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UK student nurse charged with taking bomb to maternity ward

Jan. 27, 2023 07:23 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — A student nurse appeared in a British court Friday, charged with planning to attack an air force base and taking a home-made bomb to a hospital maternity unit where he worked. Mohammad Farooq, 27, was arrested outside St. James’s University Hospital in Leeds,...

Leeds hires Marsch compatriot Armas as assistant coach

Jan. 25, 2023 10:06 AM EST

LEEDS, England (AP) — Leeds added another American to its coaching staff on Wednesday by hiring former United States midfielder Chris Armas to be an assistant to compatriot Jesse Marsch. Armas was Marsch’s assistant at New York Red Bulls from 2015-18 before becoming head coach...

Man United halted by Palace ahead of Arsenal showdown

Jan. 18, 2023 23:25 PM EST

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester United's title momentum was dramatically halted Wednesday ahead of its visit to Premier League leader Arsenal at the weekend. Leading Crystal Palace 1-0 after 90 minutes at Selhurst Park, United looked set to rack up a 10th straight win in all...

Arsenal stretches EPL lead after Man City held by Everton

Dec. 31, 2022 15:28 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal couldn't have asked for a much better end to the year. The Gunners stretched their Premier League lead to seven points with a 4-2 win at Brighton on Saturday, having seen their two closest challengers — Manchester City and Newcastle — both drop points...

Arsenal fights back to extend league lead to 7 points

Dec. 26, 2022 18:14 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Arsenal showed how to fight back on Boxing Day, traditionally a busy time in English soccer, by beating West Ham 3-1 to stretch its lead at the top of the Premier League to seven points. Newcastle moved second with a 3-0 win at Leicester on Monday, pushing defending...

Eyeing power, UK Labour Party vows to abolish House of Lords

Dec. 05, 2022 09:17 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s opposition Labour Party on Monday pledged to scrap Parliament’s unelected upper house if it wins government as part of a raft if policies intended to stake out Labour's ground for the next election. The left-of-center party has been out of power since...

US earns respect at World Cup, but wins remain elusive

Nov. 25, 2022 20:59 PM EST

AL KHOR, Qatar (AP) — Respect achieved. Wins await. American players wanted more than a 0-0 draw with England on Friday night, likely the most-watched match of their lives. The U.S. shut out a European opponent in the World Cup for the first time since 1950 yet left...

World Cup Viewer's Guide: US seeks repeat of 1950 upset

Nov. 25, 2022 01:10 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — The first time the United States faced England at the World Cup, the hastily assembled American squad was a ragtag group that included a mailman, a grave digger, a dishwasher and a school teacher. Few of the players had ever met before they headed to Brazil in...

England doesn't scare US star Adams - but spiders do

Nov. 24, 2022 09:58 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — United States midfielder Tyler Adams is more frightened of spiders than he is of England. Before both teams meet at the World Cup on Friday, Adams revealed what scares him most — and it’s not the prospect of coming up against one of the tournament favorites. ...

Tyler Adams to captain US, youngest at this year's World Cup

Nov. 20, 2022 09:00 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Tyler Adams acted like a leader since he joined the United States soccer team five years ago. Now he has the title. Adams was appointed captain at the unusual age of 23, the youngest at this year's tournament and the youngest for the Americans at the soccer...