War and unrest

Argentinian superstar Lionel Messi arrives at the team's hotel in Tel Aviv, Israel, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019, day ahead of a friendly soccer match against Uruguay. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
November 17, 2019 - 3:07 pm
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Soccer superstar Lionel Messi finally arrived in sports-crazed Israel on Sunday, after a Palestinian protest campaign derailed his previous visit and the latest round of cross-border fighting in Gaza threatened to scare him off once again. Messi and his Argentine teammates...
Read More
A man places an American flag outside the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019, the first anniversary of the shooting at the synagogue that killed 11 worshippers. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
October 28, 2019 - 8:18 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have held a moment of silence to commemorate the first anniversary of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. Team President Art Rooney II said that Monday night's remembrance before the start of the Pittsburgh-Miami game was in honor of the victims...
Read More
FILE - In this Saturday, Sept.21, 2019 file photo, Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between AC Milan and Inter Milan, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy. The Italian soccer federation is considering employing an advanced listening device used in anti-terrorism operations to identify fans who sing racist chants. Federation president Gabriele Gravina has detailed "a passive radar device that uses directional microphones to determine the source of the noise." (AP Photo/Luca Bruno, File)
October 22, 2019 - 6:58 am
ROME (AP) — After five cases of racist chants in eight rounds of Serie A, the Italian soccer federation is considering employing advanced listening devices used in anti-terrorism operations to identify offending fans. Federation president Gabriele Gravina has detailed "a passive radar device that...
Read More
The custom first-responder cleats New York Mets slugger Pete Alonso used in a game on Sept. 11 are shown at the 9/11 Museum in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019. Alonso presented the equipment to museum President Alice M. Greenwald. Alonso said "it means the world" that the memorial wanted the gear for its permanent collection. (AP Photo/Jake Seiner)
October 01, 2019 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mets slugger Pete Alonso visited the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday to donate the custom cleats and baseball bat honoring first responders that he used in a game on the 18th anniversary of the terrorist attacks. Alonso presented the equipment to museum...
Read More
Pakistani cricket fans celebrate the Pakistan--Sri Lanka cricket series outside the National stadium in Karachi, Pakistan, Monday, Sept. 30, 2019. Karachi's 10-year long wait to host a one-day international finally ended on Monday as Pakistan won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka in the second ODI. (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)
September 30, 2019 - 8:16 pm
KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) — The return of limited-overs international cricket to Pakistan after a 10-year absence following a terrorist attack targeting a foreign team has coincided with a renewed plea from the country's cricket chief to recommence full, in-bound tours. Pakistan had a 67-run victory...
Read More
A member of the New York City Fire Department greets New York Mets' Pete Alonso during a Sept. 11, 2001, tribute before the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 12, 2019 - 12:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso has been full of surprises during a memorable rookie season with the Mets. For fans in his new home city, his gesture Wednesday night might be the biggest home run yet. Alonso coordinated the purchase and production of custom 9/11 cleats for Mets players to wear on the...
Read More
New York Mets' Brandon Nimmo (9) and Todd Frazier (21) celebrate at the plate after Frazier's solo home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 11, 2019 - 10:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier and Jeff McNeil each homered twice, helping the surging New York Mets stun Diamondbacks ace Robbie Ray and beat Arizona 9-0 Wednesday night. The Mets (75-70) have won the first three games of the pivotal four-game series to move past the Diamondbacks (75-71) in the race...
Read More
Cameron players react after a VAR decision that ruled out Cameroon's Ajara Nchout's goal for offside during the Women's World Cup round of 16 soccer match between England and Cameroon at the Stade du Hainaut stadium in Valenciennes, France, Sunday, June 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
June 24, 2019 - 10:43 am
VALENCIENNES, France (AP) — After all the rage and rebellion in the stadium, England players received a far more convivial reception back at their hotel they shared with Cameroon. It came remarkably from Cameroon supporters who were far more graceful than some of their dissenting national team...
Read More
Soldiers of French anti terrorist plan "Vigipirate Mission", secure the area, near the site of a suspected bomb attack in central Lyon, Friday May, 24, 2019. A small explosion Friday on a busy street in the French city of Lyon lightly injured several people, local officials said. (AP Photo/Sebastien Erome)
May 24, 2019 - 4:51 pm
LYON, France (AP) — A "low force" blast hit a busy pedestrian street Friday in the French city of Lyon, injuring seven people as it shattered the glass from a refrigerated shop cooler in a bakery, a local official said. France's anti-terrorist office opened an inquiry into the blast and the anti-...
Read More
Jimmie Johnson stands by his race car for the Coca-Cola 600 NASCAR Cup series auto race during a news conference in Concord, N.C., Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The car includes the name of fallen soldier Army Sgt. Richard Donlan on the windshield. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
May 14, 2019 - 3:43 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson is going camouflage for the Coca-Cola 600 on Memorial Day weekend to honor those who died while serving in the military. Johnson unveiled a military-themed camouflage paint scheme Tuesday with the name of a fallen soldier written across the front windshield of...
Read More

Pages