BC-US--Foreign Exchange, US

NEW YORK (AP) — Foreign Exchange, New York prices. Rates for trades of $1 million minimum. ...

The Latest: Fugitive priest in US after arrest in Africa

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the arrest of a fugitive priest from New Mexico (all times local): 12:15 p.m. The FBI says a fugitive priest accused of child...

Fun facts and tidbits from the Women's Basketball World Cup

TENERIFE, Spain (AP) — Welcome to the first FIBA Women's Basketball World Cup. Well it's really been around since 1953, but the first 17 tournaments were called the World Championshi...

Tabarez extends contract with Uruguay for 4 years

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Oscar Tabarez will remain Uruguay coach for four more years. Uruguay's soccer association announced the contract extension on Friday without elaborating. T...

Good rhino news in South Africa, where killing rate drops

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa is reporting some cautiously good news for rhinos after years in which poachers killed them in record numbers. The government said Friday that most p...

An absolute monarchy in Africa holds parliamentary election

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The southern African kingdom of Eswatini is holding an election largely free of suspense. That's because people are voting for parliamentarians on Friday under th...

Global Forecast-Fahrenheit

Global Forecast as of 12:00 GMT Friday, September 21, 2018 _____ City/Town, Country;Friday's Weather Condition;Friday's High Temp (F);Friday's Low Temp (F);Saturday...

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Tutu urges regulated euthanasia after campaigner's arrest

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Former South African archbishop Desmond Tutu says terminally ill people should have the right to a "dignified assisted death" following a murder charge against a campaigner for the...

Scotland fullback Hogg out for 3 months after ankle surgery

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Fullback Stuart Hogg is set to miss Scotland's four November rugby tests following ankle surgery which will sideline him for up to three months. Hogg hurt th...

Burkina Faso cracks down on motorbike-riding extremists

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Growing attacks by motorbike-riding extremists who flee into the forest have led Burkina Faso's government to ban the use of motorbikes and bike carts from sunset to s...

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS: These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit: ...

Captain Hooper back in Australia squad for 2-match tour

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Flanker Michael Hooper is back in a 30-man Australia touring squad for Rugby Championship matches in South Africa and Argentina after recovering from a hamstring injury. ...

5 years after mall Kenya attack, al-Shabab's threat grows

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Five years after al-Shabab fighters burst into a luxury shopping mall in Kenya's capital, hurling grenades and starting a days-long siege that left 67 people dead, analysts say t...

Africa youth boom on display as Uganda leader faces pop star

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Call it a struggle for the soul of the ghetto. Uganda's longtime president this month went on a whirlwind tour of some of the capital's poorest slums, handing ...