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PARIS (AP) — It was a victory for all of France and the home crowd did it justice, pouring into Paris' Champs-Elysees Avenue by the tens of thousands to celebrate in an explosion of joy.France's 4-2 win over Croatia in the World Cup final in Moscow on Sunday marked the second time in 20 …
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Sunday at the World Cup (all times local):___1:15 a.m.Some of Russia's World Cup legacy is already falling down.A large earth embankment separating the World Cup stadium in Volgograd from the Volga River gave way, sending tons of dirt sliding into a road on the …
MOSCOW (AP) — Kylian Mbappe high-fived a political protester who invaded the field during the World Cup final. French President Emmanuel Macron leapt out of his seat in a VVIP area that included a leader charged with genocide. And Vladimir Putin was drenched in a sudden downpour as the …
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting by a Chicago police officer (all times local):4:50 p.m.Video released from an officer's body-worn camera shows a black man killed by Chicago police had a gun in a holster at his hip and was running away and reaching toward his waist when he was …
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eight animals have now died after a jaguar escaped from its habitat at the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans.NOLA.com reports an alpaca and fox died Sunday, the day after the male jaguar killed four alpacas, one emu and one fox Saturday morning. The jaguar was captured and …
LONDON (AP) — A man has been charged in connection with a Greenpeace protest that breached a no-fly security zone and flew a banner close to the golf resort where President Donald Trump was staying, Scottish police said Sunday.The paraglider carried a banner reading "Trump: Well Below Par" …
MOSCOW (AP) — Taking turns sliding across the rain-soaked turf holding the World Cup trophy tight, teenager Kylian Mbappe and the rest of France's players acted like the youthful bunch they are.Nothing, not a Pussy Riot protest nor a postgame downpour that soaked Russian President Vladimir …
MOSCOW (AP) — Antoine Griezmann's father emigrated from Germany, and the France forward's mother is of Portuguese decent.Paul Pogba's parents arrived from Guinea.Kylian Mbappe's dad is from Cameroon, his mom Algerian.Immigrants, sons of immigrants and grandsons of immigrants bonded together …
MOSCOW (AP) — Croatia's president hopes her American and Russian counterparts show "responsibility" and remember they are the guarantors of the whole world's stability when they hold their first summit Monday.In an interview Sunday with The Associated Press, Croatian President Kolinda …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — California's forgotten U.S. Senate candidate has finally had a memorable moment.Kevin de Leon, a sparsely known liberal legislator trying to oust U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, staged an insider coup Saturday by winning the endorsement of state Democratic Party leaders.The …
WEYMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a bystander and police officer in Massachusetts following a vehicle crash and foot chase. (all times local):3:50 p.m.The governor of Massachusetts says he's saddened to learn of the deaths of a local police officer and a bystander …
MOSCOW (AP) — Despite a national wave of elation from the World Cup that bathed Russia in a rosy light, President Vladimir Putin will face some challenges in extending the post-soccer glow at home and abroad.Well-organized, festive and friendly, the World Cup has shown off a welcoming and …
BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer and bystander died Sunday from wounds sustained when a suspect allegedly took the officer's gun and fired following a vehicle crash and a foot chase.Weymouth officer Michael Chesna was shot multiple times by his own firearm around 7:30 a.m. …
MOSCOW (AP) — Protest group Pussy Riot, long a thorn in Vladimir Putin's side, claimed responsibility Sunday for four people who brought the World Cup final to a brief halt by running onto the field dressed in police uniforms as the Russian president and a global audience watched.Stewards …
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian government forces unleashed hundreds of missiles on a rebel-held area near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Sunday, activists said, the latest phase in an offensive to clear southern Syria of insurgents.The government's push came after it had secured control of …
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The sponsors of the Russian "troll factory" that meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign have launched a new American website ahead of the U.S. midterm election in November. A Russian oligarch has links to Maryland's election services. Russian bots and …
CHICAGO (AP) — CVS Health is apologizing after a black customer says white store managers in Chicago accused her of trying to use a phony coupon.Camilla Hudson posted cellphone video of one of the managers appearing nervous. Morry Matson's left hand shakes as he calls police around 11:30 …
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police chased a stolen firetruck across four Northern California counties during a wild high-speed pursuit that lasted nearly two hours and ended with two suspects under arrest.Officials say the Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District truck worth about $1 million was …
HELSINKI (AP) — President Donald Trump named the European Union as a top adversary of the United States and denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" before arriving in Helsinki on Sunday on the eve of his high-stakes summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.Trump and his top aides …
BEIRUT (AP) — Syria's state news agency is reporting that Israeli missiles have hit a Syrian military base in the country's north, inflicting material damage.The SANA said the strikes late Sunday hit north of an air base in Aleppo province. The strikes come only days after Israel said it has …

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