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China arrests 12,000 in online drug sale sweep

BEIJING (Reuters) – Chinese police have arrested 12,125 people during a crackdown on the sale of narcotics online and have confiscated more than 300 kg of illegal drugs, state news agency Xinhua reported on Sunday. Police were tipped off to the scale of the problem after uncovering chatrooms in the…

British rules of succession to change

PERTH, Australia (Reuters) – Centuries of British royal discrimination came to an end Friday after Commonwealth leaders agreed to drop rules that give sons precedence as heir to the throne and bar anyone in line for the crown from marrying a Roman Catholic. The 16 countries that have Queen Elizabeth…