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Mexican players can have beef again at the World Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — Mexico's mantra for this World Cup is "No Excuses," and that includes no complaining about the menu. The team brought two tons of food to Russia, along...
Jun. 22, 2018

Police: Man arrested after family spat causes fatal pileup

DIAMONDHEAD, Miss. (AP) — Police say one person is dead and another is in custody after a family argument caused vehicles to pile up on a Mississippi highway. Fifty-six-year-old Fred...
Jun. 22, 2018

New leaders tapped for Berlin film festival from 2020

BERLIN (AP) — Carlo Chatrian, the director of the Locarno film festival, and German movie industry official Mariette Rissenbeek have been tapped to take charge of the Berlin International Film...
Jun. 22, 2018

Trump: DeSantis has "full endorsement" for Florida governor

TALLAHASSSEE, Fla. (AP) — President Donald Trump is giving his "full endorsement" to U.S. Rep. Ron DeSantis in Florida's wide open race for governor. Trump tweeted out his support for...
Jun. 22, 2018

Paul McCartney drives down memory lane for 'Carpool Karaoke'

LONDON (AP) — It had been a magical mystery tour as Paul McCartney led James Corden through his hometown of Liverpool during a "Carpool Karaoke " segment on CBS' "The...
Jun. 22, 2018

Alabama Power tries to boost solar fees despite complaint

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Alabama Power Co. is seeking permission to raise fees on people with residential solar power systems even as it fights a complaint challenging the charges. Al.com...
Jun. 22, 2018

UK split by Brexit divide 2 years after vote to leave EU

LONDON (AP) — It's been two years since the shoppers and traders of London's Romford market voted by a wide margin for their country to leave the European Union. Enthusiasm...
Jun. 22, 2018

Service celebrates UK's 'Windrush generation' from Caribbean

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May has joined more than 2,000 people at London's Westminster Abbey to celebrate the contribution of immigrants from the Caribbean, 70 years to...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Groups sue Boston schools, allege info sharing

McALLEN, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the separation of immigrant children from their parents following President Donald Trump's order allowing them to remain with their parents (all times local):...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Michigan State trustees won't oust president

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on how Michigan State University will handle a $500 million settlement with victims of sports doctor Larry Nassar (all times local): 8:40 a.m...
Jun. 22, 2018

Social media _ not famous face _ is key to protest marches

CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. marching arm-in-arm with other civil rights activists. Cesar Chavez hoisting a picket sign in a farm workers' strike. Gloria Steinem rallying...
Jun. 22, 2018

Report: Uber driver streaming "The Voice" just before crash

TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — An Arizona police report says the backup driver in an Uber autonomous SUV was streaming a television show on Hulu just before the vehicle struck and...
Jun. 22, 2018

OPEC discussing oil output increase to contain energy costs

VIENNA (AP) — The countries of the OPEC oil cartel will discuss increasing their production by about 1 million barrels a day at a meeting Friday that could influence the...
Jun. 22, 2018

Police: Town official punched 70-year-old man in the face

EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) — Police have arrested a Connecticut town official they say punched a 70-year-old man in the face. East Windsor police arrested 65-year-old Steve Dearborn on Wednesday...
Jun. 22, 2018

Kentucky governor downplays effect of EU tariffs on bourbon

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Republican governor is downplaying fears that the European Union's retaliatory tariffs could disrupt the booming market for the Bluegrass state's iconic bourbon industry. But Gov...
Jun. 22, 2018

Man gets life sentence for fatal robbery of $4

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man has been sentenced to life in prison for a fatal robbery that earned him and an accomplice $4. The Florida Times-Union reports that...
Jun. 22, 2018

The Latest: Germany: Much work still undone before Brexit

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's impending departure from the European Union and a business warning about Brexit's fallout (all times local): 1:25 p.m. Germany says it may be...
Jun. 22, 2018

WHAT'S HAPPENING: Border confusion after Trump about-face

A class-action lawsuit over the treatment of teenage migrants detained in Virginia is adding more pressure for immigration reform. Under the microscope after reports of immigrant children separated from their...
Jun. 22, 2018

Greece heads for bailout exit after deal with creditors

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister pledged Friday to stick to agreed reforms and budget targets after international creditors announced debt relief measures to wean the country off its...
Jun. 22, 2018

Belgian gets life on cocaine smuggling charges in Cambodia

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — A Cambodian court sentenced a Belgian man to life in prison on Friday on charges of smuggling cocaine into the country. David Noel Catry was...
Jun. 22, 2018

Brooke Astor collection heads to research room at library

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Public Library is beginning construction on a new study and research room that will house 1,800 books and three portraits that philanthropist Brooke...
Jun. 22, 2018

Spanish prosecutors appeal against men's release in sex case

MADRID (AP) — Spanish prosecutors are filing an appeal against a court decision granting bail to five men acquitted of gang rape and convicted instead of sexual abuse, a lesser...
Jun. 22, 2018

Ethiopia unblocks more than 200 websites as reforms continue

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia says it has unblocked 246 websites and TV channels in the latest reform under its new prime minster, whose chief of staff says "freedom...
Jun. 22, 2018

Rights body: Poland's laws on judges weaken corruption fight

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Europe's top human rights body has criticized the erosion of judicial independence in Poland and says this will also affect the country's ability to fight corruption...
Jun. 22, 2018

UN expert slams US on poverty, quitting global rights body

BERLIN (AP) — A human rights expert is criticizing the U.S. for failing to tackle poverty, days after Washington quit the United Nations body that appointed him. New York-based law...
Jun. 22, 2018

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