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British parliament attack: The victims

Three people were killed in the London terror attack outside the Houses of Parliament — two members of the public and a police officer.

400,000 ‘trapped’ in west Mosul’s Old City: UN

About 600,000 people remain in the areas of west Mosul held by the Islamic State group, including 400,000 who are “trapped” in the Old City under siege-like conditions, the UN said Thursday.

Despite Trump push, healthcare vote going to the wire

President Donald Trump faces a reckoning Thursday as US lawmakers vote on his presidency’s biggest legislative test, the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, as conservatives vowed to kill it unless important last-minute changes are made.

Philippines’ Duterte reignites martial law fears

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte warned Thursday he may impose martial law and suspend elections for tens of thousands of local posts, fuelling concerns about democracy under his rule.