World mourns Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II- WXXV 25

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The Union on Buckingham Palace in London is lowered after the of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON (AP) — Condolences poured in from around the world Thursday after the death of Queen Elizabeth II, who became a global icon of calmness and fortitude through decades of political upheaval and social changes at home and abroad.

Elizabeth, who had been on the throne since 1952, when the nation was still rebuilding from the destruction of World War II, died Thursday afternoon at age 96 at Balmoral Castle, her…

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