• In this April 25, 2010 file photo, bullfighter Manuel Diaz "El Cordobes", right, reacts after being gored by a bull during a bullfight at the Monumental Bullring in Barcelona, Spain. The southern Cordoba city court has held a hearing into a decades-old paternity dispute over whether two of Spain's most well-known bullfighters and who share the same showname, 'El Cordobes', are really father and son. The court began studying the claim Thursday April 28, 2016 by Manuel Diaz, 47 that he is the son of retired bullfighting legend Manuel Benitez, 79, something the elder torero has never recognized. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti, File)

    Paternity suit involving bullfighting legend entrances Spain

    MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court held a hearing Thursday into a decades-old paternity dispute over whether two of Spain*s most well-known bullfighters — men who share the same show name “El Cordobes” — are really father and son. Among the evidence, a DNA test that came back 99.9 percent positive.

  • Atletico's coach Diego Simeone reacts during the Champions League 1st leg semifinal soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Sticking to its plan, Atletico Madrid keeps surprising

    MADRID (AP) — It’s getting harder and harder to bet against Atletico Madrid.

  • Malmo soccer player Tobias Sana, centre, reacts after being hit by a large firecracker, thrown from the stands during the Goteborg against Malmo soccer match on Thursday April 27, 2016.  An assistant referee was injured by the blast and the match was called off. (Adam Ihse / TT via AP) SWEDEN OUT

    Goteborg apologizes over crowd trouble at abandoned match

    GOTEBORG, Sweden (AP) — Swedish club IFK Goteborg has apologized for crowd trouble that resulted in a league match against Malmo being abandoned after a firework landed next to a visiting player warming up on the sidelines and he responded angrily.

  • Volkswagen CEO Matthias Mueller attends the company's annual press conference in Wolfsburg, Germany, Thursday, April 28, 2016. Mueller sketched out a wide-ranging transformation of the company that will see it focus more on electric vehicles and services like car-sharing as it seeks to get past its scandal over cheating on diesel emissions tests. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

    Volkswagen vows to fix diesels, launch new electric vehicles

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Volkswagen’s CEO says he apologized in person to U.S. President Barack Obama for the carmaker’s emissions scandal, in which it rigged its cars to cheat on diesel engine pollution tests.

  • A Russian Soyuz 2.1a rocket carrying Lomonosov, Aist-2D and SamSat-218 satellites lifts off from the launch pad at the new Vostochny Cosmodrome outside the city of Uglegorsk, about 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the city of Blagoveshchensk in the far eastern Amur region Thursday, April 28, 2016. The launch of the first rocket from Russia's new space facility has been delayed after a last-minute problem. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/Pool Photo via AP)

    Russia launches 1st rocket from new space facility

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia on Thursday successfully launched the first rocket from its new space facility after a last-minute delay the day before.

  • FILE-- In this Fiday April 22, 2016, file photo, UN special envoy for Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura, right, and his deputy Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy attend a meeting with the Syrian government delegation during Syria peace talks at the United Nations office in Geneva, Switzerland. A military buildup in northern Syria coupled with heavy fighting and mounting civilian casualties spells the end of a cease-fire that for two months brought much needed relief to war-stricken Syrians, ushering in what could be an even more ruinous chapter in the country's five-year-old conflict. (Fabrice Coffrini/Pool Photo via AP, File)

    UN envoy appeals to US, Russia to help Syria peace talks

    GENEVA (AP) — The U.N. envoy for Syria appealed to the U.S. and Russia to intervene to help revive Syrian peace talks that sputtered to a pause Wednesday, saying a recent spike in fighting has overshadowed the talks and put an increasingly feeble truce in “great danger.”

  • While leaving US rates unchanged, Fed keeps an eye overseas

    WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Federal Reserve chose Wednesday not to raise its key interest rate, it nevertheless made clear that its next move will be another increase. That stance puts it at odds with other major central banks, which are doing the reverse — seeking to ease credit to spur lending.

  • In this Sunday, April 24, 2016, file photo made from video posted online by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, Civil Defense workers run after airstrikes and shelling hit Aleppo, Syria. A military buildup in northern Syria coupled with heavy fighting and mounting civilian casualties spells the end of a cease-fire that for two months brought much needed relief to war-stricken Syrians, ushering in what could be an even more ruinous chapter in the country's five-year-old conflict. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP video, File)

    Military buildup, fighting spells end of Syrian cease-fire

    BEIRUT (AP) — A military buildup in northern Syria, coupled with heavy fighting and mounting civilian casualties, spells the end of a cease-fire that for two months brought some relief to a war-weary country. The renewed violence is ushering in what could be an even more ruinous chapter in the 5-year-old conflict.

  • Atletico's Saul, bottom, celebrates with teammates Koke and Antoine Griezmann after scoring his side's opening goal during the Champions League 1st leg semifinal soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Bayern Munich at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, April 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Paul White)

    Bayern loses 1-0 to Atletico in Champions League semifinal

    MADRID (AP) — An early goal by youngster Saul Niguez gave Atletico Madrid a gritty 1-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday.

  • Costs for fan zone security at Euro 2016 to be shared 3 ways

    PARIS (AP) — Spending on security at fan zones during the European Championship in June and July will be shared between the host cities, the government and UEFA.