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Live updates | Trudeau: Canada to up Latvia troop presence

Jun. 30, 2022 15:43 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on the final day of the NATO summit in Madrid: ___ Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government will increase Canada's troop presence in Latvia as part of NATO’s commitment to strengthen its deterrence measures along...

France's Macron urges world leaders to better protect oceans

Jun. 30, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron urged other world leaders Thursday to better protect the planet's oceans by adopting an international agreement modeled on the legally binding Paris climate accords. Macron traveled to Portugal after attending a NATO summit...

Roglic aims to stop favorite Pogacar from winning 3rd Tour

Jun. 30, 2022 13:22 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Primoz Roglic must find a way to stop his Slovenian rival Tadej Pogacar from winning the Tour de France for the third straight time. Pogacar is firm favorite to win the three-week race, which starts in Denmark on Friday and ends in Paris on July 24. ...

Lawyer for Paris attacker questions life term with no parole

Jun. 30, 2022 10:15 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The lawyer for the only surviving attacker from the November 2015 terrorist massacre in Paris criticized her client's murder conviction and life prison sentence without the possibility of parole, saying Thursday the verdict “raises serious questions.” Olivia Ronen...

Rights group finds twin Russian strikes hit Mariupol theater

Jun. 29, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Evidence suggests twin Russian airstrikes deliberately targeted a theater being used as a shelter in the besieged city of Mariupol, the rights group Amnesty International said in a report released Thursday. The report condemned the attack as a war crime. Amnesty said...

UN keeps peacekeepers in Mali as Russia and China abstain

Jun. 29, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council voted Wednesday to maintain the U.N. peacekeeping mission in turmoil-wracked Mali, while condemning the West African nation's military rulers for using mercenaries that commit human rights and humanitarian violations. The council also...

Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

Jun. 29, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The lone survivor of a team of Islamic State extremists who terrorized Paris in 2015 was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges and sentenced to life in prison without parole for the deadliest peacetime attacks in French history. The special terrorism court...

20 convicted in Paris terrorist attacks trial: Who they are

Jun. 29, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — A total of 20 men were convicted Wednesday over the 2015 Paris attacks by Islamic State extremists on the Bataclan theater, Paris cafes and the national stadium. Most attention has focused on the lone surviving member of the attack team, Salah Abdeslam. Others were...

Wimbledon updates | Isner beats Murray in 2nd round

Jun. 29, 2022 16:34 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:30 p.m. Two-time champion Andy Murray’s second-round loss to John Isner is his earliest exit from Wimbledon. The 6-foot-10 American beat Murray 6-4, 7-6 (4),...

Lone surviving attacker from 2015 Paris attacks convicted of terrorist murder, sentenced to life without parole

Jun. 29, 2022 14:58 PM EDT
PARIS (AP) — Lone surviving attacker from 2015 Paris attacks convicted of terrorist murder, sentenced to life without parole.