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England avenges Croatia WCup loss to get shot at new trophy

Nov. 18, 2018 5:31 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane's goalless streak was only five minutes from extending to eight games when the captain finally found the net again for England. As Ben Chilwell floated a free kick into the penalty area, Kane slid in, stretched out his right foot and nudged the ball into the Croatia net. It came...

Zverev beats Djokovic in 2 sets to win ATP Finals title

Nov. 18, 2018 5:10 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Despite beating Novak Djokovic in straight sets to win the ATP Finals at only 21, Alexander Zverev knows keeping pace with the Serb isn't going to be easy. Zverev claimed the biggest title of his career with a 6-4, 6-3 upset on Sunday, becoming the youngest champion of the season-ending event...

Rhodes scholar class features plenty of women, immigrants

Nov. 18, 2018 4:36 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — The latest crop of U.S. Rhodes scholars has more women than any other single class, and almost half of this year's recipients of the prestigious scholarship to Oxford University in England are either immigrants or first-generation Americans, the Rhodes Trust announced Sunday. Among the 32...

Migrants from Iran showing up on England's Dover coast

Nov. 18, 2018 3:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British authorities say they found nine suspected migrants from Iran after they landed on a coast in southeastern England. The Home Office said the group landed Sunday at Folkstone, near the town of Dover, on an inflatable boat. It said they will be "processed in line with immigration rules."...

England reaches Nations League finals with Croatia win

Nov. 18, 2018 11:08 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Harry Kane and England advanced to the final four of the inaugural UEFA Nations League by avenging their World Cup semifinal loss to Croatia. The England captain ended a seven-game goal drought to complete a comeback at Wembley, sealing a 2-1 victory Sunday in the final group game in European...

UK leader warns ousting her won't make Brexit talks easier

Nov. 18, 2018 9:13 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain's besieged Prime Minister Theresa May warned Sunday that a leadership change wouldn't make Brexit negotiations easier, as opponents in her Conservative Party threaten to unseat her and the former Brexit secretary suggested she failed to stand up to bullying from European Union...

The Latest: Labour leader: New EU vote 'not for today'

Nov. 18, 2018 9:03 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit negotiations (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says another referendum on Britain and the European Union is "an option for the future" — but not today. The Labour Party leader also panned British Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed...

Today in History

Nov. 18, 2018 12:02 AM EST

Today in History Today is Sunday, Nov. 18, the 322nd day of 2018. There are 43 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Nov. 18, 1978, U.S. Rep. Leo J. Ryan, D-Calif., and four others were killed in Jonestown, Guyana, by members of the Peoples Temple; the killings were followed by a night of mass...

The Latest: Utility files 2nd report on power line failure

Nov. 17, 2018 11:41 PM EST

PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California's wildfires (all times local): 8:30 p.m. Pacific Gas & Electric Company officials have filed a second report with California regulators about a power line failure near the start of a deadly wildfire the morning the fire began. The Mercury News of San...

Zverev's ATP Finals win vs. Federer tainted by ball boy flub

Nov. 17, 2018 5:53 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — After pulling off one of the biggest wins of his career, Alexander Zverev was left apologizing for an unforced error he didn't make. Zverev denied Roger Federer a shot at a 100th career title by beating the Swiss great 7-5, 7-6 (5) at the ATP Finals on Saturday to advance to the championship...