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Tour company Thomas Cook ceases trading, bookings cancelled

LONDON — British tour operator Thomas Cook has ceased trading and all its hundreds of thousands of bookings cancelled after the firm failed to secure rescue funding. The Civil Aviation Authority announced the film's collapse early Monday.
Emmys open with Homer Simpson, early 'Maisel' wins

Emmys open with Homer Simpson, early 'Maisel' wins

LOS ANGELES — The Emmy Awards opened without a host as promised Sunday, with Homer Simpson, Anthony Anderson and Bryan Cranston sharing the show's kick-off duties and Ben Stiller taking jabs from Bob Newhart.
In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL

In cryptic tweet, Antonio Brown appears to retire from NFL

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Antonio Brown went on a Twitter rant on his first NFL Sunday without a team, announcing he was done for good with the league that exiled him.
Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Gantz for prime minister

Arab lawmakers in Israel endorse Gantz for prime minister

JERUSALEM — The Arab bloc in Israel's parliament abandoned its usual hands-off stance Sunday and endorsed former military chief Benny Gantz for prime minister, potentially giving him the edge over hard-line incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu.
Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened

Iran asks West to leave Persian Gulf as tensions heightened

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president called Sunday on Western powers to leave the security of the Persian Gulf to regional nations led by Tehran, criticizing a new U.S.
4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

4 Chinese tourists killed in Utah bus accident identified

PANGUITCH, Utah — Authorities on Saturday identified the four Chinese tourists killed in a bus crash in southern Utah, and the tour group is dispatching employees from China to help those injured.
Albania quake has 340 aftershocks, people afraid to go home

Albania quake has 340 aftershocks, people afraid to go home

TIRANA, Albania — Fear and safety hazards kept many residents of Albania's capital of Tirana and the port city of Durres out of their homes Sunday after an earthquake the day before injured 105 people and damaged hundreds of buildings.
Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street fires

Hong Kong protesters trample Chinese flag, set street fires

HONG KONG — Protesters in Hong Kong trampled a Chinese flag, vandalized two subway stations and set at least two street fires on Sunday, as pro-democracy demonstrations took a violent turn once again.
Pakistan bus crash kills 26; brakes fail on mountain road

Pakistan bus crash kills 26; brakes fail on mountain road

ISLAMABAD — A bus crash in northern Pakistan killed 26 people Sunday after its brakes failed on a winding mountain road, police said.
AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meeting

AP interview: Colombia to denounce Maduro at UN meeting

BOGOTA — Colombia's president compared Nicolás Maduro to Serbian war criminal Slobodan Milosevic as he goes on a diplomatic offensive to corral the Venezuelan socialist, warning that he would be making a "stupid" mistake if he were to attack his U.S.