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Man United's Rashford left out of England's provisional Euro 2024 squad after disappointing season

May. 21, 2024 11:45 AM EDT

BURTON, Englan (AP) — Marcus Rashford was left out of England’s provisional squad for the European Championship on Tuesday. The Manchester United striker has paid the price for a disappointing season at club level and failed to make cut for Gareth Southgate’s initial 33-man...

Today in History: May 21, Clara Barton founds the American Red Cross

May. 21, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 21, the 142nd day of 2024. There are 224 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 21, 1881, Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross. On this date: In 1471,...

Is Man City's Premier League dominance making soccer's most popular league boring?

May. 20, 2024 11:04 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — After the celebrations come the questions. A fourth straight Premier League title for Manchester City marks an unprecedented period of dominance by one team in English soccer. A sixth in seven seasons underlines City's superiority in a league that is...

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange facing pivotal moment in long fight to stay out of US court

May. 19, 2024 02:59 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The host of a news conference about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's extradition fight wryly welcomed journalists last week to the “millionth” press briefing on his court case. Deborah Bonetti, director of the Foreign Press Association, was only half joking....

English fishing village told to boil water after a parasite outbreak sickens over 45 people

May. 17, 2024 14:35 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A scenic fishing village in southwestern England was under instructions to boil its tap water for a third day on Friday after a parasite sickened more than 45 people in the latest example of Britain's troubled water system. Around 16,000 homes and businesses in the...

Premier League clubs to discuss a proposal to scrap the use of video review

May. 15, 2024 18:42 PM EDT

The Premier League's 20 clubs will discuss a proposal to scrap the use of video review — or VAR — for refereeing decisions. Wolverhampton has submitted a resolution to trigger a vote at the league’s annual general meeting on June 6. If at least 14 of the 20 clubs vote in favor,...

Korda shoots 66 to keep bid alive for 6th straight LPGA Tour win. She trails Zhang, Sagstrom by 4

May. 11, 2024 08:33 AM EDT

CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Nelly Korda has no intention of letting anyone run away with the Cognizant Founders Cup and end her bid to become the first player to win six straight LPGA Tour tournaments. Hear that Rose Zhang and Madelene Sagstrom. Faced with a 10-stroke...

Off-track soap opera follows F1 into first 2024 stop in U.S. Andrettis plan to meet with series

May. 10, 2024 09:35 AM EDT

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Five races into the Formula 1 season, Max Verstappen and the globe-trotting series have arrived in the United States for the first of three appearances in a year the Red Bull driver already seems to have under wraps. Verstappen has four wins through five...

Taylor Pendrith gets 1st PGA Tour win at Byron Nelson after final-hole collapse from Ben Kohles

May. 05, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Taylor Pendrith tried his best to ignore Ben Kohles’ final-hole meltdown, focusing on the eagle putt that the Canadian thought he might have to make even to force a playoff as he walked toward the 18th green. Several stunning minutes later, a 3-footer for...

What we learned from local votes ahead of looming UK general election

May. 05, 2024 05:42 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Millions of voters in England cast ballots Thursday in an array of local elections, the last big test before a looming U.K. general election that all indicators suggest will see the Labour Party return to power after 14 years in the wilderness. Prime Minister Rishi...