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MOSCOW | The Latest: France explodes with joy after World Cup win

MOSCOW — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 8:55 p.m. From Napoleon’s triumphal arch to hard-scrabble suburbs of Paris, France is exploding with joy after its national soccer team won the World Cup. Crowds packed the lawns stretching out beneath the Eiffel Tower, frenetically waving French flags as police struggled … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: France explodes with joy after World Cup win

MOSCOW | The Latest: Pogba gives France a 3-1 lead in World Cup final

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 7:22 p.m. Pussy Riot has just claimed responsibility for the four pitch invaders who disrupted the World Cup final between France and Croatia in Moscow. Just after Croatia goalkeeper saved Kylian Mlbappe in the 51st minute, four people emerged from the other … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Pogba gives France a 3-1 lead in World Cup final

BERLIN | The Latest: Czech PM rejects Italy request to take migrants

BERLIN — The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Prime Minister Andrej Babis says the Czech Republic is unwilling to take any of the 450 asylum-seekers who were rescued from a fishing boat in the Mediterranean Sea and are awaiting clearance to land in Europe. Italy has refused to let two … Continue reading BERLIN | The Latest: Czech PM rejects Italy request to take migrants

LONDON | The Latest: Djokovic races to first set in Wimbledon final

LONDON  — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): 2:55 p.m. If Kevin Anderson needs help putting a positive spin on the first set of the Wimbledon final, he need look no further than the British political heavyweights in the royal box on Centre Court. UK Prime Minister Theresa May and London Mayor Sadiq Khan … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Djokovic races to first set in Wimbledon final

MOSCOW | The Latest: Fans gather in rainy Zagreb to watch World Cup

MOSCOW— The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Braving rainy weather, Croatian fans are gathering in squares and streets around the country ahead of the World Cup final with France. Wearing Croatian team jerseys and waving flags, fans have filled up the central square in the capital Zagreb some … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Fans gather in rainy Zagreb to watch World Cup

TURNBERRY, Scotland | The Latest: Envoy hopes Trump, Putin have in-depth dialogue

TURNBERRY, Scotland— The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:20 p.m. President Donald Trump’s ambassador to Moscow says he hopes Trump and Russia’s Vladimir Putin have “a detailed conversation about where we might be able to find some overlapping and shared interests.” The leaders are holding a summit Monday in Helsinki. Ambassador Jon … Continue reading TURNBERRY, Scotland | The Latest: Envoy hopes Trump, Putin have in-depth dialogue

MOSCOW | The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 9 p.m. Roberto Martinez believes his Belgium lineup deserves high praise for its third-place finish at the World Cup. Belgium beat England 2-0 in the third-place playoff on Saturday at St. Petersburg, surpassing the country’s previous best fourth-place finish in 1986. … Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Martinez praises Belgians for style, substance

PHILADELPHIA | The Latest: Nielsen downplays 2018 Russia election threat

PHILADELPHIA— The Latest on U.S. election officials meeting (all times local): 1:10 p.m. The U.S. homeland security secretary says there are no signs Russia is targeting the 2018 midterm elections for cyberattacks with the “scale and scope” it used in 2016. Kirstjen (KEER’-sten) Nielsen spoke Saturday at a Philadelphia conference of U.S. state secretaries of … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | The Latest: Nielsen downplays 2018 Russia election threat