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Solid gold toilet stolen from Blenheim Palace

Police are trying to recover a toilet made entirely from 18-carat-gold said to be worth around $6 million that was stolen Saturday morning from Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire, England, the stately home where former prime minister Winston Churchill was born.

Churchill's grandson expelled from Britain's Conservative Party

Britain's unending Brexit crisis has shifted the foundations of the country's politics and claimed the careers of two prime ministers in collateral damage. But few examples of its seismic effect on Westminster could be more profound than an extraordinary sacking made on Tuesday evening.

China and US: On the brink of a new Cold War?

There is growing realization -- and fear -- among Chinese officials in Beijing that U.S. President Donald Trump could be serious in his promise to upend the types of bilateral relations they have become accustomed to in the past few decades.