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Crown heavy

LONDON—Queen Elizabeth II reveals the secrets of giving a speech while wearing a weighty crown, in unusually candid comments that are part of a new documentary on her coronation and the symbolism of the crown jewels.

Trump (sort of) denies vulgar comments

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump today denied using certain “language” as fury spread over his comments about immigration during a private meeting with lawmakers.

But neither he nor the White House denied the most controversial of his comments: using the word “shithole” to describe countries in Africa and saying he would prefer immigrants from countries like Norway instead.

Butcher trapped in freezer uses sausage to bash his way out

LONDON — A British butcher who got locked in a freezer says he was saved by a frozen sausage that he used as a battering ram.

Chris McCabe says he became trapped in the walk-in freezer at his shop in Totnes, southwest England, last month when wind blew the door shut. The safety button to open the door had frozen in the -20 C (-4 F) chill.