Mayor of town in north Japan bemoans lack of Olympic funds

TOKYO (AP) — The mayor of a town in northeastern Japan that will host Olympic soccer games says his city has received no funding from the central government that has promised to use the 2020 Tokyo Oly...

Hong Kong protesters rally for support at British Consulate

Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Sunday outside the British Consulate in Hong Kong, stepping up calls for international support in their months-long campaign for democratic reforms in the semi-autono...

Nicaragua bans 7 OAS officials from entering country

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaragua's government has banned seven officials from the Organization of American States who were scheduled to arrive in the capital of Managua on Monday. ...

Women's Hall of Fame to induct Justice Sotomayor, Jane Fonda

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress Jane Fonda and attorney Gloria Allred are among the latest inductees at the National Women's Hall of Fame. The Class of 2019 being...

Climate change protests hit Frankfurt as auto show opens

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Thousands of people are demonstrating in Frankfurt to demand more action against climate change as the German city's auto show opens to the public, with some cycling into the...

Skirmishes break out in Hong Kong mall amid counter rallies

HONG KONG (AP) — Skirmishes broke out Saturday between supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong and supporters of the central government at a shopping mall in the s...

Skirmishes break out in Hong Kong mall amid counter rallies

HONG KONG (AP) — Supporters of the ongoing protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong have clashed with supporters of the central government at a shopping mall in the semi-autonomous Chinese territo...

Algerian army chief wants new election; protesters want more

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algeria is at a harrowing political impasse. Africa's largest country hasn't had an elected president for five months, and the powerful army chief wants to change that by holdi...

A humbled Macron tries the common touch to win back France

BONNEUIL-SUR-MARNE, France (AP) — The warehouse that French President Emmanuel Macron visited was hundreds of miles and a world away from the prestige of the G-7 summit he hosted a few weeks earlier. ...

Nicaragua group says 17 govt foes from countryside killed

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A Nicaragua human rights organization said Friday it had documented the killings of 17 government opponents from the rural north this year. Vilma Nuñez, pre...

New Jersey to allow Golden Nugget to take most NBA bets

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's governor has signed a bill allowing Atlantic City's Golden Nugget casino to accept bets on most National Basketball Association games. Texas b...

The Latest: Falwell praises Liberty students after protest

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — The Latest on the protests at Liberty University calling for an investigation into school president Jerry Falwell Jr. (all times local): 3:30 p.m. ...

Greta Thunberg brings environmental campaign to Washington

WASHINGTON (AP) — Greta Thunberg, the Swedish teenager who helped spark a youth-driven push for climate change, has come to Washington. Thunberg and about 1,500 protesters, many of t...

Ocasio-Cortez to make endorsements in House, Senate races

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is bringing her political star power to endorsements in races for Congress. The influential freshman lawmaker said she's skipping pres...

Cardi B, A$AP Rocky and more support Rihanna's Diamond Ball

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many kids, Rihanna dreamed of someday growing up to be rich, but helping others was at the forefront of her vision. "It's always been important to me before any ...