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Olympics Latest: Cheung Ka Long win's gold for Hong Kong

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Cheung Ka...
Jul. 26, 2021

The Latest: Pakistan gets 3M more US vaccine doses from US

ISLAMABAD — Pakistan on Monday received 3 million more doses of the Moderna vaccine from the United States under the U.N.-backed COVAX initiative, according to the U.N. children’s agency. UNICEF...
Jul. 26, 2021

All a blur as Canada's MacNeil claims 2 medals at Olympics

TOKYO (AP) — Races often end in a blur for Canada's Maggie MacNeil, who wears glasses outside the pool but doesn't use contacts or prescription goggles when swimming. That means...
Jul. 26, 2021

900 evacuated in Sardinia wildfires; Greece, France send aid

MILAN (AP) — Raging forest fires in central Sardinia have forced the evacuation of 900 people as flames threatened some residential areas and others were engulfed by dense smoke, firefighters...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Pozdniakova wins gold in women's saber

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Sofia Pozdniakova...
Jul. 26, 2021

Tunisia on edge as president suspends parliament, fires PM

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Troops surrounded Tunisia’s parliament and blocked its speaker from entering Monday after the president suspended the legislature and fired the prime minister following nationwide protests over...
Jul. 26, 2021

AP Interview: PM says Iraq doesn't need US combat troops

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s prime minister says his country no longer requires American combat troops to fight the Islamic State group, but a formal time frame for their redeployment will...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Women's 1,500-meter freestyle makes debut

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The women’s 1,500-meter freestyle...
Jul. 26, 2021

‘Spencer,’ ‘The Last Duel' set for Venice Film Festival

The Venice International Film Festival unveiled a starry lineup of world premieres for September — including Pablo Larrain’s “Spencer,” starring Kristen Stewart as Princess Diana, and Ridley Scott’s medieval drama...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Russian athletes take gymnastics lead

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ Russian athletes are in...
Jul. 26, 2021

Videos show march in Iranian capital amid water protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Dozens of Iranians marched down a major street in Tehran on Monday, online videos show, amid ongoing protests over water shortages in southwestern Iran...
Jul. 26, 2021

Singer Keating accepts damages in tabloid phone hacking case

LONDON (AP) — Irish singer Ronan Keating on Monday accepted “substantial damages” from a British tabloid newspaper publisher over phone hacking. The former member of boy band Boyzone is the...
Jul. 26, 2021

AP Interview: US calls on China to be responsible power

BEIJING (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat called on China to look beyond differences and work with the United States on difficult global issues such as climate and the COVID-19...
Jul. 26, 2021

Palestinian teen dies of wounds sustained in May clashes

JERUSALEM (AP) — A 17-year-old Palestinian died on Monday, two months after he was wounded in the neck by Israeli gunfire during clashes near the city of Ramallah in the...
Jul. 26, 2021

Senior US diplomat calls on China to look beyond differences, work with US on global issues as responsible great power

BEIJING (AP) — Senior US diplomat calls on China to look beyond differences, work with US on global issues as responsible great power.
Jul. 26, 2021

South Africa's virus cases decline, liquor sales allowed

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa's government has lifted a ban on liquor sales and relaxed other pandemic restrictions, reporting that a recent spike in coronavirus cases has passed its peak,...
Jul. 26, 2021

Japan grants health benefits to A-bomb 'black rain' victims

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Monday he has decided to grant official medical benefits to 84 Hiroshima residents who were exposed to highly radioactive “black rain”...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Ono claims 4th judo gold of Games for Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Judo superstar...
Jul. 26, 2021

Liz Weston: How to have a retirement worth saving for

Most advice about retirement planning focuses on how to save enough money to replace your paycheck. But work provides us with a lot more than income. Many of us get...
Jul. 26, 2021

VIRUS DIARY: A really, really, REALLY long Olympic journey

SOMEWHERE OVER THE PACIFIC (AP) — My location was Haneda Airport in Tokyo. My destination was the Main Press Center for the Olympics — also in Tokyo. Turns out the...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Dutch rowers to compete but keep distance

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ World Rowing officials say...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Gjakova win's Kosovo's second judo gold

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ MEDAL ALERT Nora Gjakova...
Jul. 26, 2021

Streak ends: Titmus terminates Ledecky's golden run in Tokyo

TOKYO (AP) — Katie Ledecky strolled onto the deck first, which meant she was headed to the second spot on the medal podium. What a strange place for her to...
Jul. 26, 2021

Olympics Latest: Men's gymnastics competition gets underway

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions after a year’s delay because of the coronavirus pandemic: ___ The team final in...
Jul. 26, 2021

UK police investigate Speakers' Corner knife attack

LONDON (AP) — London police are looking for witnesses after an attacker slashed a woman with a knife at Speakers’ Corner, the historic spot in Hyde Park where people have...
Jul. 26, 2021

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