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Britain, Kazakhstan, Croatia advance at Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 28, 2021 12:54 PM EST

Britain, Kazakhstan and Croatia each advanced to the quarterfinals of the Davis Cup Finals by winning their groups on Sunday. Britain beat the Czech Republic 2-1 to win Group C in Innsbruck, Austria, setting up a quarterfinal against either Serbia and top-ranked Novak...

New vents open up, lava surges from Spanish island's volcano

Nov. 28, 2021 10:36 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Several new volcanic vents have opened up on the Spanish island of La Palma, releasing new lava that is speeding down a ridge and threatening to widen the damages on evacuated land, roads and homes, authorities said Sunday. The molten rock coming out from...

Spanish police protest government plan to reform 'gag law'

Nov. 27, 2021 10:14 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of Spanish police officers and their supporters marched in Madrid on Saturday to protest against government plans to reform a controversial security law known by critics as the “gag law.” Critics of the Citizens Security Law passed by...

'Hoodwinked' before Christmas, EU nations seek to slow virus

Nov. 26, 2021 13:48 PM EST

THE HAGUE (AP) — Nations across Europe took new measures Friday in an attempt to keep a COVID-19 spike from spiraling out of control, hoping that action now will safeguard the joys of Christmas next month. A spike in cases fueled by the contagious delta variant forced...

Ymer brothers help Sweden stun Canada in Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 25, 2021 18:00 PM EST

MADRID (AP) — Before any matches were played, Elias Ymer didn’t hesitate to say Sweden could succeed at the Davis Cup Finals despite being one of the lowest-ranked nations in the competition. He backed up his words with a great opening win on Thursday, then cheered on...

Spanish metalworkers call off strike after pay rise deal

Nov. 25, 2021 10:51 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Trade unions representing metalworkers in the southern Spanish province of Cadiz called off a nine-day strike and workers began returning to their jobs Thursday after reaching a pay agreement with employers covering the next three years. Workers had...

Tuesday's Scores

Nov. 24, 2021 00:06 AM EST

BOYS PREP BASKETBALL= American Christian Academy 52, Dora 33 Andalusia 60, Malone, Fla. 50 Arab 41, Cold Springs 28 B. T. Washington Magnet 43, Alabama Christian Academy 40 Baker 60, St....

Canary Islands: More than 400 migrants rescued in Atlantic

Nov. 23, 2021 16:05 PM EST

ARGUINEGUIN, Spain (AP) — Spanish rescuers have saved and disembarked more than 400 migrants and asylum-seekers to the Canary Islands in the past two days as they attempted to reach the Atlantic Ocean archipelago from West Africa on several overcrowded, unsafe smuggling boats. ...

Metalworkers, police clash in Spain amid inflation protest

Nov. 23, 2021 09:02 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Metalworkers and police clashed Tuesday in Spain’s southern city of Cádiz at the end of a protest march to demand higher wages in line with the country's surging inflation rate. Police used rubber bullets to disperse protesters who tried to erect...

Austria's lockdown affects return of Davis Cup Finals

Nov. 22, 2021 07:25 AM EST

TURIN, Italy (AP) — No Davis Cup tennis fans will be allowed in Innsbruck as Austria goes back into lockdown. Capacity will be at 60% in Turin, where Italian children will be occupying vast portions of the stands amid slow ticket sales. Attendance in Madrid will be at a maximum of 75%. ...