Europe News

  • Stenson retains World Tour Championship title

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Henrik Stenson has successfully defended his DP World Tour Championship title at the European Tour's season-ending event.

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  • Iran: Nuclear talks may focus on an extension

    VIENNA (AP) — With a deadline approaching for a nuclear deal, an Iranian official said Sunday that the discussion may soon have to shift from trying to reach an agreement to extending negotiations past the target date.

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  • Sanchez boots Pumas to 18-13 stunner over France

    PARIS (AP) — Nicolas Sanchez kicked three dropped goals, two penalties and made a last-gasp try-saving tackle as Argentina shocked France 18-13 at the Stade de France on Saturday.

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  • Messi breaks Spanish league scoring record

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lionel Messi has yet another reason to be considered among the very best to have played football as he became the Spanish league's all-time leading scorer with 253 on Saturday.

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  • All Blacks need 3 late tries to beat Wales 34-16

    CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — One of sport's greatest hoodoos remains intact after New Zealand scored three tries in the final 11 minutes to beat Wales 34-16 and complete a sweep of victories on its end-of-season tour on Saturday.

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  • Biden announces new aid for Syrian refugees

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan emerged from a nearly four-hour meeting Saturday, offering no indication that the U.S. and Turkey had bridged their differences about how to deal with Islamic State fighters or Syrian President Bashar Assad.

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  • France's Sarkozy wants EU to lose half its powers

    PARIS/BORDEAUX (Reuters) - The European Union must hand back half of its powers, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy said on Saturday, stepping up his criticism of the 28-nation bloc as he seeks to be elected head of France's conservative party next week. Just a few weeks after he called for…

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  • South Africa beats Italy 22-6 to stay perfect

    PADUA, Italy (AP) — South Africa remained unbeaten against Italy in toughing out a 22-6 win at Stadio Euganeo on Saturday.

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  • Bodies of Armenian pilots removed from helicopter crash site

    YEREVAN (Reuters) - The bodies of three pilots have been removed from a crash site in a special military operation after their helicopter from a region controlled by ethnic Armenians was shown down by Azeri forces earlier this month, officials from the region said. The downing of the helicopter was…

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  • Plague outbreak kills 40 people in Madagascar

    JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A plague outbreak has killed 40 people on the island nation of Madagascar, with 119 people diagnosed with the bacterial disease since August.

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  • Influx of cheap Peruvian quinoa riles Bolivia

    LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — International demand for quinoa continues to boom, and that's fueling an increasingly bitter commercial feud between Bolivia and Peru, the two main producers of the Andean "superfood."

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  • Jury orders Irish man to pay $2M over ethanol deal

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A wealthy Irish investor must pay $2 million in damages to an Iowa doctor who was cut out of a major ethanol development in eastern Europe, a jury ruled Friday.

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  • Ciganda, Granada tied for lead at LPGA finale

    NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — Michelle Wie suddenly is in a position to consider a million ways how a great year can get even better.

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  • China, Europe chase growth amid global slowdown

    BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank unexpectedly slashed interest rates on Friday to re-energize the world's No. 2 economy, joining a growing list of major economies that are trying to encourage growth in the face of a global slowdown.

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  • 'Beat up' England eager for Samoa, says Rowntree

    London (AFP) - England forwards coach Graham Rowntree said the side had been "beating themselves up" ahead of Saturday's clash against Samoa at Twickenham as they seek a first win of the November international campaign.

    AFP
  • Ukraine's Facebook revolution, 1 year later

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's revolution began with a status update on Facebook.

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  • Biden urges Russia to uphold east Ukraine truce

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden criticized Russia on Friday for its role in eastern Ukraine, urging Moscow to uphold a cease-fire in the war-torn region as he visited Kiev on the anniversary of the country's anti-government protests.

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