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Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down

Oct. 21, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The governing populist party, which has repeatedly clashed with European Union institutions, was the top vote winner in local elections Sunday, according to an exit poll, but it was headed to lower support than it got in Poland's 2015 parliamentary elections. The Ispos survey said...

Thousands in Brazil rally in support of candidate Bolsonaro

Oct. 21, 2018 4:33 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tens of thousands of people rallied Sunday in 15 states across Brazil in support of Jair Bolsonaro, the right-wing front-runner in next week's presidential runoff election. Bolsonaro won the first round of voting Oct. 7 and opinion polls put him ahead of the leftist Workers' Party...

Chargers withstand Titans' late rally, hold on for 20-19 win

Oct. 21, 2018 2:41 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers' Adrian Phillips believes the Tennessee Titans made the right decision to go for a potential go-ahead 2-pointer with 31 seconds remaining — and not just because it failed. Phillips broke up Marcus Mariota's pass attempt, the Titans' second after a defensive...

10,000 protest in German city against anti-migrant group

Oct. 21, 2018 1:01 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German police say about 10,000 people have taken part in a protest against the anti-migrant group PEGIDA in the eastern city of Dresden. Mainstream parties, labor unions and civil society groups staged a march with the slogan "heart not hatred." PEGIDA, whose name stands for Patriotic...

8 combatants, 6 civilians die in Kashmir battles, clashes

Oct. 21, 2018 10:12 AM EDT

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Three local rebels were killed in a gunbattle with Indian government forces in disputed Kashmir on Sunday, and six civilians were killed in an explosion at the site after the fighting was over, officials and residents said. Meanwhile, three Indian army soldiers and two suspected...

Palestinian protest icon goes from jail cell to VIP suite

Oct. 21, 2018 8:03 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Israel locked up Ahed Tamimi for slapping a soldier last year, it hoped to finally silence the teenage Palestinian activist. Instead, it created an international celebrity. Less than three months after walking out of prison, Tamimi is on a victory tour, crisscrossing Europe and the...

Thousands rally against leading, far-right Brazil candidate

Oct. 20, 2018 8:30 PM EDT

SAO PAULO (AP) — Thousands of people took to the streets in Brazil Saturday to protest the candidacy of presidential front-runner Jair Bolsonaro, shouting "Not him!" which has become the rallying cry against the far-right former army captain. In Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Brasilia and 24 other cities,...

Morehead State holds off Valparaiso rally, wins 31-24

Oct. 20, 2018 8:12 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lawson Page passed for a season-high 352 yards and a pair of touchdowns, rushed for two more and Morehead State held off Valparaiso in the fourth quarter to earn a 31-24 win on Saturday. The Eagles (3-4, 2-2 Pioneer League) posted 21 points in the second quarter and led 28-7 early in...

Morehead State holds off Valparaiso rally, wins 31-24

Oct. 20, 2018 6:49 PM EDT

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Lawson Page passed for a season-high 352 yards and a pair of touchdowns, rushed for two more and Morehead State held off Valparaiso in the fourth quarter to earn a 31-24 win on Saturday. The Eagles (3-4, 2-2 Pioneer League) posted 21 points in the second quarter and led 28-7 early in...

Duke rallies Sacred Heart, Pioneers hold on to beat CCSU

Oct. 20, 2018 5:29 PM EDT

NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) — Kevin Duke threw for 374 yards and three touchdowns as Sacred Heart rallied in the last half and then survived a late Central Connecticut State field goal attempt for a 28-25 victory on Saturday afternoon. Trailing 17-7 at the break, Sacred Heart (4-3, 2-0 Northeast Conference)...