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Slovakia court tosses acquittals in reporter's slaying

Jun. 15, 2021 13:01 PM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a lower court's acquittal of a businessman accused of masterminding the 2018 slayings of an investigative journalist and his fiancée. A three-judge panel of the Supreme Court said the criminal...

Slovakia's Supreme Court overturns acquittal of alleged mastermind in 2018 killings of journalist and fiancée

Jun. 15, 2021 11:47 AM EDT
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's Supreme Court overturns acquittal of alleged mastermind in 2018 killings of journalist and fiancée.

The Latest: Skriniar scores, Slovakia beats Poland 2-1

Jun. 14, 2021 13:52 PM EDT

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Slovakia capitalized on a second-half red card and got a goal from Milan Skriniar in a 2-1 victory over Poland at the European Championship. The Inter Milan center back brought...

The Latest: Hawaii's eviction moratorium extended 60 days

Jun. 07, 2021 22:27 PM EDT

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s governor is extending for two more months an eviction moratorium that he implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, but says he doesn’t expect to keep it longer than that. The existing emergency order instituting a pause on evictions was due...

US tops Slovakia 6-1 at hockey worlds, faces Canada in semis

Jun. 03, 2021 16:45 PM EDT

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Colin Blackwell and Conor Garland scored two goals apiece Thursday, and the United States beat Slovakia 6-1 to advance to the semifinal showdown with Canada in hockey's world championship. The Canadians, who lost their first three games in the...

Germany, Slovakia arrest 2 in raids on trafficking ring

May. 31, 2021 08:56 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Two suspects were arrested in Germany and Slovakia in raids Monday on a group accused of smuggling Vietnamese into Germany and other European countries for large fees that they had to work off in massage parlors, brothels and other places, authorities said. ...

US wins 4th straight in world hockey, beating Norway 2-1

May. 29, 2021 17:42 PM EDT

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Tage Thompson had a goal and an assist and the United States won its fourth straight game in the world hockey championship, beating Norway 2-1 on Saturday. Jake Oettinger made 22 saves and Conor Garland also scored. The Americans are second in Group...

US beats Latvia 4-2 in world hockey championship

May. 27, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Trevor Moore and 18-year-old Matty Beniers scored in a 1:47 span midway through the second period to help the United States beat Latvia 4-2 on Thursday in the world hockey championship. Brian Boyle and Matt Tennyson scored in the first period and Cal...

Slovakia becomes 2nd EU country to approve Russia's Sputnik

May. 26, 2021 10:41 AM EDT

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia on Wednesday became the second European Union country to authorize use of the Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine, which has not yet been approved by the bloc's drug regulator. The Slovak government asked Health Minister Vladimir...

Host Latvia beats Canada 2-0 in world hockey opener

May. 21, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

RIGA, Latvia (AP) — Matiss Kivlenieks made 38 saves and host Latvia beat Canada 2-0 on Friday in their world hockey opener. Miks Indrasis opened the scoring with 1.5 seconds left in the first period, beating goaltender Darcy Kuemper between the pads. Oskars Batna made...