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AMSTERDAM | Money laundering: Dutch police find cash in washing machine

AMSTERDAM  — Dutch police who found 350,000 euros ($400,000) hidden inside a washing machine have detained a man on suspicion of — what else? — money laundering. Police said in a statement Thursday that officers were checking a house in western Amsterdam on Monday for unregistered residents when they found the valuable laundry load. A … Continue reading AMSTERDAM | Money laundering: Dutch police find cash in washing machine

NEW YORK | Aretha Franklin doc ‘Amazing Grace’ to finally see the light

NEW YORK — More than 46 years after it was shot, the Aretha Franklin concert film “Amazing Grace” will finally be released, ending one of the most tortured and long-running sagas in documentary film. The late gospel singer’s estate and film producers said Monday that “Amazing Grace” will premiere Nov. 12 at the DOC NYC … Continue reading NEW YORK | Aretha Franklin doc ‘Amazing Grace’ to finally see the light

MULTAN, Pakistan | Pakistan blasphemy case: Husband appeals to Trump, UK PM

MULTAN, Pakistan — The husband of a Christian woman acquitted eight years after being sentenced to death for blasphemy, but not released after countrywide protests, appealed on Sunday to U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May to help the family leave Pakistan. Asia Bibi’s husband, Ashiq Masih, in a brief video message … Continue reading MULTAN, Pakistan | Pakistan blasphemy case: Husband appeals to Trump, UK PM

LEICESTER, England | The Latest: Leicester says owner died in helicopter crash

LEICESTER, England— The Latest on the helicopter crash at English soccer club Leicester City (all times local): 10:15 p.m. Local police have released the names of the other four people who they believe died in the helicopter crash that killed Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha. Leicestershire Police say two were members of Vichai’s staff: Nursara … Continue reading LEICESTER, England | The Latest: Leicester says owner died in helicopter crash

BEIRUT | IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government

BEIRUT — Syrian opposition activists say the Islamic State group has released two women and four children they had been holding since July in an exchange with the government. The women and children were among 30 people kidnapped by IS in the southern province of Sweida in July when they carried out a raid that … Continue reading BEIRUT | IS frees 6 hostages in exchange with Syrian government

BOSTON | JD Martinez holds no grudge against Astros, who released him

BOSTON  — J.D. Martinez wants to thank the Houston Astros — not get back at them — for releasing him when he was struggling to make himself into a star. The Red Sox slugger credits his growing pains in Houston for teaching him “how to fail,” a lesson he credits with transforming him into an … Continue reading BOSTON | JD Martinez holds no grudge against Astros, who released him