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PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):6:10 p.m.Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title.The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes.Lowry entered the day …
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong's protest movement took a violent turn on Sunday, as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march continued late into the evening, and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who apparently were targeting pro-democracy demonstrators.The …
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukraine's parliamentary election (all times local):8 p.m.An exit poll in Ukraine's parliamentary elections shows the party of President Volodymyr Zelenskiy getting 43.9% of the nationwide vote.The poll, conducted Sunday by the Razumkov analytical center …
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will urgently challenge in court a report by the country's corruption watchdog that found he misled lawmakers about a contribution to his presidential campaign.Ramaphosa has described the critical report as …
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title.
DETROIT (AP) — There's a new target in the clash over immigration: hotels.Advocacy groups and unions are pressuring Marriott, MGM and others not to house migrants who have been arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers. The U.S. government has occasionally detained migrants …
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — An exit poll in Ukraine's parliamentary election shows the president's party getting 43.9% of the nationwide vote.
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's army says 35 troops will join police in patrolling borders in the southwest of the country after increased numbers of migrants have been spotted in the area.The army said Sunday that the soldiers will bring their equipment to help the police operating in …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — If there was any doubt that the 2019 box office belonged to the Walt Disney Co., this weekend put an end to it. Not only did its photorealistic remake of "The Lion King" devour opening weekend records for the month of July and a PG-rated film, but "Avengers: Endgame" also …
HONG KONG (AP) — The Latest on protests in Hong Kong (all times local):12:35 a.m. MondayHong Kong media have released video footage showing masked assailants attacking commuters in a subway station. Among those attacked were protesters clad in their trademark black clothing and yellow hard …
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria's transport ministry said a freight train carrying phosphate derailed and caught fire Sunday after getting hit by explosives planted on the tracks by militants in the country's center.The government-owned train was transporting phosphate from mines in Khunayfis …
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — U.S. authorities say a Venezuelan fighter jet "aggressively shadowed" an American intelligence plane flying in international airspace over the Caribbean, underscoring rising tensions between the two nations.The U.S. Southern Command said Sunday that Venezuela's …
TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by public television and other media.NHK public …
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — About 1,800 firefighters were struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters, authorities said Sunday.The fires broke out Saturday across three fronts in the district of Castelo Branco, 200 …
NEW YORK (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of heat and humidity in a stretch of weather so oppressive that a New Jersey drawbridge got stuck and suburban Boston police jokingly asked criminals to take it easy.The central part of the country, meanwhile, enjoyed some …
LONDON (AP) — The release Sunday of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz.The audio released by maritime security risk firm Dryad Global shows that a …
SALEM, Oregon (AP) — Oregon will allow students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days, expanding the reasons for excused school absences to include mental or behavioral health under a new law that experts say is one of the first of its kind in the U.S.But don't call it …
TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on Japanese upper house elections (all times local):12:55 a.m. MondayJapanese media say Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling bloc will not reach the two-thirds majority in the upper house needed to propose a constitutional revision even if joined by supporters from …
DENVER (AP) — Republicans frustrated by losing their grip on political power in some Western states have begun deploying a new weapon: the recall.Once reserved for targeting corrupt or inept elected officials, the recall has become part of the toolkit for Republicans seeking a do-over of …
ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — A family fishing in Cape Cod Bay had an up close and personal encounter with a great white shark that leaped out of the water to snatch a fish they had caught right off the line.Doug Nelson, of Franklin, who caught the leaping shark on video on Saturday, told New …

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