London was on track to become the first EU capital with a Muslim mayor as voters went to the polls Thursday after a bitter campaign between Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives and the opposition Labour party. Labour lawmaker Sadiq Khan, a former government minister and son of a bus driver from Pakistan, is tipped to beat Conservative multimillionaire environmentalist Zac Goldsmith in the race to run the British capital.
The US Coast Guard over the last several days has sent back to Cuba 52 migrants intercepted trying to cross the Florida Straits to reach the United States, officials said Thursday. The Coast Guard repatriated the migrants to Bahia de Cabanas, Cuba on Wednesday, a Coast Guard statement said. "These repatriations are a result of three separate migrant interdictions at sea within the last week in the south Florida Straits," the statement said.