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Chinese detergent maker sorry for harm done by racist ad
BEIJING (AP) -- A Chinese laundry detergent maker apologized for the harm caused by the spread of an ad in which a black man "washed" by its product was transformed into a fair-skinned Asian man.... 5/29/2016 3:50 AM

Bale alright on the night as Ronaldo fails to shine
MILAN (AP) -- Cristiano Ronaldo stole the headlines with the winning kick in a penalty shootout in the Champions League final, more than compensating for what was a quiet game by his standards.... 5/29/2016 3:16 AM

Player, assistant, head coach: Zidane wins every which way
MILAN (AP) -- Already one of the greatest players in the history of football, it turns out Zinedine Zidane makes the right moves on the touchline, too.... 5/29/2016 12:03 AM

Ex-presidents meet with Venezuela government, oppo
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- A group of former presidents has held secret meetings in the Dominican Republic with Venezuelan officials and government opponents in an attempt to mediate the South American nation's political standoff.... 5/28/2016 11:54 PM

Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout
MILAN (AP) -- Cristiano Ronaldo did it again for Real Madrid, stepping forward to score a penalty and inflict another devastating loss in a Champions League final on rival Atletico Madrid.... 5/28/2016 11:42 PM

The Latest: Real Madrid targets more trophies
MILAN (AP) -- The Latest on the Champions League final (all times local):... 5/28/2016 11:11 PM

French fuel shortages improve as hints of compromise emerge
PARIS (AP) -- France's nationwide fuel shortages - the consequence of a bare-knuckle dispute over labor reforms which have pit militant unions against the government - are easing amid signs that both sides may be seeking a compromise.... 5/28/2016 9:59 PM

Militants blow up Shell, Agip pipelines in Nigeria
WARRI, Nigeria (AP) -- Militants blew up strategic gas and crude pipelines belonging to Shell and Agip on Saturday in an increasingly fierce campaign that has chopped Nigeria's oil production in half, militants and residents said.... 5/28/2016 9:50 PM

Sicilian doc hopes baby who lost mom at sea inspires others
LAMPEDUSA, Sicily (AP) -- A doctor on a tiny island off Sicily is hoping a 9-month-old Nigerian girl, who lost her mom at sea, will change opinions regarding migrants.... 5/28/2016 9:40 PM

Real Madrid wins the 2016 Champions League final
MILAN (AP) -- Real Madrid wins the 2016 Champions League final.... 5/28/2016 9:36 PM

Child still critical after lightning hits 11 in Paris park
PARIS (AP) -- Eight children and three adults were struck by lightning Saturday in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service said. He credited an off-duty firefighter with playing a critical role in getting immediate medical help to the victims, but one child remains in critical condition.... 5/28/2016 9:36 PM

Drug lord 'Chapo' Guzman's lawyers split on extradition case
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman's fight to stave off extradition to the United States has led to a schism among some of the people he's counting on most: his own lawyers.... 5/28/2016 9:04 PM

Correction: Argentina-Operation Condor story
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- In a story May 27 about an Argentina court ruling on human rights crimes related to the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Ronni Moffitt was an aide to former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier. She was the aide's wife.... 5/28/2016 9:02 PM

Correction: Argentina-Operation Condor-Glance story
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- In a story May 27 about the Operation Condor conspiracy in South America, The Associated Press erroneously reported that Ronni Moffitt was an aide to former Chilean ambassador Orlando Letelier. She was the aide's wife.... 5/28/2016 9:01 PM

Sam Mendes: It's time for a new James Bond director
HAY-ON-WYE, Wales (AP) -- Sam Mendes is finished with James Bond.... 5/28/2016 8:37 PM

Syria rebels attacked by IS militants, government troops
BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State militants entered a major Syrian opposition stronghold in the country's north on Saturday, clashing with rebels on the edges of the town as the extremist group builds on its most significant advance near the Turkish border in two years - even as it loses ground elsewhere in the country and in neighboring Iraq.... 5/28/2016 8:28 PM

The Latest: Child on life support after lightning strike
PARIS (AP) -- The Latest on the lightning strike that struck 11 people at a park in Paris. (all times local):... 5/28/2016 8:24 PM

Lightning hits children's soccer match in Germany, 3 injured
BERLIN (AP) -- More than 30 people were taken to the hospital after lightning struck Saturday at the end of a children's soccer match in western Germany, police said.... 5/28/2016 8:02 PM

Italian, Irish, German ships save over 650 migrants at sea
ROME (AP) -- A flotilla of ships saved 668 migrants Saturday from smugglers' boats in distress in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Libya, Italian authorities said - bringing the week's total of migrants plucked from the sea to a staggering 13,000 people.... 5/28/2016 7:57 PM

UN health agency rejects call to postpone Rio Olympics
BERLIN (AP) -- The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus in hard-hit Brazil, arguing that the shift would make no significant difference to the spread of the virus.... 5/28/2016 7:49 PM



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