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Leicester wins English title for 1st time in 132-yr history
LONDON (AP) -- Leicester secured an incredible first Premier League title without playing on Monday after second-place Tottenham drew 2-2 at Chelsea in one of the biggest-ever triumphs by an underdog in sports.... 5/2/2016 9:13 PM

Brazil attorney general requests probes into top politicians
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The Brazilian attorney general's office said Monday that it has asked the country's highest court to authorize corruption investigations into a prominent opposition figure and other top politicians.... 5/2/2016 9:12 PM

Leicester City clinches first Premier League title after Chelsea-Tottenham draw
LONDON (AP) -- Leicester City clinches first Premier League title after Chelsea-Tottenham draw.... 5/2/2016 8:56 PM

Delta gets Mexican OK for Aeromexico joint venture
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico's anti-monopoly commission has approved a plan for a joint venture between U.S. carrier Delta Airlines and Mexico's Aeromexico, with conditions.... 5/2/2016 8:50 PM

Jamaica police trying to solve killings of 2 US missionaries
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Jamaican police say they are trying to determine the motive in the weekend slayings of two American missionaries in the north coast area where they lived and worked.... 5/2/2016 8:48 PM

Israel to hold Palestinian journalist 4 months without trial
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- Israel's military on Monday ordered a well-known Palestinian journalist to be held for four months without charges or trial, in so-called administrative detention.... 5/2/2016 8:44 PM

US defense chief: NATO ponders ground force in Baltics
STUTTGART, Germany (AP) -- The NATO alliance is considering establishing a rotational ground force in the Baltic states and possibly Poland, reflecting deepening worry about Russian military assertiveness, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday.... 5/2/2016 8:43 PM

4 arrested in slaying of Honduran environmental activist
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) -- Honduran authorities arrested four people Monday in the killing of environmental activist Berta Caceres, including an active duty army officer and three men who worked for a hydroelectric project she opposed.... 5/2/2016 8:32 PM

Austria registers spike in far right extremist crime
VIENNA (AP) -- Austria's interior ministry says xenophobic and racist crimes committed by far right sympathizers have spiked by more than 50 percent in a year, with Muslims, Jews and other minorities the main targets.... 5/2/2016 7:57 PM

Kosovo airport shuts after flight leaves runway on landing
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) -- Kosovo's main airport says it has temporarily shut down after a Turkish Airlines flight appeared to have overshot a runway while landing in rainy weather.... 5/2/2016 7:55 PM

WhatsApp is what's out in Brazil
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- The popular WhatsApp messaging service is not working in Brazil, apparently as a result of an ongoing judicial battle.... 5/2/2016 7:48 PM

Venezuela opposition delivers petitions to remove president
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuela's opposition says it has given electoral authorities petitions signed by 1.8 million voters seeking President Nicolas Maduro's removal in a nationwide referendum.... 5/2/2016 7:29 PM

Egypt journalists stage protest over police raid at union
CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt's journalists' union called for the dismissal of the interior minister and launched an open-ended sit-in at its headquarters in downtown Cairo on Monday, protesting the detention of two journalists on its premises the previous night.... 5/2/2016 7:28 PM

Germany wants to extend border controls for another 6 months
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany and some other EU countries are planning to ask the European Commission for an extension of border controls within the Schengen passport-free travel zone for another six months because they fear a new wave of migrants.... 5/2/2016 7:19 PM

230 million-year-old dinosaur footprint found in north Spain
MADRID (AP) -- Spain says a footprint of a dinosaur that roamed the area 230 million years ago has been found in northeastern Catalonia, and says it's the best preserved dinosaur print seen so far in the Iberian Peninsula.... 5/2/2016 7:03 PM

Ukrainian city marks 2nd anniversary of fire that killed 43
MOSCOW (AP) -- Demonstrators have gathered in the Ukrainian city of Odessa to mark the second anniversary of the street clashes that culminated in a fire that killed 43 people as they took shelter from opponents.... 5/2/2016 6:55 PM

Diplomats: Norway's Solheim to be new UN environment chief
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- U.N. diplomats say Norway's former environment and development minister Erik Solheim has been chosen by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to head the U.N. environment agency.... 5/2/2016 6:24 PM

Fiat Chrysler CEO sees future for Alfa Romeo in China
TURIN, Italy (AP) -- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles CEO Sergio Marchionne said Monday that the automaker will try to reach full-employment in its Italian plants before the 2018 business plan goal and that the global relaunch of Alfa Romeo will play a key role.... 5/2/2016 6:14 PM

Turkey and US-led coalition pound IS group in Syria
ISTANBUL (AP) -- The Turkish military said Monday that artillery shelling and drone attacks by the U.S.-led coalition have struck Islamic State positions in Syria and killed a total of 63 militants.... 5/2/2016 6:05 PM

Iran's atomic chief visits Prague to talk nuclear business
PRAGUE (AP) -- With sanctions lifted, the head of Iran's nuclear program came to talk business with Czech leaders.... 5/2/2016 6:01 PM



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