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Oscar-winning 'Umbrellas of Cherbourg' composer Legrand dies

Oscar-winning 'Umbrellas of Cherbourg' composer Legrand dies

PARIS — Oscar-winning composer and pianist Michel Legrand, whose hits included the score for "The Umbrellas of Cherbourg" and the song "The Windmills of Your Mind" and who worked with some of biggest singers of the 20th century, has died at age 86.

Accidental blast kills 5 in Afghan district held by Taliban

KABUL — Afghan officials say an accidental explosion killed four insurgents and a civilian near a sporting event in an area controlled by the Taliban. Maj.

Roger Stone: A Trump ally known for dirty tricks

NEW YORK — It was vintage Roger Stone: The longtime Republican operative flashed a Nixonesque double-armed victory sign after being indicted Friday for lying to federal investigators.

UK paper pays damages to Melania Trump over false report

LONDON — Britain's Telegraph newspaper has apologized and paid damages to U.S. First Lady Melania Trump after publishing an article it says contains many false statements. The newspaper said Saturday it apologizes "unreservedly" to Mrs.

Spanish boy found dead in borehole after dire 13-day search

MADRID — Rescue crews in Spain early Saturday found the body of a 2-year-old boy, whose fall into a deep borehole 13 days earlier prompted a complex and heart-wrenching search-and-rescue operation that had the country holding its breath.
Sheriff: Man admitted 2 slayings; gun used in 4

Sheriff: Man admitted 2 slayings; gun used in 4

RENO, Nev. — A 19-year-old from El Salvador admitted killing a married couple in Nevada and used a handgun that he said he stole earlier from their Reno home to do it, according to a sheriff's report obtained Friday by The Associated Press.
Ohio governor delays execution, orders look at other drugs

Ohio governor delays execution, orders look at other drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine on Friday delayed next month's execution of a condemned Ohio man and ordered the prison system to look at alternative lethal injection drugs.
Trump's retreat: Shutdown ends without wall money, for now

Trump's retreat: Shutdown ends without wall money, for now

WASHINGTON — Submitting to mounting pressure amid growing disruption, President Donald Trump agreed to a deal Friday to reopen the government for three weeks, backing down from his demand that Congress give him money for his border wall before federa

Spanish boy found dead in borehole after dire 13-day search

MADRID — Rescue crews in Spain early Saturday found the body of a 2-year-old boy, whose fall into a deep borehole 13 days earlier prompted a complex and heart-wrenching search-and-rescue operation that had the country holding its breath.

St. Louis officer charged after deadly game with revolver

ST. LOUIS — A male St. Louis police officer was charged Friday with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death of a female officer during what was described as a deadly game with a revolver.