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Rahm, Willett share lead after 3 rounds at BMW PGA Champs

Sep. 21, 2019 2:24 PM EDT

VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Jon Rahm endured a wild end to his third round at the BMW PGA Championship to drop back into a share of the lead with Danny Willett at the flagship European Tour event on Saturday. Holding a two-stroke lead after playing the first 16 holes in 5 under, Rahm hit a spectator...

'It was breathtaking': Man City crushes Watford 8-0 in EPL

Sep. 21, 2019 2:03 PM EDT

With his team leading 5-0 after 18 minutes and threatening Premier League scoring records, Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola sat with his arms folded in his dugout and might even have looked a little guilty. Whether it's in the FA Cup final or just a run-of-the mill league game, Watford just does not know how...

Quake with preliminary magnitude 5.8 quake strikes Albania

Sep. 21, 2019 2:01 PM EDT

POGRADEC, Albania (AP) — An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck the west of Albania on Saturday but caused only minor injuries, the country's government said. Citing the country's Institute of GeoSciences, Energy, Water and Environment, Albania's defense ministry said the quake struck 13...

Marks & Spencer finance director to step down

Sep. 21, 2019 1:26 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Marks & Spencer says its chief financial officer is to step down, just weeks after the retailer learned it would drop out of the FTSE 100 of leading British shares for the first time. In a statement Saturday, M&S said Humphrey Singer would remain in the job to ensure an orderly...

Paris police repeatedly use tear gas on day of protests

Sep. 21, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Clusters of anti-government activists in Paris repeatedly scuffled with police who responded with tear gas Saturday as supporters of France's yellow vest protests tried to revive the movement opposed to President Emmanuel Macron's economic policies. In the morning, officers dispersed small...

Thousands march in Paris to press for more action on climate

Sep. 21, 2019 12:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of environmental activists took to the streets of Paris to press President Emmanuel Macron, world leaders at the U.N. and multinational companies to reduce emissions faster. The climate protest was just one of several taking place Saturday across the French capital during a weekend...

UK's Labour Party in turmoil as vote to oust deputy ditched

Sep. 21, 2019 12:38 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Britain's major opposition Labour Party was trying to defuse a major row Saturday after a close ally of leader Jeremy Corbyn sought to oust his deputy, a move that prompted a furious outcry from many in the party. While the attempt to dislodge Tom Watson was ditched after Corbyn intervened,...

Fraud trial delayed for man linked to covert Russian agent

Sep. 21, 2019 12:37 PM EDT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man linked to an admitted Russian covert agent will have more time to prepare for his trial on accusations he bilked at least $2.3 million from dozens of people in a bogus investment scam. A judge on Friday agreed to move the trial for businessman and conservative...

Medvedev reaches 5th straight final in St. Petersburg

Sep. 21, 2019 12:24 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Daniil Medvedev reached his fifth straight final Saturday in St. Petersburg, continuing his strong form after reaching the final of the U.S. Open. The top-seeded Russian beat qualifier Egor Gerasimov 7-5, 7-5 in front of his home crowd in Russia and will play Borna Coric in...

Greek police make arrest in 1985 hijacking of TWA Flight 847

Sep. 21, 2019 12:18 PM EDT

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek police say they have arrested a suspect in the 1985 hijacking of a flight from Athens that became a multi-day ordeal and included the slaying of an American. Police said Saturday a 65-year-old suspect in a 1985 hijacking and a 1987 abduction was arrested on the island of Mykonos...