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'Game of Thrones' cast talks divisive finale, water bottles

Jul. 19, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — "Game of Thrones" may be over but the cast can't seem to get away from stray coffee cups. Maisie Williams, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Liam Cunningham, Isaac Hempstead Wright and others took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con Friday evening for a goodbye panel and found some waiting at their...

Germany honors resisters who tried to assassinate Hitler

Jul. 19, 2019 11:13 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Germany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, honoring those who resisted the Nazis — who were stigmatized for decades as traitors — as pillars of the country's modern democracy amid growing concerns about the resurgence of the far-right....

No bones found in Vatican tombs searched for missing girl

Jul. 11, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The tombs of two 19th-century German princesses were pried open at a tiny Holy See cemetery Thursday and turned out to be completely empty, dashing any expectations they held the remains of a teenager who vanished in 1983 after leaving her family's Vatican City apartment. Emanuela...

Witt Jr., Lynch win national prep athletes of year

Jul. 10, 2019 1:33 AM EDT

MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. realized a childhood dream, getting selected No. 2 overall by the Kansas City Royals in the major league baseball draft. The younger Witt added another honor, too, when he and softball pitcher Kelley Lynch were named national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday...

The top 10 books on Apple Books-US

Jul. 9, 2019 2:34 PM EDT

Apple Book charts for week ending July 7, 2019: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher) 1. Backlash by Brad Thor - 9781982104054 - (AtriaEmily Bestler Books) 2. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens - 9780735219113 - (Penguin Publishing Group) 3. Evvie Drake Starts Over by Linda Holmes - 9780525619253...

Morgan says tea-sipping celebration was nod to Sophie Turner

Jul. 6, 2019 5:57 AM EDT

LYON, France (AP) — Alex Morgan said her tea-sipping celebration at the Women's World Cup was a nod to actress Sophie Turner's amusing Instagram posts. No, it wasn't a dig at England or a random reference to the Boston Tea Party, or any number of other theories out there. "My celebration was actually more...

Dior's Chiuri channels black in Paris, receives top honor

Jul. 1, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Dior went back to the essential architecture of dressmaking, and the late designer's penchant for black, for a brooding display Monday of archetypally couture gowns. Looking on inside the Parisian house's design studios on Avenue Montaigne were Gal Gadot and Shailene Woodley, who waited for...

Analysis: EU leaders leader fail again to share out top jobs

Jul. 1, 2019 1:49 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders let their people down Monday. And now they're hoping some sleep will help them save face and wrap up a never-ending summit that has turned into a massive embarrassment. After a choppy few years, they had a precious opportunity to show unity as they huddled to make...

Today in History

Jun. 29, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, June 29, the 180th day of 2019. There are 185 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On June 29, 1988, the U.S. Supreme Court, in Morrison v. Olson, upheld the independent counsel law in a 7-1 decision (the sole dissenter was Justice Antonin Scalia). On this date:...

Griner scores 23 points, Mercury hit 10 3s in win over Fever

Jun. 28, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Brittney Griner scored 23 points, Leilani Mitchell had 18 points and 11 assists for her first career double-double and the Phoenix Mercury beat the Indiana Fever 91-69 on Friday night. Griner had 17 points in the first half to help build a 50-38 lead, and Phoenix (4-5) opened the fourth...