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5 dead in vehicle, knife attack at British Parliament

Jill Lawless, Paisley Dodds and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:06pm

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Five people were killed, including the assailant, and 40 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a "sick and depraved terrorist attack."

Arabs protest UN's withdrawal of Israel 'apartheid' report

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:06pm

An Arab delegation met with the U.N. secretary-general Wednesday to protest what Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour called the "bullying tactics and intimidation" that led to U.N. withdrawal of a report that accused Israel of establishing an "apartheid regime."

The Latest: Police says 5 people died in London attack

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:49pm

The Latest on the incident outside Britain's parliament (all times local):

4 dead in vehicle, knife attack near British Parliament

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:37pm

A knife-wielding man went on a deadly rampage in the heart of Britain's seat of power Wednesday, plowing a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before stabbing a police officer to death inside the gates of Parliament. Four people were killed, including the assailant, and about 20 others were injured in what Prime Minister Theresa May condemned as a "sick and depraved terrorist attack."

Prime Minister Theresa May condemns 'sick and depraved terrorist attack' in London

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:57pm

Prime Minister Theresa May condemns 'sick and depraved terrorist attack' in London.

British lawmakers tweet about parliament attack

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:34pm

British lawmakers were the first to tell the nation, and the world, about a deadly terror attack Wednesday, with members of Parliament tweeting about events unfolding on their doorstep while huddling inside the Palace of Westminster after armed police locked down the area.

Norway grants political asylum to Turkish officers

Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:11pm

A group of Turkish military officers based in Norway who had refused to return home after the failed July 15 coup attempt, were granted political asylum Wednesday.

Aid group says millions of Afghan children are not in school

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:04pm

Nearly a third of all children in war-torn Afghanistan are unable to attend school, leaving them at increased risk of child labor, recruitment by armed groups, early marriage and other forms of exploitation, an aid group said Thursday.

Cyprus president: Turkey vote prevents peace talks progress

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 1:50pm

Cyprus' president says he and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres share the view that progress in efforts to reunify the ethnically divided island is unlikely before next month's referendum in Turkey on expanding presidential powers.

First US aircraft carrier of Trump presidency enters Gulf

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 1:18pm

American sailors watched as the first Revolutionary Guard vessels appeared on the horizon of the Strait of Hormuz, beginning a daylong face-off that has become familiar to both Iranian paramilitary and U.S. naval forces that pass through the narrow mouth of the Persian Gulf.

Italy's anti-establishment 5-Stars pull ahead of Democrats

Paolo Santalucia and Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:50pm

Like elsewhere in Europe and in the U.S., Italy has seen a rising tide of anti-establishment sentiment — and an eclectic grassroots movement is aiming for early elections and 40 percent of the vote now that polls have placed it well ahead of the ruling but fractured Democratic Party.

London attack is latest in which vehicles are used as weapon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:18pm

When an attacker plowed a vehicle into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge on Wednesday, it was the latest in a string of incidents in which drivers used their vehicles as weapons.

London police say they believe there was only 1 attacker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:09pm

London police say they believe there was only 1 attacker.

German media watchdog OKs change to reporting migrant crimes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:09pm

Germany's media regulator has revised its code of conduct on reporting whether crime suspects belong to an ethnic or religious minority after complaints the previous guidance was unclear.

British police say that 4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, attacker; 20 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:03pm

British police say that 4 people dead in London attack including 1 police officer, attacker; 20 injured.

Before Parliament violence, other attacks on Britain

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:45am

Britain has been targeted anew by what authorities are calling a terrorist incident. A look at other attacks on the country in recent years:

EU warns of 'serious consequences' if no Brexit deal

Lorne Cook and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:40am

The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator warned Wednesday of "serious consequences for everyone" if Britain walks away without agreement from negotiations on leaving the 28-nation bloc.

Italian train derails in Switzerland, 7 people injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:40am

An Italian train derailed in the central Swiss city of Lucerne on Wednesday and one carriage tipped over, injuring seven people on board.

French prime minister says French high school students among the injured in London.

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:25am

French prime minister says French high school students among the injured in London. .