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  • Australian Open at a glance

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Sunday: Weather: Sunny, high of 22 Celsius (72 Fahrenheit). Attendance: Day: 43,835; Night: 17,291. Total: 61,126. Men’s Seeded Winners: No. 2 Rafael Nadal, No.…

  • Norway frees Iraq cleric after prison term for death threats

    HELSINKI (AP) — An Iraqi-born cleric convicted of making death threats against a Norwegian politician and intimidating witnesses has walked free from prison. Mullah Krekar, a 58-year-old Kurd known as Najmaddin Faraj Ahmad, served nearly…

  • Emotional or not, Kyrgios puts on a show at Aussie Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios knows how to entertain a crowd. He hits shots between his legs and around the net posts. He smashes rackets. He argues with the chair umpire and interacts with…

  • Egypt: Police, protesters clash on anniversary of uprising

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt tightened security in Cairo and other cities Sunday as police moved to break up scattered protests marking the anniversary of the 2011 uprising that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak, killing three protesters,…

  • After dove debacle, Vatican makes balloons new peace symbol

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Dove lovers, rejoice. Balloons, not doves, were released as a gesture of peace Sunday in St. Peter’s Square, a year after an attack by a seagull and a crow on the…

  • Turkish president in Somalia to launch development projects

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Under tight security Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Sunday launched development projects sponsored by his government including an airport terminal in the Somali capital, Mogadishu. Hundreds of soldiers were deployed across…

  • 30 Filipino police commandos killed in clash with rebels

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine town mayor says more than 30 police commandos have been killed in a clash with Muslim rebels while hunting a top terror suspect in the south. It was the…

  • Kyrgios to meet Murray in in Australian Open quarterfinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — He upset Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon, and followed up Sunday by beating the guy who ousted Roger Federer at the Australian Open. Next up for Nick Kyrgios is a quarterfinal against…

  • Hargin wins men’s World Cup slalom for 1st career victory

    KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) — Mattias Hargin of Sweden won a men’s World Cup slalom on Sunday for his first career victory. Third after the opening leg, Hargin used a flawless second run to finish in…

  • Ukraine: Phone calls prove rebels attacked city, killed 30

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s leader says intercepted radio and telephone conversations prove that Russian-backed separatists were responsible for firing the rockets that pounded the southeastern city of Mariupol and killed at least 30 people.…

  • AP NewsAlert

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine town mayor says more than 30 police commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels.

  • Japan stunned by video claiming death of 1 of 2 IS hostages

    TOKYO (AP) — From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed. With attention…

  • Lindsey Vonn wins super-G for 64th World Cup victory

    ST. MORITZ, Switzerland (AP) — Lindsey Vonn mastered a tricky super-G race on Sunday for a record-extending 64th World Cup victory. The American star raced down the Engiadina course in 1 minute, 23.55 seconds with…

  • Andy Murray advances to Australian Open quarterfinals

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Two-time Grand Slam champion Andy Murray overcame a relentlessly athletic Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-7 (5), 6-3, 7-5 on Sunday to secure a spot in the Australian Open quarterfinals. In a 3-hour,…

  • Blizzard-like conditions possible in Northeast’s next storm

    NEW YORK (AP) — A major snowstorm with blizzard-like conditions could drop a foot or more of snow across most parts of the Northeast as they gear up for the workweek right after the first…