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Chelsea's Oliver Giroud, left, and PAOK's goalkeeper Alexandros Paschalakis compete for the ball Thursday during the Europa League Group L soccer match between Chelsea and PAOK at Stamford Bridge stadium, in London. Photo: Matt Dunham / Associated Press

UEFA Launches Third European Club Competition From 2021

DUBLIN — European soccer is launching a third club competition as UEFA seeks to get more countries involved in continent-wide matches. Provisionally called UEL2, the...
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English Couple Thanks New York City Police for Finding Lost Ring

NEW YORK — The once anonymous English couple who lost an engagement ring down a Times Square utility grate thanked the New York Police...
U.S. President George H.W. Bush holds a news conference on June 5, 1989, at the White House in Washington where he condemned the Chinese crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrators in Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Photo: Marcy Nighswander / Associated Press

George H.W. Bush, Last President of WWII Generation, Dies at 94

Former President George H.W. Bush has died at the age of 94.
Protesters hold portraits of Jho Low illustrated as a pirate in April during a protest in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Sadiq Asyraf / Associated Press

Ex-US Official Admits Role in Effort to Get US to Drop 1MDB Probe

A former Justice Department official admitted his role Friday in a multimillion-dollar effort to try to get the United States to drop its investigation into a

Australia Raised Detained Refugee With Thai Authorities

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian officials have raised with Thai authorities the plight of an Australia-based refugee professional soccer player who was detained in Bangkok...
Thousands of students gather Friday during a rally demanding the government act on climate change, in Sydney. Photo: Associated Press

Thousands of Australian Students Protest Climate Change

SYDNEY — Thousands of schoolchildren across Australia skipped classes Friday to attend rallies demanding the government act on climate change. But Resources Minister Matt Canavan...
Boeing's first 737 MAX 9 jet at the company's delivery center before a ceremony transferring ownership to Thai Lion Air in Seattle in a March 2018 file photo. Photo: Elaine Thompson / Associated Press

US Pilots Want More Training on Boeing Jet After Lion Air Crash

DALLAS, Texas — Southwest Airlines says its pilots will get more instruction on an automated anti-stall system on certain new Boeing jets, and American Airlines...
A doctor measures the arm of a malnourished girl in October at the Aslam Health Center, Hajjah, Yemen. Photo: Hani Mohammed / Associated Press

UN: Climate Change, Depleted Resources Leave World Hungry

BANGKOK — Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the...
Sundra Rajoo delivers a speech in 2017. Image: Asian International Arbitration Centre / YouTube

FIFA Ethics Judge Resigns While Suspected of Corruption

ZURICH — FIFA says one of its ethics committee judges resigned after he was investigated for alleged corruption in Malaysia. Sundra Rajoo was appointed one...
Spokesman and group leader Timo Valtonen, center, holds up a pen as he makes a statement to the press upon his Wednesday arrival, with three other Finns after being deported from Malaysia, at the airport in Vantaa, Finland. Photo: Associated Press

Finnish Christian Missionaries Held in Malaysia Return Home

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Four Finnish tourists who were arrested in Malaysia last week for distributing Christian materials in public places on a resort island...





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