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Airport chaos: European travel runs into pandemic cutbacks

LONDON (AP) — The airport lines are long, and lost luggage is piling up. It’s going to be a chaotic summer for travelers in Europe. Liz Morgan arrived at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport...

AP source: Jerami Grant to be traded to Portland by Detroit

A person with knowledge of the situation said the Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade Olympic gold medalist Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers, with the biggest part of the return being a fir...

Max Fried beats Braves in arbitration, gets $6.85 million

ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Max Fried won his salary arbitration case against the World Series champion Atlanta Braves and was given his $6.85 million request instead of the team's $6.6 million offer. ...

Widespread strikes disrupt services in North Macedonia

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — A strike by government workers in North Macedonia disrupted services Wednesday over a pay dispute between unions and the country’s center-left government fueled by high ...

Labor shortage compounds federal firefighters' staffing woes

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Firefighter groups are applauding the Biden administration's steps to raise pay but warn that the temporary wage hikes won't be enough to combat staffing problems, as federal age...

Ex-Illinois state senator gets prison in embezzlement case

CHICAGO (AP) — A former Illinois state senator was sentenced Tuesday to a year and a day in prison for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars from the Teamsters union for a no-show job. ...

Max Fried, Braves go to salary arbitration $250,000 apart

ATLANTA (AP) — Pitcher Max Fried became the fifth member of the World Series champion Atlanta Braves to go to salary arbitration, asking for $6.85 million on Tuesday while the team argued for $6.6 mil...

Macron holds postelection talks with French party leaders

PARIS (AP) — President Emmanuel Macron held talks Tuesday with France’s main party leaders in a bid to show he is open to dialogue after his centrist alliance failed to win an absolute majority in par...

Biden signs off on hefty pay raise for federal firefighters

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has signed off on giving federal wildland firefighters a hefty raise for the next two fiscal years, a move that affects more than 16,000 firefighters and comes as...

FIFA extends Ukrainian club contract rules for next season

GENEVA (AP) — Seeking to protect Ukrainian soccer clubs during the Russian military invasion, FIFA on Tuesday extended emergency contract rules for foreign players and coaches through next season. ...

Why are Indians protesting against a new military hiring plan?

Large parts of India have been engulfed by protests, with thousands of disgruntled youth setting ablaze trains, attacking homes of political leaders and damaging public property in protest of the gove...

Today in History: June 21, Constitution goes into effect

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 21, the 172nd day of 2022. There are 193 days left in the year. Summer begins at 5:14 a.m. EDT. Today’s Highlight in Histo...

Lightning may be running out of gas vs fresher Avalanche

DENVER (AP) — It’s no secret Tampa Bay has played more hockey over the past two years than any other team in the NHL. That may — finally — be taking a toll on the two-time defending...

Taiwan Ministry of Labor unveils average starting wage across different sectors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Ministry of Labor (MOL) recently unveiled the average starting salary at between NT$24,000 (US$808) and NT$47,000 (US$1,245) for working-age graduates last ye...

Brewers DFA two-time All-Star OF Cain as he reaches 10 years

CINCINNATI (AP) — On the same date that Lorenzo Cain reached 10 years of major league service, the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday designated for assignment the two-time All-Star outfielder. ...