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August 19, 2018 - 5:38 am
LONDON (AP) — The co-founder of the fashion brand Superdry has donated 1 million pounds ($1.28 million) to those seeking a new referendum on Britain's departure from the European Union. Julian Dunkerton writes in the Sunday Times he is backing the People's Vote campaign because he predicts that...
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A truck carries people past a flooded road in Thrissur, in the southern Indian state of Kerala, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018. Rescuers used helicopters and boats on Friday to evacuate thousands of people stranded on their rooftops following unprecedented flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala that killed hundreds, officials said. (AP Photo)
August 19, 2018 - 5:00 am
CHENGANNUR, India (AP) — Some 800,000 people have been displaced and over 350 have died in the worst flooding in a century in southern India's Kerala state, as authorities rushed to bring drinking water to the most affected areas, officials said Sunday. At least two trains carrying about 1.5...
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August 19, 2018 - 4:09 am
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus police say an Egyptian man who in 2016 hijacked a domestic EgyptAir flight and ordered it to land on the east Mediterranean island has been extradited to his homeland. Police said Sunday that Seif Eddin Mustafa boarded an EgyptAir flight that took off for Egypt on...
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In this Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018 photo is seen a wind turbine on the Aegean island of Tilos, Greece. When the blades of the 800 kilowatt wind turbine start turning, Tilos will become the first island in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power, feeding the needs of its population of some 400 people in winter, and some 3000 in summer. (AP Photo/ Iliana Mier)
August 19, 2018 - 3:19 am
TILOS, Greece (AP) — When the blades of its 800-kilowatt wind turbine start turning, the small Greek island of Tilos will become the first in the Mediterranean to run exclusively on wind and solar power. The sea horse-shaped Greek island between Rhodes and Kos has a winter population of 400. But...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) high-fives Albert Pujols (5) after Ohtani's pinch-hit three-run home run against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
August 19, 2018 - 3:19 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Albert Pujols keeps climbing up the career hits list and hurting the Texas Rangers in their home park. Pujols drove in a season-high four runs, Shohei Ohtani hit a three-run homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Texas 11-7 on a rainy Saturday night. Pujols went 3 for 4 to...
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Seattle Mariners relief pitcher Dylan Floro reacts after being called for balk allowing the Seattle Mariners' Cameron Maybin to score from th third base during the tenth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Seattle. The Mariners won 5-4 in 10 innings. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
August 19, 2018 - 2:55 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Anytime Nelson Cruz sees something awkward from a pitcher in his delivery, his default is to start screaming that it's a balk, even if it's not. For a change, Cruz was exactly right. He pointed and yelled at Los Angeles' Dylan Floro, who was called for a balk with one out in the 10th...
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Denver Broncos quarterback Case Keenum (4) throws against the Chicago Bears during the first half of a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 19, 2018 - 2:33 am
DENVER (AP) — Chicago quarterback Mitch Trubisky and Denver QB Case Keenum feel better about their respective offenses after starting out faster and finally moving the chains Saturday night. "Scoring points always feels better," said Keenum, who led two scoring drives in three possessions one week...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers looks to throw a pass as offensive tackle Joe Barksdale (72) protects during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Seattle Seahawks on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
August 19, 2018 - 2:31 am
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Although Philip Rivers has only faced the Seattle Seahawks three times in games that count, he knows nearly everything about their defense because of Gus Bradley. Rivers used that know-how to get the Los Angeles Chargers off to a strong start in their first victory of the...
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19-year-old Yazidi refugee, Ashwaq Haji Hami talks about her experiences in Germany, saying she has now returned to her homeland of Iraq for fear that her alleged Islamic State tormentor could harm her in Germany, during an interview at Essian refugee camp in Iraq, Friday Aug. 17, 2018. Hami says she was enslaved by Islamic State militants in 2014, but escaped and went to Germany where she ran into her captors again, so has emigrated to Iraq for safety. German prosecutors said Saturday Aug. 18, they are taking Ashwaq Haji Hami's claims seriously, but say they need more information to identify him. (AP Photo)
August 19, 2018 - 2:22 am
BERLIN (AP) — German prosecutors said Saturday they are taking seriously a Yazidi refugee's claim that she ran into her former Islamic State captor twice in Germany, but say they need more information to identify him. The case of 19-year-old Ashwaq Haji Hami made headlines this week after she was...
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August 19, 2018 - 1:00 am
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Diego Rubio scored two goals and Tim Melia had his 10th shutout of the season to help Sporting Kansas City beat the Portland Timbers 3-0 on Saturday night. Sporting (12-6-6) won its third straight to remain three points behind Western Conference-leading FC Dallas. Rubio...
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