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Molina Leads Cardinals To 13th Straight Win Over Reds, 6-4

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yadier Molina doubled with the bases loaded, and Michael Wacha pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning Saturday, leading the St. Louis Cardinals to a 6-4 victory and their 13th straight win over the Reds. The Cardinals also homered three times as they...

Saudi Arabia says Yemen rebel fire kills 3 in kingdom

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia says three civilians in the kingdom’s south have been killed by incoming fire from Yemen’s Shiite rebels. The state-run Saudi Press Agency quoted military coalition spokesman Col. Turki al-Malki as announcing the...

Xi hails enlarged Central Asian bloc as G-7 ends in disarray

QINGDAO, China (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping hailed the entry of India and Pakistan into a Chinese-led bloc at a closely orchestrated gathering Sunday that stood in stark contrast to the G-7 summit that ended in disarray. Xi welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra...

State media publish images of UAE’s president in France

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — State media in the United Arab Emirates have published images of the country’s president, Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, at his home in France. The state-run WAM news agency offered photos of Sheikh Khalifa being greeted by...

Singapore Postcard: Summit island hides macabre history

SINGAPORE (AP) — A new surveillance camera was installed and restaurants closed on Singapore’s Sentosa Island, a popular tropical getaway thrust into the spotlight ahead of a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Located a quarter...

The Latest: Army says soldier from Arizona killed in Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — The Latest on U.S. soldiers attacked in Somalia (all times local): 5:45 a.m. The Defense Department says a 26-year-old soldier from Arizona has died from wounds suffered in Somalia. In a statement issued in Washington, the Defense Department...

Sheikha Hala, wife of Bahrain’s crown prince, dies

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Sheikha Hala bint D’aji Al Khalifa, the wife of Bahrain’s crown prince, has died. The state-run Bahrain News Agency announced Sheikha Hala’s death early Sunday morning. It offered no details, nor gave her age. Sheikha...

Dartmouth grad Mindy Kaling to deliver commencement speech

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Actor, comedian and author Mindy Kaling is delivering the commencement address at Dartmouth College, her alma mater. Kaling graduated from the Ivy League school in 2001. Kaling created, wrote, produced and starred in the medical-themed comedy series...

Summitt’s spirit hovers over Hall of Fame induction ceremony

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The spirit of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt hovered over a Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony that included her longtime assistant coach and one of her greatest players. Former Lady Vols star Chamique Holdsclaw and former...

US says immigrant dies of ‘apparent suicide’ in Texas jail

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. authorities have confirmed that a Honduran man was found dead in a Texas jail cell of an “apparent suicide” last month, but made no mention of details in a Washington Post report that the man was enraged after his wife and son were separated...