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Asian shares mixed after Wall St barely misses bear market

May. 22, 2022 23:22 PM EDT

Shares are mixed in Asia in cautious trading after Wall Street rumbled to the edge of a bear market on Friday. Tokyo and Sydney were higher Monday while Hong Kong and Shanghai declined. Investors were awaiting minutes from the latest policy setting meeting of the...

Biden to lay out in Japan who's joining new Asia trade pact

May. 22, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

TOKYO (AP) — President Joe Biden on Monday is set to launch a new Indo-Pacific trade pact designed to signal U.S. dedication to the region and address the need for stability in commerce after the chaos caused by the pandemic and Russia's invasion of Ukraine. In a meeting with...

Russia presses Donbas attacks as Polish leader praises Kyiv

May. 22, 2022 22:11 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia pressed its offensive in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Poland's president traveled to Kyiv to support the country's European Union aspirations, becoming the first foreign leader to address the Ukrainian parliament since the start of the war. Lawmakers...

Man City wins 6th EPL title in 11 seasons in dramatic finale

May. 22, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City scored three goals in five minutes to turn around a tense and dramatic season finale and clinch a sixth Premier League title in 11 seasons, rallying to beat Aston Villa 3-2 and hold off Liverpool's challenge on Sunday. After starting the...

German chancellor Scholz kicks off Africa trip in Senegal

May. 22, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said his country is interested in a major gas exploitation project in Senegal as he began a three-nation visit to Africa on Sunday that also is focused on the geopolitical consequences of the war in Ukraine. Senegal is believed to...

Zinchenko's tearful support for Ukraine after EPL title win

May. 22, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Ukrainian flag Oleksandr Zinchenko used to wipe away the tears also inspired Manchester City’s Premier League title winner. As Zinchenko paraded around the field with the trophy, the yellow-and-blue colors of his homeland were wrapped around him....

3 goals in 5-minute recovery wins Premier League for City

May. 22, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Manchester City had been here before, losing at home and risking throwing away the title. Would the leaders choke like never before in the Premier League? The prospect of a first-ever changing of the lead on the final day was growing...

Thiem out of sync, out of French Open with 10th loss in row

May. 22, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — It all used to come so easily for Dominic Thiem on a tennis court — his powerful forehand, his elegant backhand, his hit-which-shot-when calculations, all fine-tuned to the point of a title at the U.S. Open and three other Grand Slam final appearances, including two at Roland...

COVID seems thing of the past at full-capacity French Open

May. 22, 2022 16:44 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — They sipped from glasses of Champagne or rosé while seated on the sand-colored cushions of wicker couches on a "terrasse" overlooking some smaller courts at Roland Garros. They crowded walkways and stood in lines dozens deep for waffles painted with Nutella or baguettes layered with...

French Open updates | Alcaraz makes quick work of 1st foe

May. 22, 2022 15:35 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the French Open Grand Slam tennis tournament (all times local): 9:30 p.m. Rising star Carlos Alcaraz showed what the fuss is all about with a quick and clean first-round victory in the main stadium at Roland Garros. The...