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Iran summons Western diplomats over parade attack killing 25

Sep. 22, 2018 11:16 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran has summoned diplomats from Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands over allegedly harboring "members of the terrorist group" that launched an attack on a military parade in the country's southwest. A statement early Sunday from Iran's Foreign Ministry also quoted ministry spokesman...

China summons US envoys over sanctions linked to Russia deal

Sep. 22, 2018 9:24 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — China summoned the American ambassador and the defense attache and recalled its navy commander from a U.S. trip to deliver a strong protest against economic sanctions Washington lodged over the purchase of Russian fighter jets and surface-to-air missile equipment. The Defense Ministry said...

Joshua stops Povetkin in 7th round, keeps heavyweight titles

Sep. 22, 2018 7:59 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — With blood streaming out of his busted nose, Anthony Joshua was in deep trouble once more in front of 80,000 stunned spectators at Wembley Stadium. Alexander Povetkin, a 39-year-old Russian with supposedly his best days behind him, was dominating heavyweight boxing's new superstar with his...

Militants attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

Sep. 22, 2018 6:32 PM EDT

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Militants disguised as soldiers opened fire Saturday on an annual Iranian military parade in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding over 60 in the deadliest terror attack to strike the country in nearly a decade. Women and children scattered along with...

Real Madrid leads La Liga thanks to goal on video review

Sep. 22, 2018 6:10 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — It took some help from video review to put Real Madrid on top in the Spanish league. Marco Asensio's first-half winner to beat Espanyol 1-0 on Saturday was initially waived off for offside but eventually stood after assistance from the VAR, which is making its La Liga debut this season. "In...

Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin in seventh round to retain IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight belts

Sep. 22, 2018 5:47 PM EDT
LONDON (AP) — Anthony Joshua stops Alexander Povetkin in seventh round to retain IBF, WBO and WBA heavyweight belts.

The Latest: Belgium routs Puerto Rico 86-36 in World Cup

Sep. 22, 2018 5:18 PM EDT

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — The Latest on the FIBA Women's World Cup (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Belgium turned its first-ever World Cup game into a quick rout, beating Puerto Rico 86-36 on Saturday night. Puerto Rico, which was also playing in its first World Cup game, missed its first 19 shots and by the...

Comcast beats Fox in Sky auction with $39B bid

Sep. 22, 2018 5:07 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators. After three rounds of secret bidding on Friday and Saturday, Comcast offered the higher price of 17.28 pounds ($22.58) per share for Sky, the equivalent of nearly 30 billion...

Bachinger upsets Nishikori to meet Simon in Metz final

Sep. 22, 2018 4:31 PM EDT

METZ, France (AP) — Qualifier Matthias Bachinger of Germany rallied past second-seeded Kei Nishikori to reach his first ATP final at the Moselle Open on Saturday. The 31-year-old Bachinger won 2-6, 6-4, 7-5 at the indoor tournament and will next take on two-time champion Gilles Simon, who eased past Radu...

Lille off to best French league start in 66 years

Sep. 22, 2018 4:27 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — After struggling last season, Lille is transformed. The northern side earned a fourth win in six matches to move to second place in the French league, within two points of Paris Saint-Germain, after a 2-1 result against Nantes on Saturday. Lille has won its three home games this season and is...