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July 22, 2018


French investigators raid home of Macron's ex-bodyguard

PARIS — French investigators on Saturday raided the house of one of French President Emmanuel Macron’s former top security aides, a man who was caught on camera beating a young protester in May. Alexandre Benalla’s involvement in the beating and questions about the government’s handling of the affair is turning into Macron’s biggest political crisis

Chinese leader arrives for Africa visit as US interest wanes

DAKAR, Senegal — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world’s second most populous continent. This is Xi’s first trip abroad since he was appointed to a

2 people seriously injured in rollover crash

WEST BRIDGEWATER, Mass. — Two people have been seriously injured in a Massachusetts rollover single-car crash. Police say a car was driving in West Bridgewater on Saturday morning when it lost control and exited a roadway, re-entered it and rolled over. A 27-year-old driver from Brockton and 25-year-old passenger from Whitman were transported to Good

‘Glamping’ makes camping much less in-tents

House Beautiful published a list of the “20 best places to go glamping in the U.S.” last week — most located in the western half of the country, many in California. “Camping doesn’t have to be so … in tents,” the homes publication wrote. Since “glamping” came along, the words “camping” and “tents” don’t need

Cardinals pitcher Carlos Martinez on DL with oblique injury

CHICAGO — The St. Louis Cardinals placed right-hander Carlos Martinez on the 10-day disabled list before Saturday’s doubleheader against the Chicago Cubs. Martinez, who has dropped his last two starts, has a right oblique strain. The move is retroactive to Friday, a day after Martinez struggled through five innings in a 9-6 loss to the

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