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France and Germany in rare early meeting at Euro 2020MUNICH (AP) — France and Germany usually play each other in the latter stages of major soccer tournaments. Not this time. The teams will meet in the group stage of a European Championship or World Cup for the first time on Tuesday when they open their Euro 2020 campaigns in Munich.
Critical entities targeted in suspected Chinese cyber spyingRICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A cyberespionage campaign blamed on China was more sweeping than previously known, with suspected state-backed hackers exploiting a device meant to boost internet security to penetrate the computers of critical U.S.1
Reality Winner, NSA contractor in leak case, out of prisonWASHINGTON (AP) — A former government contractor who was given the longest federal prison sentence imposed for leaks to the news media has been released from prison to home confinement, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.1
Eriksen's teammates to 'play for Christian' at Euro 2020COPENHAGEN (AP) — Christian Eriksen had a simple message for his Denmark teammates when he spoke to them from the hospital for the first time following his collapse at the European Championship. ”He told us to look forward, and to look forward to the game on Thursday,” Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg said Monday.
Analysis: Why so many 1st-time women's Slam champs in Paris?It started with Garbiñe Muguruza beating Serena Williams in the 2016 French Open final. Jelena Ostapenko's triumph came in 2017. Then, the following year, the woman Ostapenko beat for the title at Roland Garros, Simona Halep, had her moment.
Choreographed move gives Colombia 1-0 win at Copa AmericaCUIABA, Brazil (AP) — A surprising choreographed move gave Colombia a 1-0 win against Ecuador on Sunday in its first match of Copa America. Edwin Cardona was the scored the winner at the Arena Pantanal in Cuiabá in the 42nd minute of a tense game.
Stewart scores 22, Storm beat shorthanded Sun 89-66UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Breanna Stewart had 22 points, nine rebounds and five assists to help the Seattle Storm beat the Connecticut Sun 89-66 on Sunday. Stewart made 4 of 5 from 3-point range for the Storm (10-2), who improved their lead atop the WNBA standings over the second-place Sun (8-3).
Buehler, Betts propel Dodgers to 5-3 win over RangersLOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts knows he's struggling. He still homered and scored three runs. The Dodgers' bullpen let six straight Rangers reach base and allowed three runs in the ninth. Kenley Jansen still got three gritty outs with the bases loaded to end it.
Journalists demanding more action against online harassmentNEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press' recent firing of a young reporter for what she said on Twitter has somewhat unexpectedly turned company and industry attention to the flip side of social media engagement — the online abuse that many journalists face routinely.
Pato O'Ward charges to win, dedicates it to injured teammateDETROIT (AP) — Pato O'Ward closed an emotional weekend for Arrow McLaren SP by becoming IndyCar's first repeat winner of the season with a victory dedicated to his injured teammate. Felix Rosenqvist was injured a violent crash in the first race of the doubleheader weekend and hospitalized overnight.
NBA disciplines security guard from Durant-Tucker skirmishMILWAUKEE (AP) — The NBA has disciplined the Brooklyn Nets security guard who went on the Fiserv Forum court and appeared to shove P.J. Tucker during a confrontation between the Milwaukee forward and Nets star Kevin Durant on Thursday.
Stroman, Lindor lead Mets past slumping Padres 4-1NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman pitched one-run ball into the seventh inning, Francisco Lindor hit an early two-run homer and the New York Mets beat the slumping San Diego Padres 4-1 Saturday. Stroman (6-4) pitched 6 1/3 innings, allowing six hits and walking one while tying a season high with eight strikeouts.
Lochte, chastened by misdeeds, takes aim at 5th OlympicsOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ryan Lochte knows what people think of him. He’s eager to make them forget the worst. The swimmer who embarrassed himself and the U.S. five years ago in Rio de Janeiro is seeking to make a record-tying fifth Olympic team.