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After lineup photographed, England urges media to help team

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MOSCOW (AP) — A photo of a scribbled team lineup, spotted in the hands of an assistant coach,...

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US restaurants host refugee chefs who offer a taste of home

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At San Francisco’s Tawla restaurant, Muna Anaee powdered her hands with flour and gently broke off a piece of golden dough to prepare bread eaten in Iraq, the country she fled with her family. Anaee was preparing more than 100 loaves for diners Wednesday night as part of a...


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Hundreds march in Berlin to demand an end to using coal

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BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of protesters are marching through the German capital to demand an end to burning coal to produce electricity. The demonstrators — many of them families pushing strollers, people on bikes and samba bands — walked through the Berlin’s government district on Sunday ahead of...


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UK euroskeptics urge PM May to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit

LONDON (AP) — Pro-Brexit politicians and business figures have urged British Prime Minister Theresa May to be ready to walk away from the European Union without a trade agreement, despite warnings from major manufacturers that a “no deal” Brexit would be an economic disaster. In an open letter, 60...


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DJ Calvin Harris stoked by Harry Kane nod to 'One Kiss'

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NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — Harry Kane led England into the round of 16 at the World Cup then gave a nod to Scottish DJ Calvin Harris. Kane was asked after England’s 6-1 victory over Panama to pick a song to play on a Brazilian program as reward for his hat trick in the victory. Caught off guard...


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Sweden player condemns racist abuse after World Cup loss

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KRASNODAR, Russia (AP) — Sweden midfielder Jimmy Durmaz says the racist abuse aimed at him over social media following the 2-1 loss to Germany at the World Cup has been “completely unacceptable.” After coming on as a substitute, Durmaz gave away the free kick that led to Toni Kroos curling in an...


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Messi birthday overshadowed by Argentina's World Cup crisis

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BRONNITSY, Russia (AP) — In any other context, the gesture would have gone unnoticed: Lionel Messi received birthday greetings from Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli. The best wishes, however, came amid turmoil embroiling Sampaoli and the squad, which is on the brink of elimination from the World Cup...


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Switzerland awaits FIFA judgment on 'provocative' gestures

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MOSCOW (AP) — Despite goal celebrations seen as inflaming political tensions with Serbia, the head of Switzerland’s soccer federation said Sunday he doesn’t expect FIFA to suspend his players. FIFA has added a third Swiss player — captain Stephan Lichtsteiner — to an investigation of both scorers...


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Erdogan proclaimed winner of Turkey’s presidential election The Latest: Turkey’s election board declares Erdogan winner Saudi women in driver’s seat as longstanding ban is lifted Nigeria: ‘Deeply unfortunate killings’ as 86 reported dead EU papers over differences after ‘frank’ migration talks...


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Erdogan proclaimed winner of Turkey's presidential election

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ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was proclaimed the winner early Monday of a landmark election that ushers in a government system granting the president sweeping new powers and which critics say will cement what they call a one-man rule. The presidential vote and a...


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The Latest: Turkey's election board declares Erdogan winner

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ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey’s presidential and parliamentary elections (all times local): 2:20 a.m. Turkey’s national electoral board has pronounced incumbent President Recep Tayyip Erdogan as the winner of the country’s presidential election with an “absolute majority” of valid...


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