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Police link Scotland university device to London mail bombs

LONDON  (AP)  — British police said a suspicious package destroyed by bomb-disposal experts at the University of Glasgow on Wednesday contained an explosive device and was linked to three letter bombs sent to two London airports and a railway station. The Metropolitan Police force’s Counter Terrorism Command said the item sent to the Scottish university … Continue reading Police link Scotland university device to London mail bombs

RIO DE JANEIRO | Murray’s mother says former Wimbledon champ could play again

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Andy Murray is currently recovering from his hip surgery, and his mother thinks the two-time Wimbledon champion still has a chance of making a return. Murray announced last month at the Australian Open that he would compete in the season’s first major but might never be able to play again. … Continue reading RIO DE JANEIRO | Murray’s mother says former Wimbledon champ could play again

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland | Bjerregaard wrecks Hatton’s hopes of Dunhill hat trick

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Lucas Bjerregaard of Denmark wrecked Tyrrell Hatton’s hopes of winning the Dunhill Links Championship for a third straight year when he shot a 5-under 67 in the final round on Sunday. Bjerregaard started the day four strokes adrift of overnight leader Hatton but he reeled in the European Ryder Cup player … Continue reading ST. ANDREWS, Scotland | Bjerregaard wrecks Hatton’s hopes of Dunhill hat trick

LONDON | Harry and Meghan’s wedding outfits to go on public display

LONDON — The outfits Prince Harry and Meghan Markle wore at their wedding are to go on public display later this year at the ceremony’s venue, Windsor Castle. Royal fashion fans will be able to get a close look at the bride’s silk Givenchy wedding dress and 16-foot (5-meter) veil, as well as the diamond-and-platinum … Continue reading LONDON | Harry and Meghan’s wedding outfits to go on public display

WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s done nothing wrong, Cohen making up stories

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump accused his former lawyer Michael Cohen of lying under pressure of prosecution as his White House grappled with allegations that the president had orchestrated a campaign cover-up to buy the silence of two women who claimed he had affairs with them. Confronting mounting legal and political threats, Trump took to Twitter … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump says he’s done nothing wrong, Cohen making up stories

GLASGOW, Scotland | Italian cyclist Trentin sprints to Euro gold as Sagan quits

GLASGOW, Scotland  — Italian cyclist Matteo Trentin sprinted to gold in the men’s road race at the European Championships on Sunday as three-time world champion Peter Sagan quit with 84 kilometers (52 miles) left. Spearheading a leading group of five, Italian teammate Davide Cimolai set up Trentin perfectly to beat Dutch rider Mathieu van der … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | Italian cyclist Trentin sprints to Euro gold as Sagan quits

GLASGOW, Scotland | Russia overcomes slow start to win European gymnastics title

GLASGOW, Scotland — Nikita Nagornyy kept his nerve during the last high bar exercise to help Russia win the men’s team gymnastics final at the European Championships on Saturday. A day after Russia badly struggled on the apparatus in qualification, Nagornyy avoided risks in an unspectacular but solid routine for 13.966 points. The score raised … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | Russia overcomes slow start to win European gymnastics title

GLASGOW, Scotland | Peaty world record corrected to 57.10 after timing error

GLASGOW, Scotland — Add a full tenth of a second to Adam Peaty’s latest world record time — and it is still a world record. On Sunday, the British swimmer was in the unusual situation of having his best mark in the 100-meter breaststroke at the European Championships corrected to 57.10 seconds from the 57.00 … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | Peaty world record corrected to 57.10 after timing error

GLASGOW, Scotland | Peaty shaves 0.13 off of own 100m breaststroke world record

GLASGOW, Scotland — British swimmer Adam Peaty improved his own world record in the 100-meter breaststroke to 57 seconds at the European Championships on Saturday. The Olympic champion shaved 0.13 off his previous best mark, which he swam at the Rio de Janeiro Games two years ago. Peaty has the 14 fastest times in the … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | Peaty shaves 0.13 off of own 100m breaststroke world record

GLASGOW, Scotland | Forgetting about world record brings Peaty closer to it

GLASGOW, Scotland — Not thinking anymore about his world record in the 100-meter breaststroke is bringing Adam Peaty closer to beating it again. The Olympic champion started his quest for a ninth European long-course title on Friday by setting a new championship record, bouncing back from a disappointing showing at the Commonwealth Games four months … Continue reading GLASGOW, Scotland | Forgetting about world record brings Peaty closer to it

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland | Ames shares lead at Senior British Open with Jimenez

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Stephen Ames shares the lead with Miguel Angel Jimenez on 9 under at the Senior British Open after the Canadian completed his delayed second round on Saturday. Darkness had ended play early on Friday with No. 18 remaining for Ames, which he parred on the Old Course for a 3-under 69. … Continue reading ST. ANDREWS, Scotland | Ames shares lead at Senior British Open with Jimenez

LONDON  | Trump company expands investment in Scottish golf resort

LONDON  — U.S. President Donald Trump’s family business has outlined its 150-million-pound ($196 million) investment plan for the second phase of development of its golf course north of Aberdeen in Scotland. The Trump Organization’s proposals submitted to Aberdeenshire Council include 50 cottages, a sports center and equestrian facilities at the Menie estate near Balmedie. The … Continue reading LONDON  | Trump company expands investment in Scottish golf resort

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Molinari sets clubhouse target at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:35 p.m. Francesco Molinari has set the clubhouse target at 8-under par after shooting a bogey-free, 2-under 69 at the British Open. Molinari holed a 5-foot birdie putt at No. 18 to take the outright lead, leaving Xander Schauffele alone in second place … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Molinari sets clubhouse target at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Pepperell a ‘little hung over’ at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Eddie Pepperell says he was a “little hung over” during his round of 4-under 67 that has left him one shot off the lead at the British Open. After shooting 71 on Saturday to start the final round eight strokes off … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Pepperell a ‘little hung over’ at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods on prowl at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 4:05 p.m. Tiger Woods is on the move in the British Open, edging to within a stroke of the lead on the front nine. Woods birdied two of his first six holes to get to 7-under-par, a shot behind Jordan Spieth and Xander … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods on prowl at the British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner drops out of lead at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 3:25 p.m. Kevin Kisner has dropped out of the lead at the British Open after a double bogey and a bogey in his first three holes. Kisner, who has led or been tied for the lead after all three rounds, found a bunker … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner drops out of lead at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Spieth tied, Woods lurking on final day of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The yellow grass of a dry summer in Scotland comes to life Sunday because of a red shirt at the British Open. Tiger Woods is in contention for the claret jug again. Jordan Spieth was tied for the lead at Carnoustie as he tries to become the first repeat winner in 10 … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Spieth tied, Woods lurking on final day of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jordan Spieth set the tone pulling driver on the 396-yard opening hole and sending it bouncing and rolling to 10 feet for eagle. Moments later, Tiger Woods sent the gallery into a frenzy with three straight birdies to get into contention at a major for the first time in five years. On … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Americans Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner share the lead on 9-under par heading into the final round of the British Open, with Tiger Woods four shots back in his bid for a first major title in 10 years. Schauffele … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods top of leaderboard at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Tiger Woods is back on top of the leaderboard at a major championship. With a tap-in birdie at the par-5 14th hole, Woods joined Jordan Spieth, Tommy Fleetwood and three others in a share of the lead at the British Open. … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods top of leaderboard at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods makes a move with 33 on front 9

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Tiger Woods is making a bit of a move in the British Open, sinking a long putt on the ninth hole for an opening 3-under 33 on the front nine. Woods made a 40-footer on the ninth for his third birdie … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Woods makes a move with 33 on front 9

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner tied for lead after double-bogey at No 18

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kevin Kisner hit his approach shot into the Barry Burn at No. 18 and made double-bogey 6, dropping the American into a share of the lead on 6 under at the British Open. Kisner shot 1-under 70 to follow his opening … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner tied for lead after double-bogey at No 18

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Zach Johnson takes early lead in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The way golf has been going the last few years, it would be reasonable to see the name “Johnson” atop the leaderboard and assume it belonged to the No. 1 player in the world. But not necessarily at the British Open. Zach Johnson — not Dustin — already has his name on … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Zach Johnson takes early lead in British Open

CARNOUSTIE,Scotland | The Latest: Fleetwood shoots 65 to move into lead in Open

CARNOUSTIE,Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 12:15 p.m. England’s Tommy Fleetwood played his way through the rain to post a 6-under 65 and move into a tie for the lead in the second round of the British Open. Fleetwood, who posted the course record 63 at the Dunhill Links Championship … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE,Scotland | The Latest: Fleetwood shoots 65 to move into lead in Open

CARNOUSTIE, | The Latest: Woods fizzes low shot into legs of spectators

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 11:10 a.m. Tiger Woods fizzed a low hook from the thick rough into the legs of spectators on the second hole of his second round at the British Open. Spectators lining the right of the fairway appeared to ignore a request from Woods … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, | The Latest: Woods fizzes low shot into legs of spectators

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | The Latest: Zach Johnson makes move in rain at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Zach Johnson won a British Open at St. Andrews in miserable conditions in 2015. In the rain Friday, he made a move toward the top of the leaderboard in the Open at Carnoustie. Johnson bogeyed his first hole, but ran off … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | The Latest: Zach Johnson makes move in rain at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy. “Just a clean round of golf,” he said. And then it got messy in a hurry. Spieth came undone on the tough closing stretch at Carnoustie, dropping four shots over the final four … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Koepka goes 41-31 for wild 72 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland— The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Carnoustie brought Brooks Koepka to his knees amid a testing stretch of holes for the U.S. Open champion on the front nine at the British Open. Just when it looked like his game was unraveling, Koepka bounced back. The No. 4-ranked American … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Koepka goes 41-31 for wild 72 at British Open