Russia on brink of last 16 at World Cup

AP 06/20/2018

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era. Russia is enjoying quite the party at its own World Cup — and…

Inmates suffer beating, torture

AP 06/20/2018

Cairo — The torturers followed a schedule. Beatings on Saturdays, torture on Sundays, and Monday was a break. The next three days were the same routine. On Fridays, it was time for solitary confinement. From inside a…

Late header from Kane gives England 2-1 win over Tunisia

AP 06/19/2018

Volgograd, Russia — Twice wrestled to the ground during the match, England captain Harry Kane finally evaded the Tunisian defense just as time was running out. Kane found an open area of space at the far post…

Milan men bask in street wear

AP 06/19/2018

MILAN —Milan designers continue to cast their eyes toward Millennials with a focus on street wear—but without giving up tailored luxury and technical innovations. Menswear collections for next spring and summer were shown at the Milan Fashion…

‘Black Panther’ and ‘Stranger Things’ win big at MTV Awards

AP 06/19/2018

SANTA MONICA, California—The MTV Movie & TV Awards gave “Black Panther” its first taste of awards glory, with Marvel’s blockbuster taking home four honors including two awards for its star, Chadwick Boseman. Boseman quickly handed off his…

Brazil held to 1-1 draw by Switzerland

AP 06/18/2018

Rostov-on-don, Russia — Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia. The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday, a few…

Barbra Streisand gives early nod of approval to Lady Gaga’s ‘star’

AP 06/18/2018

LOS ANGELES—Barbra Streisand’s “A Star Is Born” is being reborn online with scenes she’d cut from the 1976 movie. Long known as a perfectionist, Streisand tinkered with the film to restore an exchange between the star-crossed lovers…

Python swallows Indonesian woman

AP 06/17/2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A 7-meter-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia, a village official said Saturday. The victim, 54-year-old Wa Tiba, went missing while checking her vegetable garden near her village on Muna island in…

RONALDO IS ‘GOAT’

AP 06/16/2018

Portuguese football icon scores hat-trick for a 3-3 draw vs Spain in FIFA World Cup Sochi, Russia — Cristiano Ronaldo used the World Cup to show everyone he’s the GOAT. Ronaldo rubbed his chin after scoring minutes…

Le Bleus edge Socceroos, 2-1, in Group C

AP 06/16/2018

MOSCOW — Midfielder Paul Pogba scored a late winner to help France to a 2-1 win against Australia in their World Cup opening game in Group C on Saturday. Pogba was unimpressive until the 81st minute at…

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