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Prosecutor rejects new defense info in Mollie Tibbetts case

Jul. 15, 2021 17:45 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor rejected defense claims Thursday that the 2018 killing of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts could be connected to sex trafficking and other abductions that happened in the rural area where she disappeared while out for a run. ...

Abortion drama from Chad stirs Cannes Film Festival

Jul. 10, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

CANNES, France (AP) — Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, whose drama “Lingui” has been a standout of the first week of the Cannes Film Festival, has a unique relationship as a filmmaker to his native country of Chad. Haroun is one of the African nation's only film directors and...

Strong start by Montas leads Athletics over Astros 2-1

Jul. 08, 2021 18:58 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Oakland manager Bob Melvin was a bit concerned when his team didn't add on after jumping out to a 2-0 first-inning lead Thursday. The Athletics had led in the first two games of this series before the Astros rallied for wins. This time Frankie Montas and...

Weiberg takes over as Oklahoma State athletic director

Jul. 01, 2021 18:03 PM EDT

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Chad Weiberg officially is Oklahoma State’s athletic director. Weiberg had been deputy athletic director under Mike Holder since 2017. Oklahoma State announced the succession plan for Weiberg to take over in March, and it became official on...

UN chief criticizes Central African Republic forces' actions

Jun. 16, 2021 21:53 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly criticized the Central African Republic’s security and allied forces in a new report for an “unprecedented increase in hostile threats and incidents” targeting U.N. peacekeepers and alleged human rights abuses. ...

Laureano HR, nifty catch in return, streaking A’s top Angels

Jun. 16, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ramón Laureano hit a home run and made a homer-robbing catch in his return from the injured list, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Wednesday for their sixth straight win. Shohei Ohtani homered for the second...

Murphy homers again, Montas wins as A's beat Angels 6-4

Jun. 16, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas induced Shohei Ohtani’s inning-ending double play in the third, then struck out the two-way star with three splitters low in the zone to finish the fifth. Sure, Ohtani hit his 18th homer late — but he did minimal damage at the...

Moreland's 1,000th hit, Murphy's HR help A's down Angels 8-5

Jun. 15, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night. Sean Manaea overcame an early home run and pitched into the sixth inning to help the AL West...

UN strongly condemns violations in Central African Republic

Jun. 07, 2021 21:52 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday strongly condemned violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in the Central African Republic and warned that attacks on United Nations peacekeepers there may constitute war crimes. The press...

Sheriff: Claims against Missouri lawmaker not credible

May. 28, 2021 22:28 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri sheriff said Friday that he didn’t find credible a report that a man who is now a state lawmaker had sex with a drunken 19-year-old while on duty as a police officer in 2015. Pike County Sheriff Stephen Korte dismissed the claims as...