British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson mingles with robots before meeting with Japanese officials

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson on a visit to New Zealand joked that a traditional Maori greeting could be misinterpreted as a head butt

Turkey's president has waded into the diplomatic crisis gripping Qatar and four other Arab nations on Sunday, traveling to Saudi Arabia at the start of a three-country Gulf tour aimed at helping break the impasse

AP investigation reveals the Word of Faith Fellowship church in North Carolina used two congregations in Brazil as a supply of young laborers who were forced to work in the US for little or no pay while being subjected to physical or verbal assaults

Israel's Foreign Ministry has provided first details of a shooting at Israel's embassy in Jordan, saying a security guard shot and killed two Jordanians in a confrontation

A suicide car bomb killed 12 people as well as the bomber and injured another 10 people in part of Afghanistan's capital where several prominent politicians reside

China is warning India not to underestimate its determination to safeguard what it considers sovereign territory amid an ongoing standoff between the two neighbors over a contested region high in the Himalayas

Japan's Softbank and China's top ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing are pouring $2 billion into the latest round of financing by cash-hungry Southeast Asian taxi app Grab

After 64 years, the Korean War is still giving up thousands of bombs, mortars and live ammunition

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is urging House Democrats to oppose the relatively routine intelligence authorization bill, complaining that Republicans are rushing it without a full and open debate on issues

Asian shares are mostly lower as market attention turns to the U.S. Federal Reserve meeting later in the week

Scott Blumstein's path to winning more than $8.1 million as the World Series of Poker champion started in the online poker rooms of New Jersey

An Afghan government official says the death toll in a suicide car bomb in a western neighborhood of Kabul has climbed to 12

Afghan official says death toll in suicide bomb attack in west Kabul climbs to 12 with another 10 people wounded

Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli was wounded by gunfire in a residential building at the Israeli embassy compound in Jordan's capital, Jordan's security agency says

The world's oldest commissioned warship still afloat has returned to Boston's waters

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe denies misusing influence to help a friend in a growing favoritism scandal, as support ratings for his Cabinet sink

Australia's consumer watchdog says it is urgently seeking information from the government regulator and car manufacturers after a magazine reported that recalled Takata air bags were being replaced by faulty air bags.

Willson Contreras homers as Jose Quintana, Chicago Cubs beat St. Louis Cardinals 5-3 and tie Brewers for first place


East Timor's two main political parties won enough votes in a weekend election to form another national unity government but lost ground to opposition forces in a sign of frustration with the economy

Trump expresses his frustration with Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President," and warns that not repealing 'Obamacare' could have consequences"

White House indicates Trump would sign sweeping Russia sanctions measure that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or easing the economic penalties against Moscow

Kasey Kahne survived a crash-marred Brickyard 400 for his first NASCAR Cup victory in three years

LEADING OFF: Kershaw, Strasburg ailing; Cubs get boost

Among 10 Things to Know for Monday: Senate prepares to vote on GOP health bill that's cloaked in secrecy; At least 9 die in botched immigrant smuggling attempt.

The Senate will move forward with a vote this week on a Republican health care bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal it

Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw left his start against the Atlanta Braves after two innings

The Washington Nationals wrapped up a successful nine-game trip with a 6-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday but Stephen Strasburg left the contest after two innings

Li Haotong crept into unexpected contention at the British Open with the round of his life

Trump expresses his frustration with Republicans, saying they "do very little to protect their President," and warning that not repealing 'Obamacare' could have consequences

Jose Iglesias had three hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the seventh that led the Detroit Tigers over Minnesota 9-6 in a game that took 4 hours, 19 minutes _ the longest nine-inning game in Twins history

Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking solo home run in the seventh inning, Mike Trout and Andrelton Simmons also homered and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Boston Red Sox 3-2 on Sunday

Wil Myers homered for the third straight game against San Francisco, Jabari Blash hit a go-ahead two-run double in the decisive fourth to back Dinelson Lamet, and the San Diego Padres beat the Giants 5-2

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the deaths of nine people in a suspected human-trafficking operation in Texas demonstrate the brutality of smuggling organizations

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite

South Sudan sexual violence on 'massive scale' amid war, report says; gang rape and castration

John Kundla, the Hall of Fame coach who led the Minneapolis Lakers to five NBA championships, has died at 101

In-Kyung Kim rallied to win the Marathon Classic to become the second two-time winner this season on the LPGA Tour

British Open notes: Optimism for McIlroy, rough starts for Johnson and Matsuyama.

Brandon Moss hit a game-ending double off Tyler Clippard that lifted the Kansas City Royals over the White Sox 5-4, extending Chicago's longest losing streak in four years to nine games

A Cleveland prep quarterback who helped lead his team to a city football championship last season has died after being wounded in a drive-by shooting earlier this month

Washington standout right-hander Stephen Strasburg left Sunday's game after two innings

Experts say the temperature inside a tractor-trailer where eight smuggled immigrants died and many others were left in dire health would have quickly become unbearable in the Texas heat

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of Obamacare

Rougned Odor homered twice, including back-to-back drives with Carlos Gomez in the eighth inning, and the Texas Rangers rallied beat the Tampa Bay Rays 6-5 and complete a three-game sweep

Column: A closer, not a choker: Spieth wins a wild British Open for the ages

Zach Britton set an American League record by converting his 55th consecutive save opportunity, blanking the Houston Astros in the ninth inning the seal the Baltimore Orioles' 9-7 victory

Thousands of Poles are protesting for the eighth day in Warsaw over a plan by the ruling party that would drastically limit the independence of the judiciary

Key Hole in British Open

Rookie Grayson Murray won the Barbasol Championship for his first PGA Tour title, holing a 5-foot par putt on the final hole for a one-stroke victory

Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship.

Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20

Nick Williams homered, Jerad Eickhoff pitched six strong innings and Howie Kendrick continued to increase his trade value with a pair of hits and two RBIs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-3

The Los Angeles Dodgers have traded reliever Sergio Romo to the Tampa Bay Rays in a deal between playoff contenders

Scooter Gennett, Eugenio Suarez and Tucker Barnhart homered to power the Cincinnati Reds over the Miami Marlins 6-3 and avoid a three-game sweep

A U.S. lawmakers says a detained American college student has been released by Chinese authorities a week after his arrest for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was reportedly roughing up the student's mother

Corey Kluber struck out a season-high 14 in 7 2/3 innings and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-1 on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.

Cuban officials say the public face of the country's diplomatic opening with the United States is leaving her post to become ambassador to Canada

President Donald Trump's new communications adviser says it's time to hit the 'reset button' and hopes to generate 'more positive mojo' than his predecessor

Iran's semi-official ISNA news agency is reporting that alcohol poisoning has killed three and left more than 40 people hospitalized in southern Iran

Iranian state TV is reporting a strong 5.4 magnitude earthquake has led to a power outage in a remote area in the country's south

Authorities say the death toll has risen to 10 in the case of a sweltering tractor-trailer found in a Walmart parking lot in San Antonio in an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong

NASCAR officials sent drivers to the pits and instructed fans to clear the stands at Indianapolis Motor Speedway as severe weather entered the area during Sunday's Brickyard 400

Israel's security Cabinet is meeting to review a decision to install metal detectors at a contested Jerusalem holy site

Lucky loser Andrey Rublev of Russia defeated fourth-seeded Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 6-4, 6-2 to win the Croatia Open on Sunday

It's victory for "Dunkirk" at the box office this weekend, with studios saying the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts

A look at the deadliest incidents of migrants suffocating in trucks and shipping containers

Yemen's president has sacked a governor who was sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department for his ties with al-Qaida

Rick Hendrick still prefers running with a four-pack

Authorities say a man accused of killing five people in a shooting rampage in northern New Mexico last month has twice attempted to escape from the Rio Arriba County jail and also assaulted a guard

Egypt's Al-Azhar, the Sunni Muslim world's foremost religious institution, is setting up booths in Cairo metro stations to provide religious edicts to commuters in the latest bid to dispel religious misconceptions seen as fostering Islamic militancy

Beloved Florida manatee named Snooty has died, one day after huge party attended by the public to celebrate its 69th birthday

When O.J. Simpson told a parole board last week that he led a "conflict-free life" before going to prison for a bungled Las Vegas heist, he seemed to forget that he had some serious run-ins with the law

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32

Court documents show a 22-year-old California man has been charged with attempting to support terrorism by allegedly using social media to promote the Islamic State and offering to join the organization

That stinks! Man seeking dropped cellphone tumbles into an apartment building trash chute, but is rescued by firefighters who supply him with fresh air

Turkey's president has arrived in Saudi Arabia to begin a three-nation tour aimed at helping to forge a resolution to the diplomatic crisis between Qatar and four of its Arab neighbors

Riding a bright yellow bike to match his shiny leader's jersey defending champion Chris Froome won his fourth and toughest Tour de France title on Sunday

Jordan Spieth is the British Open champion

Jordan Spieth wins British Open for third career major championship.

Katie Ledecky claims two gold medals on the opening night of swimming at the world championships in Budapest

The leader of the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza praised a Palestinian who stabbed three Israelis to death in their home in a phone call to the attacker's father

Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak _ a high-profile figure in the controversy over the Trump administration's Russian contacts _ has concluded his assignment in Washington

In series of tweets, Trump asserts he has "complete power" to issue pardons in the investigations into Russian interference _ and weighs in on other topics, too

Activists frustrated by the state of the roads in cities such as Dallas, New York, San Francisco and Boston are taking a do-it-yourself approach to improving them

New Jersey is the latest state amid a national opioid crisis to consider allowing police and law enforcement officials access to its prescription drug monitoring database without a court order

Authorities tell visitors to stay away from a national forest in North Carolina while they search for armed suspect who escaped by stealing a mountain bike at gunpoint

Pacific Foods: from tofu for the counterculture to being purchased by Campbell

Scarce rain and leaky aqueducts are hurting farmers in much of Italy and putting Romans at risk for water rationing

An inmate at a Virginia jail has died after suffering what authorities have described as a medical emergency

Few reporters get the opportunity to sail through the Northwest Passage and, for those who do, it's a unique assignment that requires careful preparation and all manner of cameras, lenses and drones.

Some of the leading female figures at the BBC are banding together to demand that the broadcaster's embarrassing gender pay gap be resolved immediately rather than in several years, the timetable offered by top management

A judge has denied a motion by the University of Dayton to dismiss a lawsuit from a former student claiming the school covered up allegations of football team hazing

Protesters who want critically ill British baby Charlie Gard to receive an experimental medical treatment rallied Sunday, while hospital officials say emotions are running so high in the heart-breaking case they have received death threats

Egypt's Interior Ministry says its forces killed eight members of a militant group with suspected links to the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood

Chelsea has apologized China for social media comments by Brazilian player Kenedy which it accepts "caused great offence and hurt the feelings" of the country during the Premier League champions' pre-season tour

Russia ambassador to the United States, a prominent figure in the controversy over Russia's possible involvement in the presidential election, has ended his assignment

Lahm voted Germany's player of the season before retiring

Ohio is moving toward carrying out its first execution in more than three years

Seven-time NASCAR champion Jimmie Johnson will be one of three cars sent to the back of the Brickyard 400 starting grid

Fervor is increasing regarding the potential arrival of Brazil star Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain in a 220 million euros ($253 million) deal that would more than double the world record transfer fee.

A neglectful mother whose partner's unusual lifestyle became a sensation has taken over her mate's home with an odd companion of her own

Emergency officials say a fire that has spread to southern Croatia from neighboring Montenegro has triggered 34 explosions, probably of the mines left over from the 1990s' war

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A tearful Kiki Bertens used an emotional change of ends in the deciding set of the Gstaad Ladies Championship final to beat Anett Kontaveit 6-4, 3-6, 6-1 on Sunday

Some relatives of Nelson Mandela say a new book by a former military doctor that documents the South African leader's treatment before his 2013 death violates doctor-patient confidentiality

Mexican prosecutors say an ex-governor accused of corruption and other crimes has been ordered to stand trial

Manchester City has signed Danilo from Real Madrid, increasing the Premier League club's threadbare options at full back after selling Aleksandar Kolarov to Roma

Zambian media say 93-year-old Kenneth Kaunda, the country's independence leader and former longtime president, has left a hospital after several days of treatment

Spain's economic minister says the economy is doing better than the government expected as it continues to rebound strongly from recession

AP Interview: An exiled Palestinian politician has detailed his emerging Gaza power-sharing deal with former foe Hamas for the first time and says it could lead to a better future for the long-suffering territory

German Justice Minister Heiko Maas is welcoming possible measures by the European Union regarding sanctions against Poland because of the country's controversial judicial reforms

Turkey's president condemns Israeli security precautions at sensitive Jerusalem holy site, saying the Islamic world would not remain silent

Officials say 12 U.S paratroopers have been hospitalized after they sustained minor injuries during a nighttime parachute jump

Pope Francis has appealed for "moderation and dialogue" after recent killings in Jerusalem

The city of Madrid has asked Spain's anti-trust watchdog to investigate whether Uber's new airport transport service violates fair competition laws

Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo says police should shoot drug traffickers who resist arrest because of a narcotics crisis facing the country

Just over a year after British voters chose to leave the European Union, the country remains deeply divided over Brexit

One of President Trump's personal attorneys says that Trump's private legal team is not looking into the question of whether the president can pardon himself

A Pennsylvania man who finished second in the World Series of Poker says the cards didn't go his way

Prominent women at the BBC want the broadcaster's gender pay gap to be resolved now rather than in several years

Albania's main opposition Democratic party has re-elected Lulzim Basha as its leader despite the major loss in the last general election

New Jersey's Scott Blumstein is this year's World Series of Poker champion, winning more than $8.1 million

Police have arrested the father of a 13-year-old boy for his 2012 death in Colorado

Chris Taylor drives in three with a homer and a triple, sparking the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves

Nelson Cruz hit a winning single off Adam Warren in the 10th inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the New York Yankees 6-5 after Edwin Diaz allowed a tying hit to Ronald Torreyes in the ninth

Wilmer Flores hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the New York Mets rallied from an early five-run deficit to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-5 for their fourth consecutive victory

The U.S. will conduct as soon as next week another test of a missile defense system meant to counter threats from North Korea

"Black Panther" stole the show Saturday night at Marvel Studios' Comic-Con presentation, outshining the Ant-Man, Thor and even the ultimate Avengers team-up, "Infinity War."

'Westworld' cast, creators make Comic-Con appearance to talk existentialism, robots and riding a horse naked

Leah Pritchett took the No. 1 Top Fuel qualifying position in the Mopar Mile-High NHRA Nationals at Bandimere Speedway

Crane collapse kills 7, injures 2 at the construction site of a major infrastructure company in the southern Chinese city of Guangzhou

Thor has lost his hammer and the Hulk can speak in a bold new trailer for the upcoming "Thor: Ragnarok" shown to Comic-Con audiences Saturday

Venezuela's government appears to be striking back against another challenge to its authority by detaining one of the 33 people named to the supreme court by the country's opposition-controlled congress

Venezuelan authorities have detained one of the 33 people named to the supreme court by the country's opposition-controlled congress, further escalating political conflict

An underwater robot has captured images of massive deposits believed to be melted nuclear fuel and covering the floor of a damaged reactor at Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant

Rookie William Byron bobbed and weaved through the final two laps Saturday and held off Paul Menard to win the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Indianapolis

Noah Goodwin rallied to beat Matthew Wolff 1 up in 100-degree heat in the U.S. Junior Amateur final to become the third player to win a year after losing the title match

The creators of "Stranger Things" premiered a new trailer for the show's second season Saturday that even the cast hadn't seen

Patrick Pilet and Dirk Werner led a Porsche GT Team sweep in the IMSA SportsCar Championship race at Lime Rock Park, the first victory for the new mid-engine Porsche 911 RSR

A prosecutor says a fourth man has been arrested and charged in the robbery and sex attack of a woman who had just left her New York City church

Police in Connecticut say more than 90 people were hospitalized, many for excessive drinking, during a concert featuring Chance the Rapper

Amazing Grace! Branden Grace shoots 62 at British Open for lowest score in major championship history

A man walked on to Centre Court during a Swedish Open semifinal and shouted Nazi slogans and raised his arm in a Nazi-like salute in Bastad

Authorities say a Virginia inmate who kicked out the window of a patrol car to escape custody has been recaptured

Charlize Theron says she's open to playing a female James Bond but would rather leave that responsibility to Daniel Craig, or Idris Elba

Ben Affleck says he is still Batman and has the support of Warner Bros for the stand alone film

A wildfire that destroyed 60 homes near Yosemite National Park in California has slowed, but it's far from being contained

One of Anthony Scaramucci's first acts after accepting President Donald Trump's offer to be the new White House communications director was to apologize to Trump

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A man who secretly recorded a meeting with a police chief is celebrating a case that could have major implications for others who secretly record public officials in seemingly private meetings in Florida

Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs wife, says competing at next year's Clash at Daytona may not be worth risk

Nevada's new toad species is already on the brink of extinction

Three U.S. airlines have agreed to each pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines to resolve government claims that they violated rules aimed at protecting consumers

Steven Spielberg dives into the world of virtual reality in his adaptation of "Ready Player One." The director unveiled action-packed footage from the film Saturday at San Diego Comic-Con

The sun comes out and the players go low at Royal Birkdale

Rory McIlroy failed to build on a fast start in the third round of the British Open and is nine shots off the lead heading into Sunday

For the first time, northbound lanes of the Golden Gate Bridge will be closed during the San Francisco Marathon due to terrorism concerns

The father of a teenager who disappeared with his friend while boating in the Atlantic Ocean says he should not be held negligent for their presumed deaths

The NAACP says it will embark on a national listening tour to help plan its future as the nation's oldest civil rights organization

Former Australian tennis pro Peter Doohan, known as the Becker Wrecker, dies aged 56

Matt Grevers and Elizabeth Beisel both thought their careers might be over, but here they are in Budapest for another world championships

Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is saying Tehran has demanded the United States release detained Iranian citizens

Harrison Ford is still Harrison Ford, gruff charm and all

The father of a teen who disappeared with his friend while boating off Florida is refuting a lawsuit that alleges he should have prevented the boys from taking an ill-equipped boat out to sea.

Britain's Tom Daley pulls off a marvelous final dive to beat the Chinese in men's 10-meter platform at the world championships in Budapest

A 5-year-old boy whose reaction to learning he'd be receiving a new heart captivated hundreds of thousands of people on social media this year has died in Massachusetts

Civil rights leader John Lewis was joined by about 1,000 people as he led a march through Comic-Con on Saturday

Peace is no closer today than it was 25 years ago when Seeds of Peace brought the first Israeli and Palestinian teens together in the woods of Maine

Thousands of government opponents are gathering in Warsaw, Krakow and other cities across Poland to urge President Andrzej Duda to reject legislation that would give the ruling party control of the Supreme Court and the judiciary

Eight major veterans' organizations are urging Congress to provide emergency money to the Department of Veterans Affairs without cutting other VA programs

An Arizona woman has been sentenced to two life terms plus 20 years in the 2015 drowning deaths of her 2-year-old twins and the attempting killing of a 3-year-old son

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks

German and Iraqi officials say a German girl who ran away from home after converting to Islam has been found in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in good health.

Iraqi intelligence and investigative officials say a German teenager who was found in Iraq after running away from home after converting to Islam a year ago is in good health

Rescuers got stuck, too, when they went out to assist two kayakers who were caught at low tide in marshes on Hilton Head Island

The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor clash at their opening debate over Trump, health care, immigration, and social issues

A judge has ruled that same-sex couples in Tennessee have the same rights as heterosexual couples who have children born through artificial insemination

A New Jersey home that has been vacant since the FBI arrested a family of undercover Russian spies that lived there is heading up for sale

Alfie Plant is set to win the silver medal for low amateur at the British Open

A Boston federal jury has indicted a West Virginia man on charges he tried to sell paintings he did not have access to and falsely claimed were stolen in the largest art heist in U.S. history

Branden Grace, hole by hole

The Cleveland Museum of Art has organized an exhibition of Japanese and Korean art bequeathed to the museum by the former co-owner of the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team

Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters are the latest class in the International Tennis Hall of Fame

A Swiss couple whose bodies were found on an Alpine glacier after they went missing for nearly 75 years has been buried in Switzerland

Russia's Defense Ministry says an agreement has been reached with the Syrian opposition on the boundaries for a de-escalation zone for the East Ghouta area near the Syrian capital Damascus

Authorities say an Ohio woman has been killed when a deer struck and sent airborne by a motorist traveling in the opposite direction smashed into the windshield of her family's car

Medical examiner: Actor John Heard, who played dad in "Home Alone" movies, dies at 72

Gov. Jerry Brown's plea to lawmakers to renew California's signature climate change law proved fruitful, bolstering his credibility as a world climate leader

Country singer Scotty McCreery cited after authorities say he had a loaded handgun with him in Raleigh-Durham International Airport

The top Republican and Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee are providing more information about the terms of negotiations they're having with President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman

Congressional lawmakers say President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't be forced to testify publicly next week as part of the Russia election meddling investigation

Three years after the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, the wheels of justice are turning more slowly than in similar cases




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