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KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Negro League bobbleheads part of fundraising campaign

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — Fans of the former Negro League are being asked to help a campaign to create bobbleheads of 30 stars from the league — with a goal of commemorating the league’s upcoming centennial. Organizers of the effort, which was unveiled Wednesday, have created a team of 30 Negro League stars who would … Continue reading KANSAS CITY, Mo. | Negro League bobbleheads part of fundraising campaign

MADRID | Davis Cup organizers downplay criticism from French players

MADRID — Despite renewed complaints from France’s players about the upcoming changes to the Davis Cup, the organizers of the revamped tennis tournament are adamant that everything will soon be better. Javier Alonso, the CEO of the company behind the new competition, spoke to The Associated Press two days after France’s Davis Cup team lashed … Continue reading MADRID | Davis Cup organizers downplay criticism from French players

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | Will he go? Trump dangles he might attend 2019 press dinner

WEST PALM BEACH, Florida— President Donald Trump said he may attend next year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner now that organizers have scrapped the usual format featuring a comedian. But he may not be thrilled with the replacement. The correspondents’ association announced this week that Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow — biographer of presidents and … Continue reading WEST PALM BEACH, Florida | Will he go? Trump dangles he might attend 2019 press dinner

WARSAW, Poland | Polish leaders to walk with nationalists on Independence Day

WARSAW, Poland— The Polish government and the organizers of a yearly march of nationalists say they have agreed to hold a joint march on Poland’s Independence Day on Sunday. The announcement made late Friday means President Andrzej Duda and other state officials will march in the capital with organizations whose yearly march last year included … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Polish leaders to walk with nationalists on Independence Day

LONDON  | Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

LONDON  — Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pulled out of an Edinburgh conference because former White House strategist Steve Bannon is scheduled to speak at the event. Sturgeon said she believes “passionately in free speech” but declares she “would not be part of any process that risks legitimizing or normalizing far-right, racist views.” Bannon … Continue reading LONDON  | Scottish leader pulls out of media event featuring Bannon

LONDON | The Latest: ‘Over half a million’ march for new Brexit vote

LONDON — The Latest on anti-Brexit protest Saturday in London (all times local): 3:20 p.m. Organizers of a major protest in London calling for a new Brexit referendum are estimating that 670,000 people have turned up for the event. Activists want a fresh referendum in which Britons can have a say on the final Brexit … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: ‘Over half a million’ march for new Brexit vote

LONDON | Protesters march in London to demand new vote on Brexit

LONDON— Tens of thousands of protesters marched through central London on Saturday to demand a new referendum on Britain’s departure from the European Union. Organizers want the public to have a final say on the government’s Brexit deal with the EU, arguing that new facts have come to light about the costs and complexity of … Continue reading LONDON | Protesters march in London to demand new vote on Brexit