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The Latest: US's Pompeo sends condolences over Annan's death

Aug. 18, 2018 9:07 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the death of former U.N. secretary-general Kofi Annan (all times local) 3 a.m. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo expressed his sadness over the death of former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan and sent his condolences to his family. "Mr. Annan spent his life advocating for...

Another trial looms for ex-Trump campaign chairman Manafort

Aug. 18, 2018 7:48 PM EDT

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — As jurors weigh Paul Manafort's fate in a sprawling financial fraud case, the former Trump campaign chairman still has another trial looming in the nation's capital — and prosecutors there have a whole new set of charges and a huge volume of evidence. The trial now underway in...

Messi scores Barcelona's 6,000th league goal

Aug. 18, 2018 7:43 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Barcelona scored its 6,000th goal in the Spanish league after another ingenious strike by Lionel Messi got its title defense off to a winning start. Messi cleverly sent his free kick underneath Alaves' wall to open the scoring in the 64th minute of Barcelona's 3-0 win at Camp Nou Stadium on...

Frampton stops Jackson in 9 rounds

Aug. 18, 2018 7:32 PM EDT

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Belfast's Carl Frampton stopped Luke Jackson in nine rounds to secure another shot at the world featherweight title on Saturday. Having successfully defended the interim WBO title, Frampton will be confirmed as mandatory challenger to full champion Oscar Valdez but will...

The Latest: Romanian trucker is Genoa bridge's 43rd victim

Aug. 18, 2018 7:09 PM EDT

GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest on the Italy bridge collapse (all times local): 6:55 p.m. A Genoa hospital says a Romanian truck driver who suffered severe cranial and chest injuries in the city's bridge collapse has died. The San Martino Hospital said Marian Rosca, 36, died Saturday evening. Doctors had...

German prosecutors probe Yazidi woman's claim about IS man

Aug. 18, 2018 7:04 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee's claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him. The case of 19-year-old Ashwaq Haji Hami made headlines this week after she was quoted...

Colorado legislative aide punished for Putin portrait prank

Aug. 18, 2018 6:39 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — An adviser to a Democratic legislative leader in Colorado has been punished for helping a progressive group put a picture of Russian President Vladimir Putin on brief display at the state capitol building near a spot reserved for a portrait of President Donald Trump. The prank, which made...

Fury sets up Wilder fight after winning 2nd comeback bout

Aug. 18, 2018 5:54 PM EDT

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tyson Fury says he has signed the contract. Deontay Wilder said the fight is "official." All it needs now is a time and a place. Fury, the former world heavyweight champion, cleared the way for a fight with Wilder, the current WBC titleholder, by winning the second bout of...

Ronaldo relies on teammates for winning league start at Juve

Aug. 18, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

VERONA, Italy (AP) — A smile, a wink and a thumbs-up: Cristiano Ronaldo didn't seem too perturbed at not scoring on his Juventus debut. The 33-year-old forward appeared relaxed after Saturday's 3-2 victory against Chievo Verona and, although Ronaldo did not stop to speak to reporters, he responded with...

Suspect in UK Parliament crash charged with attempted murder

Aug. 18, 2018 5:10 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A driver whose car collided with several people before crashing outside Britain's Parliament has been charged with attempted murder, police in London said Saturday The Metropolitan Police force said 29-year-old Salih Khater faces two charges — trying to kill police officers, and trying...