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With flags, song, pride, French celebrate unifying victory

Jul. 16, 2018 1:32 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy. France's 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 years that France...

Man killed by Chicago police ran away, reached for waist

Jul. 15, 2018 11:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was shot multiple times as he ran away, spun around and reached toward his waist, footage released Sunday from an officer's body-worn camera shows. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said it's the quickest he has ever...

Police: Suspect dead after wounding 3 Kansas City officers

Jul. 15, 2018 9:08 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A gunman being investigated in the killing of a university student from India shot and wounded three Kansas City police officers Sunday before dying in an exchange of gunfire with police, authorities said. The three officers' wounds were not life-threatening, police said. The...

The Latest: Pussy Riot charged in protest at World Cup final

Jul. 15, 2018 6:52 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:43 a.m. Authorities in Moscow have charged members of the punk protest group Pussy Riot with "violation of spectators' rights" and illegally wearing police symbols when they ran onto the field during the World Cup final. The Interfax...

Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

Jul. 15, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are. Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame downpour that soaked Russian President Vladimir Putin, was...

Pussy Riot upstages Putin with protest that halts World Cup

Jul. 15, 2018 5:14 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side, claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a global audience watched. Stewards tackled the...

Pussy Riot claims responsibility for four people running onto field during World Cup final

Jul. 15, 2018 12:16 PM EDT
MOSCOW (AP) — Pussy Riot claims responsibility for four people running onto field during World Cup final.

Commission learning what caused and didn't cause massacre

Jul. 15, 2018 12:07 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The state commission investigating the Florida high school massacre is learning about what happened before, during and after the shooting, but perhaps even more importantly what didn't happen. Suspect Nikolas Cruz had an extensive school disciplinary and mental health record...

Officer charged; anger over shooting of black man lingers

Jul. 14, 2018 9:27 AM EDT

KINGSLAND, Ga. (AP) — Anthony Dammond says the two gunshots sounded close enough that he jumped up from watching TV and stepped outside, where he peered into the darkness and saw a man running and clutching one leg as if he was wounded. As the runner turned a corner and bolted from sight, Dammond said, a...

Guns a hot issue for Democrats in Kansas governor's race

Jul. 14, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Democrats running for Kansas governor are falling in line with the national gun-control movement stirring the party's liberal base, even if it means disavowing a loosening of gun laws in recent years that had been playing well in their gun-friendly state. The top three Democratic...