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McIlroy tries to plot how to salvage a season without winning a major

Jul. 20, 2024 07:40 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy had plenty of time to accept that a 10th straight year would pass without him winning a major. He now has to wait 265 days for the next one, when he hears the starter at Augusta National say, “Fore, please. Rory McIlroy driving.” The...

Jordan Spieth goes back to the John Deere in a light schedule for golf

Jul. 02, 2024 09:59 AM EDT

PGA Tour JOHN DEERE CLASSIC Site: Silvis, Illinois. Course: TPC Deere Run. Yardage: 7,289. Par: 71. Prize money: $8 million. Winner's share: $1.44 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 4-7 p.m. (Golf Channel);...

Iranian official says reformist Masoud Pezeshkian and hard-liner Saeed Jalili heading to a runoff presidential election

Jun. 29, 2024 04:17 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian official says reformist Masoud Pezeshkian and hard-liner Saeed Jalili heading to a runoff presidential election.

Blinken says mediators will continue to 'try to close this deal' after Hamas asked for changes to a cease-fire plan

Jun. 12, 2024 08:44 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Blinken says mediators will continue to 'try to close this deal' after Hamas asked for changes to a cease-fire plan.

US Secretary of State Blinken says some of Hamas' proposed changes to a cease-fire deal are workable and some are not

Jun. 12, 2024 08:41 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — US Secretary of State Blinken says some of Hamas' proposed changes to a cease-fire deal are workable and some are not.

Emirati authorities say an ex-Royal Marine arrested in Dubai over spying suspicion has been cleared

Jun. 07, 2024 03:49 AM EDT

A former Royal Marine who was arrested in Dubai on suspicion of spying has been cleared and is free to leave the country, authorities in the United Arab Emirates said Friday. U.K. media reported this week that Matthew Croucher, who won one of Britain’s highest bravery honors for...

Expect the cost of your airfare to continue to rise, an aviation trade group and industry heads warn

Jun. 03, 2024 05:30 AM EDT

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The cost of your next flight is likely to go up. That's the word from the International Air Transport Association, which held its annual meeting Monday in Dubai, home to the long-haul carrier Emirates. While carriers recover from...

Rafael Nadal's possible French Open farewell draws fans from all over the world

May. 27, 2024 14:00 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — They traveled from all over — from Europe and Oceania, from North America and South America — to be at Roland Garros on Monday, intent on watching Rafael Nadal play what turned out to be his only French Open match this year. And might be his last ever. Nadal, who...

Iranian state television says helicopter carrying President Ebrahim Raisi had a 'hard landing,' without elaborating

May. 19, 2024 09:04 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state television says helicopter carrying President Ebrahim Raisi had a 'hard landing,' without elaborating.

Iranian state TV says rescuers trying to reach site of helicopter involved in 'incident' while traveling with president

May. 19, 2024 08:38 AM EDT
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iranian state TV says rescuers trying to reach site of helicopter involved in 'incident' while traveling with president.