• Weah takes early lead in Liberia election’s first results

    MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Former international soccer star George Weah maintained an early lead in Liberia’s election Friday as the West African nation released a second round of provisional results of the vote to succeed Africa’s first female president.

  • Correction: Egypt-Sinai story

    EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — In a story Oct. 12 about an attack in Egypt’s Sinai, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the six people killed were policemen. They were army personnel.

  • Oil-rich South Sudan faces fuel shortage as ‘people suffer’

    JUBA, South Sudan (AP) — “In September there was no fuel anywhere,” Samson Kamuya says.

  • US advances at U17 World Cup despite losing to Colombia

    MUMBAI, India (AP) — The United States advanced to the round of 16 at the under-17 World Cup despite losing 3-1 to Colombia on Thursday.

  • Coach cleared of administering EPO to banned runner Jeptoo

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The former coach of banned marathon runner Rita Jeptoo was acquitted Thursday in a Kenyan court of charges that he helped administer the blood-booster EPO to her.

  • South Africa court says anti-apartheid activist was murdered

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African court has found that an anti-apartheid activist who died in 1971 was tortured and killed by police, and did not kill himself by jumping from a 10th-floor window as authorities said at the time.

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  • Kipsang, Deba join field for NYC Marathon on Nov. 5

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former champion Wilson Kipsang of Kenya and runner-up Buzunesh Deba of Ethiopia have joined the field for the New York City Marathon on Nov. 5.

  • Liverpool says Sadio Mane out for up to 6 weeks

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool says Sadio Mane could be out for six weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury on international duty with Senegal.

  • Kenya opposition leader withdraws from fresh election

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday shocked the country by withdrawing his candidacy for the fresh presidential election ordered by the Supreme Court, saying the election commission has not made changes to avoid the “irregularities and illegalities” cited in the nullified August vote.