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Russian missile strike hits crowded shopping mall in Ukraine

Jun. 27, 2022 17:53 PM EDT

KREMENCHUK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian long-range bombers fired a missile that struck a crowded shopping mall in Ukraine's central city of Kremenchuk on Monday, raising fears of what President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called an “unimaginable” number of victims in “one of the most daring terrorist...

Russian superyacht seized by US arrives in San Diego Bay

Jun. 27, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A $325 million superyacht seized by the United States from a sanctioned Russian oligarch arrived in San Diego Bay on Monday. The 348-foot-long (106-meter-long) Amadea flew an American flag as it sailed past the retired aircraft carrier USS Midway and under the...

UN urges Libya's rivals to agree on elections this week

Jun. 27, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. political chief urged Libya’s rival factions on Monday to agree on measures governing the transition to elections during talks in Geneva later this week, expressing hope this will lead to long-awaited voting “at the earliest possible date.” ...

Even Djokovic knew he wasn't at his best in Wimbledon debut

Jun. 27, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic's play was not particularly, well, Djokovic-esque, at Wimbledon on Monday. Even he acknowledged as much. He got broken early and trailed 3-1 as he began his bid for a fourth consecutive championship and seventh overall at the...

Wall Street ends mixed after a day of wavering up and down

Jun. 27, 2022 16:57 PM EDT

Wall Street capped a wobbly day of trading with a mixed finish Monday, giving back some of the market's gains following a rare winning week. The S&P 500 slipped 0.3% after shifting between small gains and losses throughout the day. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.2%...

Biden aims at China in new illegal fishing policy framework

Jun. 27, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Biden administration is stepping up efforts to combat illegal fishing by China, ordering federal agencies to better coordinate among themselves as well as with foreign partners in a bid to promote sustainable exploitation of the world's oceans. On...

Wimbledon updates | Andy Murray again reaches 2nd round

Jun. 27, 2022 16:50 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 9:40 p.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Andy Murray made his way into the second round at the All England Club for the 14th straight time. The unseeded Murray, who...

Ukrainians have war on mind during 1st-round Wimbledon wins

Jun. 27, 2022 16:49 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — It's tough to keep your mind focused on tennis when your family's home in Ukraine is being bombed. Anhelina Kalinina and Lesia Tsurenko did just that at Wimbledon on Monday, winning their opening matches at the grass-court Grand Slam tournament to set up...

Credit Suisse fined for facilitating cocaine cash laundering

Jun. 27, 2022 16:20 PM EDT

ZURICH (AP) — A Swiss court on Monday said it has fined Credit Suisse more than $2 million for failing to prevent money laundering linked to a Bulgarian criminal organization a decade-and-a-half ago. The court also ordered the confiscation of the equivalent of more than $12 million...

Jill Biden has company on trip to Spain: 2 granddaughters

Jun. 27, 2022 16:13 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — U.S. first lady Jill Biden has some company on a trip to Spain: two of her granddaughters. Biden opened the visit to Madrid on Monday by meeting with Queen Letizia at the Palacio de la Zarzuela. They later toured the headquarters of the Spanish Association Against...