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Norway tightens controls over adoptions from abroad but won't ban practice as investigation unfolds

Jun. 19, 2024 08:23 AM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norway has tightened controls over adoptions from abroad but will allow them to continue as it conducts an investigation into the legality and ethics of past adoptions, the government said Wednesday. The move to keep allowing international adoptions for...

Spain and Turkey call on the international community to act to stop the war in Gaza

Jun. 13, 2024 11:54 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain and Turkey called on the international community Thursday to stop “looking the other way” and press for the end of Israel's attack on Gaza to crush Hamas, following a bilateral summit focused on strengthening economic cooperation between the Mediterranean countries. ...

Euro 2024 won't feature Europe's top striker. Who else is missing?

Jun. 11, 2024 07:10 AM EDT

Goalkeepers and defenders: Exhale. The most feared striker in Europe won’t be playing at the European Championship. That’s because Erling Haaland’s Norway didn’t qualify. Haaland’s goal-scoring statistics with both club and country are...

CrowdStrike, KKR rise; Huntington Bancshares, Tesla fall, Monday, 6/10/2024

Jun. 10, 2024 16:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Tesla Inc., down $3.69 to $173.79. Norway’s sovereign wealth fund will vote against the proposed compensation package for CEO Elon Musk. Southwest Airlines Inc.,...

Paris Olympics: What to know and who to watch during the beach volleyball competition

Jun. 09, 2024 06:22 AM EDT

A roadmap to follow for the beach volleyball competition at the Paris Games: Athletes to Watch —Anders Mol and Christian Sørum, Norway: Mol had surgery in March to repair a broken bone in his left foot. — Chase Budinger, United States: The 6-foot-7...

Today in History: June 9, Donald Trump is indicted

Jun. 09, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, June 9, the 161st day of 2024. There are 205 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 9, 2023, a felony indictment said Donald Trump improperly stored in his Florida estate sensitive documents on...

Norwegian wealth fund to vote against Elon Musk's Tesla pay package

Jun. 08, 2024 11:08 AM EDT

Norway's sovereign wealth fund operated by Norges Bank Investment Management said Saturday it will vote against Elon Musk's hefty CEO compensation package during Tesla's annual meeting on Thursday. It's the latest pushback over the size of the pay package, which was recently valued...

Former astronaut William Anders, who took iconic Earthrise photo, killed in Washington plane crash

Jun. 08, 2024 01:20 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — William Anders, the former Apollo 8 astronaut who took the iconic “Earthrise” photo showing the planet as a shadowed blue marble from space in 1968, was killed Friday when the plane he was piloting alone plummeted into the waters off the San Juan Islands in Washington state. He...

Former astronaut William Anders, who took iconic Earthrise photo, killed in Washington plane crash

Jun. 07, 2024 22:17 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — William Anders, the former Apollo 8 astronaut who took the iconic “Earthrise” photo showing the planet as a shadowed blue marble from space in 1968, was killed Friday when the plane he was piloting alone plummeted into the waters off the San Juan Islands in Washington state. He...

US OPEN '24: Capsules of 10 prominent players at Pinehurst No. 2

Jun. 07, 2024 13:23 PM EDT

A capsule look at 10 leading players in the U.S. Open, to be played June 13-16 at Pinehurst No. 2 in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Listed in predicted order of finish (odds provided by BetMGM Sportsbook ) SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER Age: 27. Country: United States. ...