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Crucial South Africa meeting on president's fate delayed

Dec. 02, 2022 10:32 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — An urgent meeting of South Africa’s ruling party to discuss the future of President Cyril Ramaphosa has been delayed as calls continue for his resignation amid a scandal over money stolen from his farm. The African National Congress’ national executive...

Ukraine bans religious organizations with links to Russia

Dec. 02, 2022 09:57 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine on Friday banned the activities of religious organizations “affiliated with centers of influence” in Russia and said it would examine the links between the Ukrainian and Russian Orthodox churches. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy signed a...

EXPLAINER: Why South Africa's president might lose his job

Dec. 02, 2022 09:52 AM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s president might lose his job, and his reputation as a corruption fighter, as he faces possible impeachment over claims that he tried to cover up the theft of millions of dollars stashed inside a couch on his farm. The allegations brought by a...

Kaprizov's 3-point game leads Wild to 5-3 win over Oilers

Dec. 01, 2022 23:46 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had a goal and two assists to extend his career-best point streak to 10 games, and Joel Eriksson Ek added a goal and assist, leading the Minnesota Wild to a 5-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday night. Kaprizov has a goal in four...

More calls for South Africa leader to quit over theft probe

Dec. 01, 2022 12:46 PM EST

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa faced calls Thursday to step down after a parliamentary panel's probe found he may have breached anti-corruption laws in connection with the alleged theft of a large amount of money from his Phala Phala game farm. The...

Kaprizov point streak up to nine games, Wild top Coyotes 4-3

Nov. 27, 2022 17:51 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kirill Kaprizov had a goal and two assists to establish a career-high nine-game point streak and the Minnesota Wild held off the Arizona Coyotes 4-3 Sunday. Sam Steel, Jared Spurgeon and Matt Boldy also scored for the Wild, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 20...

Leafs beat Wild 4-3 behind Murray's saves, Jarnkrok's goal

Nov. 25, 2022 18:12 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Calle Jarnkrok scored the go-ahead goal midway through the second period, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Minnesota 4-3 on Friday and spoiled Wild goalie Marc-Andre Fleury's return to the net. Mitch Marner scored first for Toronto to stretch his point streak...

Foligno scores twice as Wild rout Jets, 6-1

Nov. 23, 2022 22:56 PM EST

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Marcus Foligno scored twice and Filip Gustavsson made 28 saves as the Minnesota Wild took down the Winnipeg Jets 6-1 on Wednesday night. Matt Boldy added a goal and two assists for the Wild, and Kirill Kaprizov extended his point streak to seven games with a...

With searches, Ukraine focuses suspicions on Orthodox clergy

Nov. 23, 2022 11:58 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — An investigation of a centuries-old monastic complex in Ukraine’s capital and other religious sites has underscored Ukrainian authorities' suspicions about some Orthodox Christian clergymen they see as loyal to Russia despite Moscow's nine month-old war on the country. ...

King Charles III welcomes S. African leader for state visit

Nov. 22, 2022 14:05 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — King Charles III welcomed South African President Cyril Ramaphosa to London on Tuesday for the first state visit of his reign, which will include a formal banquet as well as talks with government leaders focused on investment and green energy. Charles and Camilla, the...