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College halts diversity training to comply with DeSantis law

Jan. 27, 2023 14:33 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An optional training class on diversity for faculty at a central Florida public college has been canceled so administrators can ensure it complies with a new state law known as the “Stop Woke" act. Valencia College President Kathleen Plinske wrote in an email...

Maduro's newest foe: an in-home caregiver who fled Venezuela

Jan. 13, 2023 10:20 AM EST

VALENCIA, Spain (AP) — Like many of the 7 million Venezuelans who have abandoned their homeland in recent years, when Dinorah Figuera left behind her family and medical career in 2018 she was forced to accept meals from local charities and hop from one low-cost shared apartment to another upon...

Los Angeles County deputy fatally shoots assault suspect

Jan. 12, 2023 10:59 AM EST

A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a man who assaulted the deputy at a shopping center, authorities said Thursday. The shooting occurred late Wednesday night in the Valencia section of the city of Santa Clarita when deputies responded to a business regarding a...

Spain calls up Balde to replace injured Gayà for World Cup

Nov. 18, 2022 09:29 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Spain called up Barcelona defender Alejandro Balde to replace injured left back José Gayà on Friday, less than a week before the team's opening World Cup match against Costa Rica. The 19-year-old Balde has had a breakout season at Barcelona, playing both on the left...

Forward Ansu Fati back in Spain squad for World Cup

Nov. 11, 2022 09:47 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Twenty-year-old forward Ansu Fati returned to Spain's squad on Friday following a two-year absence, joining coach Luis Enrique's young team for the World Cup. Ansu has not played for Spain since making his fourth appearance as a teenager in October 2020 shortly after...

Pepi, Steffen left off US World Cup roster, Ream, Wright on

Nov. 10, 2022 01:28 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. World Cup team is truly of the video generation. Players who received a FaceTime from coach Gregg Berhalter were headed to Qatar and those given audio calls missed the cut. “I think the best part of it the last couple of days was really seeing genuine...

Rising stars to watch at World Cup: Pedri, Bellingham, Reyna

Nov. 01, 2022 06:07 AM EDT

ROME (AP) — Spain’s Pedri González will highlight the list of teenagers who could make an impact at the World Cup. Others include England’s Jude Bellingham, Germany’s Jamal Musiala and American teammates Gio Reyna and Yunus Musah. All five players are 19, although Reyna...