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Thai PM tells UN envoy he won’t push back Myanmar refugees

BANGKOK — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha promised a United Nations special envoy on Friday that he will not force back people fleeing violence ...
15:27 14 May 2021

Penpa Tsering elected president of Tibetan exile government

DHARMSALA, India — Penpa Tsering, the former speaker of Tibet's parliament-in-exile, has been elected the new president of the exile government, the e...
14:51 14 May 2021

UK backs plans for in-person COP26 climate meeting

LONDON — Britain hopes to host the U.N.'s delayed COP26 climate summit in person in November despite the challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic...
14:47 14 May 2021

‘We will talk:’ Klopp unfazed by Mane’s handshake snub

LIVERPOOL, England — Add an upset player to Jürgen Klopp's list of team problems as Liverpool scrambles for a Champions League qualification spot.
14:44 14 May 2021

Afghan police say Kabul mosque bombing kills 12 worshippers

KABUL, Afghanistan — A bomb ripped through a mosque in northern Kabul during Friday prayers, killing 12 worshippers, and wounding 15, Afghan police sa...
14:19 14 May 2021

Barcelona, Chelsea eye 1st Women’s Champions League title

Don't expect a slow start when Barcelona and Chelsea square off in the Women's Champions League final on Sunday night in Gothenburg, Sweden.
13:17 14 May 2021

US joins global push against violent extremism online

PARIS — Tech giants and governments around the world — including the U.S. for the first time — are gathering virtually Friday and Saturday to find bet...
13:10 14 May 2021

UK fraud agency probes Liberty Steel owner’s Greensill links

LONDON — The business empire of Liberty Steel owner Sanjeev Gupta, including its financing arrangements with bankrupt Greensill Capital U.K., is being...
12:46 14 May 2021

Lions tour to SA cut to 3 cities, no fans because of virus

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The British and Irish Lions will play in only three cities on their tour of South Africa to mitigate the risks posed by the ...
12:14 14 May 2021

Japan expands virus emergency ahead of Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO — Japan on Friday further expanded a coronavirus state of emergency, currently in Tokyo and five other prefectures, to nine areas, as Prime Mini...
10:29 14 May 2021

Atlético can clinch title with win and Madrid stumble

BARCELONA, Spain — With a little help from their hated local rivals, Atlético Madrid can clinch its first Spanish league title in seven years on Sunda...
10:25 14 May 2021

German infection rate at 2-month low, vaccinations speed up

BERLIN — Germany's coronavirus infection rate dropped to its lowest level in nearly two months on Friday, while the health minister said the country h...
10:13 14 May 2021

Thousands of Bangladeshi Muslims rally against Israel

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Thousands of Muslims led by activists from an Islamic political party demonstrated in Bangladesh's capital on Friday to denounce a...
9:25 14 May 2021

Laporte switches from France to Spain ahead of Euro 2020

ZURICH — Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte is switching from France to Spain ahead of the European Championship.
8:48 14 May 2021

Turkish firm shuts down power supply for crisis-hit Lebanon

BEIRUT — A Turkish company that provides electricity to Lebanon from two power barges shut down its operations on Friday over delayed payments. The mo...
8:43 14 May 2021

Diplomats, donors concerned about sex abuse reports at WHO

LONDON — British, European and American diplomats and donors have voiced serious concerns about how the World Health Organization handled sex abuse al...
7:55 14 May 2021

Street racing surges across US amid coronavirus pandemic

Jaye Sanford, a 52-year-old mother of two, was driving home in suburban Atlanta on Nov. 21 when a man in a Dodge Challenger muscle car who was alleged...
1:18 14 May 2021

Widespread flooding reported in northwest Alaska community

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An ice jam has caused widespread flooding in the community of Buckland, in northwest Alaska, officials said Thursday.
0:27 14 May 2021

MATCHDAY: Man City at Newcastle looking ahead to CL final

A look at what’s happening in European soccer on Friday:
23:24 13 May 2021

Protests outside, struggles inside: Man U loses to Liverpool

MANCHESTER, England — The beefed-up defense outside Old Trafford was more robust than Manchester United's on the pitch inside.
22:32 13 May 2021

Spain’s La Liga moves to ESPN with 8-year agreement

ESPN is taking over U.S. English- and Spanish-language rights to Spain’s La Liga next season as part of an eight-year agreement, ending the run of BeI...
22:28 13 May 2021

Bichette, Blue Jays rally again to beat Braves 8-4

MILWAUKEE — St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Jack Flaherty became the major leagues’ first seven-game winner this year with a 2-0 victory over Milwaukee on...
22:04 13 May 2021

DNR considers ending night wolf hunt, shorter registrations

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin wildlife officials are considering revising wolf regulations to prohibit night hunting and shorten the window for registerin...
21:56 13 May 2021

Liverpool wins 4-2 at Man United in late push for CL spot

MANCHESTER, England — Jurgen Klopp won at Old Trafford for the first time as Liverpool breathed new life into its top-four push with a 4-2 win in the ...
21:54 13 May 2021

Biden, GOP senators upbeat, plan more infrastructure talks

WASHINGTON — After meeting at the White House, President Joe Biden and a group of Republican senators agreed to talk again early next week as negotiat...
20:52 13 May 2021

Beset by virus, Gaza’s hospitals now struggle with wounded

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Just weeks ago, the Gaza Strip’s feeble health system was struggling with a runaway surge of coronavirus cases. Authorities cl...
20:47 13 May 2021

Kansas follows guidance on mask wearing, COVID-19 vaccines

TOPEKA, Kan. — Kansans who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will no longer need to wear masks outdoors in crowds and in most indoor settings, eff...
20:41 13 May 2021

Ontario keeps ban on outdoor recreation for 2 more weeks

TORONTO — Ontario’s premier is keeping outdoor recreational activities like golf courses closed for at least two more weeks despite calls by health of...
20:36 13 May 2021

Presidents of teachers unions call for full school reopening

The presidents of the nation's two major teachers unions called separately for a full return to in-person learning in the fall, with the leader of the...
20:13 13 May 2021

Scotland: 2 held for migration breaches freed after protest

LONDON — Two men detained by British immigration officials in Glasgow were released Thursday after a seven-hour standoff between hundreds of protester...
19:47 13 May 2021