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Backers of big salmon farm to meet with public in Maine city

Mar. 19, 2019 12:10 AM EDT

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A Norwegian company that wants to build a large salmon farming operation in Maine says it's going to meet with the public next week to give residents an idea of the project's progress. Nordic Aquafarms hopes to build the farm in Belfast. The facility would be an inland farm capable of...

Recovery of Falklands war helmets helps heal wounds

Mar. 19, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Jorge Altieri runs his hands over old blood stains on a helmet that saved his life in 1982 when Argentina and Britain went to war over the Falkland Islands. Looking at the treasured object is still a novelty: The helmet was recently returned to Altieri decades after he lost...

Berhalter shifting Adams to right back, Yedlin to midfield

Mar. 18, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Fla. (AP) — New U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced an intriguing position change after his first training session with the full American player pool Monday, moving Tyler Adams to right back and DeAndre Yedlin to wide midfield. Yedlin, at 25, is among the veterans retained after the failure to...

MLB '19: Returns for Harper, Machado highlight 2019 schedule

Mar. 18, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

Bryce, Manny and Ichiro. London calling, and Cleveland rocks. Lots of intrigue on the baseball schedule this summer. Here are a handful of dates to mark on the calendar: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20 Seattle Mariners at Oakland Athletics: Ichiro Suzuki returns to his native Japan when Seattle and Oakland open the season...

Police: Love triangle led to man being shot 7 times

Mar. 18, 2019 3:48 PM EDT

BELFAST, Maine (AP) — A state police affidavit filed in a killing in the town of Swanville, Maine, indicates a love triangle ended with a man being shot seven times. Twenty-two-year-old Austin McDevitt of Morrill, who's charged with murder, told detectives he was familiar with the victim, 26-year-old Shane...

Swedish tennis player suspended, fined for bets on matches

Mar. 18, 2019 2:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A Swedish tennis player who is a sophomore at the University of San Diego has been suspended and fined after admitting to having bet on tennis matches. The Tennis Integrity Unit said Monday that David Norfeldt has been suspended for eight months and fined $6,000 after he acknowledged placing...

UK speaker stymies PM May's bid for 3rd vote on Brexit deal

Mar. 18, 2019 1:39 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The speaker of Britain's House of Commons dealt a potentially fatal blow to Prime Minister Theresa May's ailing Brexit deal on Monday, saying the government couldn't keep asking lawmakers to vote on the same deal they have already rejected twice. The government intended to try a third time to...

Czech Budweiser brewer worries about Brexit impact

Mar. 18, 2019 1:13 PM EDT

CESKE BUDEJOVICE, Czech Republic (AP) — The Budejovicky Budvar brewery in the Czech Republic managed to survive a decades-long trademark battle over whether it could call its beer Budweiser. But now it faces another potential threat: Brexit. The United Kingdom is one of the brewer's top five markets,...

The Latest: UK speaker: Govt can't present same Brexit deal

Mar. 18, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU (all times local): 3:50 p.m. The speaker of Britain's House of Commons says the government can't ask lawmakers to vote again on its twice-rejected Brexit deal unless it is substantially changed. John Bercow says parliamentary...

UK Commons Speaker says government can't ask lawmakers to vote again on rejected Brexit deal unless it is altered

Mar. 18, 2019 11:48 AM EDT
LONDON (AP) — UK Commons Speaker says government can't ask lawmakers to vote again on rejected Brexit deal unless it is altered.