures via ZUMA Wire/TNS)
Oceanside resident Jack Port was 22 when he took part in the D-Day invasion in France. He stays with the same family when he returns to Normandy. The French, especially in that area, are so appreciative of their liberation. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

D-Day still calls to them, 75 years later

They’re invading Normandy again, 75 years after D-Day. So much has changed. One thing hasn’t.

Oceanside resident Jack Port was 22 when he took part in the D-Day invasion in France. He stays with the same family when he returns to Normandy. The French, especially in that area, are so appreciative of their liberation. (Howard Lipin/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before delivering a speech to his supporters after the announcement of the exit polls of the Israeli parliamentary elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 10, 2019. (Oliver Weiken/DPA/Abaca Press/TNS)

Israel’s new elections thrust Netanyahu’s future into turmoil

Reports of Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory last month turned out to be premature as he failed to form a government and engineered new elections instead.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before delivering a speech to his supporters after the announcement of the exit polls of the Israeli parliamentary elections in Tel Aviv, Israel, on April 10, 2019. (Oliver Weiken/DPA/Abaca Press/TNS)
A steady steam of people vote at the St Mary’s Orthodox Church in Roswell, Ga. A report released by a threat intelligence firm said Iranians posing as Americans set up fake accounts on social media to influence the 2018 midterms. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Iranians set up fake social media accounts to influence U.S. midterm elections

Iranians posing as Americans set up fake accounts on social media platforms between April 2018 and March 2019.

A steady steam of people vote at the St Mary’s Orthodox Church in Roswell, Ga. A report released by a threat intelligence firm said Iranians posing as Americans set up fake accounts on social media to influence the 2018 midterms. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)
Members of the public react in front of the Masjd Al Noor Mosque as they fear for their relatives on March 15, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people have been confirmed dead and more than 20 are injured following attacks at two mosques in Christchurch. Four people are in custody following shootings at Al Noor mosque on Dean's Road and the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch. Mosques across New Zealand have been closed and police are urging people not to attend Friday prayers as a safety precaution. (Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images/TNS)

49 killed in New Zealand mosque shootings

(WELLINGTON, New Zealand) Forty-nine people were killed on Friday when extremist gunmen…

Members of the public react in front of the Masjd Al Noor Mosque as they fear for their relatives on March 15, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 49 people have been confirmed dead and more than 20 are injured following attacks at two mosques in Christchurch. Four people are in custody following shootings at Al Noor mosque on Dean's Road and the Linwood Masjid in Christchurch. Mosques across New Zealand have been closed and police are urging people not to attend Friday prayers as a safety precaution. (Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images/TNS)
U.S. President Donald Trump. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

‘Sometimes you have to walk’: Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un ends without a deal

HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump cut short his summit with Kim…

U.S. President Donald Trump. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Israel's attorney general announced he intends to indict Netanyahu on corruption charges. (face to face/Zuma Press/TNS)

Israeli AG intends to file corruption indictment against Netanyahu

TEL AVIV — Israel's attorney general announced on Thursday that he intends…

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019. Israel's attorney general announced he intends to indict Netanyahu on corruption charges. (face to face/Zuma Press/TNS)
Pope Francis attends the opening session of 'The Protection Of Minors In The Church' meeting at the Synod Hall on February 21, 2019 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Inetti-Picciarella/ Zuma Press/TNS)

Pope presents 21-point reform road map at Vatican anti-abuse summit

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis has presented a 21-point plan to combat…

Pope Francis attends the opening session of 'The Protection Of Minors In The Church' meeting at the Synod Hall on February 21, 2019 in Vatican City, Vatican. (Inetti-Picciarella/ Zuma Press/TNS)
The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA's InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet.  This image was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA's Odyssey spacecraft, currently orbiting Mars.(NASA/JPL-Caltech)

New Mars lander will help answer deep questions

Last Monday, after an almost seven-month-long, 300-million-mile journey from Earth, the InSight…

The Instrument Deployment Camera (IDC), located on the robotic arm of NASA's InSight lander, took this picture of the Martian surface on Nov. 26, 2018, the same day the spacecraft touched down on the Red Planet.  This image was relayed from InSight to Earth via NASA's Odyssey spacecraft, currently orbiting Mars.(NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Honduran migrants take a rest in the main plaza, after reaching the city of Pijijiapan, Mexico, on October 25, 2018, as the caravan of thousands continued toward the United States. (Miguel Juarez Lugo/Zuma Press/TNS)

Migrant caravan from Central America pressing forward despite all odds

As I watch and read about the caravan from Central America making…

Honduran migrants take a rest in the main plaza, after reaching the city of Pijijiapan, Mexico, on October 25, 2018, as the caravan of thousands continued toward the United States. (Miguel Juarez Lugo/Zuma Press/TNS)
Thousands of Central American migrants continued their journey toward the U.S. border Thursday, Oct. 24, 2018, reaching the coastal town of Mapastepec, in Chiapas, Mexico. An estimated 7,200 migrants from Honduras and other countries have pressed on, sleeping on roads, traveling on rafts, going without food and water and facing police and threats from President Trump, who called them a "threat" and vowed to send troops to the border with Mexico. (Miguel Juarez Lugo/Zuma Press/TNS)

Migrant caravan from Central America, its numbers thinning, slowly moves north in Mexico

TAPACHULA, Mexico — A migrant caravan from Central America that has drawn…

Thousands of Central American migrants continued their journey toward the U.S. border Thursday, Oct. 24, 2018, reaching the coastal town of Mapastepec, in Chiapas, Mexico. An estimated 7,200 migrants from Honduras and other countries have pressed on, sleeping on roads, traveling on rafts, going without food and water and facing police and threats from President Trump, who called them a "threat" and vowed to send troops to the border with Mexico. (Miguel Juarez Lugo/Zuma Press/TNS)
Hundreds of San Juan residents take shelter at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 19, 2017, until Hurricane Maria passed. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Hurricane Maria claimed 1,139 lives in Puerto Rico over 3 months, new report estimates

It’s been almost a year since Hurricane Maria slammed into Puerto Rico,…

Hundreds of San Juan residents take shelter at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Sept. 19, 2017, until Hurricane Maria passed. (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
On June 27, 2018, in Vatican City, Pope Francis during his Wednesday General audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (Evandro Inetti/Zuma Press/TNS)

Vatican calls for abolition of death penalty in new hard-line stance

ROME — Pope Francis on Thursday hardened the Catholic Church’s stance against…

On June 27, 2018, in Vatican City, Pope Francis during his Wednesday General audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican. (Evandro Inetti/Zuma Press/TNS)
Thousands of Venezuelans are seen entering to Colombia at the immigration check point on the Simon Bolivar Bridge on June 10, 2018 in Cucuta, Colombia. Colombian authorities said more than 1 million people moved from Venezuela to Colombia in the past two years.  (Juan Torres/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

Almost 1 million people moved from Venezuela to Colombia in just 2 years, study shows

BOGOTA, Colombia — Almost 1 million people from Venezuela are thought to…

Thousands of Venezuelans are seen entering to Colombia at the immigration check point on the Simon Bolivar Bridge on June 10, 2018 in Cucuta, Colombia. Colombian authorities said more than 1 million people moved from Venezuela to Colombia in the past two years.  (Juan Torres/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)
A masked protestor stands during the clashes in Srinagar on June 1, 2018. (Masrat Zahra/SOPA Images/Zuma Press/TNS)

Violence flares in Kashmir after protester is run over and killed by Indian paramilitary vehicle

MUMBAI, India — Indian forces fired tear gas Saturday at a funeral…

A masked protestor stands during the clashes in Srinagar on June 1, 2018. (Masrat Zahra/SOPA Images/Zuma Press/TNS)
Carlo Cottarelli, former director of the IMF, addresses journalists after speaking with Italian President Sergio Mattarella on May 28, 2018 at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome, Italy. (Michele Spatari/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)

Italy mired in political turmoil as populist parties rage

ROME — Italy sank deeper into political uncertainty as populist leaders pulled…

Carlo Cottarelli, former director of the IMF, addresses journalists after speaking with Italian President Sergio Mattarella on May 28, 2018 at the Quirinale presidential palace in Rome, Italy. (Michele Spatari/NurPhoto/Zuma Press/TNS)
Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, delivers a speech during a ceremony in which he received the credential as President-elect for the 2019-2025 period in Caracas, Venezuela, on May 22 2018. (Miguel Gutierrez/EFE/ ZUMA Press/TNS)

Venezuela says it’s expelling top US diplomats

WASHINGTON — Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro announced that he is expelling the…

Venezuelan President, Nicolas Maduro, delivers a speech during a ceremony in which he received the credential as President-elect for the 2019-2025 period in Caracas, Venezuela, on May 22 2018. (Miguel Gutierrez/EFE/ ZUMA Press/TNS)
Thousands of people protest with Catalonian and Spanish flags against the independence movement and the regional government's speraratist plans, in Barcelona, Spain, on  Oct. 8, 2017. (Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa/dpa/Abaca Press/TNS)

Catalonia crisis threatens Spain’s budget

MADRID — Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy faces a resurgent confrontation with…

Thousands of people protest with Catalonian and Spanish flags against the independence movement and the regional government's speraratist plans, in Barcelona, Spain, on  Oct. 8, 2017. (Nicolas Carvalho Ochoa/dpa/Abaca Press/TNS)
Protesters haul away the wounded after Israeli forces opened fire during a border protest in Buriej, near Deir al-Bala, Gaza on Tuesday. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Deadly clashes continue in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Deadly new clashes erupted Tuesday in the…

Protesters haul away the wounded after Israeli forces opened fire during a border protest in Buriej, near Deir al-Bala, Gaza on Tuesday. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
Workers at Vikom Export in Doral, Fla., prepare packages for shipment to Venezuela. (Sonia Osorio/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)

Even Venezuelans abroad can’t escape the hardships of their homeland

MIAMI — The Nicolas Maduro regime, already accused of destroying one of…

Workers at Vikom Export in Doral, Fla., prepare packages for shipment to Venezuela. (Sonia Osorio/El Nuevo Herald/TNS)