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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Now playing in different countries, Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo still find ways to inspire one another to new heights.

Ronaldo captured the attention of the soccer world on Tuesday when he scored a hat trick to lead...Read more

ALPHONSE ISLAND, Seychelles (AP) — A British-led marine scientific mission off the Seychelles succeeded on Thursday in retrieving a key underwater drone from the sea bed, where it had fallen after its cable was cut two days ago.

The camera-carrying...Read more

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — A couple of teenagers are shaking things up at the BNP Paribas Open.

Bianca Andreescu, an 18-year-old Canadian, routed two-time major champion Garbine Muguruza 6-0, 6-1 in 52 minutes Wednesday to reach the semifinals....Read more

SHAH ALAM, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's attorney-general ordered the murder case to proceed against a Vietnamese woman accused in the killing of the estranged half brother of North Korea's leader, prosecutors said in court Thursday.

Prosecutor Iskandar...Read more

PARIS (AP) — Four activist groups have launched legal action to try to take the French state to court for not doing enough to fight climate change.

Greenpeace, Oxfam and two French environmental groups hope for an eventual court ruling requiring France...Read more

The mastermind of a wide-ranging college admissions scandal set up a charity that wove a deep web of deception and fraud to mask bribes and payoffs, funneling millions of dollars through the tax-exempt organization under the nose of U.S. officials, according to prosecutors...Read more

PARIS (AP) — France doesn't see an unusually large number of aviation disasters, but its plane crash investigators are world famous.

The French air accident investigation authority, known by its French acronym BEA, is now handling the analysis of the...Read more

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian court has upheld an earlier ruling to keep a former U.S. Marine in a Moscow jail for three more months as he faces espionage charges.

Michigan resident Paul Whelan, who also holds British, Irish and Canadian citizenship, was...Read more

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on Nigeria school building collapse (all times local):

1:35 p.m.

A Nigerian official says search efforts have been halted a day after a school building collapsed in Lagos with an unknown number of...Read more

LONGMONT, Colo. (AP) — National Guard troops used specialized vehicles with tank-like treads to rescue stranded drivers in Colorado in the wake of a massive late-winter storm that unleashed heavy rain and snow on parts of the Midwest plains early Thursday....Read more