Guy in gorilla costume finishes London Marathon after 6 days

LONDON (AP) — An English policeman wearing a gorilla costume while crawling the London Marathon has finally finished the race, almost a week after starting. Metropolitan Police officer Tom Harrison, who goes by the name “Mr. Gorilla,” raised a reported 26,000...

Candidates invoke Trump's name, God in Alabama Senate race

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Seated beneath the Ten Commandments plaque that first made him a conservative icon in the culture wars, U.S. Senate candidate and former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore invokes President Donald Trump’s campaign slogan – but with his own...

FIFA official Sheikh Ahmad resigning amid bribery claims

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik GENEVA (AP) — FIFA Council member Sheikh Ahmad Al Fahad Al Sabah of Kuwait is resigning from his soccer roles under pressure from allegations in an American federal court that he bribed Asian officials. Sheikh Ahmad said Sunday in a statement he will...

Buffalo Bills fire general manager Whaley 1 day after draft

AP Photo/Gary Wiepert ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have fired general manager Doug Whaley one day after the end of the NFL draft, a move that further solidifies rookie head coach Sean McDermott’s control over the team. Team owner Terry Pegula said...

Polish Official Suspended Over Image Of Tusk As SS Officer

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the U.S. after the woman allegedly posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President Donald Tusk dressed as a Nazi German SS officer. The image was posted on the...

Pope to Catholics: get out, spread faith, help cholesterol

AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis is trying to energize Catholics, telling them to be active, help others, spread the faith, and that’s all good for cholesterol levels, too. Francis himself looked full of pep Sunday, a day after the...

Pope to Venezuela: avoid more violence, respect human rights

AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has appealed to leaders of Venezuela’s government and society to avoid any more violence as he cited the mounting number of dead, injured and prisoners. Francis told faithful gathered in St. Peter’s...

Spanish, Moroccan police arrest 30 hashish smugglers

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say 30 drug smugglers have been arrested in raids carried out in cooperation with Morocco to bust a ring that introduced hashish across the Strait of Gibraltar. A unit of 150 agents raided 21 homes and warehouses in southern Spain early on...
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Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree

AP Photo/Eric Risberg WASHINGTON (AP) — Connor Mitchell’s university classes take place online, he doesn’t have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and...

Polish Official Suspended After Depicting Tusk As SS Officer

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the U.S. after the woman posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President Donald Tusk dressed as a Nazi German SS officer. Polish state news agency PAP reported...