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Manchester Arena bombing suspect denies 22 counts of murder

Jul. 18, 2019 6:37 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The brother of the suicide bomber who killed almost two dozen people at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester two years ago appeared in court Thursday to face 22 charges of murder. Hashem Abedi's lawyer, Zafar Ali, said his client denied the charges. The 22-year-old is the younger brother of...

Brother of Manchester Arena suicide bomber arrested in UK

Jul. 17, 2019 12:19 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A key suspect in the 2017 Manchester Arena bombing that killed 22 people was arrested Wednesday at a London airport after being extradited from Libya, British police said. Greater Manchester Police said Hashem Abedi, the younger brother of suicide bomber Salman Abedi, has been arrested for...

NFL opens football academy in London

Jul. 14, 2019 3:01 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For the past three years, the only way Sergei Starodoubtsev experienced the NFL was by watching highlights of JuJu Smith-Schuster and other players on Instagram. That the 17-year-old found himself sharing a field with the Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver — he was the one in workout...

Dizzying 45-minute spell sends India out, NZ into cup final

Jul. 10, 2019 12:53 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — A dizzying 45-minute spell of high-class pace bowling sent India spiraling out of the Cricket World Cup. It also moved New Zealand, thriving once again as the underdog, back into another final — this time on the other side of the world. India never recovered from an...

Unrivaled: India now 7-0 in World Cup games against Pakistan

Jun. 16, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — For such an intense rivalry, it's still a lopsided contest when India and Pakistan meet at the Cricket World Cup. India extended its record to 7-0 against Pakistan at World Cups with an 89-run victory in a rain-interrupted encounter Sunday that likely will remain the most-watched...

India vs Pakistan: More than just cricket at the World Cup

Jun. 15, 2019 11:10 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — It's the contest for continental supremacy played on a global stage. It's the mini-title game of the World Cup group stage for more than 1 billion people in two cricket-crazed countries — the nuclear-armed neighbors India and Pakistan. The sport British colonizers...

Judge awards $4.1 million in neo-Nazi website lawsuit

Jun. 12, 2019 2:15 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge awarded a Muslim-American radio host $4.1 million in monetary damages Wednesday after he successfully sued a neo-Nazi website operator who falsely accused him of terrorism. SiriusXM Radio show host Dean Obeidallah filed the civil complaint against The Daily Stormer...

Salah joy, Liverpool beats Tottenham to win 6th European Cup

Jun. 1, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — No tears of pain this time, just redemption for Mohamed Salah. Only 108 seconds were needed to banish the Champions League final heartbreak of a year ago. Once Salah dispatched his early penalty against Tottenham, Liverpool was on the path to a sixth European title with a 2-0 victory on...

The Latest: Liverpool wins Champions League

Jun. 1, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the Champions League final between Tottenham and Liverpool (all times local): 10:57 p.m. Liverpool has defeated Tottenham 2-0 in the Champions League final to win its sixth European title. Mohamed Salah opened the scoring by converting a penalty kick in the second minute and...

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

May. 26, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young and...