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Bale's scissor-kick gives Madrid 3rd straight European title

Bale's scissor-kick gives Madrid 3rd straight European title

KIEV, Ukraine — With his back to goal but eyes on the incoming cross, Gareth Bale connected with the ball while leaping in the air and sent a scissor-kick arcing into the top of the net.
With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

With US talks in limbo, Korean leaders hold surprise summit

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of — North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met Saturday for the second time in a month, exchanging a huge bear hug and broad smiles in a surprise summit at a border village to discuss Kim's pote
American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years arrives in US

American jailed in Venezuela for 2 years arrives in US

WASHINGTON — Joshua Holt, who travelled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 to marry a Spanish-speaking Mormon woman but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA's top spy in Latin America, was set free by the anti-American Maduro government on
US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

US states prepare as Subtropical Storm Alberto heads north

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Florida and Mississippi launched emergency preparations Saturday ahead of the arrival of Subtropical Storm Alberto, a slow-moving system expected to cause wet misery across the eastern U.S. Gulf Coast over the holiday weekend.

Prosecutor: Teen should get life for killing elderly woman

WARREN, Ohio — A prosecutor in Ohio says a teenager who tried to rape and beat to death a 94-year-old neighbour with a flashlight should spend the rest of his life in prison with no chance for parole.
'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

'Quiet revolution' leads to abortion rights win in Ireland

DUBLIN — In the end, it wasn't even close.
Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

Powerful cyclone strikes Oman, Yemen; 5 dead, 30 missing

SALALAH, Oman — A cyclone more powerful than any previously recorded in southern Oman slammed into the Gulf country and neighbouring Yemen on Saturday, deluging a major city with nearly three years' worth of rainfall in single day.

Monument honours famous WWI war dog Stubby

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. — A new monument in Connecticut honours service animals with a statue of one of the nation's most famous war dogs. The sculpture, "Stubby Salutes," is being unveiled Saturday in Veterans Memorial Park in Middletown.

Woman reaches goal of doing a headstand in all 50 states

KETCHIKAN, Alaska — A 71-year-old woman has completed her mission of performing a headstand in all 50 states.
Mantel, Saunders up for best-ever Booker Prize accolade

Mantel, Saunders up for best-ever Booker Prize accolade

LONDON — Britain's Hilary Mantel, Canada's Michael Ondaatje and American author George Saunders are among five contenders for the title of greatest-ever winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize for fiction.