Iran TV says authorities disrupted 'biggest terrorist plot'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian intelligence officials have broken up "the biggest terrorist plot" ever planned to target Tehran and other provinces in the Islamic Republic, the country's state television reported on Monday.

  • Written by AMIR VAHDAT, Associated Press

Pound surges amid apparent support for UK to remain in EU

LONDON (AP) — The pound and global stock markets surged Monday as both opinion polls and betting markets suggested an increase in support for Britain to remain in the European Union in the final crunch week of the vote.

  • Written by DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press

Religious conservatives attempt balance in Orlando response

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The massacre at a gay nightclub has tested the limits of the "love the sinner, hate the sin" approach to homosexuality by conservative religious leaders.

  • Written by ERRIN HAINES WHACK, Associated Press RACHEL ZOLL, Associated Press

Orlando United: Shared grief, loss brings a city together

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — "Orlando Strong" banners hung from porches and bridges, hotel workers wore purple T-shirts with "Orlando United" on them and shock gave way to grief in this tourist city as more families buried their loved ones Friday.

  • Written by JASON DEAREN, Associated Press

Accused killer of UK lawmaker makes defiant court statement

LONDON (AP) — The man accused of murdering British lawmaker Jo Cox gave his name as "Death to traitors, freedom for Britain" in court Saturday, following the killing that has brought campaigning ahead of the country's EU referendum to a standstill.

  • Written by GREGORY KATZ, Associated Press SHAWN POGATCHNIK, Associated Press