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US Open serves up major championship with a side of 'beef'

Fans who worry golf’s image could be tarnished by the spitting match between Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau probably think figure skating is too rough. For the rest of us, nothing goes down bett...

Biden, Putin discuss ambassadors, nuclear weapons and more

Presidents Joe Biden and Vladimir Putin of Russia spent more than three hours discussing issues Wednesday at their summit in Geneva. They ticked through their respective lists so quickly and in such “...

UN chief criticizes Central African Republic forces' actions

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres strongly criticized the Central African Republic’s security and allied forces in a new report for an “unprecedented increase in hostile threats...

NC election bills unlikely to become laws after Senate votes

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Senate Republicans pushed a trio of election measures through their chamber on Wednesday, including one that would prohibit counting mail-in absentee ballots that a...

Police: 1 killed, 5 wounded in Baltimore shooting

BALTIMORE (AP) — One person was killed and five others were wounded Wednesday when gunmen walked up a street and opened fire on a Baltimore block from an intersection, the city's police commissioner s...

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites, first since cease-fire

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli airstrikes hit militant sites in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, and Palestinians responded by sending a series of fire-carrying balloons back across the border for a second s...

Ivory Coast's ex-president to return 10 years after arrest

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Laurent Gbagbo's refusal to accept defeat in Ivory Coast's 2010 presidential election sparked months of violence that killed at least 3,000 people and brought the country t...

Arnautović banned for 1 Euro 2020 game for insulting player

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — Austria forward Marko Arnautović was banned Wednesday for one match at the European Championship for insulting a North Macedonian opponent. Arnautović was ch...

Israel to halt nighttime 'mapping' of Palestinian homes

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says it is reining in a controversial practice of conducting late-night raids of Palestinian homes in the West Bank aimed at gathering information about the house...

British lawyer Karim Khan sworn in as ICC's chief prosecutor

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — British lawyer Karim Khan was sworn in Wednesday as the new chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court, pledging to reach out to nations that are not members o...

What They Want: Divergent goals for Biden, Putin at summit

GENEVA (AP) — An American president won’t side with Moscow over his own intelligence agencies. There will be no talk of a “reset” in Russian relations. And it is highly doubtful that anyone will gaze ...

DHL adds Sustainable Marine Fuel option for Full-Container Load shipments

DHL Global Forwarding is offering to reduce its main haul carbon emissions with the use of Sustainable Marine Fuels for ocean freightCustomers can now decarbonize their complete ocean freight suppl...

COVID: A huge tragedy is unfolding in Afghanistan

The number of COVID-19 cases in Afghanistan has risen exponentially over the past few weeks, with hospitals struggling to deal with the ongoing wave. Health officials in almost all Afghan provinces a...

Ethiopia envoy: Eritrean troops in Tigray will `leave soon'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Ethiopia’s U.N. ambassador said Tuesday that Eritrean troops who have been fighting with his country’s forces in a war against the Tigray region’s fugitive leaders “will definite...

DeChambeau-Koepka spat overshadowing tough US Open course

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Torrey Pines has had its share of conflict over the years involving some of the top players in golf. Just not during such a taxing major as the U.S. Open. Think back...