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Djokovic meets Tsitsipas in Old vs New final at French Open

Jun. 12, 2021 12:39 PM EDT

As big a deal, as significant an accomplishment, as it was for Novak Djokovic to eliminate Rafael Nadal in the French Open semifinals, there is still another match to play in Paris. And that four-set, four-hour-plus victory over 13-time Roland Garros champion Nadal...

Inspired by Novotna, Krejcikova wins 1st Slam title in Paris

Jun. 12, 2021 12:27 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Thinking of her late coach the whole time, Barbora Krejcikova went from unseeded to Grand Slam champion at the French Open. Krejcikova beat 31st-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 in the final at Roland Garros on Saturday to win the title in just...

Germany's Greens endorse 40-year-old lawmaker for chancellor

Jun. 12, 2021 12:25 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s environmentalist Greens formally endorsed Annalena Baerbock as their candidate for chancellor Saturday, amid a slip in the party’s poll ratings fueled in large part by its own mistakes. Baerbock, 40, was officially nominated by a broad...

Making history: The scramble to document presidents' summits

Jun. 12, 2021 12:18 PM EDT

If President Joe Biden has any private words with Russia’s Vladimir Putin at their meeting next week, U.S. interpreters and diplomats will be standing by to document their high-stakes encounter. It’s a decades-old system meant to ensure that senior officials, and...

The Latest: Blocked from summit, protesters focus on media

Jun. 12, 2021 11:57 AM EDT

The Latest on the Group of Seven nations meeting being held in England: FALMOUTH, England — Thousands of people have gathered outside the international media center for the Group of Seven summit in England during colorful protests against climate change and an...

Second teenager charged over London shooting of BLM activist

Jun. 12, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A second teenager appeared in court Saturday on a charge of conspiracy to murder over the shooting in south London last month of Sasha Johnson, a prominent member of the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.K. The Metropolitan Police said 18-year-old...

UK-EU Brexit spat over N Ireland clouds G7 leaders summit

Jun. 12, 2021 11:35 AM EDT

FALMOUTH, England (AP) — Turbulence from the divorce between the U.K. and the European Union provided an unwanted distraction at the Group of Seven summit taking place in southwest England, with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson saying Saturday that post-Brexit agreements will fail if...

Biden urges G-7 leaders to call out and compete with China

Jun. 12, 2021 11:26 AM EDT

CARBIS BAY, England (AP) — Leaders of the world's largest economies unveiled an infrastructure plan Saturday for the developing world to compete with China’s global initiatives, but there was no immediate consensus on how forcefully to call out Beijing over human rights abuses. ...

Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 to win French Open title

Jun. 12, 2021 11:11 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Unseeded Barbora Krejcikova beats Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4 to win French Open title.

Johnson voices caution over next lockdown easing in England

Jun. 12, 2021 10:49 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gave a strong hint Saturday that the next planned relaxation of coronavirus restrictions in England this month will be delayed as a result of the spread of the delta variant first identified in India. In a series of...