Pollsters project Macron on course to dominate parliament

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron pick up ballots before voting in the first round of the two-stage legislative elections in Le Touquet, northern France, Sunday, June 11, 2017. French voters are choosing legislators in the first round of parliamentary...

Across US, thousands rallying and marching for LGBT rights

Equality March for Unity and Pride participants march past the White House in Washington, Sunday, June 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) WASHINGTON (AP) — In the nation’s capital, and dozens of other cities across the U.S., supporters of LGBT rights mobilized for...

Preds defenseman Ryan Ellis skates before Game 6

Nashville Predators’ Roman Josi, left, P.K. Subban, center, and Mattias Ekholm, right, sit on the bench during the third period in Game 5 of the team’s NHL hockey Stanley Cup Final against the Pittsburgh Penguins, Thursday, June 8, 2017, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene...

Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

AP Photo/Charles Dharapak DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis...

Fear of losing blueberry growers as prices drop, crop soars

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Members of Maine’s agriculture industry and state government fear the possibility of losing blueberry growers due to a depression in prices that has made growing the beloved crop a less reliable way to make a living. Wild blueberries are a Maine...

Competition for offshore wind ramps up in Massachusetts

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts’ bid to become the nation’s leader in offshore wind power is ramping up. The state’s electric utilities – National Grid, Eversource and Unitil – are slated to release by June 30 their requirements for projects...

Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

President Donald Trump boards Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Friday, June 9, 2017. Trump is scheduled to spend the weekend at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in for...

Perfect 10: Nadal routs Wawrinka for record 10th French Open

Spain’s Rafael Nadal holds the cup after defeating Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka in their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Paris. Nadal has won his record 10th French Open title, beating No. 3 Stan...

MLB DRAFT: Twins hoping for more Mauer magic with No. 1 pick

FILE – In this Wednesday, June 7, 2017, file photo, Minnesota Twins’ Joe Mauer watches the path of his RBIn single as Seattle Mariners catcher Mike Zunino looks on in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Seattle. The Twins have the No. 1 pick in the MLB draft for...

The Latest: Rafael Nadal wins record 10th French Open

The winner’s trophy is seen in the background as Spain’s Rafael Nadal plays a shot against Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka during their men’s final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Sunday, June 11,...