Infantino says ‘crisis is over’ as FIFA gets 1st female No 2

MEXICO CITY (AP) — FIFA’s corruption crisis was declared to be over by President Gianni Infantino on Friday as the scandal-battered governing body broke new ground by appointing a Senegalese United Nations official as its first female and first non-European secretary...

Former House Speaker To Participate In Xavier Graduation

CINCINNATI (AP) — Former House Speaker John Boehner (BAY’-nur) will be honored by his alma mater during Xavier University commencement ceremonies. The school in Cincinnati says the 1977 business administration graduate will receive the Charles P. Gallagher Leadership...

Storing babies’ blood samples pits privacy versus science

AP Photo/Michael Conroy INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Two-day-old Ellie Bailey squirms in a hospital bassinet and cries as her tiny left heel is squeezed and then pricked with a needle to draw a blood sample. An Indianapolis hospital technician quickly saturates six circles on a...

Trump: Amazon’s Bezos uses Washington Post to avoid taxes

AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump says Amazon founder and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos is using his newspaper to help the online retailer avoid taxes. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee tells Fox News that Bezos is “using The...

Ken Loach, back in Cannes, again plumbs pain of inequality

AP Photo/Joel Ryan CANNES, France (AP) — Cannes, with yachts moored off the French coast and luxury boutiques lining its famous seafront, is an odd place for a proud socialist to call home. But Ken Loach, the 79-year-old British director, has had 12 films in competition at...

Warriors rest up and gear up to face Thunder in West finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry surprised coach Steve Kerr with how quickly he found his groove the past two games after returning from a right knee injury, even with a few more misses than usual for the MVP. Now, Curry and the Golden State Warriors push into the...

Harvest season for biggest US producer of baby eels wraps up

AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The nation’s biggest producer of valuable baby eels is nearing the close of a much more productive harvesting season. The state’s baby eels, called elvers or glass eels, are a major fishery because they are prized...

ABBA Bjorn: ‘Waterloo’ still good enough to win Eurovision

STOCKHOLM (AP) — With a more modern production and without platform shoes, ABBA could have been a strong contender at the Eurovision Song Contest even now, former band member Bjoern Ulvaeus says. The Swedish disco quartet won the 1974 competition with...

Meghan Trainor laughs off ‘Tonight Show’ fall

NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor is taking things in stride after losing her balance and falling at the end of a performance on Thursday night’s “Tonight Show.” As she turned around to face the audience following her performance of her new single, “Me...

Reyes banned through May under MLB domestic violence policy

NEW YORK (AP) — Colorado Rockies shortstop Jose Reyes was suspended through May 31 on Friday, the second player penalized under Major League Baseball’s new domestic violence policy. Reyes agreed to the punishment and won’t appeal, the commissioner’s office...