• Ruth Jebet of Bahrain poses next to the board showing her result after she set a new world record in the women's 3,000-meter steeplechase event at the IAAF Diamond League athletics meeting at Stade de France stadium in Saint Denis, north of Paris, France, Saturday Aug. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

    Jebet breaks world record to win women’s 3,000 steeplechase

    PARIS (AP) — Olympic champion Ruth Jebet broke the women’s 3,000-meter steeplechase world record by six seconds at the Diamond League meeting in Paris on Saturday

  • Lyon twice loses lead in 4-2 defeat away to Dijon

    PARIS (AP) — Alexandre Lacazette’s sixth goal in three games was not enough as Lyon lost at Dijon 4-2 in the French league on Saturday.

  • A view of the Conseil d'Etat, France's top administrative court, in Paris, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. The court has overturned a town burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. (AP Photo/Thomas Padilla)

    Top French court rules burkini bans violate basic freedoms

    PARIS (AP) — France’s top administrative court on Friday overturned a ban on burkinis in a Mediterranean beach resort, effectively meaning that towns can no longer issue bans on the swimsuits that have divided the country and brought world attention to its fraught relationship with Muslims.

  • A bylaw forbidding women to wear burkini is posted on an information panel at a public beach in Villeneuve-Loubet, French Riviera, southern France, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. France's top administrative court has overturned Villeneuve-Loubet's burkini ban amid shock and anger worldwide after some Muslim women were ordered to remove body-concealing garments on French Riviera beaches. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)

    The Latest: Mayor says burkini ruling will heighten tensions

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the ruling by France’s top administrative court on burkini bans (all times local):

  • This is a Thursday, March 26, 2015, file photo of former France's soccer player Thierry Henry as he acknowledges applause prior to the international friendly soccer match between France and Brazil at the Stade de France, north of Paris. It was announced Friday Aug. 26, 2016, that Henry will be become an  assistant  to new Belgium national soccer team manager Roberto Martinez. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)

    Les Bleus to Red Devils: Henry named assistant Belgium coach

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Former France striker Thierry Henry was appointed as an assistant to new Belgium coach Roberto Martinez on Friday as the talent-packed team seeks to shake off its underachiever tag.

  • Human rights activist Ahmed Mansoor speaks to Associated Press journalists in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. Mansoor was recently targeted by spyware that can hack into Apple's iPhone handset. The company said Thursday it has updated its security. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)

    Apple boosts iPhone security after Mideast spyware discovery

    AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor’s iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United Arab Emirates’ prisons. All Mansoor had to do was click the link.

  • Deschamps selects 3 new faces; but no Evra or Sagna in squad

    PARIS (AP) — France coach Didier Deschamps selected three uncapped players on Wednesday for a friendly away to Italy and a World Cup qualifier in Belarus, while telling veteran left back Patrice Evra he needs to prove he can still keep performing at the highest level.

  • In this June 10, 2005 file photo, workers walk past a part of the Qinshan No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant, China's first self-designed and self-built national commercial nuclear power plant in Qinshan, about 125 kilometers (about 90 miles) southwest of Shanghai, China. Beijing's wants to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

    China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

    BEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

  • In this June 10, 2005 file photo, workers walk past a part of the Qinshan No. 2 Nuclear Power Plant, China's first self-designed and self-built national commercial nuclear power plant in Qinshan, about 125 kilometers (about 90 miles) southwest of Shanghai, China. Beijing's wants to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File)

    China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

    BEIJING (AP) — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing’s ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

  • Calmejane wins 4th Vuelta stage, Atapuma takes overall lead

    SAN ANDRES DE TEIXIDO, Spain (AP) — Rookie rider Lilian Calmejane of France won the fourth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Tuesday, while Colombian Darwin Atapuma took the overall lead of the grand tour.