• The Latest: Vandeweghe beats Stosur at Wimbledon

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — The latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 4:20 p.m. CoCo Vandeweghe of the U.S. is into the second week at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time. The 47th-ranked Vandeweghe, the niece of former NBA player and executive Kiki, beat 2011 U.S. Open champion...

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry, a Republican presidential candidate; Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., and Ben Cardin, D-Md.; Reps. Tom Cole, R-Okla., and Joaquin Castro, D-Texas. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" —...

  • Hispanic leaders want GOP field to condemn Trump's 'idiocy'

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers. Several 2016 contenders have brushed off Trump's comments while others have...

  • Denver campaign would allow marijuana use in bars

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    DENVER (AP) — Beer? Wine? Or weed? A campaign is under way to ask Denver voters about allowing marijuana consumption in bars and other places that only allow people over 21. Activists who campaigned for recreational pot legalization in Colorado have launched a petition drive to allow...

  • Surrogate children granted legal recognition in France

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    PARIS (AP) — France's highest court has granted legal recognition to surrogate children, in a major turnaround that will make their daily lives easier and could lead to greater acceptance of new forms of families. The Cour de cassation ruled Friday that, while surrogacy will remain...

  • Court rejects bid by victims' kin to clear Lockerbie bomber

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — Judges have ruled that relatives of people killed in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland cannot launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the attack. In an unusual case, relatives sought to appeal on behalf of the late Abdel Baset...

  • The Latest: Fund: Greek default to spark severe consequences

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local): ___ 5:55 p.m. The eurozone's financial rescue fund — officially Greece's largest creditor — says it considers the country to be in default, even though Athens...

  • Greece: Poll shows 2 sides neck and neck before referendum

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The brief but intense campaign in Greece's critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting "yes" and "no" answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote. Prime Minister Alexis...

  • Vietnam Communist Party chief to make first US visit

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The powerful head of Vietnam's Communist Party will travel to the United States for the first time next week, and said he expects President Barack Obama will visit Vietnam later this year. Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong said he hopes to build trust and...

  • Lion cubs stuck at Gaza border en route to Jordan shelter

    Updated: Fri, Jul 3, 2015

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A pair of lion cubs are stuck at a Gaza-Israel border crossing en route to a Jordan animal sanctuary, after being kept for a year by a family in crowded Gaza. Saduldin al-Jamal had bought the cubs from the Gaza zoo, hit during last summer's Israel-Hamas...

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