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Friday's Scores

Oct. 23, 2021 00:04 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Alabama Christian Academy 42, Bullock County 0 Alexandria 43, Leeds 7 Aliceville 42, Winston County 24 American Christian Academy 48, West Blocton 16 Andalusia 48,...

Spanish govt returns fines for breaking virus lockdown rules

Oct. 22, 2021 12:57 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — All Spanish citizens who paid fines during a nearly three-month state of emergency declared last year to slow the spread of the coronavirus will be remunerated, the country's Ministry of Territorial Affairs said on Friday. The move follows a ruling by...

La Palma: Hundreds more evacuate to flee volcano lava

Oct. 21, 2021 06:06 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Hundreds of people were evacuated during the night on the Spanish island of La Palma as a river of molten rock crept deeper into a coastal town during a protracted volcanic eruption, authorities said Thursday. Emergency services helped some 500 people...

1-stop Asia trips for PGA in Japan, LPGA in South Korea

Oct. 20, 2021 21:50 PM EDT

PGA TOUR ZOZO CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Chiba, Japan. Course: Accordia Golf Narashino CC. Yardage: 7,041. Par: 70. Prize money: $9.75 million. Winner's share: $1.791 million. Television:...

Many European states support UEFA in Super League legal case

Oct. 20, 2021 11:36 AM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — More than half of the European Union member states have formally opposed soccer’s Super League project at the European Court of Justice, UEFA said Wednesday. Of the 27 EU members, 16 filed written submissions against the league to the court in Luxembourg...

Spanish court rules to extradite Venezuela spy chief to US

Oct. 20, 2021 10:54 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court on Wednesday ordered the extradition of a former Venezuelan spy chief to the United States where he is wanted on charges of drug trafficking and belonging to a terror organization. Retired Maj. Gen. Hugo Carvajal, who for more than a decade...

Spanish court throws out lawsuit against US treasure hunters

Oct. 19, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has shelved a lawsuit against American treasure hunters that accused them of having destroyed an underwater archaeological site when they looted a sunken galleon for tons of precious coins over a decade ago. In 2007, the Florida-based...

Spain makes it easier for young migrants to legalize status

Oct. 19, 2021 08:55 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain is smoothing the path for unaccompanied young migrants to obtain residence and work permits, with around 15,000 expected to benefit from changes announced Tuesday. The legal changes published by the government ease requirements for obtaining...

4 weeks on, no sign Spanish volcano eruption is close to end

Oct. 17, 2021 07:23 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — There is no sign that a volcanic eruption on the Spanish island of La Palma is coming to an end, four weeks after it began, officials said Sunday. The volcano on one of the Canary Islands off northwest Africa has so far destroyed more than 1,800 buildings,...

Spanish PM urges former king to speak about financial probes

Oct. 15, 2021 11:06 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s prime minister is urging former King Juan Carlos I to offer a public explanation of his suspected financial wrongdoings, which are the target of criminal investigations and have tarnished the Spanish monarchy. “In my opinion, it would be good...