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  • EU medicines agency says dengue vaccine should be approved

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine's wide use and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths. The European Medicines Agency ...

  • Louisiana university gives Smithsonian crustacean collection

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) A Louisiana university is giving the Smithsonian Institution a huge collection of crustaceans that has, among other things, been used to identify seafood mislabeled as coming from the Gulf of Mexico. "This is a very important collection because it's going ...

  • European Leagues urge UEFA to make Champions League fairer

    37 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Leagues group has urged UEFA to allocate club competition entries and billions in Champions League prize money more fairly. The proposal on Friday includes reversing changes made this season giving four guaranteed Champions League ...

  • Turkey suggests Khashoggi's remains taken out of consulate

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish official said Friday that investigators are looking into the possibility that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's remains may have been taken to a forest on the outskirts of Istanbul or to another city — if ...

  • A look at Afghanistan's parliamentary elections on Saturday

    1 hour ago

    (AP) KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghanistan is holding parliamentary elections on Saturday despite deep security concerns and ongoing fighting in as many as 20 out of the country's 34 provinces. The vote comes amid a particularly vicious campaign by the Taliban ...

  • Wimbledon to introduce final-set tiebreakers in 2019

    1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — That epic 70-68 fifth set at Wimbledon will never be matched or surpassed, or even challenged. The All England Club said Friday it will introduce final-set tiebreakers next year, starting when the score reaches 12-12 in the ...

  • Keino denies wrongdoing, tells AP he didn't control money

    1 hour, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Running great Kip Keino denied wrongdoing in the Kenyan Olympic corruption scandal in an interview with The Associated Press and didn't appear in court as expected Friday as prosecutors consider dropping charges against him. Instead, they ...

  • Rwanda names 50 percent female Cabinet, following Ethiopia

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Two days after Ethiopia announced one of the world's few "gender-balanced" Cabinets with 50 percent women, Rwanda has done the same. The East African nation late Thursday announced that women now make up half of the ...

  • Transgender rights lie in the hands of a state's electorate

    1 hour, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Nicole Talbot isn't quite old enough to vote next month, but she isn't shy about urging Massachusetts residents who are to keep a state law that protects transgender people from discrimination, including the right to use restrooms ...

  • Pilot gives $1m to McConnell-linked PAC aiding Blackburn

    2 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The gas station chain founded by Republican Gov. Bill Haslam's family has donated $1 million to a political committee supporting Republican Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn's Senate bid. Campaign finance reports show Pilot Corporation made the Aug. 28 ...

  • Woman says man broke into her home, made eggs, bathed

    2 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) ATHENS, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama woman says a man broke into her house and made himself breakfast, took a bath, and washed his clothes. Mary Royster tells WAAY-TV she came home Tuesday and found a strange man who wouldn't ...

  • Suspect says he didn't mean to kill Bulgarian journalist

    2 hours, 7 minutes ago

    (AP) SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A Bulgarian court has ordered a suspect in the rape and slaying of a television journalist to remain in custody until his trial. Severin Krassimirov told reporters before the district court hearing in Ruse on Friday ...

  • Radical preacher Anjem Choudary released from UK prison

    2 hours, 12 minutes ago

    (AP) LONDON (AP) — A radical Islamic preacher was released from a British prison Friday after serving less than half of a 5-1/2-year prison sentence for encouraging support for the Islamic State group. Anjem Choudary, 51, left the high security Belmarsh ...

  • The Latest: Italy warned to revise its draft budget

    2 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) MILAN (AP) — The Latest on Italy's spat with the European Union over its budget (all times local): 12:00 p.m. The European Union's presidency says Italy must change it draft budget because otherwise the country would only threaten its own ...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    2 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. TURKEY SAYS SAUDI CONSULATE AUDIO NOT SHARED WITH US OFFICIALS Ankara's foreign minister says the country will share the results of the ...

  • The Latest: FM: Turkey hasn't shared Khashoggi audio with US

    2 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist who went missing after entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul earlier this month (all times local): ___ 12:40 p.m. Turkey's foreign minister ...

  • Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials

    2 hours, 53 minutes ago

    (AP) ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish foreign minister says they have not shared any audio from Saudi journalist's disappearance with US officials.

  • 2 killed, 2 police officers injured in shooting in Germany

    2 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say that two people have been killed and two police officers seriously injured in a shooting in southwestern Germany. Police and prosecutors said in a joint statement that police had been deployed at about 8:30 a.m. ...

  • UNICEF warns against Yemen's economic crisis, violence

    2 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) CAIRO (AP) — The United Nations children's agency says Yemen's economic crisis and the relentless violence at a key Red Sea port city risks leaving millions of children and families without food, clean water and sanitation. UNICEF says water and ...

  • In South Africa, a city plans to seize land in 'test case'

    2 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) EKURHULENI, South Africa (AP) — As South Africa's passionate debate over land redistribution grows, one city outside Johannesburg is preparing what the mayor calls a "test case" for the nation — the seizure of hundreds of acres of land from ...

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