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Turkey's Erdogan lifts threat to expel Western ambassadors

Turkey's Erdogan lifts threat to expel Western ambassadors

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan late Monday stepped back from a threat to expel the ambassadors of 10 Western nations over their support for a jailed activist, defusing a potential diplomatic crisis.
Israeli court orders boy in custody fight returned to Italy

Israeli court orders boy in custody fight returned to Italy

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court Monday ordered a 6-year-old boy who survived a cable car crash in Italy to be returned to his relatives there, who have been locked in a bitter custody battle with family members in Israel.
Demonstrators support Irving vs vaccine mandate at Nets game

Demonstrators support Irving vs vaccine mandate at Nets game

NEW YORK (AP) — Demonstrators supporting Nets guard Kyrie Irving and protesting New York's vaccine mandate gathered outside Barclays Center on Sunday before Brooklyn's home opener.
Jay Black, singer for Jay and the Americans, dies at 82

Jay Black, singer for Jay and the Americans, dies at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Black, front man for the 1960s rock band Jay and the Americans, who crooned the soaring vocals to hits like “This Magic Moment,” “Cara Mia” and “Come a Little Bit Closer,” has died. He was 82.
Braves vs Astros: A World Series 6 decades in the making

Braves vs Astros: A World Series 6 decades in the making

Freddie Freeman swinging onto baseball’s biggest stage for the first time, Jose Altuve & Co. back for more. Luis Garcia, Framber Valdez and a fresh set of Houston arms facing Ozzie Albies, Austin Riley and these eager, young Atlanta bats.
Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA 4-2, heads to World Series

Brave new world: Atlanta beats LA 4-2, heads to World Series

ATLANTA (AP) — Eddie Rosario capped a remarkable NL Championship Series with a three-run homer, sending the Atlanta Braves to the World Series for the first time since 1999 with a 4-2 victory over the defending champion Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturda
Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67

Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods dies at 67

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods, a longtime Republican loyalist who changed his registration to Democratic in 2018 because of his frustration at the party's direction and then-President Donald Trump, died Saturday.
Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

Vanessa Bryant said LA sheriff promised to secure crash site

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow said she pleaded with the Los Angeles County sheriff to make sure no one takes photographs from the site of the 2020 helicopter crash that killed the basketball star, and he reassured that the area had been secu
Colombia announces capture of one of most wanted traffickers

Colombia announces capture of one of most wanted traffickers

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say they have captured Dairo Antonio Úsuga, alias “Otoniel,” leader of the violent Clan del Golfo drug cartel and one of the country’s most wanted traffickers. The U.S.
Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez fatally shot in Ecuador

Olympic sprinter Alex Quiñónez fatally shot in Ecuador

GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorian sprinter Alex Quiñónez was fatally shot in the port city of Guayaquil, police said Saturday.