World

Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

APTOPIX Finland Trump Putin Summit

For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.

World

Tears, then giggles: Honduran baby is back in parents' arms

Honduras The Beautiful Plan

The parents got to embrace the 15-month-old boy again Friday, five months after U.S. immigration officials forcibly separated the baby from his father at the Texas border.


World

World Cup winner Mbappe donating bonus of about $350,000

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PARIS (AP) — Teenage World Cup winner Kylian Mbappe is giving his bonus to an association that puts sports in the lives of hospitalized children. The head of Premiers de Cordee (First in Line), Sebastien Ruffin, says two weeks before France clinched the World Cup he was informed that Mbappe would...


World

Russia's post-summit view: Praise for Putin, pity for Trump

APTOPIX Finland Trump Putin Summit

For Vladimir Putin, holding a summit with Donald Trump was a victory in itself.


World

Iceland coach steps down after 7 years in charge

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — The coach that led Iceland to its first World Cup has stepped down. The Icelandic Football Association says Heimir Hallgrimsson has decided to leave at his own request, ending seven years in the role. Hallgrimsson was the co-coach with Lars Lagerback of Sweden at the...


World

World Cup protesters get 15 days in jail, sports event bans

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MOSCOW (AP) — The four protesters who barged onto the field at the World Cup final in Moscow have been sentenced to 15 days in jail. The protesters, members of the Pussy Riot punk collective, ran onto the pitch at Luzhniki Stadium dressed as police officers during the second half of Sunday’s match...


World

World Cup win gives France new set of heroes, needed boost

APTOPIX France WCup Soccer

PARIS (AP) — The welcome was grand, the emotion visceral as France’s victorious World Cup team rolled down Paris’ Champs-Elysees Avenue in an open-top bus Monday while tens of thousands of people cheered with unrestrained pride and jets streamed the national colors — blue, white, red — overhead....


World

More than 250,000 welcome Croatia home after World Cup final

Croatia WCup Reax

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — In an outburst of national pride and joy, Croatia rolled out a red carpet and staged a euphoric heroes’ welcome for the national team on Monday despite its loss to France in the World Cup final. Hundreds of thousands of people wearing national red-and-white checkered colors...


World

The Latest: French leader to soccer team: 'Don't change'

France WCup Soccer

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on France celebrating team’s World Cup victory (all times local): 8:35 p.m. France’s World Cup champions are sharing their win on the soccer field with hundreds of youth at the presidential Elysee Palace after getting a hero’s welcome home in Paris. Following a victory lap...


Politics

Lawmakers call Trump's performance 'bizarre,' 'shameful'

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Key members of Congress, including some Republicans, are criticizing President Donald Trump's performance at a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin as "bizarre," ''shameful" and a "missed opportunity" to stand up to Russia.


Business

US challenges China, EU and others at WTO over steel tariffs

Trump Steel Tariffs

The Trump administration on Tuesday brought cases against China, the European Union, Canada, Mexico and Turkey at the World Trade Organization for retaliating against American tariffs on imported steel and aluminum.


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