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FIFA to Upgrade Flights, Raise Prize Money for Women’s World Cup

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — In a concession to women's soccer, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling...

Update: 86 Dead as Tanzanian Ferry Capsizes in Lake Victoria

KAMPALA, Uganda — A regional official in Tanzania says the death toll has risen to 86 after a ferry sank on Lake Victoria.
Empty shelves, normally stocked with strawberry punnets, are seen Friday at a Coles Supermarket in Brisbane, Australia. Photo: Dan Peled / Associated Press

Needle-in-Strawberry Scare Spreads Across Australia

MELBOURNE — Public fears about sewing needles concealed inside strawberries on supermarket shelves have spread across Australia and New Zealand as growers turn to...
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Arthur Mitchell, Pioneering Black Ballet Dancer, Dead at 84

NEW YORK — Arthur Mitchell, who broke barriers for African-Americans in the 1950s as a ballet dancer with the New York City Ballet and...
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No Ronaldo? No Problem for Madrid, Juventus in Champs League

GENEVA — Real Madrid managed to win easily in the Champions League without Cristiano Ronaldo. So did Juventus, after its superstar signing was tearfully...
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Pakistan Court Suspends Prison Sentence, Frees Ex-PM Sharif

ISLAMABAD — A Pakistani court has suspended the prison sentences of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law, and set them free...
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, right, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in shake hands at the end of their joint press conference Wednesday in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: Associated Press

Both Koreas Say They Plan Joint Bid for 2032 Olympics

PYONGYANG, North Korea — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement Wednesday that the countries...
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Messi Scores Another Hat Trick, Mbappe’s Mistake Sinks PSG

PARIS — If the World Cup had given the impression that Lionel Messi was slipping down soccer's pecking order, the Argentine star made it...
Golfer Celia Barquin Arozamena poses for a photo. Photo: Luke Lu / Associated Press

Slaying of Star Golfer From Spain Shocks Iowa College Town

AMES, Iowa — A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone...
South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, toasts with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and his wife Ri Sol Ju during a welcome banquet Tuesday in Pyongyang, North Korea. Photo: Associated Press

Kim Promises to Visit Seoul ‘in Near Future’

PYONGYANG, North Korea — A joint statement released by Seoul shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has promised to visit Seoul "in the near...

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