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In this July 17, 2018, photo, Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist and daughter of Kem Sokha, the jailed leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, poses for a portrait on Capitol Hill in Washington. Kem said she can't go home because she fears she, too, will be arrested as part of a government crackdown that has banned the political party her father led, shut down news outlets and scattered hundreds of Cambodian politicians, human rights activists and journalists into exile in the U.S., Australia, Thailand and other countries. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
July 26, 2018 - 12:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kem Monovithya, a Cambodian political activist, was visiting Switzerland in September when she got a phone call from her father. Kem Sokha, the leader of Cambodia's main opposition party, told his daughter that government agents were raiding their family's home in Phnom Penh. "He...
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FILE - In this June 25, 2016, file photo, U.S. Olympic team coach Bob Bowman listens to a question during a news conference at the U.S. Olympic team swimming trials in Omaha, Neb. Bowman, the longtime coach of retired 23-time Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from his cellphone to former Olympic swimmer Caroline Burckle in 2011. At the time, Bowman was a coach for the U.S. national team, along with Sean Hutchison, who was also said to be involved in the texting. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner, File)
July 25, 2018 - 11:41 pm
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Bob Bowman, the longtime coach of retired 23-time Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, has acknowledged and apologized for inappropriate text messages that were sent from his cellphone to former Olympic swimmer Caroline Burckle in 2011. At the time, Bowman was a coach for...
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Aric Almirola (10) races ahead of Paul Menard, top left, and Kevin Harvick during the NASCAR Cup Series auto race Sunday, July 22, 2018, at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
July 25, 2018 - 4:05 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR Chairman Brian France insisted his family is dedicated to its racing properties despite reports the business could be for sale. France called SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Wednesday and was asked about a potential sale of NASCAR. Reuters reported in May thta the France...
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Britain's Chris Froome grimaces after he treated his eyes for tear gas or pepper spray sprayed on the peloton when a farmer's protest interrupted during the sixteenth stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 218 kilometers (135.5 miles) with start in Carcassonne and finish in Bagneres-de-Luchon, France, Tuesday, July 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
July 24, 2018 - 5:52 pm
BAGNERES-DE-LUCHON, France (AP) — Tear gas in riders' eyes. A farmers' protest blocking the road. Two key crashes on dangerous descents. The only thing lacking from the wild 16th stage of the Tour de France on Tuesday was a shakeup in the overall standings. Frenchman Julian Alaphilippe took...
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This image made from video released by the Israeli Defence Forces on Sunday, July 22, 2018 shows Israeli soldiers on hand as family members of the White Helmets load into buses to Jordan. The call to get ready came at night. In the raging war zone of southwestern Syria, with enemy government forces on the march, the 98 White Helmets were told to bring spouses, children and but a few belongings to two collection points. Fabled rescuers themselves now in need of rescue, they embarked on a hair-raising journey through Israel, a supposed enemy, enroute to reluctant haven in Jordan, a country already burdened with multitudes of refugees. One woman gave birth along the way, many colleagues were left behind to a fate uncertain, and Syria called the multinational operation by several Western powers a crime. (Israeli Defence Forces via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 6:48 pm
BEIRUT (AP) — The call came on Saturday night. In the raging war zone that is southwestern Syria, with enemy forces on the march, the 98 White Helmets volunteers brought their spouses, children and a personal bag each. A total of 421 people massed at two collection points where they were to make...
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Police investigate a car at the scene of a shooting in Toronto, on Monday, July 23, 2018. Police were trying Monday to determine what prompted a man to go on a shooting rampage in a popular Toronto neighborhood on Sunday. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 5:58 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting in Toronto (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Police have identified the suspect in a deadly mass shooting in Toronto as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain. The Ontario police Special Investigations Unit released his name Monday evening. He died after an exchange of...
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July 22, 2018 - 5:37 pm
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk and an artist have settled a row over a farting unicorn. Musk in February tweeted a photo of a mug made by Colorado potter Tom Edwards that showed a tooting unicorn powering an electric vehicle. Edwards initially thanked Musk for the exposure...
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Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain celebrates on the podium after winning the German Formula One Grand Prix at the Hockenheimring racetrack in Hockenheim, Germany, Sunday, July 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
July 22, 2018 - 2:12 pm
HOCKENHEIM, Germany (AP) — Lewis Hamilton regained the Formula One championship lead in unexpected and dramatic fashion on Sunday, winning the German Grand Prix after race leader Sebastian Vettel crashed and then surviving an investigation into his own driving. Hamilton was summoned to speak to...
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FILE - In this Monday, July 10, 2017 file photo, Sir Paul McCartney performs at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Fla. Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street. Papers released on Saturday, July 21, 2018 show that the late husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher put a question mark next to the former Beatle's name on a proposed guest list he was reviewing.(AP Photo/Scott Audette)
July 21, 2018 - 7:17 am
LONDON (AP) — Most hosts would be quite happy to have Paul McCartney come to a shindig. But that wasn't the case with Denis Thatcher in 1988 when planning a gala reception at 10 Downing Street. Newly released papers show that the late husband of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher put a...
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Milwaukee Brewers relief pitcher Josh Hader warms up before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 20, 2018 - 11:22 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — One by one, the Milwaukee Brewers filed into an auditorium at Miller Park as reliever Josh Hader offered his latest apology for years-old tweets that surfaced during the All-Star Game. Those racist, homophobic social-media messages were thoughtless mistakes he made as a teenager,...
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