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Djokovic leaves Australia after losing deportation appeal

Djokovic leaves Australia after losing deportation appeal

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic left Australia on Sunday evening after losing his final bid to avoid deportation and play in the Australian Open despite being unvaccinated for COVID-19. A court earlier unanimously dismissed the No.

Ex-Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita dies at 76

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Former Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, who took office in a landmark election held after a destabilizing coup only to be ousted in another military takeover nearly seven years later, has died. He was 76.
No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

No title defense for No. 1: Djokovic deported from Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Instead of starting the defense of his Australian Open title on Monday, Novak Djokovic was on his way home, a stunning and unprecedented end to his run of success at Melbourne Park.
Chinese city lifts some restrictions after 3-week lockdown

Chinese city lifts some restrictions after 3-week lockdown

BEIJING (AP) — State media are reporting the Chinese city of Xi’an has gradually begun lifting restrictions after over three weeks of lockdown as authorities sought to stamp out a local outbreak.
FBI: Hostage taker was not focused on Jewish community

FBI: Hostage taker was not focused on Jewish community

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — The FBI says the man who held hostages for hours inside a Texas synagogue was specifically focused on an issue not directly connected to the Jewish community.
Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation case in Australia

Verdict soon in Djokovic's deportation case in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A court hearing for tennis star Novak Djokovic’s appeal against deportation in Australia ended Sunday and a verdict was expected within hours.
University of Michigan removes Schlissel as school president

University of Michigan removes Schlissel as school president

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Mark Schlissel has been removed as president of the University of Michigan due to an alleged "inappropriate relationship with a university employee," the school said Saturday on its website.
Jamaica arrests ex-Haiti senator sought in leader's slaying

Jamaica arrests ex-Haiti senator sought in leader's slaying

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti's National Police said Saturday that a former senator sought in the July 7 killing of President Jovenel Moïse has been arrested in Jamaica.
Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

Volcano erupts in Pacific, West Coast under tsunami advisory

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — An undersea volcano erupted in spectacular fashion Saturday near the Pacific nation of Tonga, sending large tsunami waves crashing across the shore and people rushing to higher ground.

Announcers fired for mocking weight of high school athletes

HOULTON, Maine (AP) — Two radio announcers calling a Maine high school girl's basketball game were fired after they mocked players for being overweight.