Mexico beats defending champion Germany 1-0 at World Cup

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


Looking for signs of global warming? It's all around you

30 Years of Warming Nature Changing

GOTHIC, Colo. (AP) — David Inouye is an accidental climate scientist. More than 40 years ago, the University of Maryland biologist started studying when wildflowers, birds, bees and butterflies first appeared each spring on this mountain. These days, plants and animals are arriving at Rocky...

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Not just heat: Climate change signs can be seen all around

30 Years Of Warming Examples

WASHINGTON (AP) — You don’t just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around. Some examples of where climate change’s effects have been measured: —Glaciers across the globe are melting and retreating, with 279 billion tons of ice lost since 2002, according to NASA’s GRACE...


Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, June 19, the 170th day of 2018. There are 195 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 19, 1953, Julius Rosenberg, 35, and his wife, Ethel, 37, convicted of conspiring to pass U.S. atomic secrets to the Soviet Union, were executed at Sing Sing...


Burden falls on Coutinho to keep Brazil going at World Cup

Russia Soccer WCup Match Moments Day 4 Photo Gallery

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — With Neymar hobbling and struggling, the burden to keep Brazil going at the World Cup is suddenly falling on Philippe Coutinho. The Barcelona playmaker has already delivered with an outstanding goal in the opener against Switzerland as Neymar was stymied by tough defending and...


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Saudi entertainment chief sacked after conservative backlash German, French leaders meet to mold plans for EU’s future Doubts loom over Colombia peace deal with hawk’s election Yemeni officials say fighting rages around Hodeida airport UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017...


Yemeni officials say fighting rages around Hodeida airport


SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Fierce fighting raged Tuesday outside the airport of the vital Yemeni city of Hodeida, pitting thousands of pro-government fighters backed by a Saudi-led coalition against Iranian-backed Shiite Houthi rebels, Yemeni military officials said. The United Arab Emirates-backed...


Dutch detain 3 men suspected of Islamic State group links

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch authorities have detained three men with suspected links to the Islamic State extremist group based on DNA evidence found on arms found at a French hideout. A fourth suspect linked to the case was already in a Dutch jail because of an unrelated incident. The Dutch prosecution...


The Latest: UN relocates aid in Yemen, fearing access


SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The Latest on the battle for the Yemeni port town of Hodeida (all times local): 3 p.m. The U.N. Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs says heavy fighting poses a danger to the warehouses used for humanitarian aid located in Yemen’s port city of Hodeida. In its...


UN refugee agency: Record 68.5 million displaced in 2017

UN-Refugee Crisis

GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. refugee agency reported Tuesday that nearly 69 million people who have fled war, violence and persecution were forcibly displaced last year, a record for the fifth straight year. The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees said the continued crises in places like South Sudan and...


France's Macron admonishes teenager; video goes viral

France WWII Commemoration

PARIS (AP) — A video of French President Emmanuel Macron strongly admonishing a teenager who called him by a nickname is going viral on social media. A teenager asked Macron “How’s it going, Manu?” — using a diminutive for Macron’s first name — at a ceremony Monday for the 78th anniversary of...

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