The AP Interview: Estonian PM says Russia is not weary of war

The AP Interview: Estonian PM says Russia is not weary of war

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) – The West should not underestimate Russia’s military capabilities in Ukraine, Estonia’s leader told The Associated Press, saying that as the war enters its fifth month, Moscow’s forces are in it for the long haul. Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas said in an interview Wednesday that Europe should ensure that those committing … Read more

EXPLAINER: Why Sri Lanka’s economy collapsed and what’s next

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) – Sri Lanka’s prime minister says the island nation’s debt-laden economy has “collapsed”. as it runs out of money to pay for food and fuel. Short of cash to pay for imports of such necessities and already defaulting on its debt, it is seeking help from neighboring India and China and … Read more

Gucci unveils ‘HaHaHa’ collaboration with Harry Styles

MILAN (AP) – By Monday’s fourth and final day of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next spring and summer, designers seemed to have understood the assignment. Looks appeared more weather appropriate than on the weekend, as soaring temperatures provided a reminder that warm-weather dressing can mean covered, but in a relaxed way that accommodates … Read more

‘Elvis’ and Austin Butler feel the temperature rising: Review

On the day of Austin Butler’s final screen test for “Elvis,” director Baz Luhrmann threw everything at him. Butler had spent five months building up to that moment, workshopping the role with Luhrmann, doing hair and make-up tests, rehearsing the songs. Against the odds, Butler had emerged as the unlikely favorite to land the role … Read more

William at 40: A milestone birthday in a life under scrutiny

LONDON (AP) – The world watched as Prince William grew from a towheaded schoolboy to a dashing air-sea rescue pilot to a balding father of three. But as he turns 40 on Tuesday, William is making the biggest change yet: assuming an increasingly central role in the royal family as he prepares for his eventual … Read more

UK rail strike strands commuters, pits workers against govt

LONDON (AP) – Tens of thousands of railway workers walked off the job in Britain on Tuesday, bringing the train network to a crawl in the country’s biggest transit strike for three decades – and a potential precursor to a summer of labor discontent. About 40,000 cleaners, signalers, maintenance workers and station staff held a … Read more

Deshaun Watson settles 20 civil suits, faces NFL suspension

HOUSTON (AP) – Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson’s decision to settle 20 of 24 civil lawsuits for sexual misconduct may not dissuade the NFL from giving him a lengthy suspension, a person familiar with the league’s investigation told the Associated Press on Tuesday. Watson has been accused by massage therapists of harassing, assaulting or touching … Read more