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Maldives: Islamic extremists behind attack on ex-president

MALE, Maldives (AP) — A top official in the Maldives said Saturday that Islamic extremists were responsible for an explosion earlier this week that critically wounded former President Mohamed Nasheed,...

AP PHOTOS: Spain takes vaccines to the rural homebound

SA POBLA, Spain (AP) — While thousands flock daily to health clinics and ad-hoc vaccination points across Spain, health workers also fan out across the country to take shots to some of those who are t...

Truck Series champ Sheldon Creed wins at Darlington

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Reigning NASCAR Truck Series champion Sheldon Creed won for the first time this season, moving past Ben Rhodes on a restart three laps from the end and holding on for victory a...

Coronavirus digest: India's southern states order stricter lockdowns

India registered 4,187 deaths linked to COVID and 401,078 new cases in the past 24 hours, the government said on Saturday. This is the fourth time the country recorded over 400,000 daily new infec...

Police officer, federal agent shot, wounded in Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer and a federal agent were shot and wounded in Tennessee on Friday while looking for a vehicle that had been carjacked, authorities said. A Memph...

Bye, Dad: Tennis star Sofia Kenin fires father as her coach

Sofia Kenin no longer will be coached by her father, announcing just weeks before the French Open she is “putting together a new technical team.” Kenin, the Australian Open champion ...

Column: Guthrie paved the way, still hoping more will follow

All these years after her history making run at the Indianapolis 500, Janet Guthrie is still deluged with letters from around the globe. “I just got a piece of fan mail from Australi...

Judge limits footage that family can see of deputy shooting

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The family of a Black man who was fatally shot in his car by sheriff’s deputies in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, will only be shown a fraction of body camera footage recorded at ...

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AP Week in Pictures: Europe and Africa

APRIL 30 – MAY 7, 2021 From a drive-in fashion show in a car park in Prague, to the reopening of the Sistine Chapel in Rome, and supporters celebrating after Ajax clinched the Dutch ...

Taiwan victim’s parents turn down apology from S Korean DUI driver’s wife

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of a South Korean man convicted for killing a 28-year-old Taiwanese student while driving under the influence (DUI) has arrived in Taiwan, but the victim’s ...

China propels BMW to strong profits, Germany lags

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Booming sales in China helped propel German luxury carmaker BMW to stronger profits in the first three months of the year even as its home market Germany trailed the ongoing ...

Maldives ex-president in 'critical condition' after bomb attack

Former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed is in a "critical condition" a day after he was injured in an explosion on one of the country's tropical islands, his hospital said on Friday af...

Survivor of subway crash reflects on decision to change cars

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A decision to change cars to get closer to a station exit may have saved Erik Bravo, a 34-year-old financial adviser who survived the collapse of an elevated line in Mexico City’s s...

Josh Duggar released as he awaits trial on child pornography

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was released from an Arkansas jail Thursday as he awaits trial on federal charges that he possessed and downloaded child pornography. ...