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Milkha Singh, India's 'Flying Sikh' ace runner, dies at 91

NEW DELHI (AP) — Milkha Singh, one of India’s first sport superstars and ace sprinter who overcame a childhood tragedy to become the country's most celebrated athlete, has died. He...
Jun. 18, 2021

AP PHOTOS: On patrol with police in Paris' tough suburbs

VILLIERS-LE-BEL, France (AP) — Both fuming and bragging, the man told the police officers that he used his car as a weapon during the street battle in a northern suburb...
Jun. 18, 2021

Moderate Iran candidate concedes win by judiciary chief

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The sole moderate in Iran's presidential election conceded his loss early Saturday to the country's hard-line judiciary chief. It signaled the protege of Supreme...
Jun. 18, 2021

Iran moderate candidate concedes win by judiciary chief

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election has conceded he lost to the country's hard-line judiciary chief. Former Central Bank chief Abdolnasser Hemmati wrote...
Jun. 18, 2021

Editor, CEO denied bail in Apple Daily case in Hong Kong

HONG KONG (AP) — A Hong Kong court ordered the top editor of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily and the head of its parent company held without bail Saturday in the...
Jun. 18, 2021

Moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election concedes loss to hard-line judiciary chief in Instagram post

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election concedes loss to hard-line judiciary chief in Instagram post.
Jun. 18, 2021

Iran hard-liner concedes 'decisive' win by judiciary chief

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A former Revolutionary Guard commander running in Iran's presidential election conceded his loss Saturday to the country's hard-line judiciary chief, describing his competitor's win...
Jun. 18, 2021

Virus surge claims brightest minds at Indian universities

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Sajad Hassan sat at his professor's hospital bedside for three nights, doing most of the talking as his friend and mentor breathed through an oxygen mask...
Jun. 18, 2021

Storm expected to be another blow to Gulf Coast businesses

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A weekend that was supposed to be filled with celebrations of Juneteenth and Father’s Day has turned dreary in coastal Louisiana and Mississippi, where an unpredictable...
Jun. 18, 2021

Hong Kong court holds first hearing for Apple Daily execs

HONG KONG (AP) — The top editor of Hong Kong's Apple Daily pro-democracy newspaper and the head of its parent company were brought to a courthouse Saturday for their first...
Jun. 18, 2021

American Ryan Crouser breaks 31-year-old shot put world record with mark of 76 feet, 8 1/4 inches (23.37 meters).

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — American Ryan Crouser breaks 31-year-old shot put world record with mark of 76 feet, 8 1/4 inches (23.37 meters).
Jun. 18, 2021

North Korean leader swears to overcome economic hardships

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “solemnly swore” to navigate his country out of deepening economic troubles as he concluded a major ruling party meeting,...
Jun. 18, 2021

19-year-old accused of firing at people across Phoenix area

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona teenager suspected of killing one person and injuring a dozen others during a 90-minute string of drive-by shootings in metropolitan Phoenix told police he believed...
Jun. 18, 2021

OJ Simpson keeps fighting in Vegas against Goldman judgments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson will keep fighting recent court orders in Nevada that he owes at least $60 million in judgments stemming from the 1994 killings of his...
Jun. 18, 2021

3 killed, suspect sought after Oregon hit-and-run, shooting

COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Police searched Friday for a suspect believed to have killed three people in wave of violence that included a hit-and-run crash and a shooting at...
Jun. 18, 2021

Teen charged in Arizona shooting spree sent truck into canal

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona teenager suspected of killing one person and injuring a dozen others during a 90-minute drive-by shooting spree in metropolitan Phoenix told police he believed people...
Jun. 18, 2021

MOVE's 'Minister of Confrontation,' Consuewella Africa, dies

Consuewella Dotson Africa, a longtime member of the Black organization MOVE and mother of two children killed in the 1985 bombing of the group's home in Philadelphia, has died at...
Jun. 18, 2021

EXPLAINER: What is the Catholic Communion controversy?

A committee of U.S. Catholic bishops is getting to work on a policy document that has stirred controversy among their colleagues before a word of it has even been written...
Jun. 18, 2021

Rabid dog imported into US sparks multi-state investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — A rabid dog imported into the United States this month has sparked a public health investigation across several states. Health officials say a dog brought to...
Jun. 18, 2021

Judge denies bid to move trial over white nationalist rally

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday denied a request to move the trial in a lawsuit filed against organizers of the deadly 2017 Unite the Right rally...
Jun. 18, 2021

Man who stabbed Asian American charged with attempted murder

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man arrested after he allegedly stabbed a 94-year-old Asian American woman in San Francisco in an unprovoked attack has been charged with attempted murder, the...
Jun. 18, 2021

Tropical weather lashes Gulf Coast with brisk winds, rain

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — High winds and heavy rains buffeted coastal Louisiana and Mississippi on Friday as a disorganized and unpredictable tropical weather system churned through the Gulf of Mexico,...
Jun. 18, 2021

2 killed in small plane crash near Florida-Georgia border

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Two people are dead after a small plane crashed Friday into a river along the state line between Florida and Georgia, authorities said. A single-engine...
Jun. 18, 2021

11 U.S. mayors commit to develop reparations pilot projects

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Eleven U.S. mayors — from Los Angeles to tiny Tullahassee, Oklahoma — have pledged to pay reparations for slavery to a small group of Black residents...
Jun. 18, 2021

Judge rules for Florida on CDC order blocking cruise ships

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ruled for Florida in a lawsuit challenging a U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention order making it difficult for...
Jun. 18, 2021

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