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PARIS | The Latest: French police detain 115 people in Paris protest

PARIS  — The Latest on France protests (all times local): 9:25 p.m. Paris police say 115 people were taken into custody in a day of mainly calm protests in the French capital that left seven people slightly injured. In its fifth week on Saturday, the yellow vest movement saw far fewer protesters in Paris and … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French police detain 115 people in Paris protest

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump considering budget chief for staff post

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the White House chief of staff (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Now that President Donald Trump’s top choice to be chief of staff has passed on taking the job, he is considering four others for the post. A person familiar with Trump’s thinking tells The Associated Press that the president … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump considering budget chief for staff post

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif | The Latest: SpaceX lands rocket’s first stage on ship

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif— The Latest on a SpaceX rocket launch from California (all times local): 11:10 a.m. For the third time, SpaceX has successfully launched and landed the same first stage of a Falcon 9 rocket. The spacecraft carrying dozens of small satellites lifted off Monday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. … Continue reading VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif | The Latest: SpaceX lands rocket’s first stage on ship

The Latest: UCF’s White dismisses playoff as ‘invitational’

The Latest from college football’s bowl selection Sunday (all times Eastern): 2 p.m. Central Florida athletic director Danny White is unhappy again with the College Football Playoff. A year ago, he spearheaded UCF’s “national title” push after the Knights finished an unbeaten season and were left out of the four-team playoff. It’s deja vu all … Continue reading The Latest: UCF’s White dismisses playoff as ‘invitational’

The Latest: Oklahoma extends lead to 32-27 with safety

The Latest on college football’s championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 3:30 Oklahoma’s defense, off all things, came through with a game-changing play against Texas in the Big 12 championship. After the Longhorns forced a turnover to give the ball back to the offense deep in its own territory, the Sooners’ Tre Brown sacked Texas quarterback … Continue reading The Latest: Oklahoma extends lead to 32-27 with safety

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Macron says he pressed on Saudi writer’s death

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 4:50 p.m. French President Emmanuel Macron says he pressed Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to allow international involvement in the investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Macron confronted the crown prince at a Group of 20 summit … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Macron says he pressed on Saudi writer’s death

The Latest: Sooners surge and take half-time lead in Big 12

The Latest on college football’s championship Saturday (all times Eastern): 1:55 p.m. No. 5 Oklahoma has a 20-14 halftime lead over No. 9 Texas in the Big 12 championship game after Kyler Murray’s second TD pass, a 6-yarder to Grant Calcaterra with 18 seconds left in the first half. The Sooners went 80 yards in … Continue reading The Latest: Sooners surge and take half-time lead in Big 12

MOSCOW | The Latest: Soccer match moved to Kiev amid martial law

MOSCOW — The Latest on tensions between Russia and Ukraine (all times local): 11:15 p.m. UEFA has moved Thursday’s Europa League soccer game in Ukraine between Arsenal and FC Vorskla to the capital city of Kiev after parliament voted to impose martial law in parts of the country. Imposing martial law is Ukraine’s response after … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Soccer match moved to Kiev amid martial law