More Bundesliga protests: Fans slam German soccer federation

BERLIN (AP) — There were more widespread protests at Bundesliga games over the weekend as fans vented their anger with the German soccer federation. Bayern Munich ultras also took ai...

Virginia reshaped as Democrats put historic stamp on laws

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Democratic legislators in Virginia have dramatically reshaped the state in two months, sweeping aside many of the state’s old business-friendly and socially conservative laws and ...

Lawmakers pass bill allowing Confederate monument removals

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Some of Virginia's scores of Confederate monuments could soon be removed under legislation state lawmakers approved Sunday. The Democratic-led House and Senate ...

AP Was There: Atlanta Student Movement of 1960

ATLANTA (AP) — EDITOR’S NOTE — The year of 1960 was pivotal for civil rights in America. Segregationist politicians insisted on upholding racist Jim Crow laws and policies that denied black people equ...

60 years later, 'An Appeal for Human Rights' still resonates

ATLANTA (AP) — Sixty years have passed since Roslyn Pope came home from Europe to a segregated South and channeled her frustrations into writing “An Appeal for Human Rights.” The do...

Arab voters key to blocking Netanyahu-led hardline majority

TIRA, Israel (AP) — A surge in Arab voter turnout was key to depriving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his nationalist allies of a parliamentary majority in this week’s Israeli election. ...

China journalist association blasts US visa limits

BEIJING (AP) — The state-controlled All-China Journalists Association followed the government on Friday in blasting a Trump administration move that will cap the number of Chinese journalists allowed ...

Singapore student of Chinese ethnicity battered in UK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A 23-year-old student from Singapore was assaulted on a London street by four thugs who shouted "coronavirus" at him, according to New Talk, which cited informat...

Noose placed on Wisconsin brewery shooter's locker in 2015

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Someone placed a noose several years ago on the locker of a Wisconsin brewery employee who opened fire on his co-workers last week, the brewery operator said Wednesday. Police qui...

Netanyahu still short of majority after Israel's election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fallen short of capturing the majority needed to form a government, near-final election results showed Wednesday, deepening a year of political d...

China denounces US cap on reporter numbers as prejudicial

BEIJING (AP) — China on Tuesday denounced a move by the Trump administration to reduce the number of Chinese state-run media journalists who can work in the United States by more than one-third as “ba...

Exit polls: Netanyahu short of majority in Israel vote

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party emerged as the largest party in the country’s third election in under a year, exit polls indicated, but it was unclear whether the emba...

Leipzig apologizes to Japanese fans in relation to virus

LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — German soccer club Leipzig apologized Monday to a group of fans from Japan for what it called a mistake "on our part” apparently related to the worldwide virus outbreak. ...

Showdown with soccer fans leads to chaos in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The German soccer federation’s power struggle with fans escalated dramatically over the weekend when Bundesliga games were interrupted by protests with the threat of being called off. ...

Merkel seeks to reassure migrant groups after racist attacks

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel met representatives of migrant groups Monday to reassure them that her government takes the issue of racism seriously following several attacks by far-rig...