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5 countries that have taken radical steps to eliminate firearm deaths — and what the US can learn from them

While no country is a pure analog for America, its peers have taken massive, successive steps to driving down killings, like destroying guns in bulk.

Thousands of chickens at a UK poultry farm are dead following a brutal heatwave

Thousands of chicken at a UK farm are dead following last week's heatwave, with workers were seen piling carcasses outside the farm's buildings.
Boris Johnson and Donald Trump

Boris Johnson once said Trump’s comments about Muslim immigration showed ‘stupefying ignorance’ and called him ‘unfit’ f...

In 2015, Johnson said he would invite Trump to London but didn't want to "expose any Londoners to the unnecessary risk of meeting Donald Trump."
U.S. President Trump participates in Apollo 11 50th anniversary event at the White House in Washington

The UK reportedly told Trump not to threaten Iran while it negotiates for the release of tanker hostages

The UK government has asked President Donald Trump to play it cool and avoid escalating a tense standoff with Iran.
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt on Tuesday went after President Donald Trump for recent criticism of Prime Minister Theresa May.

Britain’s foreign secretary slams Trump for ‘disrespectful’ comments about Theresa May amid spat over the UK ambassador

"These comments are disrespectful and wrong to our Prime Minister and my country," UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said of Trump via Twitter.
President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint news conference in London, Britain, June 4, 2019.

Trump says he will ‘no longer deal with’ the UK ambassador after leaked cables showed the British diplomat criticizing the president

"I do not know the Ambassador, but he is not liked or well thought of within the U.S. We will no longer deal with him," Trump said of Sir Kim Darroch.

Leaked diplomatic cables from the UK’s ambassador to the US called Trump ‘inept,’ ‘insecure,’ and ‘incompetentR...

Sir Kim Darroch's dispatches back to London reportedly described the White House as "uniquely dysfunctional" and warned it could "crash and burn."

9 mind-blowing facts about the United Kingdom’s economy

The United Kingdom has an outsized economic impact — it's the 80th biggest country but it has the 5th largest GDP in the world.
The US State Department warns of "violent crime such as burglaries, armed robberies, and sexual assault" in the Bahamas, particularly in Nassau.

15 of the riskiest vacation hot spots in the world

The US State Department has flagged places like Mexico, the Bahamas, and the UK for their high crime rates, civil unrest, and terrorist threats.
President Donald Trump and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May hold a joint news conference in London, Britain, on June 4, 2019.

British reporter asked Theresa May if she agrees with Trump that London Mayor Sadiq Khan is a ‘stone cold loser’

Trump said Khan "hurts the people of this great country and I think he should actually focus on his job."