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British Airways cancels hundreds more summer flights

Jul. 05, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Airways said Tuesday it will cancel hundreds more summer flights, saying it was necessary after previously announced moves to cut back on scheduled flights proved insufficient to ease travel disruptions. The announcement will affect tens of thousands of...

EU urges N Macedonia to back proposed deal with Bulgaria

Jul. 05, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — European Council President Charles Michel urged North Macedonia on Tuesday to back a French-proposed compromise on ending a dispute with neighboring Bulgaria that's blocking the country's long-delayed European Union accession bid. Violent protests...

Down 2 sets, Djokovic tops Sinner; 26th Wimbledon win in row

Jul. 05, 2022 12:52 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It says a lot about Novak Djokovic that a two-sets-to-none hole at Wimbledon on a day he was hardly at his best likely left no one thinking the ultimate outcome was a forgone conclusion. A lot about his pre-eminence at the All England Club in recent years....

Greece: Large forest blaze forces evacuations west of Athens

Jul. 05, 2022 12:47 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek firefighters battled a large forest blaze that forced the evacuation of a small village west of Athens, the latest in a series of wildfires that flared as strong winds swept several parts of Greece. By evening, the fire service said the blaze appeared to...

PGA Tour and Europe get together in Scotland and Kentucky

Jul. 05, 2022 12:34 PM EDT

EUROPEAN TOUR AND PGA TOUR GENESIS SCOTTISH OPEN Site: North Berwick, Scotland. Course: The Renaissance Club. Yardage: 7,237. Par: 71. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 8:30...

Turkish police break up LGBTQ Pride march; 30 detained

Jul. 05, 2022 12:26 PM EDT

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police in Turkey's capital broke up a LGBTQ Pride march Tuesday and detained dozens of people. Turkish authorities have banned LGBTQ events, but around 50 people holding rainbow flags nevertheless marched toward a main park to mark the end of Pride Month. ...

Israel's Lapid meets Macron in Paris on first trip as PM

Jul. 05, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Israeli caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Tuesday used his first trip abroad since taking office to urge world powers to step up pressure on Iran over its nuclear activities, calling the Islamic republic a threat to regional stability. Lapid met in Paris on...

Wimbledon updates | Djokovic into SF with 5-set comeback win

Jul. 05, 2022 12:20 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 5:15 p.m. Three-time defending champion Novak Djokovic recovered from two sets down to beat Jannik Sinner 5-7, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 and advance to the Wimbledon semifinals. ...

Van Aert wins Tour stage 4 in style and extends overall lead

Jul. 05, 2022 12:18 PM EDT

CALAIS, France (AP) — Belgian rider Wout van Aert won the hilly fourth stage of the Tour de France and extended his overall lead after attacking strongly on the day's final climb on Tuesday. The Belgian rider kept the leader’s yellow jersey for the Jumbo–Visma team after taking...

Germany's CureVac files suit against vaccine rival BioNTech

Jul. 05, 2022 12:12 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German biotech company CureVac said Tuesday it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against rival BioNTech for work that it says contributed to the development of the BioNTech-Pfizer coronavirus vaccine. BioNTech said its work is original and it would “vigorously” contest the...