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California's Brooksby, 20, clinches Next Gen Finals berth

Oct. 22, 2021 17:35 PM EDT

ANTWERP, Belgium (AP) — Qualifier Jenson Brooksby locked up a berth in the Next Gen Finals for the top 21-and-under players on the ATP Tour by reaching the semifinals in Antwerp with a 7-5 6-0 victory over Alejandro Davidovich Fokina on Friday. Brooksby, a 20-year-old...

Lawyers: Berlusconi is acquitted in Italy corruption trial

Oct. 21, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Silvio Berlusconi, the former Italian premier, was acquitted of judicial corruption charges on Thursday evening in a trial in Italy, his lawyers said. Various Italian media, reporting from Siena, Tuscany, said Judge Simone Spina, in reading the verdict, said...

Messi, Salah score 2 each in Champions League goal rush

Oct. 19, 2021 18:57 PM EDT

There was a goal rush in the Champions League on Tuesday and it was hardly a surprise to see Lionel Messi and Mohamed Salah among the scorers. By converting coolly taken penalties late in their games, Messi and Salah sealed 3-2 wins for Paris Saint-Germain and Liverpool,...

Celebrities join Prince William for Earthshot Prize award

Oct. 17, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Celebrities joined Prince William in London on Sunday for the inaugural awards ceremony of his Earthshot Prize, an ambitious environmental program that aims to find new ideas and technologies around the world to tackle climate change and Earth's most pressing challenges. ...

After Alitalia's demise, ITA airline launches with new look

Oct. 15, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy’s new national airline, ITA Airways, flew its inaugural flights Friday and unveiled its brand and logo, recycling the red, white and green of its Alitalia origins as it tries to chart a new future while competing with low-cost airlines. ITA, or Italy...

Mbappé nets late as France beats Spain to win Nations League

Oct. 10, 2021 17:03 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Kylian Mbappé scored a late winner as world champion France came from behind to beat Spain 2-1 in the Nations League final on Sunday. Mbappé netted with 10 minutes remaining as France was again forced to fight back, just as it had done in the semifinals...

AP PHOTOS: After more than 19 months, Milan clubs to reopen

Oct. 09, 2021 08:48 AM EDT

MILAN (AP) — With Italy’s vaccination campaign now advanced, the government has finally given the green light for nightclubs to reopen next week. It’s been a long wait. Glasses remain stacked upside down at Milan’s Rocket Club, more than 19 months after the...

IMF says trimming global growth forecast due to rising risks

Oct. 05, 2021 11:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the International Monetary Fund says the agency is trimming its forecast for global growth this year. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva on Tuesday cited rising risks from inflation, debt and a divergence in growth prospects between...

Italy's center-left claim mayoral wins; populists slump

Oct. 04, 2021 15:59 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy’s center-left forces, spearheaded by the Democrats, were sweeping to victory Monday in Milan and other big city mayoral races while clinching a runoff berth in Rome, where the populist 5-Star Movement's Mayor Virginia Raggi faced a stinging defeat, according to partial...

Plane crashes into building near Milan; all 8 aboard die

Oct. 03, 2021 14:49 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A small, single-engine plane carrying six passengers and two crew crashed Sunday into a vacant two-story office building in a Milan suburb, and authorities said all eight people aboard died. Investigators opened a probe into what caused the private plane to...