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Parachutists jump over Dutch heath to mark WWII operation

Sep. 21, 2019 9:23 AM EDT

GINKEL HEATH, Netherlands (AP) — Parachutes glowing gold and white against clear blue skies, hundreds of paratroopers floated to the ground in the eastern Netherlands on Saturday to mark the 75th anniversary of a daring but ultimately unsuccessful mission that Allied commanders hoped would bring a swift...

Harry and Meghan make 1st official tour as family in Africa

Sep. 20, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, along with their infant son, Archie, are set to take their first official tour as a family, starting Monday in a troubled South Africa whose president says women and children are "under siege" by shocking violence. South Africa is still shaken by the...

Prince William told British PM to imagine FIFA voter naked

Sep. 19, 2019 8:51 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Former British Prime Minister David Cameron has recalled being told by Prince William to imagine an American FIFA voter naked to ease nerves at a presentation for England's World Cup bid in a process that was mired in wrongdoing. Cameron and the prince led an English delegation to Zurich in...

Trump says US locked and loaded in response to drone attack

Sep. 16, 2019 9:47 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions are flaring in the Persian Gulf after President Donald Trump said the U.S. is "locked and loaded" to respond to a weekend drone assault on Saudi Arabia's energy infrastructure that his aides blamed on Iran. The attack, which halved the kingdom's oil production and sent crude...

Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

Sep. 15, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom's oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S. released new evidence to back up its allegation that Iran was responsible for the assault amid...

Meghan launches clothing line to help jobless British women

Sep. 12, 2019 10:39 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has launched a clothing line for a British charity that helps unemployed women find work. The wife of Prince Harry attended a reception at a John Lewis department store to showcase a collection of workwear and accessories she created with designer and friend...

Paris court finds Saudi princess guilty in beating case

Sep. 12, 2019 10:25 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A French court found the only daughter of Saudi Arabia's King Salman guilty of complicity in violence Thursday for ordering her bodyguard to detain and strike a plumber for taking photos at the Saudi royal family's apartment in Paris. Princess Hessa bint Salman wasn't present for the Paris...

Thai court declines to hear case of PM's incomplete oath

Sep. 11, 2019 8:48 PM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's Constitutional Court announced Wednesday it has declined to hear a case accusing the country's prime minister of violating the constitution by omitting a sentence from the oath of office he and his government took before King Maha Vajiralongkorn. The issue raised questions about...

Tory Burch celebrates Princess Diana with fashion week show

Sep. 9, 2019 1:46 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — From a linen and leather pant to a macrame tweed skirt, Tory Burch looked to one of the most important fashion icons of the 20th century for inspiration at New York Fashion Week: Princess Diana. At Sunday's show held at the Brooklyn Museum, Burch said she made sure "to be careful not to be...

The Latest: Andreescu tops Serena Williams for US Open title

Sep. 7, 2019 6:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 6 p.m. Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu has upset Serena Williams 6-3, 7-5 in the U.S. Open final for her first Grand Slam title. Andreescu's victory Saturday prevented Williams from claiming what would have been her...