• Iraqi commander: Fallujah 'fully liberated' from IS June 26, 2016
    BAGHDAD (AP) — A senior Iraqi commander declared that the city of Fallujah was "fully liberated" from Islamic State group militants on Sunday, after a more than monthlong military operation.
  • Billy Joel to join Cuomo on NY breast cancer motorcycle ride June 26, 2016
    NEW YORK (AP) — New York's governor will ride alongside music icon Billy Joel in a statewide motorcycle ride to raise awareness about breast cancer before signing legislation that expands access to screenings for the disease.
  • 'Fair number' of UK Labour policy chiefs to resign: lawmaker June 26, 2016
    Heidi Alexander, who resigned as health policy chief for Britain's opposition Labour Party on Sunday, said she expected several of her colleagues in party leader Jeremy Corbyn's top team to do the same. The party is in open conflict following Britain's vote to leave the European Union on Thursday. Labour's widely respected foreign policy chief […]
  • Radical change or safety? Spain votes in repeat election June 26, 2016
    Just days after a shock Brexit, Spaniards started voting in repeat elections on Sunday to decide if they too want a radical change as promised by a far-left coalition led by Podemos. The polls, which opened at 0700 GMT under a generally blue sky nationwide, are pitting voters hungry for change in a country with […]
  • Johannesson wins Iceland presidency with 39 percent June 26, 2016
    History professor Gudni Johannesson won Iceland's presidential election with 39.1 percent of the ballots, according to final results announced on public television channel RUV on Sunday. Throughout the campaign, Johannesson rode a wave of anti-establishment sentiment, emphasising his non-partisan, independent vision of the presidency. The president in Iceland holds a largely ceremonial position, acting as […]