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BALTIMORE (AP) — The rapper Pitbull may open a charter school in Baltimore. WBFF-TV reported on Wednesday the rapper says an application for opening SLAM Academy will be submitted soon, and the school could open by September 2018. Sports Leadership & Management (SLAM)...
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — The United Nations secretary-general is making a plea for protection of refugees around the world, saying some richer countries haven't been as tolerant as some in Africa. Antonio Guterres on Friday addressed a U.N.-backed summit in Uganda that seeks $8...
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it is withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. FC Sochi says in a website statement that it's "taking a break" to rethink its strategy but plans to...
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Latest on the crisis between Gulf Arab states and Qatar (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Turkey says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties with Doha. Kuwait...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Malaysian militant who helped lead and finance the siege of a southern Philippine city is believed to have been killed as the local jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group become increasingly constricted after a month of fighting, the military...
SOCHI, Russia (AP) — The Russian city of Sochi's only professional soccer club says it is withdrawing from the league, in a move which calls World Cup legacy plans into question. FC Sochi says in a website statement that it's "taking a break" to rethink its strategy but plans to...
LONDON (AP) — Few events outside of war can have quite as much potential impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union. The momentous vote on June 23, 2016 has the potential to sever Britain's ties to its main trading partner, a...
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia (AP) — The former head of state of Cambodia's 1970s Khmer Rouge regime has rejected the charges of genocide and other crimes against him, saying they were concocted by the country's traditional enemy, neighboring Vietnam. The 85-year-old Khieu Samphan...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leaders have released their 142-page discussion draft of a health care bill, triggering a series of legislative steps with one goal — repeal and replace Democratic President Barack Obama's 7-year-old law. A look at the next steps: —...