• Anderson, Mellouli win freestyles at Speedo Grand Challenge

    IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — American Haley Anderson and Ous Mellouli of Tunisia won distance freestyle titles Sunday night at the Speedo Grand Challenge.

  • In this May 25, 2016 file photo made available by the Italian Navy, people try to jump in the water right before their boat overturns off the Libyan coast. Over 700 migrants are feared dead in three Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks south of Italy in the last few days as they tried desperately to reach Europe in unseaworthy smuggling boats, the U.N. refugee agency said Sunday, May 29, 2016. (Italian navy via AP Photo, file)

    More than 700 feared dead in recent Mediterranean crossings

    POZZALLO, Sicily (AP) — Survivor accounts have pushed to more than 700 the number of migrants feared dead in Mediterranean Sea shipwrecks over three days in the past week, even as rescue ships saved thousands of others in daring operations.

    Updated: 6:56 pm

  • This file still image taken from video posted Saturday, May 21, 2016, on the official Facebook page of the Egyptian Armed Forces spokesman shows some personal belongings and other wreckage from EgyptAir flight 804 in Egypt. Human remains retrieved from the crash site of EgyptAir Flight 804 suggest there was an explosion on board that may have brought down the aircraft in the east Mediterranean, a senior Egyptian forensics official said on Tuesday, May 24, 2016. (Egyptian Armed Forces via AP, File)

    Egypt says search for crashed EgyptAir plane narrows

    CAIRO (AP) — The search for the EgyptAir plane which crashed last week killing all 66 people on board has narrowed to a 5-kilometer-wide area in the Mediterranean Sea, based on signals from the craft’s emergency beacon, Egypt’s chief investigator said.

  • In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 6, 2015, Tunisian police officers stand guard near the entrance of the Ghriba synagogue in the resort of Djerba, south Tunisia, Wednesday, May 6, 2015, as Jewish pilgrims make their annual pilgrimage to El Ghriba synagogue. Under unprecedented security, it is announced Thursday May 26, 2016, the Tunisian island of Djerba will hosting the annual Jewish pilgrimage despite recent attacks that have scared away tourists and a warning from the Israeli government. (AP Photo/Mohsen May, FILE)

    Under high security, Jewish pilgrims gather on Tun

    DJERBA, Tunisia (AP) — Under unprecedented security, the Tunisian island of Djerba hosted an annual Jewish pilgrimage amid raised fears of religious violence after deadly Islamic extremist attacks last year scared away visitors.

  • In this Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 file photo, Coptic Christians walk outside St. Markos Church in Minya, south of Cairo, Egypt. A Muslim mob ransacked and torched seven Christian homes in a province south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, after rumors spread that a Christian man had an affair with a Muslim woman, according to a statement by the local Orthodox Coptic church.
Released late Wednesday, it said that during the May 20, 2016 attack, the mother of the Christian man, who had fled the village, was publicly stripped of her clothes by the mob to humiliate her. (AP Photo/Roger Anis, File)

    Egypt: Muslim mob attacks Christians, parade naked woman

    CAIRO (AP) — An armed Muslim mob stripped an elderly Christian woman and paraded her naked on the streets in an attack last week in which seven Christian homes were also looted and torched in a province south of the Egyptian capital.

  • US women to play match against South Africa in July

    CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. women’s national team will play South Africa on July 9 in Chicago in the first of two send-off matches before the Rio Olympics.

  • A man is helped to disembark from the Italian Navy ship Bettica, at the Sicilian Porto Empedocle harbor, Italy, Thursday, May 26, 2016.  A statement from the Italian navy Wednesday says the Bettica patrol ship was responding to a migrant ship in distress when it flipped, sending migrants into the sea. Crews tossed life jackets to the migrants and brought some 500 to safety. (AP Photo/Francesco Malavolta)

    The Latest: Italy rescues 4,000 migrants at sea in 1 day

    ROME (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):

  • Dumitru, coach who escaped communist Romania, dies at 76

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Ted Dumitru, the former South African national soccer team coach whose 40-year career took him from communist Romania to Turkey, Germany, the United States and across Africa, died Thursday. He was 76.

  • People ask for help after their boat overturned off the Libyan coast Thursday, May 26, 2016. A migrant boat sank off Libya's coast Thursday with about 100 passengers on board. Officials said 88 people had been rescued and that some 20 bodies were spotted in the sea. (EUNAVFORMED via AP)

    EU: Some 20 bodies spotted as migrant boat sinks off Libya

    ROME (AP) — More than 4,000 would-be refugees were rescued at sea Thursday in one of the busiest days of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, and at least 20 died trying to reach Europe as Libyan-based smugglers took advantage of calmer seas to send desperate migrants north.

  • Kenyan tries again with anti-doping law

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan lawmakers supported proposed changes to anti-doping legislation at a special sitting of parliament on Thursday in the hope that WADA will accept the law this time.