• US-Belgian arrested in Sierra Leone ‘blood diamond’ case

    ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — Spanish authorities have arrested a businessman with dual American-Belgian citizenship who has been accused of enslavement and pillaging “blood diamonds” during Sierra Leone’s civil war, a legal aid group said.

  • In this Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 photo, refugees run into a corn field after crossing from Serbia through the barbed wire fence, near Roszke, southern Hungary. Round the clock, thousands of refugees cross daily along the approximately 110-mile (175-kilometer) border with non-EU member Serbia to the south. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    Letter from Hungary: Migrants seek EU’s field of dreams

    ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) — On the edge of a Hungarian cornfield, the beam from a car’s headlights reflects in their eyes: Europe’s newest residents catching their breaths, fresh from evading border police.

  • In this Saturday, June 29, 2013 file photo, Germany goalkeeper Nadine Angerer looks on during the international women's friendly soccer match between Germany and Japan in Munich, Germany. Nadine Angerer long ago started a bucket list of what she wants to do in retirement. The only goalkeeper, male or female to be named FIFA’s player of the year will have a sellout crowd wishing her farewell on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2015 when the Portland Thorns host the Washington Spirit. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, File)

    German goalkeeper Nadine Angerer faces her retirement

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Nadine Angerer long ago started a bucket list of what she wants to do in retirement.

  • Chelsea's Diego Costa kneels on the pitch after a challenge during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015.  (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    City extends winning streak as Mourinho endures rare loss

    LONDON (AP) — Breaking a 103-year club record, Manchester City reeled off its 10th straight Premier League victory on Saturday. For Jose Mourinho, a landmark day produced an unwelcome result, with his 100th home league game in charge of Chelsea ending in only a second loss.

  • In this Aug .22 2015 file photo, French soldiers patrol at Gare du Nord train station in Paris, France. The attack Aug. 21 on the Thalys train from Amsterdam to Paris happened at the height of the summer travel season. France hosts emergency talks in Paris on Saturday, with representatives from other high-speed international rail nations, Belgium, Britain, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland.  (AP Photo/Binta, File)

    France: European countries to increase checks on trains

    PARIS (AP) — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France’s interior minister said Saturday.

  • Two men, second right and centre rear, accused of being involved in the trafficking of the 71 migrants found dead in a truck in Austria, at a court in Kecskemet Hungary on Saturday Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Pablo Gorondi) HUNGARY OUT

    Hungary court orders arrest of 4 men in migrant truck deaths

    KECSKEMET, Hungary (AP) — Four men suspected of being involved in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria were placed under preliminary arrest on Saturday by a Hungarian court.

  • Riders hurt in Spanish Vuelta crash

    MURCIA, Spain (AP) — Belgian rider Kris Boeckmans was left in an induced coma after suffering a concussion and facial fractures from a crash during an accident-ravaged eighth stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Saturday.

  • Jamaica's Usain Bolt anchors the team to the gold medal in the men's 4x100m relay at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

    The Latest: Malachowski wins discus world title for Poland

    BEIJING (AP) — The Latest from the IAAF world championships (all times local):

  • Neymar recovers from mumps, fit for 1st match

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona says Neymar has been cleared to play his first match of the season after having recovered from the mumps.

  • FOR STORY BY SYLVIA HUI - BRITAIN LUXURY GOODS CHINA - Shoppers carry designer label branded bags at Bicester Village designer outlet centre, in Bicester, England, in this photo dated Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Chinese customers have become a powerful market force in the global trade in expensive clothes, jewelry, watches, perfumes and handbags, but nobody knows how the recent turmoil in Chinese financial markets will impact on the sales of designer brands. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    As markets drop, question is: will the Chinese still shop?

    BICESTER, England (AP) — The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China.