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Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in town mayoral race

Joe Arpaio loses 3rd comeback bid in town mayoral race

PHOENIX (AP) — Joe Arpaio, the 90-year-old former Arizona sheriff who was a once powerful figure in Republican politics but was ousted nearly six years ago amid frustration over his headline-grabbing tactics and legal troubles, was defeated Wednesday

South Africa to charge 14 miners with the rapes of 8 women

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African prosecutors have charged seven self-employed miners with the rapes of eight women nearly two weeks ago in Krugersdorp, west of Johannesburg.
Iranian operative charged in plot to murder John Bolton

Iranian operative charged in plot to murder John Bolton

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Iranian operative has been charged in a plot to murder former Trump administration national security adviser John Bolton in presumed retaliation for a U.S.
Serena's Legacy: Plenty of wins, plenty of stands on issues

Serena's Legacy: Plenty of wins, plenty of stands on issues

A couple of days before Serena Williams claimed the 22nd of her 23 Grand Slam singles titles at Wimbledon in 2016 , she was asked what she makes of it when people refer to her as one of history's greatest female athletes.
FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar 1 day earlier

FIFA looks to start World Cup in Qatar 1 day earlier

GENEVA (AP) — The World Cup in Qatar could start one day earlier than scheduled with FIFA looking at a plan to let the host nation play Ecuador on Nov. 20, a person familiar with the proposal told The Associated Press on Wednesday.
Stranded whale euthanized after removal from French river

Stranded whale euthanized after removal from French river

PARIS (AP) — A beluga whale that captured French hearts when it showed up in the Seine River had to be euthanized Wednesday after it was successfully removed from the French waterway, authorities said.

Greece: Dozens missing after migrant boat sinks

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say a major search and rescue operation has been launched east of the island of Karpathos after a boat reportedly carrying dozens of migrants sank during the night.
Omar ekes out House primary win over centrist in Minnesota

Omar ekes out House primary win over centrist in Minnesota

WASHINGTON (AP) — Minnesota Rep.
Michels wins Wisconsin GOP governor primary, will face Evers

Michels wins Wisconsin GOP governor primary, will face Evers

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Tim Michels, a wealthy businessman endorsed by former President Donald Trump, won the Republican primary for Wisconsin governor on Tuesday and will face Democratic Gov.
Beaned Little League batter rises to console upset pitcher

Beaned Little League batter rises to console upset pitcher

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Little League batter rose from a beaning to console the upset pitcher in a dramatic scene at a Little League regional tournament game Tuesday in Waco, Texas.