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The national identity crisis exposed by France's burkini controversy is threatening to set the tone for the country's presidential campaign

Ride-hailing service Uber and a chief competitor have unexpectedly suspended services in the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi

The French tennis federation has provisionally suspended Kristina Mladenovic, Caroline Garcia and Benoit Paire for "damaging" its image at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics

Turkey-backed Syrian rebels have seized a number of villages and towns from Kurdish-led forces in northern Syria amid Turkish airstrikes and shelling that killed at least 35 people, mostly civilians

Pope Francis says he plans to visit an area in Italy struck by a deadly earthquake to bring the people there the "comfort of faith."

Turkey's official gazette says female police officers will be able to wear headscarves as part of their uniform

Police and airline officials say two United Airlines pilots have been arrested for suspected drunkenness before they were to fly 141 passengers from Glasgow in Scotland to the U.S. city of Newark, New Jersey

Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment are clanking down the streets of Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble

Michael Mancini led Endwell, New York, to the Little League World Series championship game Saturday, striking out 11 in a 4-2 victory over Goodlettsville, Tennessee, in the U.S. final

The beer ran out in some sections of the Olympic stadium, but most of the 61,247 spectators at Saturday's U.S. college football opener in Sydney between California and Hawaii appeared to be enjoying their American "gridiron" experience

European nations have tightened border controls, shut down the Balkan route used by hundreds of thousands of people, negotiated an agreement with Turkey to curb new arrivals and taken other measures to curb the influx of migrants

Germany's top migration official expects fewer than 300,000 refugees will come to the country this year

Kurdish militants launched a rocket-propelled grenade at a civilian airport in southeast Turkey early Sunday, causing minor damage and no injuries, officials and the state-run news agency said

The U.S. ambassador to Jordan says Washington will reach its target Monday of taking in 10,000 Syrian war refugees in a yearlong resettlement program

Donald Trump says rival Hillary Clinton will push regulations and high taxes that will hurt family farmers

LEADING OFF: Ellis makes first start for Phillies, Jones might be OK for O's, Royals-Red Sox at night

Friends and colleagues who knew two nuns killed in their Mississippi home are gathering to remember them

Rookie Gary Sanchez kept up his remarkable run, homering for the third straight game as the New York Yankees routed the Baltimore Orioles 13-5 Saturday

Graham Rahal made a last-lap pass and just held on to beat James Hinchcliffe in the closest finish ever for an IndyCar race at Texas

Victor Martinez and J.D. Martinez were ejected, along with manager Brad Ausmus and hitting coach Wally Joyner in a series of balls-and-strikes disputes as Tigers' five-game winning streak ended Saturday night with a 3-2 loss to the Los Angeles Angels

Dustin Pedroia had four hits to extend his streak to 11 straight at-bats before bouncing into

Authorities in Bolivia have accused the president of a mining federation and two of his top officials for the murder of deputy interior minister Rodolfo Illanes

Thousands of people have welcomed medal-winning Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman and Laurie Hernandez back to their hometowns

Authorities say a man fatally beat his parents with his hands and an object inside the family's New Jersey home

LEADING OFF: Ellis makes first start for Phillies, Jones might be OK for O's, Royals-Red Sox at night

The more than 430 fundraisers posted on the GoFundMe website after the mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub have exposed weaknesses inherent in these popular do-it-yourself charity campaigns

A man suspected in the slayings of two nuns found dead in their Mississippi home confessed to the killings, Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said Saturday

Donald Trump warned Saturday of a "war on the American farmer," telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton "wants to shut down family farms" and implement anti-agriculture policies

Bryce Harper yelled at umpire Mike Winters and threw his helmet to the ground, leading to his ejection from the Washington Nationals' 9-4 loss to the Colorado Rockies

Ariya Jutanugarn missed a chance to take a big lead into the final round of the Canadian Pacific Women's Open, making two late bogeys Saturday at Priddis Greens

A spokeswoman says the man arrested in the killing of two nuns in Mississippi has a criminal record

Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died

Rickie Fowler goes 45 holes without a bogey at Bethpage Black and has a 1-shot lead at The Barclays

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick is refusing to stand for the national anthem before games because he believes the United States oppresses African Americans and other minorities

The third suspect in the horrific rape and killing of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl whose body was dismembered made her first court appearance Saturday

The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia are announcing a final conference of its guerrillas to ratify a peace accord reached this week with the government and prepare to make the transition to an unarmed political movement

Youbin Choi struck out 14 and South Korea beat Panama 7-2 Saturday to reach the championship game of the Little League World Series

Syrian activists say government airplanes have attacked a besieged rebel-held neighborhood in the central city of Homs, including with incendiary bombs that killed two children and left another badly burned

Police say NBA star Dwyane Wade's cousin was an innocent bystander when she was fatally shot while pushing her baby in a stroller near a Chicago school where she intended to register her children

Tony Romo is out with yet another back injury and it's unknown when he will return, although Dallas coach Jason Garrett says he expects his star quarterback to play this season

Donald Trump is pushing hard his outreach to African-American voters in a speech to a predominantly white crowd in Iowa

The actor-director dealing with a 17-year-old rape case casting a storm over his new film has opened up in a new interview

Turkey-allied Syrian rebels, backed by Turkish tanks, are clashing with Kurdish-led forces in northeastern Syria, in direct confrontations that add a new complication to the Syrian conflict

In the chaos of Italy's devastating earthquake, an older sister's embrace allowed a young girl to survive

Hope Solo has taken an indefinite leave from the Seattle Reign of the National Women's Soccer League, less than a week after being suspended for six months by the U.S. national team for disparaging remarks about Sweden

Italians observe a day of national mourning as leaders join grieving families for a state funeral for 35 of the 291 people killed in Wednesday's quake

A woman who caused chaos aboard a subway train by releasing a container of crickets and worms says it was all a prank

Spanish police say they have dismantled an illegal immigration ring giving Chinese citizens Spanish residency permits through fake job contracts as domestic staff

Voting closed in Gabon, where voters decided whether to maintain Bongo family dynasty that stretches back to the 1960s

The owner of a potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal says the pig is in "pretty good" condition after being missing for six weeks from her Pennsylvania home

A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone.

Authorities say the death toll in the earthquake that struck central Italy has risen to 291 after a man being treated in a hospital succumbed to his injuries

2 Guinea athletes did not return to the West African nation after competing at the Rio Olympics, says official

Ultra-marathon runner Dion Leonard has been reunited with the stray dog that accompanied him through a grueling desert race in China

Swiss media report that a wingsuit flyer who fatally crashed in the Alps on Friday was broadcasting live on Facebook when the accident happened

The government is telling The Associated Press it won't finish before Election Day releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state

General Motors is recalling nearly 368,000 vehicles to fix a defective part that could prevent the windshield wipers from working

Zimbabwe police say they arrested 67 people following a violent protest that rocked the capital, Harare, as the president warned against an Arab Spring type of revolution

Witnesses and British emergency services say a truck has struck an overpass and collapsed a pedestrian bridge onto one of England's busiest highways, injuring one person

South Sudan's troubled agreement is not keeping the peace

Russia's emergency services say a fire swept through a printing plant's warehouse in Moscow, killing 17 migrant workers from Kyrgyzstan

Turkey's state news agency says three former top Turkish diplomats have been jailed for their alleged involvement in the failed coup attempt against President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's state-run news agency says four soldiers have been wounded in the country's southeast after an attack by Kurdish militants

Anti-Islam activists have staged an hour-long demonstration atop Berlin's Brandenburg Gate

Court papers show that an ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago

One of Britain's leading broadcasters has blacked out its programs for an hour in hopes of spurring viewers to get some exercise

Tunisian lawmakers have formed a new government led by Youssef Chahed that faces tough challenges to improve the North African country's economy and security

Police in Bangladesh say they have killed three suspected militants, including one of two alleged masterminds of a major attack on a cafe last month that left 20 people dead

No one with a chance to U.S. team for the Ryder Cup wants to talk about it

After three seasons at Texas Tech, quarterback Davis Webb made quite an impression Saturday in his first game as a graduate transfer at California

Kris Bryant hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 10th inning to go with an earlier solo shot, lifting the Chicago Cubs over the Los Angeles Dodgers 6-4 Friday night in the series opener between NL division leaders

The United States and Russia say they have resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries

Rookie Gary Sanchez homered for the eighth time in nine games and drove in four runs as the New York Yankees beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-4 Friday night in the opener of their weekend series

Wilmer Flores launched a grand slam, Asdrubal Cabrera homered from both sides of the plate and even Bartolo Colon had two helpful hits while pitching the New York Mets to a 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night

Turns out, Syndergaard is awfully fast on the racetrack, too

Authorities say they have charged a 46-year-old man in connection with the killing of two nuns who were killed in Mississippi

A judge has ruled that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses

The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico

Trying to make a push in the crowded NL playoff race, the New York Mets plan to skip struggling right-hander Jacob deGrom the next time through the rotation

The UN Security Council is strongly condemning four North Korean ballistic missile launches in July and August, calling them "grave violations" of a ban on all ballistic missile activity

North Korea has expressed anger at United Nations Security Council discussions over a statement denouncing the country's latest submarine-launched missile test

The investigation and possible prosecution of metropolitan Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be handled by the U.S. Justice Department after federal prosecutors in Arizona asked to be removed

The U.S. Marine Corps' new commander for the Pacific said Friday he aims to advance his predecessor's work helping allies and partners develop their skills storming beaches and moving forces ashore

The U.S. Marine Corps' incoming commander for the Pacific says he needs to carry on his predecessor's momentum on helping allies and partners develop their amphibious skills

An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, says Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago

The killing this week of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was drugged, raped and dismembered is the latest horrific child slaying case for New Mexico

A sulfur storage tank exploded Friday at the largest oil refinery in California, sending a chemical cloud into the air and causing a fire, authorities said

The ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO says he made anti-Semitic remarks when the couple was trying to get their daughters into a private school

The attorney for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the hit Netflix documentary series "Making a Murderer" has filed a motion seeking permission to perform extensive scientific tests on evidence she believes will show he's innocent

LEADING OFF: Orioles check Jones' hamstring, Mets see about Matz's shoulder, Tigers try for 6th straight win

The investigation and possible prosecution of metropolitan Phoenix Sheriff Joe Arpaio will be handled by the U.S. Justice Department after federal prosecutors in Arizona asked to be removed

The government is telling The Associated Press it won't finish before Election Day releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state

Oops! James Corden did it again, sharing his Carpool Karaoke commute with Britney Spears on Thursday's edition of "The Late Late Show."

Organizers say the Oregon State Fair is the first state fair in the nation to allow living marijuana plants to go on public display

The New York Jets saluted the U.S. military by helping throw a green-and-white flag football game in Afghanistan

A missing potbellied pig that serves as a therapy animal has been returned to its Pennsylvania owners

Federal prosecutors have charged dozens of Southern California postal workers and others with theft, fraud and other crimes _ including a mail carrier who allegedly hoarded 48,000 pieces of mail

The oldest floating post office in the United States has run aground in New Hampshire

Alaska's largest city is nearing completion of a public art installation aimed at raising awareness of the grizzly and black bears that live nearby

The family of a 10-year-old Albuquerque girl who was brutally murdered says the support and prayers of the community are helping them cope with the tragedy