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Russia claims control of pivotal eastern Ukrainian province

Jul. 03, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia claimed control Sunday over the last Ukrainian stronghold in an eastern province that is key to achieving a major goal of Moscow's grinding war. The General Staff of Ukraine's military reported that its forces had withdrawn from Lysychansk in Luhansk...

Several people shot at Copenhagen shopping mall, police say

Jul. 03, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police said Sunday that several people were shot at a Copenhagen shopping mall, one of the largest in Scandinavia. Copenhagen police said that one person has been arrested in connection with the shooting at the Field’s shopping mall, which is...

Wimbledon crowds down 7% from 2019; 2nd-lowest since 2007

Jul. 03, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — If it seems as if there are more empty green seats in the stands at Wimbledon than usual this fortnight, that's because there have been fewer spectators than usual so far. Through the first six days of main-draw competition at the All England Club,...

Groenewegen pips Van Aert to win TDF stage 3 in photo finish

Jul. 03, 2022 14:07 PM EDT

SONDERBORG, Denmark (AP) — Dutchman Dylan Groenewegen overtook Wout van Aert and Peter Sagan at the line to win the third stage of the Tour de France in a photo finish while Van Aert extended his overall lead on Sunday. Groenewegen got behind record seven-time Tour sprint champion...

Russian diplomats to depart Bulgaria amid soaring tensions

Jul. 03, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Two Russian airplanes were set to depart Bulgaria on Sunday with scores of Russian diplomatic staff and their families amid a mass expulsion that has sent tensions soaring between the historically close nations, a Russian diplomat said. Filip Voskresenski, a...

Alpine glacier chunk detaches, killing at least 6 hikers

Jul. 03, 2022 13:27 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — A large chunk of Alpine glacier broke loose Sunday afternoon and roared down a mountainside in Italy, sending ice, snow and rock slamming into hikers on a popular trail on the peak and killing at least six and injuring eight, authorities said. It couldn't immediately...

Danish police say several people have been shot at a Copenhagen shopping mall

Jul. 03, 2022 13:17 PM EDT
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say several people have been shot at a Copenhagen shopping mall.

Wimbledon updates | Britain's Cam Norrie reaches quarters

Jul. 03, 2022 13:14 PM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 6:05 p.m. Cam Norrie became the first British man in five years to reach the Wimbledon quarterfinals, beating Tommy Paul in straight sets on No. 1 Court. The...

Sainz Jr. wins 1st career F1 race with British GP victory

Jul. 03, 2022 12:59 PM EDT

SILVERSTONE, England (AP) — Carlos Sainz Jr. won his his first career Formula One race on Sunday with a victory at the British Grand Prix — the most dramatic race so far this season. It began with a frightening first-lap crash and ended with intense wheel-to-wheel battles for the podium...

French soccer tournament celebrates diversity, fights racism

Jul. 03, 2022 12:40 PM EDT

CRETEIL, France (AP) — An amateur soccer tournament in France aimed at celebrating ethnic diversity is attracting talent scouts, sponsors and increasing public attention, by uniting young players from low-income neighborhoods with high-profile names in the sport. The National...