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Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge. The 25-foot (7.
Olympic figure skating medallist  Denis Ten killed

Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten killed

MOSCOW — Olympic figure skating medallist Denis Ten was killed Thursday, and prosecutors in Kazakhstan said they were treating the case as murder.
Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris

Video emerges of Macron bodyguard beating protester in Paris

PARIS — A video showing one of French President Emmanuel Macron's security chiefs beating a student demonstrator, until now cloaked in secrecy, drew fierce public backlash Thursday over what is seen as mild punishment and a possible coverup .
'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

LOS ANGELES — The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million.
Comcast drops Fox bid, paving way for sale to Disney

Comcast drops Fox bid, paving way for sale to Disney

NEW YORK — Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men.
Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

Sex abuse victims join hands, accept courage award at ESPYs

LOS ANGELES — More than 140 survivors of sexual abuse by a former team doctor for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University joined hands on stage to be honoured with the Arthur Ashe Award for Courage at the ESPYs.

Belgium airspace closed for 2 hours over technical glitch

BRUSSELS — Belgium's airspace was closed off for landings and departures for about two hours on Thursday afternoon because of a technical glitch in the data system of the air safety control centre .
US deporting crime victims while they wait for special visa

US deporting crime victims while they wait for special visa

For victims of crime on U.S. soil who are living here illegally, a special visa program encourages them to help solve their cases and catch criminals, and often provides their only clear path to citizenship.
After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple

After rescue, soccer boys pray for protection at Thai temple

CHIANG RAI, Thailand — The youth soccer teammates rescued from a flooded cave began their first day back home with their families Thursday by going to a Buddhist temple to pray for protection from misfortunes.
Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

Spain: Judge drops extradition bids for 6 Catalan fugitives

MADRID — A Spanish Supreme Court judge on Thursday dropped extradition requests for six politicians wanted on rebellion charges for their roles in promoting independence for Spain's Catalonia region, including former regional president Carles Puigdem