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Albanian environment officials say they have stopped the sale of a 3-month-old bear on the internet

British police say a tiger that killed a female zookeeper has not been destroyed

A California man is facing hate crime and other charges after police say he stabbed a black man with a machete after yelling racial slurs over the holiday weekend

At least a dozen people have been hurt after storms struck in eastern North Carolina nearly a week after a tornado hit the area

Thai police have arrested a British journalist at a Bangkok airport and charged him with arms possession for attempting to carry protective gear onto a flight to war-torn Iraq

Manchester Victoria rail station has re-opened more than a week after an attacker detonated a bomb in a crowd leaving a concert.

Fifth-seeded Elina Svitolina hit a crosscourt forehand winner on match point to win the first match on Court Philippe Chatrier Tuesday and seal her spot in the 2nd round of the French Open

A Chinese table tennis great has been suspended as the national women's team coach in the wake of a lawsuit over his alleged casino debts

Calling it a "very shocking" incident, South Korea's new president has ordered an investigation into why his office wasn't told about the arrival of additional launchers for a contentious U.S. missile-defense system

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her country's relations with the United States are of "outstanding importance" but stresses that it must also engage with other key nations going forward

Among 10 Things to Know: Noriega dies, Woods arrested, Texas lawmakers scuffle

Romanian air traffic controllers stage a four-hour strike on Tuesday to demand better working conditions, leading to some cancellations and delays

Pakistan hit by heatwave amid lengthy power cuts; daily highs in southwestern town soar to 53 degrees Celsius

A tropical storm has hit southern Bangladesh, destroying hundreds of poorly built homes in some remote islands in the Bay of Bengal

Sweeping new UN report shows hundreds of possible war crimes in Central African Republic

Global stock markets are generally weaker as investors stay on the sideline before the release of a raft of economic data later this week

Many Zimbabwean tobacco farmers are making big sales this season, but they don't feel they're benefiting from the crop, the nation's second biggest earner after gold

Danish police says Copenhagen's famed Little Mermaid statue was found doused with red paint Tuesday

Egypt fires security chief in province south of Cairo where IS militants killed 29 Christians in attack last week

Police in western Germany say a neighborhood was evacuated after World War II-era grenades and other munitions bought at a flea market began exploding in summer-like heat

Iranian papers: Police disperse protesters outside central bank angry over losses from low-interest-rate loan fund

Portuguese and Spanish rescue services have saved 34 migrants who leaped into the sea after their inflatable craft caught fire in the Mediterranean

An East German nursing home has recreated the country's past in a room full of Communist paraphernalia leading to surprising improvements of dementia patients' health conditions

U.S. Sen. John McCain has urged Australia not to abandon its alliance with America despite jitters over President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. needs its allies more than ever to remind it of its principles

The governor of Germany's northeastern Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania state, whose popularity helped the center-left Social Democrats win a regional election last year, says he's stepping down for cancer treatment

27 killed in Baghdad attacks, including nighttime bombing outside popular ice cream parlor claimed by IS

Russian officials say the death toll from a powerful thunderstorm in Moscow and its suburbs has reached 16

Shares in British Airways' parent company are tumbling after a huge IT failure stranded thousands of passengers over the weekend

Taxi across Spain's are striking to protest the increase in numbers of cars run by private companies offering cheaper mobile ride-hailing services

The Philippine military says militants who have besieged much of a southern city over the past week include foreign fighters and local gunmen who want to establish a regional branch of the Islamic State group

Aurelio Barria, who led the Civil Crusade (Cruzada Civilista) opposition movement, says the death of former dictator Manuel Noriega "ends a period that we should try not to forget so it is not repeated in Panama."

Indian divers and doctors are joining Sri Lankan rescuers amid severe flooding and mudslides that have killed at least 183

McConnell faces a challenge resolving the clashing demands of GOP senators on health care replacement bill.

A one-time bus driver from Virginia is going on trial in federal court, accused of traveling to Syria and Iraq to join the Islamic State

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley emerges as the more human face of a Trump foreign policy that has otherwise elevated security and economic opportunity interests

Syrian state media, war monitor: Islamic State militants shell government-held neighborhoods in eastern city, killing 13

Carrying a broad mandate from attorney general, tough-on-crime prosecutor turning his attention to hate crimes, marijuana, seizure policies

Hearings have opened in the defamation case between Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and multi-billionaire Alisher Usmanov

Mississippi says his 18-year-old cousin sacrificed his life to shield him from a gunman's shooting rampage

On Memorial Day, Trump pays solemn tribute to military men and women who lost their lives

Teresa Alonso Leon, one of the first people brought to the U.S. illegally to become a lawmaker in America, has been making an impact as the first Latina immigrant member of the Oregon Legislature

Panama's president says the country's former dictator, Manuel Noriega, has died at age 83.

A mother who drowned three of her children and tried to kill a fourth by driving the family car into an Australian lake has been sentenced to 20 years and six months in prison

The man police say fatally stabbed two other men who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade on a Portland, Oregon, light-rail train makes his initial court appearance Monday

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Turkey's state-run news agency says the chief editor of a pro-Islamic Yeni Akit newspaper has died after being stabbed by his son-in-law

Significant dates in life of ex-Panamanian dictator Noriega

A Russian man who faces charges in the U.S. of hacking computers at American companies is attending a delayed extradition hearing at a Prague prison

Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final

LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl

Tiger Woods says medication, not alcohol, caused arrest on DUI charge and a jail photo far different from his usual image

Australia plans to ban convicted pedophiles from traveling overseas in what the government says is a world-first move to protect vulnerable children from exploitation

A source close to the family of former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega says he has died at age 83

Tim Beckham hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Texas Rangers 10-8

Key figures in manslaughter trial of Minnesota police officer who shot Philando Castile

Iraqi officials: Car bomb explodes outside popular ice cream shop in Baghdad, killing 13; 24 wounded

A prosecution timeline of the traffic stop that ended in the fatal shooting of motorist Philando Castile last July in Minnesota shows that the officer fired the fatal shots barely more than a minute after Castile stopped his car.

Minnesota police officer charged in Philando Castile shooting goes on trial for manslaughter

A Navy SEAL who fell to his death when his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River has been identified as a 27-year-old Colorado man

Nashville is encouraged even after losing Game 1 at Pittsburgh to open the Stanley Cup Final

Scientists and people living in back-bay areas say flooding is increasing, even as the problem gets less attention and money than oceanfront flooding

Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to defeat the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night

Matt Adams and Danny Santana had two-run doubles during a six-run third inning to help the Atlanta Braves overcome Albert Pujols' 598th career homer and beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3

Testimony is set to begin in the trial of a man accused of killing a 2-year-old girl whose image was shared by millions through social media after her body washed up on a Boston Harbor island

Attorneys are expected to start questioning prospective jurors for the murder retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati

The public shaming of current and former officials of Venezuela's socialist administration is becoming more frequent as they travel or seek exile abroad

Review: 'Wonder Woman' film and star Gal Gadot live up to the name

A suspect in the poisoning death of the North Korean leader's half brother has written to her parents from jail, asking them to pray for her but saying "don't think about me too much."

Predators-Penguins Sums

Edinson Volquez pitched six innings to earn his first win of the year after seven losses, and the Miami Marlins forged their first two-game winning streak since April 23 by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1

An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl during the Washington Nationals' 3-0 win over the Giants

Red Sox lefty David Price had an uneven season debut while Melky Cabrera homered and drove in four runs, helping the Chicago White Sox rally past Boston 5-4

Frank Deford, elegant award-winning sports writer and commentator, dies at 78

An 82-year-old man fought off a woman 30 years his junior who had just attacked his wife with a wooden object outside their Northern California home.

The latest from Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final in Pittsburgh

Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Smoak and Martin also connect as surging Blue Jays rout Reds 17-2 for sixth win in seven

The team of Brendan Borst and Thomas McDonagh beat medalists Clark Engle and Will Grimmer in the first round of match play at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship

Braden Thornberry of Mississippi closed with a 1-under 71 to claim the NCAA individual title with a four-shot victory

Authorities say a wounded black bear attacked and injured an Idaho hunter, who was able to shoot the animal after the two tumbled down a hill

Philippine military chief says at least 4 foreign extremists killed, militants planned to burn down southern city

Colombia's government is pushing back by 20 days the deadline for leftist rebels to turn over their weapons under a peace deal

Among 10 Things to Know: Survivor recounts Mississippi shooting that leaves eight dead; Iraq car bomb kills over one dozen people.

Andrew McCutchen hit a leadoff homer in the ninth inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 in a wild ending

Bruce Springsteen surprised concert-goers in New Jersey with a performance during a Steven Van Zandt show

Cellphone video shows the suspect in the deadly stabbings of two men who intervened in an anti-Muslim rant against two young women on a Portland train going on a racist tirade a day earlier

Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has a torn ligament in his left thumb and might need surgery that could sideline him for eight weeks

Americans have turned out by the thousands to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100

Hours after the Mets ticketed him for the bullpen, rookie Robert Gsellman pitched seven innings of three-hit ball and had two RBIs to lead New York past the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released; golf great spent nearly 4 hours in jail

A veteran sportswriter is no longer working with The Denver Post after he posted on Twitter that he was "uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend"

Carlos Beltran homered and singled during an 11-run burst in the eighth inning against Minnesota's beleaguered bullpen, and the Houston Astros overwhelmed the Twins 16-8 in a matchup of AL division leaders

Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam off Kyle Hendricks and the San Diego Padres won 5-2 to hand the Chicago Cubs their fourth straight loss

A strong, shallow earthquake rocked Indonesia's central Sulawesi province, injuring at least three people and damaging some buildings and houses

Journeyman or not, Warriors big man and alley-oop master JaVale McGee must not look far to find an example of someone else who has learned to thrive as a well-traveled NBA role player

Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland both landed punches to the head during a wild brawl that erupted after a hit by pitch.Harper was hit in the right hip by Strickland's 98 mph in the eighth inning.

Venezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles has been tear-gassed during a protest in the capital

Carlos Carrasco won his third straight decision, Edwin Encarnacion hit one of Cleveland's three solo home runs and the Indians defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Monday.

New Zealand boat wins showdown with Sweden's Artemis Racing in America's Cup trials off Bermuda

Steve Kerr expects to make a decision soon on whether he will coach at all in the NBA Finals, saying Monday he's not yet ready but hasn't ruled himself out for Game 1

Chase Utley, Cody Bellinger and Logan Forsythe hit solo home runs, leading Rich Hill and the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 for their fifth straight victory

Gaviglio earns first major league win, Mariners use six relievers to beat Rockies, 6-5.

A retired New York City firefighter who spent months at the World Trade Center site digging through debris and then fought for health care for first responders even when wracked with late-stage cancer has died

An argument over parking in a crowded tourist district escalated into gunfire in Florida

Authorities say fighting erupted during a weekend protest on the Las Vegas Strip amid calls for a police officer to face criminal charges in the death of a black man in custody, leading to 10 arrests

A Mississippi teen says his life was saved by his 18-year-old cousin who shielded him from bullets

The extra parity in women's golf this year has helped Lydia Ko keep her No. 1 ranking

The union representing Brazil's federal police investigators has expressed concerns about how probes into government corruption will be handled by the newly named justice minister, who is a personal friend of President Michel Temer

Americans have turned out by the thousands to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100

Prime Minister Theresa May and Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn have faced tough questions and a skeptical audience in a live TV event ahead of next week's parliamentary elections

Americans have come together in solemn ceremonies and in Memorial Day parades to pay their respects to those killed in service to the country

Jesuits in El Salvador have petitioned the government to commute a former military colonel's prison sentence for the 1989 killings of six priests from their order and two female employees

Dylan Bundy allowed two runs over seven innings in another strong start at Camden Yards, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the New York Yankees 3-2 to snap a seven-game losing streak

3 people injured when show ponies pulling wagon in Memorial Day parade in Wisconsin rush onto crowded sidewalk

French President Emmanuel Macron says he had frank talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday

Special prosecutor Robert Mueller III has given a heart-warming address to Massachusetts college prep school graduates, speaking of the importance of serving the country with humility, patience and integrity

A police chief says the officer who shot and killed a burglary suspect in North Carolina told investigators he thought the man fired a gun

President Donald Trump honors the fallen and families in first Memorial Day address, calling them "special, special people."

Andrew "Beef" Johnston made his third eagle of the day at just the right time and was among 15 players who earned a spot in the U.S. Open at a 36-hole sectional qualifier in England

The Guerrero state government in southern Mexico says it sympathizes with a group of vigilantes who set up an armed highway checkpoint on a road leading to the resort of Acapulco

Authorities in Brazil say heavy rains and flooding have driven tens of thousands of people from their homes in the country's northeast and caused at least six deaths

Miami baseball's 44-year run of appearances in the NCAA Tournament has ended

Moldova's government is expelling five Russian diplomats from the former Soviet republic

Montenegro has strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport

Kristina Mladenovic played through pain to hold off Jennifer Brady of the United States and reach the second round of the French Open

Michigan's Brienne Minor and Virginia's Thai-Son Kwiatkowski have won singles titles at the NCAA tennis championships

Russian President Vladimir Putin has visited a newly built Russian Orthodox Church near the Seine River in Paris

AP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA hospitals after 'zero tolerance' announced

The UN Secretary General's office says the organization ended its support for a Palestinian women's center that was named for a Fatah member who participated in the massacre of 38 people in Israel in 1978

The airport hangar facade from the opening scene of "Casablanca" has found a home after being saved from the wrecking ball a decade ago

Authorities say an 8-year-old girl has been injured after falling 60 feet (18 meters) at a state park in eastern Iowa

With his new coaching partner Andre Agassi seated in the stands and silent after the match, Novak Djokovic began defense of his French Open title with a straight-set victory

An Amsterdam court has rejected a request by a group of AkzoNobel shareholders to order an extraordinary meeting of shareholders to discuss dismissing the paint and coatings company's supervisory board chairman

A Republican Texas state lawmaker accused of threatening gun violence during an immigration protest on the House floor says his life was threatened, not the other way around

Greek judicial authorities have ordered an investigation into allegations that staff at a European Union-funded NGO sexually exploited refugees and misused money intended for their welfare

A South Carolina home used by Leeza Gibbons' foundation to help people taking care of loved ones with Alzheimer's Disease and other chronic illnesses has been damaged by a severe storm

The Mexican government says it has resumed import operations at one of the busiest commercial crossings on the U.S.-Mexico border, just over a week after it was damaged by winds and rain

Police say a tiger has killed a female zookeeper at a zoo 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of London

A party official says French far-right leader Marine Le Pen had no plans to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin or his aides during Putin's visit to France

After 4 years and countless twists, the long-delayed trial of the first of five members of the Word of Faith Fellowship accused of beating "homosexual demons" out of a fellow congregant may begin this week in western North Carolina

Police say a man fired an AK-47 rifle while driving down a Florida highway, damaging at least two passing vehicles

The Dominican Republic minister of industry and commerce among 12 other top-level officials detained on suspicion of corruption in a widening international case involving the Brazilian company Odebrecht

Israeli Interior Minister Aryeh Deri has been grilled for at least 10 hours as part of an investigation into alleged wrongdoing by the senior minister

A sampling of VA drug-theft prosecutions

The family of Maine police officer in critical condition two days after being injured when he was thrown from boat on the Saco River says the 20-year-old officer suffered "intensive head trauma."

A look at the top 11 players who led Juventus to Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid

Police say a female zookeeper has died at a zoo in southeastern England in an incident involving a tiger

The mayor of Paris said Monday that a "clear solution" has been found with organizers of a festival for black feminists, an event that had aroused her ire because four-fifths of the festival space was to be open exclusively to black women

Police say a man fired an AK-47 rifle while driving down a Florida highway, damaging at least two passing vehicles

A look at the top 11 players who led Real Madrid to Saturday's Champions League final against Juventus

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi ratified a law which heavily restricts the registration and work of non-governmental organizations

Barcelona has hired former player Ernesto Valverde as its new coach

Researchers in a New York cabbage patch are planning the first release on American soil of insects genetically engineered to die before they can reproduce

German police say nine wooden spikes topped with parts of a dead pig were planted on a plot of land where Muslims are planning to build a mosque in the eastern city of Erfurt

Lawyers for North Carolina's new Democratic governor say a new law could increase confusion during future elections, leave unethical politicians unpunished and allow campaign finance tricks to continue unabated

Bangladesh is bracing for its first cyclone of the year, with more than 1,000 shelters set up for people who may need to evacuate as the storm approaches the low-lying delta nation

Jack Sock considers schedule change after losing in 1st round of French Open for 1st time

President Donald Trump's hardline position on immigration is casting a long shadow over Virginia's race for governor, with candidates in both parties adjusting their focus to more closely match or oppose the president

Mourning declared as Former Greek Prime Minister Constantine Mitsotakis dies at age 98.

A leader of South Africa's ruling party says calls for the resignation of scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma benefit opposition efforts to dislodge the party that has led the country since the end of white minority rule in 1994

Ernests Gulbis loses again, but he has found love, and that is what matters most

Greece's finance minister insists the country's international creditors must agree on how to make Greece's debt sustainable to help the nation emerge from its protracted financial crisis

Egypt announces $2.49 billion package of income tax discounts, bonuses for state employees, increased pension payments and cash subsidies to help Egyptians cope with soaring inflation

2011 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone left the door open to continue playing after this season

Macedonian Prime Minister-designate Zoran Zaev has submitted his new coalition cabinet and governing program to parliament for approval, almost six months after an inconclusive general election

Sometimes it seems like Confederate monument supporters are using a different history book than others, and they are

The Penguins' star centers and no-name defense go up against the Predators' unheralded centers and stud defense in the Stanley Cup Final

A new study forecasts health growth in global luxury sales this year, even though the Manchester attack and changing U.S. travel policies bring uncertainty.

Police in Florida say golf great Tiger Woods arrested for DUI

Immigrants from Arizona and elsewhere are urging grassroots resistance against Texas' recently passed crackdown on "sanctuary cities."

Austin Dillon might be older than some other rising NASCAR drivers

South Africa's 'lion whisperer' gets up close and personal with his 31 big cats

Serbia has introduced a Remembrance Day for women killed by their husbands or partners as part of efforts to curb domestic violence in the conservative Balkan country

A film festival on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation aims to bolster the anti-pipeline movement that blossomed there last year

Two children are dead after a vehicle struck four young people on a northeast Ohio street

For Israel, 6-day war in which it vanquished several Arab armies, begets 50-year fight with Palestinians

A Cincinnati pastor who served as a voice for the family of a black man killed by a police officer won praise last year from a high-ranking police official for helping the community navigate the turmoil of the officer's mistrial

The European Union has extended sanctions over the deteriorating situation in Congo and imposed travel bans and asset freezes on nine more senior security officials

New York college students can apply for the state's free tuition plan beginning June 7

The head of the European Central Bank says that while the economy of the 19-country eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus

Gunmen kill district governor and his son in eastern Afghanistan, no group immediately claims responsibility

Thousands of fans trying to force their way into a stadium for a soccer championship stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas Sunday, leaving at least four people dead

If you think travel was cramped last summer, just wait for the next couple months

The Croatian government is in talks to save retailer Agrokor, the country's biggest private company and employer, from facing bankruptcy

After a roadside bomb killed her brother in Iraq, a Wisconsin violin maker finds solace, and healing, in the creative process

U.S. consumers are in debt as never before, but there are few concerns whether Americans are stretched too thin or not

A June 6 special election for a U.S. House seat from Los Angeles could be a breakout moment for Korean-Americans

Greek authorities say an air force Mirage 2000 fighter jet has crashed into the Aegean Sea during a training flight, but the pilot was rescued after ejecting safely

The leaders of Spain and Portugal are holding their annual two-day summit, with possible joint energy and infrastructure projects due to be discussed

Poland's deputy defense minister has cited security concerns in Europe as he tries to justify a move to gather data on foreign nationals in Poland

A U.N. official says that ethnically divided Cyprus remains "very, very close" to an agreement to reunite the island despite a breakdown in talks last week between the Greek Cypriot president and Turkish Cypriot leader

Economists say countries should ramp up the price of carbon emissions to as much as $100 by 2030 to stop catastrophic global warming

As the National Spelling Bee in the United States has become increasingly difficult, spellers are less likely to come out of nowhere to hoist the trophy

Police say a man shot to death by an officer in a suburban North Carolina neighborhood had a gun he had just stolen

The European Union has approved the takeover of the reactor business of Areva by nuclear giant EDF in an all-French transaction, arguing it will not affect healthy competition in the sector

Senior security officials in Germany said Monday they are optimistic about intelligence sharing with the United States and Britain, despite friction in other policy areas highlighted by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech over the weekend

Finland's president has announced he will seek re-election for another six-year term as the Nordic country's head of state next year

A special state commission begins its work of investigating irregularities in the restitution to private owners of Warsaw property seized under communism

Moldova's pro-European Liberal Party quits the ruling coalition following the arrest of the mayor of Chisinau, but it looks like the government can keep its majority

The 78-year-old Tamas Ajan has won a fifth term as International Weightlifting Federation president amid criticism of the sport's record of doping at the Olympics

The Hungarian government is donating 145 million forints ($525,000) to Saint Joseph's Clinic in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city

   
   

 

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