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Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

Dubai denies there were plans for R. Kelly concert

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Dubai's government on Sunday forcefully denied a claim by R&B singer R.
Jordan Peele's 'Us' scares up $70.3M debut

Jordan Peele's 'Us' scares up $70.3M debut

NEW YORK — Jordan Peele has done it again. Two years after the filmmaker's "Get Out" became a box-office sensation, his frightening follow-up, "Us," debuted with $70.3 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday.
UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

UK PM May faces heavy pressure to step down to save Brexit

LONDON — Embattled Prime Minister Theresa May was scrambling Sunday to win over adversaries to her Brexit withdrawal plan as key Cabinet ministers denied media reports that they were plotting to oust her.
Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challenge

Cyclone death toll above 750; fighting disease new challenge

BEIRA, Mozambique — Cyclone Idai's death toll has risen above 750 in the three southern African countries hit 10 days ago by the storm, as workers restore electricity, water and try to prevent outbreak of cholera, authorities said Sunday.
Philly chilly in September, so nude bike ride set for August

Philly chilly in September, so nude bike ride set for August

PHILADELPHIA — Naked bicyclists say they were so cold riding around Philadelphia last September that this year they'll do it in August.

Powerball jackpot now $750M after no winning ticket drawn

DES MOINES, Iowa — Lottery officials say the Powerball jackpot has ballooned to $750 million after no ticket matched all six numbers in the most recent drawing. The numbers drawn Saturday night are 24, 25, 52, 60 and 66, with a Powerball of 5.
Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour 50 mosque dead

Thousands attend New Zealand vigil to honour 50 mosque dead

CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand — Thousands of people gathered in the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday to listen to prayers, songs and speeches at a vigil to remember the 50 people killed in a terrorist attack on two mosques.

Another cyclone bears down on northwest Australian coast

SYDNEY, Australia — Residents of Australia's northwest coast were bracing for a torrid night of fierce winds and heavy rain on Sunday as the country's second major cyclone of the weekend slowly wound toward land.

Blast kills 8 children collecting scrap metal in Sudan

CAIRO — Sudanese officials say eight children have been killed in an explosion near a military facility where they were searching for scrap metal to resell.
Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

HELSINKI — Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high wi