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Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

APTOPIX Russia Soccer WCup Germany Mexico

Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and...

National

James Hansen wishes he wasn't so right about global warming

30 Years Of Warming Told You So

NEW YORK (AP) — James Hansen wishes he was wrong. He wasn’t. NASA’s top climate scientist in 1988, Hansen warned the world on a record hot June day 30 years ago that global warming was here and worsening. In a scientific study that came out a couple months later, he even forecast how warm it would...


National

Global warming cooks up 'a different world' over 3 decades

30 Years Of Warming

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — We were warned. On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congress and the world that global warming wasn’t approaching — it had already arrived. The testimony of the top NASA scientist, said Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, was “the opening...


National

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, June 18, the 169th day of 2018. There are 196 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally K. Ride became America’s first woman in space as she and four colleagues blasted off aboard the space shuttle Challenger on a six-...


Lifestyle

British police: 3 men struck dead by train in south London

Britain Train Deaths

LONDON (AP) — Three young men have died after being struck by a train in south London, British Transport Police said Monday. Police said they were trying to determine the details about the deaths at the Loughborough Junction station, on a busy commuter line into the British capital. All three men...


World

AP Top International News at 9:20 a.m. EDT

Merkel gets 2-week deadline in German migrant row Colombia’s president-elect seeks unity after polarizing vote Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany’s govt crisis? Peace convoy arrives in Afghan capital after 40-day march The Latest: Seehofer wants...


World

Abbas aide slams reported US plans to raise funds for Gaza

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A Palestinian official has condemned reported U.S. plans to secure Gulf funding for major economic projects in blockaded, impoverished Gaza. Nabil Abu Rdeneh, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, alleged Monday that such efforts aim to further separate the Gaza...


World

Macedonian government submits deal on new name to parliament

Macedonia Greece

SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonia’s government on Monday set in motion the process of ratifying an initial agreement with southern neighbor Greece, under which it will change its name to “North Macedonia” and hopefully end a bitter 27-year dispute. Macedonian government spokesman Mile Bosnjakovski...


World

The Latest: Seehofer wants quick action on migrants

Germany Government

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on Germany and the debate over migration (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Germany’s interior minister says he wants to be able to start turning migrants back at the border quickly if Chancellor Angela Merkel’s talks with other European Union countries fail to produce results...


World

2 Koreas agree to march together at Asian Games

Koreas Tensions

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Athletes from the rival Koreas will march together under a single flag in the opening and closing ceremonies of the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia, officials said Monday, in another tension-easing step since last week’s summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and...


World

AP Explains: Who and what are behind Germany's govt crisis?

Germany Government

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fourth-term government took nearly six months to put together, taking office in March after the center-left Social Democrats reluctantly agreed to team up with her conservatives again. But the crisis shaking the new administration has come from within...


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