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Flash floods kill at least 6 people in southwest France

Oct. 15, 2018 4:38 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Flash floods killed at least six people in southwest France, with roads swept away and streams become raging torrents as the equivalent of several months of rain fell overnight in the space of hours, authorities said Monday. The regional government in the Aude region said that four deaths were...

French government official says that floods have killed 5 people in southwest France

Oct. 15, 2018 2:45 AM EDT
PARIS (AP) — French government official says that floods have killed 5 people in southwest France.

Today in History

Oct. 15, 2018 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, Oct. 15, the 288th day of 2018. There are 77 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 15, 1991, despite sexual harassment allegations by Anita Hill, the Senate narrowly confirmed the nomination of Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court, 52-48. On this date:...

The Latest: More executives pulling out of Saudi conference

Oct. 14, 2018 8:59 PM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Saudi writer who Turkish officials fear was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul (all times local): 4:50 a.m. More major players in international finance and industry are pulling out of a high-profile business conference in...

Official: Hunter kills British cyclist in French Alps

Oct. 14, 2018 10:19 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A prosecutor says a hunter shot and killed a 34-year-old bicyclist in the French Alps in what appears to be an accident. Thonon-Les-Bains prosecutor Philippe Toccanier said the 22-year-old hunter was hospitalized for shock after the Saturday evening shooting and couldn't be taken into custody...

US guards against overconfidence in World Cup qualifying

Oct. 13, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Defender Becky Sauerbrunn said the memories of 2010 still drive her as the U.S. women's national team seeks to qualify for next year's World Cup in France. The United States lost in the semifinals of that year's CONCACAF qualifying tournament, sending the team to a third-place finish...

Dutch humiliate Germany in Nations League, Gibraltar wins

Oct. 13, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

Germany's UEFA Nations League campaign took a humiliating blow after a 3-0 loss at old rival Netherlands on Saturday. Germany remains without a win in the top-tier League A and has yet to score a goal. In the second-tier League B, the Czech Republic got its first win in the new competition — beating host...

Monaco hires Thierry Henry as new coach

Oct. 13, 2018 5:48 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Thierry Henry is back where it all started. France's all-time leading scorer and an Arsenal great landed his first managerial job on Saturday after Monaco hired him as a replacement for Leonardo Jardim, who was dismissed this week. The 41-year-old Henry started his professional career at the...

The Latest: Missing writer's fiancee says he wasn't nervous

Oct. 12, 2018 6:54 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi (all times local): 1:45 a.m. The Turkish fiancee of missing Saudi Arabian journalist Jamal Khashoggi says he wasn't nervous when he entered the Saudi consulate in Istanbul and did not suspect that anything bad would happen to him....

The next wave: 5 foreign players who could be in the NBA

Oct. 12, 2018 2:44 PM EDT

Luka Doncic was the top international name in the 2018 NBA draft. Next year, there will likely be many more international names trying to reach the NBA. Here's a look at five of the possibilities: SEKOU DOUMBOUYA He's 6-foot-9, 230 pounds and doesn't even turn 18 until Dec. 23 — but he will almost...