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The Latest: Group files civil rights complaint against Idaho

Sep. 24, 2021 17:47 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho — An advocacy group for older adults has filed a civil rights complaint against Idaho over state crisis standards of care guidelines for hospitals overwhelmed amid the coronavirus pandemic. The group Justice in Aging wants the U.S. Department of Health and...

Minister: Iran will return to nuclear talks `very soon'

Sep. 24, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran’s new foreign minister said Friday the country will return to nuclear negotiations “very soon,” but accused the Biden administration of sending contradictory messages — saying it wants to rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal while slapping new sanctions on Tehran...

The Latest: Michael Jordan drops by to bolster U.S. support

Sep. 24, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the Ryder Cup (all times CDT): 4 p.m. Michael Jordan is not the go-to guy for golf tips. He made his name winning NBA championships. But as a hardcore Ryder Cup fan who has traveled the...

Ruud tops Opelka to give Team Europe early lead at Laver Cup

Sep. 24, 2021 16:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The pandemic-delayed fourth edition of the Laver Cup — and first without Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal or Novak Djokovic participating — began Friday with Casper Ruud giving Team Europe a 1-0 lead over Team World by beating Reilly Opelka. Ruud, a...

Capsules from 1st day of the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits

Sep. 24, 2021 16:07 PM EDT

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. (AP) — A capsule look at Friday's matches in the Ryder Cup: FOURSOMES Jon Rahm and Sergio Garcia, Europe, def. Justin Thomas and Jordan Spieth, 3 and 1. The Americans took an early lead when Thomas made a 6-foot...

Dutch court jails 'incorrigible' thief over 2 museum heists

Sep. 24, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A 59-year-old man, described as an “incorrigible and calculating criminal” was convicted Friday of stealing a painting by Vincent van Gogh and another by Frans Hals from two Dutch museums last year, and sentenced to the maximum eight years in prison. ...

Van Life 2.0: Dutch students' road trip in solar mobile home

Sep. 24, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A group of Dutch students has reimagined van life and is hitting the road to Portugal. Just don't call their groundbreaking new solar-powered vehicle a campervan. “We call it a self-sustaining house on wheels," said Lotte van Dasler, part...

Thunberg joins large German climate rally ahead of election

Sep. 24, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Tens of thousands of environmental activists staged a rally outside Germany's parliament Friday, two days before the country holds a national election, to demand that politicians take stronger action to curb climate change. The protest outside the...

France, Germany nominate WHO chief Tedros for a second term

Sep. 24, 2021 15:34 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Germany and France said they and other European Union countries have nominated Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus of Ethiopia for a second term as director-general of the World Health Organization. This marks the first time that a candidate for the top job at the U.N. health agency...

Hundreds hold London vigil for slain primary school teacher

Sep. 24, 2021 15:21 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hundreds gathered Friday in southeast London to light candles and to mourn for slain primary school teacher Sabina Nessa while demanding an end to violence against women. Nessa’s death — as she walked through a park to meet a friend a few minutes from...