Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set fires

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized a subway station and set a fire across a wide street on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn o...

Hong Kong protesters take over mall, fold origami cranes

HONG KONG (AP) — Young protesters, many wearing masks to disguise their identity, filled the open area of a Hong Kong shopping mall Sunday and folded paper "origami" cranes in the late...

Hong Kong protesters burn flag, police fire pepper spray

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters in Hong Kong burned a Chinese flag and police fired pepper spray Saturday in renewed clashes over anti-government grievances. Police accused some protesters of thr...

Demonstrators march in Hong Kong in new weekend of protest

HONG KONG (AP) — Protesters marched through an outlying district of Hong Kong on Saturday in a renewed outpouring of grievances against the Chinese territory’s government. The march by ...

Hong Kong cancels China national day fireworks amid protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong has called off an annual fireworks display marking China's National Day as pro-democracy protests show no sign of ending. The city issued a terse statement...

Napoli beats defending champion Liverpool 2-0

NAPLES, Italy (AP) — Liverpool opened its Champions League title defense with a 2-0 loss at Napoli on Tuesday — the latest chapter in what is becoming an intense rivalry between the two attack-minded ...

Amsterdam police detain 100 Lille fans ahead of Ajax match

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Amsterdam police say they have detained about 100 Lille fans ahead of the French club's Champions League match against Ajax. Police said in a tweet Tuesday that the ...

Mexico: 5 shot dead in Tabasco bar amid holiday celebrations

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexican authorities say gunmen have shot dead five people at a bar on the night the country celebrated Independence Day festivities. The federal Department of Secu...

Brees injured, Rams beat Saints 27-9 in title game rematch

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Drew Brees watching from the sideline with an injured hand, the Los Angeles Rams didn't need a no-call to beat the New Orleans Saints again. Jared Goff passed...

Afghanistan beats Bangladesh by 25 runs for 2nd straight win

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Mohammad Nabi's 54-ball 84 not out was complemented by offspinner Mujeeb Ur Rahman's career-best 4-15 as Afghanistan beat Bangladesh by 25 runs to go top in the Twenty20 tri-s...

Column: Another reminder of unequal playing field for women

Really, we shouldn't be surprised. Riley Field certainly wasn't, not after being reminded once again that the law is one thing, but changing hearts and minds is an entirely different...

India capital to temporarily restrict cars to curb pollution

NEW DELHI (AP) — Indian authorities have announced a plan to restrict the movement of private cars in the capital for nearly two weeks after a major Hindu festival that features fireworks that cloak t...

Key takeaways from the Democratic candidates' debate

HOUSTON (AP) — Democratic debate night No. 3: Attacks and counter-attacks. Love for one former president, loathing for the current one. A 76-year-old front-runner essentially got called old, and he tu...

AP PHOTOS: Moroccans feast, light up sky on Shiite holy day

SALE, Morocco (AP) — Women thrumming drums, children devouring rich pastries, red flares lighting up the sky — these are telltale signs that Moroccans are marking Ashoura. The holy d...

7 questions heading into 10-candidate Democratic debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — And then there were 10. The Democratic Party's strongest presidential contenders — according to polls and fundraising, at least — meet on the same debate stage for ...