City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

Manchester City broke through Newport’s stubborn defense in the second half to beat the fourth-tier side 4-1 in the FA Cup on Saturday, although the result wasn’t as straightforward as the scoreline suggested. Newport’s hopes of an epic fifth-round upset were still intact when Padraig Amond pulled a goal back to make it 2-1 in … Continue reading City overcomes stubborn Newport to reach FA Cup quarters

MOSCOW | Turkmenistan to open vet clinic despite harsh animal views

MOSCOW (AP) — The president of Turkmenistan, a country criticized for allegedly exterminating stray dogs and cats, has ordered the establishment of a national veterinary clinic for domestic animals. The government newspaper Neitralny Turkmenistan reported Saturday that President Gurbanguly Berdymukhamedov said “this work is necessary for educating the younger generation in the spirit of mercy … Continue reading MOSCOW | Turkmenistan to open vet clinic despite harsh animal views

The Latest: Biden repudiates Trump policies in Munich speech

The Latest on the Democratic presidential candidates (all times local): 2:25 p.m. Joe Biden isn’t in the 2020 presidential race yet, but he’s making clear at an international gathering that he thinks President Donald Trump has undermined America’s ability to claim moral leadership. The former vice president says the U.S. doesn’t want to turn its … Continue reading The Latest: Biden repudiates Trump policies in Munich speech

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan official says the country has recalled its ambassador to Somalia and told the Somali ambassador to leave over an alleged land grab by Somalia. Foreign Affairs Principle Secretary Macharia Kamau said Saturday the recall is a consequence “of a most regretful and egregious decision by the government of … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya recalls ambassador to Somalia over water rights clash

MUNICH | The Latest: Kerry ‘ashamed’ Pence didn’t note climate change

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he’s ashamed that U.S. Vice President Mike Pence didn’t mention climate change at an international security conference and is vowing to help make it a voting issue. Kerry … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: Kerry ‘ashamed’ Pence didn’t note climate change

MUNICH | The Latest: Russian envoy lashes out a UK defense minister

MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the international security conference taking place in Munich (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Former U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he’s ashamed that U.S. Vice President Mike Pence didn’t mention climate change at an international security conference and is vowing to help make it a voting issue. Kerry … Continue reading MUNICH | The Latest: Russian envoy lashes out a UK defense minister

ISFAHAN, Iran | Thousands in Iran attend funeral for slain Guard members

ISFAHAN, Iran (AP) — Dozens of comrades circled caskets on the back of trucks on Saturday as thousands of mourners attended a mass funeral for 27 elite Revolutionary Guard soldiers killed in a suicide car bombing this week in Iran’s Sistan and Baluchistan province. Men rhythmically struck their chests, a traditional way of showing grief, … Continue reading ISFAHAN, Iran | Thousands in Iran attend funeral for slain Guard members

MOSCOW | Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months

MOSCOW (AP) — A Moscow court has ordered a U.S. investment fund manager to be jailed for two months while facing fraud charges. Michael Calvey, founder and senior partner at Baring Vostok equity firm, was detained Friday morning along with two other fund managers. Prosecutors say Calvey is suspected of embezzling 2.5 billion rubles ($37 … Continue reading MOSCOW | Russian court orders US investor Calvey held for 2 months