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Soccer star Sala exposed to harmful carbon monoxide in plane

Soccer star Sala exposed to harmful carbon monoxide in plane

LONDON — Argentine soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot were exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide before their small plane crashed in the English Channel, killing them both, British accident investigators said Wednesday.
A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault by Swedish court

A$AP Rocky found guilty of assault by Swedish court

STOCKHOLM — A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

Flights restart at Hong Kong airport as protesters apologize

HONG KONG — Flights resumed at Hong Kong's airport Wednesday after two days of disruptions marked by outbursts of violence that highlight the hardening positions of pro-democracy protesters and the authorities in the semi-autonomous Chinese city.
Firefighting planes battle blaze on Greek island of Evia

Firefighting planes battle blaze on Greek island of Evia

ATHENS, Greece — Greek firefighters backed by water-dropping planes and helicopters were battling a wildfire burning through a protected nature reserve on the island of Evia for a second day Wednesday, where hundreds of people had been evacuated from
Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell

Alleged Christchurch gunman sends letter from prison cell

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand officials admitted Wednesday that they made a mistake by allowing the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques to send a hand-written letter from his prison cell.
LA Opera to investigate Placido Domingo over accusations

LA Opera to investigate Placido Domingo over accusations

SAN FRANCISCO — Two music companies cancelled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual h
2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death

2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death

NEW YORK — The warden at the federal jail where Jeffrey Epstein took his own life over the weekend was removed Tuesday and two guards who were supposed to be watching the financier were placed on leave while federal authorities investigate the death.

Rep: K-pop superstar group BTS will take break, but brief

LOS ANGELES — A representative for K-pop superstar group BTS said Tuesday the boy band is taking a break, but it will only be brief. BTS's rep told The Associated Press that the seven-member group will take a "well-deserved vacation.
Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods until December

Trump delays tariffs on some Chinese goods until December

WASHINGTON — Responding to pressure from businesses and growing fears that a trade war is threatening the U.S.
Chief: Smoke detectors lacking at child care where 5 died

Chief: Smoke detectors lacking at child care where 5 died

ERIE, Pa. — A Pennsylvania home child care centre where a fire killed five kids did not have enough working smoke detectors, the fire chief said Tuesday.