Nation/World

Young, joyful France beats Croatia 4-2 to win 2nd World Cup

Russia Soccer WCup France Croatia front

With Vladimir Putin watching from the stands, France won its second World Cup title in a match that...

National

MGM sues Vegas shooting victims in push to avoid liability

Las Vegas Shooting-5

MGM Resorts International has sued hundreds of victims of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history in a bid to avoid liability for the gunfire that rained down from its Mandalay Bay casino-resort in Las Vegas.


National

Trump blames 'double negative' for furor over Putin meeting

Trump Russia Denial

After 27 hours of near-universal condemnation, President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday he simply misspoke in Helsinki when he said, "I don't see any reason why it would" be Russia that interfered in the U.S. election.


World

World Cup winner Mbappe donating bonus of about $350,000

France Soccer WCup

PARIS (AP) — Teenage World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is giving his bonus to an association that puts sports in the lives of hospitalized children. The head of Premiers de Cordee (First in Line), Sebastien Ruffin, says two weeks before France clinched the World Cup he was informed that Mbappe would...


World , National

Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

APTOPIX Finland Trump Putin Summit

For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.


Technology , National

Jupiter's moon count reaches 79, including tiny 'oddball'

Interstellar Asteroid

It's getting more crowded around Jupiter. A team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a dozen new moons circling the giant gas planet.


National

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

South Africa Obama Mandela Speech

He targeted politicians pushing "politics of fear, resentment, retrenchment," saying they are on the move "at a pace unimaginable just a few years ago."


World

Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The coach that led Iceland to its first World Cup has stepped down. The Icelandic Football Association says Heimir Hallgrimsson has decided to leave at his own request, ending seven years in the role. Hallgrimsson was the co-coach with Lars Lagerback of Sweden at the...


World

World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

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MOSCOW (AP) — The four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final in Moscow have been sentenced to 15 days in jail. The protesters, members of the Pussy Riot punk collective, ran onto the pitch at Luzhniki Stadium dressed as police officers during the second half of Sunday’s match...


World

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

APTOPIX France WCup Soccer

PARIS (AP) — The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France’s victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the national colors — blue, white, red — overhead....


World

More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

Croatia WCup Reax

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes’ welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Hundreds of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colors...


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