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The Latest: N Korea again claims no coronavirus infections

May. 10, 2021 22:20 PM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea has told the World Health Organization that it has tested 25,986 people for the coronavirus through April but still has yet to find a single infection. The WHO said in a weekly monitoring report that North Korea’s testing figures...

Pulisic, McKennie, Adams, Dest on US Nations League roster

May. 10, 2021 16:40 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Christian Pulisic is among 29 Europe-based players on the 40-man U.S. preliminary roster announced Monday for the CONCACAF Nations League semifinal against Honduras on June 3. Weston McKennie, Tyler Adams, Sergiño Dest and Gio Reyna also are on what...

Spain: Expert warns that virus surge could follow parties

May. 10, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Spain’s top coronavirus expert on Monday delivered a stern warning to citizens who are acting as if the pandemic has ended now that the government has relaxed measures against the spread of the coronavirus amid an accelerating rollout of vaccines. Scenes...

Hopes fade for minke whale stuck in River Thames near London

May. 10, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Hopes faded Monday for a young minke whale who became trapped in the River Thames near London, authorities said. Rescuers trying to recapture the whale said that by 5 p.m. (1600 GMT; 12 p.m. EDT) its condition had deteriorated rapidly and it would soon be...

Red Bull seeking more race pace to stay close to Mercedes

May. 10, 2021 11:37 AM EDT

MADRID (AP) — After coming up short again on Sunday, Red Bull wants to find more race pace to keep contending with Mercedes for the Formula One title. Red Bull driver Max Verstappen had another promising start to the weekend at the Spanish Grand Prix, but again it was...

No US men in Top 30 for 1st time in computer tennis rankings

May. 10, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

There are no American men in the ATP's Top 30 for the first time in the nearly half-century of computerized tennis rankings. The highest-ranked man from the U.S., Taylor Fritz, slid one place to No. 31 on Monday after a first-round loss at last week’s Madrid Masters. ...

Zverev beats Berrettini to win his 2nd Madrid Open title

May. 09, 2021 18:31 PM EDT

MADRID (AP) — Alexander Zverev continued his impressive form going into the French Open by winning his second Madrid Open title on Sunday. After beating top-seeded Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals and fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem in the semifinals, Zverev rallied to...

Hamilton wins Spanish GP ahead of Verstappen

May. 09, 2021 14:26 PM EDT

MONTMELÓ, Spain (AP) — At least Max Verstappen made Mercedes work for the win. Verstappen got a great jump on Lewis Hamilton at the start of the Spanish Grand Prix to take an early lead over the seven-time world champion. But Mercedes stopped a Red Bull runaway by...

The Latest: France welcomes EU curb on AstraZeneca vaccine

May. 09, 2021 13:29 PM EDT

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron welcomed the decision from the European Union not to renew its order for the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Macron said the EU policy is aiming at “responding in particular to the variants... We see that some other vaccines are...

Higgo wins in Canary Islands to match Woods' record

May. 09, 2021 12:24 PM EDT

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Garrick Higgo matched Tiger Woods' record to become joint quickest to three tournament wins since 1990 with victory at the Canary Islands Championship on Sunday. The 21-year-old South African had a hole-in-one on his way to a 7-under 64 that...