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'Run, run, run': Chaos at a Sydney mall as 6 people stabbed to death, and the suspect fatally shot

Apr. 13, 2024 12:56 PM EDT

SYDNEY (AP) — A man stabbed six people to death at a busy Sydney shopping center Saturday before he was fatally shot, police said, with hundreds fleeing the chaotic scene, many weeping as they carried their children. Eight people, including a 9-month-old, were injured. New South...

Spirit down Dash 3-1 in NWSL. Marta scores in Pride's 1-0 win over Royals

Apr. 13, 2024 00:58 AM EDT

The Washington Spirit scored all of their goals in the second half for a 3-1 victory over the Houston Dash on Friday night in the National Women's Soccer League. Hal Hershfelt tied it at 1 in the 52nd minute before Brittany Ratcliffe's blast from distance put the Spirit in front in...

Prince Harry scores goal in charity polo match as Meghan, Netflix cameras look on

Apr. 12, 2024 21:16 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, Fla. (AP) — Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, may have given up their royal duties, but not the celebrity life. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex drew a crowd of media and the wealthy on Friday as he played in a celebrity pro-am polo match to benefit Sentebale, the...

Today in History: April 9, Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysses S. Grant, ending the Civil War

Apr. 09, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, April 9, the 100th day of 2024. There are 266 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 9, 1865, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee surrendered his army to Union Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant at...

British, French troops march in historic joint parades in London and Paris in a show of solidarity

Apr. 08, 2024 09:22 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — French troops joined their British counterparts in the famous Changing of the Guard ceremony outside Buckingham Palace for the first time Monday, marching together in a display of solidarity between Britain and France amid the war in Ukraine. At a parallel ceremony...

After voters reject tax measure, Chiefs and Royals look toward future, whether in KC or elsewhere

Apr. 03, 2024 17:21 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals owner John Sherman and Chiefs president Mark Donovan stood on a small stage in the second-floor lounge of the historic J. Rieger & Co. distillery in Kansas City on Tuesday night, acknowledging the will of voters who had rejected a sales tax initiative that would...

Thailand's Constitutional Court says it will rule on whether to dissolve popular Move Forward party

Apr. 03, 2024 07:05 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand’s Constitutional Court on Wednesday said it will rule on whether to dissolve the political party that won the most seats in last year’s election for allegedly violating the constitution by proposing to amend a law against defaming the country’s royal family. ...

Voters reject stadium tax for Royals and Chiefs, leaving future in KC in question

Apr. 03, 2024 06:16 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The future of the Royals and Chiefs in Kansas City was thrown into question Tuesday night when residents of Jackson County, Missouri, resoundingly voted down a sales tax measure that would have helped to fund a new downtown ballpark along with major renovations to...

Japan's royal family makes formal debut on Instagram as world's oldest monarchy tries to draw youth

Apr. 02, 2024 01:28 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s imperial family made an Instagram debut with a barrage of posts on Monday, hoping to shake off their reclusive image and reach out to younger people on social media. The Imperial Household Agency, a government agency in charge of the family's affairs, posted...

Gillian Anderson and Rufus Sewell recreate a royal media disaster in Prince Andrew drama 'Scoop'

Apr. 01, 2024 07:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — As the past few weeks have shown, British royalty and the media can be an explosive mix. The absence of the Princess of Wales after abdominal surgery in January sparked uncontrolled online speculation that was first heightened by the release of a manipulated photo,...