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Tennis association, player who fell settle liability lawsuit

NEW YORK — The United States Tennis Association and popular Canadian player Eugenie Bouchard reached a settlement in her liability lawsuit on Friday, ending a trial at which she testified about slipping and falling on a wet locker room floor at the 2
EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt

EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to halt

NICOSIA, Cyprus — The European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked a rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas.
US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

US tightens sanctions on North Korean shipping

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration escalated pressure on North Korea Friday by slapping sanctions on scores of companies and ships accused of illicit trading with the pariah nation. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said the U.S.
EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budget

EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budget

BRUSSELS — European Union leaders are unlikely to agree this year on a new multiyear budget that will plug a huge funding gap caused by Britain's departure from the bloc, European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday.
HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

HBO biopic about Penn State's Joe Paterno premieres April 7

NEW YORK — An HBO biopic starring Al Pacino as late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno will premiere April 7. HBO tweeted the premiere date Friday, along with a trailer to the film directed by Barry Levinson.
EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

EU official says UK seems delusional over post-Brexit ties

BRUSSELS — A top European Union official says Britain's view of its future ties with the EU after Brexit seems delusional. European Council President Donald Tusk said Friday that "if the media reports are correct, I am afraid that the U.K.

Bank halts NRA credit card, car rental firm ends discount

LINCOLN, Neb. — The nation's largest privately-owned bank holding company and a major car rental chain said Thursday they will stop promotions aimed at National Rifle Association members.
Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote

Trump again criticizes ailing McCain over health care vote

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump renewed his criticism of John McCain for the senator's dramatic thumbs-down deciding vote last year against the GOP health care repeal.
CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

CDC seeking $400 million to replace lab for deadliest germs

NEW YORK — Thirteen years after building a state-of-the-art lab for the world's most dangerous germs, the nation's top public health agency is asking for more than $400 million to build a new one.
Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses

JUBA, South Sudan — The witness accounts remain appalling. One South Sudanese man returned home after hiding from government soldiers to find they had blinded his mother, gouging out her eyes with spears.