• Brex-split: 7 lawmakers quit Labour over EU, anti-Semitism

    LONDON (AP) — Seven British lawmakers quit the main opposition Labour Party on Monday over its approach to issues including Brexit and anti-Semitism — the biggest shake-up in years for one of Britain’s major political parties.

  • Verbal attack on French philosopher new anti-Semitism jolt

    PARIS (AP) — An upsurge in anti-Semitism in France reached a climax this weekend with a torrent of hate speech directed at a distinguished philosopher during a march of yellow vest protesters, adding to questions about the radicalized fringes of the movement hidden within French society and troubling the nation.

  • Claudio Pizarro still setting Bundesliga records

    BERLIN (AP) — At 40 years old and still scoring goals, Claudio Pizarro isn’t ready to retire just yet.

  • Semenya arrives for landmark case at Swiss sports tribunal

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — Caster Semenya arrived at the Court of Arbitration for Sport on Monday for a hearing in a landmark case that will challenge science and gender politics.

    Updated: 5:54 am

  • Australia police say they didn’t know Bahraini was refugee

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australian Federal Police did not know a Bahraini soccer player was a refugee who feared persecution in his homeland when the agency alerted Bahrain and Thailand that he was on a flight bound for Bangkok, Australian officials said Monday.

    Updated: 4:47 am

  • Abe mum on reports he nominated Trump for Nobel Peace Prize

    TOKYO (AP) — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe declined Monday to say if he had nominated U.S. President Donald Trump for the Nobel Peace Prize, though he also emphasized he did not deny doing so.

    Updated: 1:29 am

  • UK lawmakers slam Facebook, recommend stiffer regulation

    NEW YORK (AP) — British lawmakers issued a scathing report Monday that accused Facebook of intentionally violating privacy and anti-competition laws in the U.K., and called for greater oversight of social media companies.

  • Joe Gibbs dedicates Daytona 500 victory to late son

    DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Joe Gibbs closed his eyes during a tribute lap for his late son, while crew members raised a banner to honor the co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing.

  • In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

    BEAUMONT-SUR-OISE, France (AP) — Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.

  • Tokyo governor won’t speculate on Olympic bribery scandal

    TOKYO (AP) — The head of Tokyo’s city government has declined to weigh in on the future of Japanese Olympic Committee President Tsunekazu Takeda, who is being investigated for his part in an alleged bribery scandal.