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With a wide smile for his mom, Prince George turns 6

Jul. 22, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Kensington Palace has released three new photographs before Prince George's birthday. The future king turns 6 on Monday. It's become a tradition for the palace to release snapshots taken by his mother Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. In two of the pictures George is seen with a big smile as he...

Ukrainian leader's party wins majority in parliament vote

Jul. 22, 2019 3:10 AM EDT

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Early results show the Ukrainian president's party winning a majority of seats in Sunday's parliamentary election. Ukraine's Central Election Commission said Monday that 34% of the ballots counted show President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party, Servant of the People, getting 42.1% of the...

Britain's May to chair emergency session on seized tanker

Jul. 22, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May will chair an emergency security session on Monday to discuss how to respond to Iran's seizure of a British-flagged tanker in the Strait of Hormuz. The meeting of security ministers and officials will discuss how to secure shipping in the sensitive region,...

Out of shadows of Irish golf, Lowry a major champion

Jul. 22, 2019 2:26 AM EDT

PORTRUSH, Ireland (AP) — No longer in the shadows of Irish golf, Shane Lowry now has his name etched on the base of the silver claret jug. It's on there with more than a century's worth of the best that have conquered the links to win the British Open. Lowry gazed at the oldest trophy in golf as he tried...

AP Explains: Spain tries to avoid countdown to new election

Jul. 22, 2019 2:20 AM EDT

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Spain's caretaker prime minister will face important parliamentary votes this week that will either endorse his Socialist Party to form a new government, or push the country closer to a possible fourth general election in five years and even more political instability. Pedro...

House Republicans vow tough questions of Mueller at hearing

Jul. 22, 2019 1:58 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach him. Rep. Doug Collins, the top Republican on...

Nadler: Mueller hearing to air evidence of Trump wrongdoing

Jul. 21, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee chairman said Sunday that this week's hearing with Robert Mueller will air "very substantial evidence" of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment. Republicans pledged sharp questioning of the special counsel about what they...

Sevilla beats Liverpool 2-1 in Fenway Park friendly

Jul. 21, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Joris Gnagnon took out Liverpool midfielder Yasser Larouci's legs at Fenway Park like a baserunner trying to break up a double play. The Sevilla defender was sent off in the 76th minute for a reckless tackle near where second base usually is in the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox. Despite...

Irishman Shane Lowry wins British Open at Royal Portrush

Jul. 21, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week and the...

Lufthansa resumes Cairo flights, British Airways stays away

Jul. 21, 2019 7:21 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — Lufthansa resumed flying to Cairo Sunday following a one-day suspension due to safety concerns. The German airline's website shows LH582 took off from Frankfurt after a two-hour delay and arrived in Egypt's capital Sunday afternoon. Meanwhile, British Airways continued with its seven-day...