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A police officer strokes Larry, the cat who patrols 10 Downing St. in London. Although David Cameron has resigned as prime minister, Larry will retain his position as prime mouser. Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Theresa May, Britain's home secretary and a member of the Conservative Party, is poised to become the new prime minister this week. She favors keeping Britain in the European Union, but says she accepts the will of voters who opted to leave the EU in a June 23 referendum. Matt Dunham/AP hide caption

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Chinese President Xi Jinping (left) toasts with Britain's Queen Elizabeth II during a state banquet at Buckingham Palace in London on the first day of the state visit in October 2015. Elizabeth said on camera that Chinese officials had been "very rude" during the official visit. Dominic Lipinski/AP hide caption

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President Obama said Thursday that he's taking "very seriously" the possibility that a bomb brought down a Russian plane in Egypt on Saturday, killing all aboard. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption

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A frame grab from a video released by the Islamic State shows an IS militant holding a knife before purportedly executing British aid worker David Cawthorne Haines. Islamic State Video/EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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The prime minister's "red box," looking rather lonely, on a train Saturday from London to York. The Mirror made it front page news. The Mirror hide caption

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British Prime Minister David Cameron, who says it is time for the U.N. Security Council "to live up to its responsibilities on Syria." Stefan Wermuth /Reuters /Landov hide caption

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From the NPR Newscast: Philip Reeves reports on the resolution Britain will put before the U.N. Security Council

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British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced plans to block Internet porn by default on all British computers. Getty Images hide caption

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U.K. Cracking Down On Porn, Blocking It Unless Users Opt In

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The G-8 leaders speaking at this news conference in Northern Ireland all lost their ties, but British Prime Minister David Cameron (right) went a step further by ditching his jacket and rolling up his sleeves. Andrew Winning/WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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