8 Injured in Blaze at German Refinery; Hundreds Evacuated
Eight people have been injured in a blaze at an oil refinery in Bavaria, and another 1,800 people living close by were temporarily evacuated.
Pakistan Temporarily Closes Consulate in Afghanistan
Pakistan has temporarily closed its consulate in the eastern Afghan city of Jalalabad over 'intervention' by the provincial governor and a lack of security.
AP PHOTOS: A Selection of Pictures From the Past Week
Here’s your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd image you might have missed and lasting moments our editors think you should see.
Indonesian President Announces Bid for 2032 Olympics
Indonesia will bid to host the 2032 Olympics following the success of the Asian Games held in Jakarta and Palembang over the past two weeks, President Joko 'Jokowi' Widodo said Saturday.
California Approves Measure to Pass on Wildfire Costs
The California Legislature voted Friday to allow power companies to raise electric bills to cover the cost of lawsuits from last year’s deadly wildfires amid fears that Pacific Gas & Electric Co., would otherwise face financial ruin.
At Gaza Protests, Medical Workers Face Great Danger
Each Friday, volunteer medic Asmaa Qudih goes through a tense ritual: She prays, kisses her mother’s hand and packs a bag with medical supplies as she heads off to work at the weekly mass protests along Gaza’s border fence with Israel.
Ugandan Opposition Pop Star Flies Abroad for Treatment
A Ugandan pop star-turned-opposition lawmaker flew out of the country for medical treatment after alleged torture while in detention, his lawyer said, a day after security forces blocked him from boarding a flight to the U.S. and set off a new round of protests.
US Women Beat Chile in Warmup for World Cup Qualifying
Tierna Davidson scored her first career goal, Christen Press added a second-half goal and the U.S. women’s national team extended its unbeaten streak to 20 games with a 3-0 victory over Chile in an exhibition match Friday night.
Piscotty, Chapman Power A’s in 7-5 Win Over Mariners
The Oakland Athletics blew a big early lead and recovered to pull out a big win.
LEADING OFF: Shaved McCutchen Joins Yanks, Donaldson Moves
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: