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New frothy TV drama series 'Riches' mixes money and blood

Nov. 30, 2022 15:49 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — There's a new TV drama about the exploits of a stylish, privileged and super-successful fictional family whose scheming members are at each other's throats. They make the folks at “Succession” look almost functional. “Riches,” which premieres Dec. 2 on...

England's Ben White exits World Cup for personal reasons

Nov. 30, 2022 14:09 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — England defender Ben White has returned home from the World Cup for personal reasons, the Football Association said Wednesday. The FA didn't provide a reason for White's departure. The Arsenal center back isn't expected to join back up with England coach Gareth...

Buckingham Palace household member resigns amid race comment

Nov. 30, 2022 13:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — An honorary member of the Buckingham Palace household has resigned after repeatedly asking a Black woman who runs a charity for survivors of domestic abuse what country she “came from,'' despite her insistence she was a British national. The conversation was...

Kane extends World Cup goal drought but equals Beckham feat

Nov. 30, 2022 12:36 PM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — For Harry Kane, the wait for a first goal at this World Cup goes on. Substituted after 58 minutes of England’s 3-0 win against Wales on Tuesday, he embraced his replacement Callum Wilson and made his way to the bench to watch the remainder of the game. ...

Egyptians call on British Museum to return Rosetta stone

Nov. 30, 2022 07:35 AM EST

CAIRO (AP) — The debate over who owns ancient artifacts has been an increasing challenge to museums across Europe and America, and the spotlight has fallen on the most visited piece in the British Museum: The Rosetta stone. The inscriptions on the dark grey granite slab became the...

In Ukraine, seeing World Cup, playing soccer pose challenges

Nov. 30, 2022 05:18 AM EST

IRPIN, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian video-game vendor Roman Kryvyi, fresh from a soccer game on a snow-blanketed field in suburban Kyiv, sat up close to a TV in a kebab shop as intermittent city power returned just in time for Tuesday’s World Cup game between Wales and England. For...

England advances after beating Wales 3-0 at World Cup

Nov. 29, 2022 18:33 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — Marcus Rashford dropped to his knees and pointed up to the sky. The England forward had just scored against Wales at the World Cup, starting off a 3-0 victory that sent his team into the round of 16. His celebration, he said, was in tribute to...

Bale makes early exit for Wales against England at World Cup

Nov. 29, 2022 17:58 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — If it was Gareth Bale ’s final game for Wales, it ended rather unceremoniously. The Wales captain was substituted at halftime of the team's match against England at the World Cup on Tuesday because of a hamstring injury. While it was...

England and Wales players take a knee in World Cup match

Nov. 29, 2022 15:29 PM EST

AL RAYYAN, Qatar (AP) — The players for both England and Wales took a knee before their final World Cup group game on Tuesday. The teams made the gesture as a sign of solidarity in the fight against discrimination. England and Wales were among seven European nations...

Man arrested in UK over deaths of 27 during Channel crossing

Nov. 29, 2022 12:10 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — British police on Tuesday arrested a man over the deaths of at least 27 people who drowned while trying to cross the English Channel in a dinghy last year. The U.K.’s National Crime Agency said Harem Ahmed Abwbaker, 32, was detained in the town of Cheltenham in...