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BRUSSELS | UK PM May opens summit talks with Brexit deal in balance

BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister Theresa May opened a Brexit summit Wednesday seeking to convince fellow European Union leaders her plans for a friendly divorce were not dead despite the bloc’s calls for her to come up with a new approach. The prime minister’s high-stakes diplomatic mission started with a handshake and a kiss on … Continue reading BRUSSELS | UK PM May opens summit talks with Brexit deal in balance

Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy

FIFA’s new global strategy to grow the women’s game is prompting both praise and skepticism. Soccer’s governing body has been addressing the women’s side of the sport in the past several years, partly in response to calls for more equity. The result is a five-pronged proposal announced this week that focuses on the grassroots level … Continue reading Women’s soccer: Wait and see approach to FIFA strategy

ANAHEIM, Calif. | Khris Davis’ 48th homer powers Oakland past Angels, 5-2

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics‘ minds are already partly on the wild card playoff game looming in the Bronx. They’re still finishing up the regular season in Orange County with an attention to all the little details that could make a difference in the postseason. Khris Davis hit his major league-leading 48th homer and … Continue reading ANAHEIM, Calif. | Khris Davis’ 48th homer powers Oakland past Angels, 5-2

SEOUL, South Korea | Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

SEOUL, South Korea— The shine is starting to come off South Korean President Moon Jae-in’s engagement strategy with the North. The liberal politician, who reversed nearly a decade of conservative hard-line policy toward North Korea after his election last year, is preparing for a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un amid growing … Continue reading SEOUL, South Korea | Skepticism rising in S. Korea ahead of 3rd summit with North

ROME | Quagliarella scores airborne backheel volley against Napoli

ROME — Fabio Quagliarella’s airborne back-heel volley against Napoli is already in the running for Serie A goal of the season. The former Italy striker athletically flicked the ball into the far corner to complete Sampdoria’s 3-0 win over visiting Napoli on Sunday. In the Genoa club’s first home match since 43 people were killed … Continue reading ROME | Quagliarella scores airborne backheel volley against Napoli

A-Rod and Jordy won’t be playing catch Friday night

If anyone really looks forward to exhibition football games, this is the week to pay attention. One good place to start is in Oakland. Not because Aaron Rodgers will see plenty of action for Green Bay; he won’t, might not play at all. And the Raiders’ best player, Khalil Mack, still is holding out. Such … Continue reading A-Rod and Jordy won’t be playing catch Friday night

The Latest: Colorado prosecutor won’t change approach to pot

WASHINGTON /January 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the decision by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to end a federal policy affecting states that have legalized marijuana. (all times local): 2 p.m. Colorado’s U.S. attorney says his office won’t change its approach to prosecuting marijuana crimes. That’s after Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a new … Continue reading The Latest: Colorado prosecutor won’t change approach to pot

Wildfire evacuees worry about homes as holidays approach

LOS ANGELES /December 20, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — Thousands of people under wildfire evacuation orders in Southern California were wondering if they’ll be home for the holidays as fire officials braced for a new round of strong winds Wednesday. Firefighters finally got the upper hand on the blaze burning in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. The … Continue reading Wildfire evacuees worry about homes as holidays approach