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In this Aug. 19, 2016, file photo, Welterweight Conor McGregor flexes and yells on the scale during the weigh-in for his Saturday mixed martial arts match against Nate Diaz in UFC 202, in Las Vegas.

Conor McGregor to fight in UFC’s New York debut Nov. 12

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Conor McGregor will fight for Eddie Alvarez's lightweight title in the UFC's debut in New York. The mixed martial arts promotion...
Flowers and mementos adorn a makeshift memorial honoring the late golf great Arnold Palmer at Palmer's parking spot at the Golf Channel studios in Orlando, Fla., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

Arnold Palmer’s legacy overshadows the Ryder Cup

BY DOUG FERGUSON CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — The flag at half-staff over Hazeltine National was enough to take the edge off the Ryder Cup. Arnold Palmer...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump answers a question during the presidential debate with Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016

Responding to Trump, China says committed to Korea stability

BEIJING (AP) — China said Tuesday it is making every effort to ensure stability on the Korean Peninsula, responding to implications from U.S. presidential...
This Sept. 21, 2016, file photo shows Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, right, meeting United Nations General Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, at U.N. headquarters.

Failure to get Syria cease-fire stole spotlight at UN

BY EDITH M. LEDERER UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The failed attempt by the U.S. and Russia to revive a cease-fire in Syria stole the spotlight...
Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal, center, shares a laugh with Khalid Al-Falih Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources of Saudi Arabia, left, as they stand for a group photo with Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, Minister of Energy and Industry of Qatar, prior to the opening of the 15th International Energy Forum Ministerial meeting in Algiers, Algeria, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Iran dims hopes for deal on output freeze this week

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Iran is playing down hopes of a deal among oil-exporting countries meeting in Algeria this week to limit production and...
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shake hands during the presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016.

‘Dramatic slowing’ seen in global trade, as rhetoric rises

BY JAMEY KEATEN GENEVA (AP) — World trade is weakening to its slowest pace since 2009 amid a groundswell of anti-globalization sentiment, a watchdog warned...
A woman walks past a display of the Hang Seng Index at a bank in Hong Kong Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Global stocks up as traders follow US presidential debate

BY JOE McDONALD BEIJING (AP) — Global stock markets were higher Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald...
In this May 17, 1996, file photo, the new Miss Universe Alicia Machado of Venezuela reacts as she is crowned by the 1995 winner Chelsi Smith at the Miss Universe competition in Las Vegas

Clinton at debate: Trump called Miss Universe ‘Miss Piggy’

NEW YORK (AP) — A former Miss Universe was the unlikely topic of conversation at the first presidential debate between Republican Donald Trump and...