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'Dream or reality?' Koreans to meet after decades apart

Aug. 19, 2018 1:46 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Lee Soo-nam was 8 the last time he saw his older brother. Sixty-eight years ago this month the boy watched, bewildered, as his 18-year-old brother left their home in Seoul to escape invading North Korean soldiers who were conscripting young men just weeks after invading South...

A focused Mackenzie Phillips takes it one day at a time

Aug. 17, 2018 4:30 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mackenzie Phillips, who's upending expectations with her portrayal of a brutal inmate on "Orange is the New Black," deserves another look off-screen as well. Phillips has battled addiction and made disturbing sexual abuse allegations well before such revelations were common, and she's...

2 brothers pay respects as Marine killed in WWII is buried

Aug. 16, 2018 4:40 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The remains of a Marine lost since the early days of World War II have been buried in Philadelphia, more than 70 years after he was killed. Dominic Ragucci had thought that the body of brother Emil was swept out to sea during a battle on the Pacific atoll of Tarawa. On Tuesday, the...

WWII remains come home, brothers get to pay last respects

Aug. 13, 2018 3:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For nearly 70 years, Dominic Ragucci believed his brother Emil's body had been swept out to sea during a World War II battle on a Pacific atoll. But on Monday, Dominic, 86, and his brother Victor, 91, stood on a tarmac in Philadelphia to greet Emil's remains as he finally made it home,...

The Latest: WWII remains returned, brothers pay last respect

Aug. 13, 2018 3:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on the return of a Marine whose remains were returned Monday after 70 years (all times local): 3 p.m. The remains of a Marine lost since the early days of World War II have been identified and returned to his family in Philadelphia more than 70 years after he was killed....

Ingebrigtsen, 17, beats big brother for 1-2 finish at Euros

Aug. 11, 2018 6:45 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Norway's Jakob Ingebrigtsen had the joy of beating his older brother in a 1-2 finish in the men's 5,000 meters, and host nation Germany celebrated two more golds at the European Athletics Championships on Saturday. The 17-year-old Ingebrigtsen, who became the youngest athlete to clinch a...

Former world hurdles champion Bett killed in car crash at 28

Aug. 8, 2018 8:37 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Nicholas Bett, a Kenyan runner who won the 2015 world championship title in the 400-meter hurdles, was killed in an early-morning car crash Wednesday in the country's famed high-altitude training region, police and his coach said. He was 28. Bett had only just returned home this week...

French tourist missing in Japan; siblings come to find her

Aug. 7, 2018 4:33 AM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — The brother and sister of a French tourist who disappeared in Japan nine days ago have come to try to find her. Tiphaine Veron was last seen leaving her lodging on July 29 by the owner and other guests of the Turtle Inn Nikko, her brother Stanislas Veron said Tuesday. "We expect to stay in...

Review: 'Judas' exposes harrowing family life of crime boss

Aug. 6, 2018 11:14 AM EDT

"Judas" (Mulholland Books), by Astrid Holleeder Astrid Holleeder had a choice to make. She could continue living as a virtual slave to her brother, Willem Holleeder, or she could risk her life and help the Dutch police take him down. She chose the latter. Written from her place in hiding, "Judas" is Astrid's...

Sibling rivalry: Alexander Zverev beats brother Mischa in DC

Aug. 3, 2018 4:04 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — For brothers Alexander and Mischa Zverev, this was, in many ways, just like many another day on the professional tennis tour: They warmed up together at a tournament. The difference on Thursday at the Citi Open, where Alexander is the defending champion and seeded No. 1? For the first...