• In this Saturday, Nov. 21, 2015 file photo, a Panathinaikos fan throws a fire extinguisher at policemen after the cancellation of the Greek Super League match between Panathinaikos and Olympiakos at Apostolos Nikolaides stadium in Athens. Hooliganism is making a comeback, and the timing could be bad with four high-risk matches in the first week of the European Championship in a country where the police force is already under huge strain. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis, File)

    Soccer hooliganism still a threat heading into Euro 2016

    PARIS (AP) — Hooliganism is making a comeback, and the timing could be bad with four high-risk matches in the first week of the European Championship in a country where the police force is already under huge strain.

  • Wrestling champion gives up Olympic place after brawl

    MOSCOW (AP) — A two-time wrestling world champion said Tuesday he is giving up his place at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro after a brawl marred a Russian qualifying tournament.

    Updated: 6:41 am

  • This is a  Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016  file photo of health workers as they get ready to spray insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquitoes that transmits the Zika virus under the bleachers of the Sambadrome in Rio de Janeiro,  which will be used for the Archery competition in the 2016 summer games. With the opening ceremony just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of challenges to discuss this week when they meet for the last time before gathering in Rio de Janeiro on the eve of South America’s first games. (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

    Rio problems, doping issues, refugee athletes on IOC agenda

    LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — With the opening ceremony in Rio de Janeiro just over two months away, Olympic leaders have plenty of troubling issues to deal with this week.

  • In this May 6, 2016, photo, Forest Dale Elementary School principal Deanna Pitman, right, and Carmel, (Ind.) police officer Greg DeWald welcome students as they return to the school following an intruder drill at the school in Carmel, Ind. More and more, schools these days are conducting active-shooter drills. A government report found that more than two-thirds of the school districts surveyed conduct active shooter exercises.  (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

    Active-shooter drills help schools prepare for the worst

    CARMEL, Ind. (AP) — “Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown. This is a drill.”

  • In this May 18, 2016, photo,  a transgender equal rights supporter who goes by the name of "Mr. C" pauses during an interview in Beijing. The 28-year-old transgender man, who keeps his real name secret to protect his parents’ privacy, has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Chinese transgender man fights for job equality

    BEIJING (AP) — A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of “Mr. C” has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility.

  • In this Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 file photo, Army of Islam official Mohammed Alloush, gets in to a car heading to a meeting with the opposition's High Negotiations Committee, in Geneva, Switzerland. The Syrian opposition's chief negotiator to the peace talks has resigned saying the international community is not "serious" about reaching a solution for the country's five-year war.(AP Photo/Bassem Mroue, File)

    Air strikes pummel rebel-held city of Idlib

    BEIRUT (AP) — A wave of air strikes on a rebel-held stronghold in northwest Syria Monday night caused mass casualties and sparked fresh clashes. The flare up in violence came a day after the opposition’s chief negotiator resigned in frustration over the stalled Geneva peace talks with the government of Bashar Assad.

  • Animal rights activists and mourners gather for a Memorial Day vigil  outside the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Monday, May 30, 2016 in Cincinnati for Harambe, the gorilla killed Saturday at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger. There has been an outpouring on social media of people upset about the killing of the member of an endangered species.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

    CINCINNATI (AP) — In a story May 30 about a gorilla shot and killed after a child fell into its enclosure, The Associated Press, relying on information provided by the Cincinnati Zoo, reported erroneously the child’s age. He is 3, not 4.

    Updated: 3:16 pm

  • Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre raises his hand during court proceedings in Dakar, Senegal, Monday, May 30, 2016.  Judge Gberdao Gustave Kam declared Habre guilty and sentenced him to life in prison for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture, in a packed courtroom, Monday.(AP Photo/Carley Petesch)

    Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Former Chad dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty Monday of crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his rule and he was sentenced to life in prison, ending a trial more than 15 years in the making.

  • In this Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013 file photo, Sweden fans pose with a Swedish flag before the World Cup qualifying soccer match between Sweden and Portugal in Stockholm, Sweden. For the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, Sweden now has more men than women. Swedes don't quite know what to make of this sudden male surplus, which is highly unusual in the West, where women historically have been in the majority in almost every country. But it may be a sign of things to come in Europe as changes in life expectancy and migration transform demographics. The tipping point in Sweden happened in March 2015, when population statistics showed 277 more men than women.  (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)

    It’s raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

    STOCKHOLM (AP) — Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since record-keeping began in 1749, it now has more men than women.

  • French unions plan strikes to disrupt trains, ports, flights

    PARIS (AP) — Travelers beware: French labor unions plan a string of strikes in the coming days that will target trains, the Paris subway system, ports and possibly airports.