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World leaders express horror at attack; sympathy for France

NICE, France — World leaders are expressing dismay, sadness and solidarity with France over the attack carried out by a man who drove truck into crowds of people celebrating France’s national day in Nice, killing at least 84 people:UNITED STATES

President Barack Obama condemned what “appears to be a horrific terrorist attack” in Nice.

May makes undiplomatic figure top UK diplomat

LONDON — Britain’s new top diplomat is shaggy-haired, Latin-spouting Boris Johnson, who in recent months has made insulting and vulgar comments about the presidents of the United States and Turkey.

And those are just his recent gaffes.

When Johnson returned to his London home after the appointment, a neighbour had placed a sign next to Johnson’s house saying: “SORRY WORLD.”

Top Tony moments: Miranda’s tearful sonnet, Corden’s antics

NEW YORK — As presenter Barbra Streisand noted, “tonight our joy is tinged with sorrow” and she wasn’t the only one making reference to the horrific Orlando shootings during the Tony Awards ceremony. But the night was also a celebration of the power of theatre to bring joy. And there much joy for the cast and creators of the wildly popular “Hamilton,” which won a whopping 11 Tonys.