• Four lifeguards from Barcelona, Spain, working as volunteers, help disembarking a dinghy as migrants and refugees arrive from the Turkish coasts to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015. The International Organization for Migration says a record number of people have crossed the Mediterranean into Europe this year, now topping a half a million, with some 388,000 entering via Greece. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)

    The Latest: Czechs drill in preparation for influx

    PARIS (AP) — The latest developments as European nations struggle to cope with tens of thousands of people trekking across the continent to find safety. All times local:

  • Wednesday, September 30, 2015

    Russia says warplanes hit Islamic State and coordinated with US, denying criticism

  • Porto’s Andre Andre celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Champions League group G soccer match between FC Porto and Chelsea FC at the Dragao stadium in Porto, Portugal, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015.  (AP Photo/Steven Governo)

    Chelsea’s struggles continue, Arsenal loses again in Europe

    MOSCOW (AP) — Jose Mourinho’s season took another turn for the worse on a night of surprises in the Champions League.

  • Valencia' players celebrate after scoring the opening goal during their Champions League Group H soccer match against Lyon at the Gerland stadium in Lyon, central France, Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

    Valencia wins 1-0 at Lyon in Champions League

    LYON, France (AP) — Valencia put its Champions League campaign back on track as midfielder Sofiane Feghouli scored to secure a 1-0 win at Lyon on Tuesday.

  • Nantes beats Lille 1-0 in French league

    LILLE, France (AP) — Jules Iloki scored the winner as Nantes ended a four-game losing streak in the French league by beating Lille 1-0 on Tuesday.

  • Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo kicks the ball during a La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Malaga at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

    Cavani in fine form ahead of Champions League match

    LVIV, Ukraine (AP) — Last January, when reports linking Edinson Cavani to Arsenal emerged, the most commonly identified reason behind the Uruguay striker’s unhappiness at Paris Saint-Germain was his fraught relationship with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

  • In this Sept. 9, 2015 photo, Annika Holm Nielsen sails in the Oresund strait between Copenhagen and Malmo, Sweden. A 24-year-old Danish woman sails refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian, whose forebears were driven from their homeland, opens his house to today’s migrants. A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station. (AP Photo/David Keyton)

    Amid Europe’s migrant tensions, kindness arises too

    PARIS (AP) — A 24-year-old Danish woman sails refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven from their homeland opens his house to today’s migrants. A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station.

  • In this photo taken Friday, Sept. 18, 2015, migrants from Syria wait in the migrant camp of Grande Synthe, before an attempt to get to Britain, outside Dunkirk, northern France. Migrants in Teteghem or nearby Grande-Synthe wait eagerly for the service they signed up for. People smugglers who get rich off desperate migrants span the globe, and their tentacles extend into nooks and crannies like Teteghem, a small town outside Dunkirk. Here the smuggling kingpins are firmly in control, and growing nasty. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)

    Hope, fear, waiting at French migrant camps run by smugglers

    TETEGHEM, France (AP) — A Mercedes and a BMW, both with British license plates, sit in a forest clearing on the edge of a small migrant camp in northern France. Everyone here speaks in whispers, or not at all. Bullet holes pock two shipping containers sheltering migrants, all trying to get to England, helping to explain the silence.

  • Lacazette blames Lyon boss ahead of Champions League match

    PARIS (AP) — Alexandre Lacazette looks a shadow of the player who was banging in goals for Lyon last season.

  • Renault takes step forward in potential Lotus buyout

    PARIS (AP) — Renault’s return to Formula One as a team looks imminent after the French manufacturer announced plans on Monday to buy a controlling stake in the debt-laden Lotus team.