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Next UN climate talks are critical to plot aid for poorer nations, says incoming president

Apr. 19, 2024 13:44 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The man who will run United Nations climate talks this November views the negotiations as a key link in international efforts to curb global warming. The conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, must build on last year's successful agreement to transition away from fossil...

Italian wrestler Chamizo claims he rejected $300,000 bribe to throw a match he controversially lost

Apr. 11, 2024 13:07 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — Two-time world champion and Olympic bronze medalist Frank Chamizo claimed he turned down a bribe of $300,000 to deliberately lose a match at last week’s European wrestling Olympic qualification tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan. Chamizo, who competes for Italy after...