Cuper uncertain over his Egypt future after World Cup loss

Russia Soccer WCup Russia Egypt

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Hector Cuper doesn’t know what his future holds now that Egypt is on...


Saudi women have hit the roads for the first time in their country as the kingdom lifts

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi women have hit the roads for the first time in their country as the kingdom lifts ban on females driving.


Iraqi PM al-Abadi announces coalition with elections winner

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced on Saturday a political coalition amid talks to form a new government after national elections last month. Al-Sadr’s political bloc won the largest share of seats in May parliamentary elections. He has...


AP PHOTOS: Germany salvages campaign on Day 10 of World Cup

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MOSCOW (AP) — Germany midfielder Toni Kroos scored a dramatic late winner to come from behind and beat Sweden 2-1 on Day 10 of the World Cup after the defending champions were reduced to 10 men. The Germans were at risk of being eliminated after Sweden scored first. The result sets up an exciting...


Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Immigration-Family Detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States....


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'Game of Thrones' co-stars Kit Harington, Rose Leslie wed

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LONDON (AP) — Former “Game of Thrones” co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie married Saturday with a church service and a celebration at the bride’s ancestral castle in Scotland. The couple and guests arrived for the afternoon service at Rayne Church, close to the 900-year-old Wardhill Castle in...


Mexican soccer fans and pride marchers mingle in celebration

Mexico Soccer World Cup

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Soccer fans have converged on Mexico’s Angel of Independence to celebrate the national team’s second win in the World Cup. The revelers shared space Saturday with marchers from the annual gay pride parade who waved LGBT rainbow flags. The Mexican team won its second game with a 2-...


Egypt officer who thought to break Israeli Bar Lev line dies

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s state-owned media says the army officer credited with the idea to destroy the Bar Lev line on the Suez Canal’s eastern bank during the 1973 Arab Israeli war has died. The Akhbar al-Youm daily said Baki Zaki Youssef died on Saturday at the age of 87. State-run Al Ahram daily...


1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

Ethiopia New Prime Minister

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia’s reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa’s second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported....


Debate over migrants divides EU; Mini-summit seeks solutions

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BRUSSELS (AP) — With another migrant rescue ship stranded in the Mediterranean and both Italy and Malta again refusing to let it dock, European Union leaders will try to find common ground for tackling a growing political crisis that is threatening to undermine the entire EU. The leaders of about...

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