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  • Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

    PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5),…

  • Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

    PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5),…

  • Venus Williams fined at French Open after snubbing media

    PARIS (AP) — Venus Williams has been fined $3,000 by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit at the French Open. After the 15th-seeded Williams lost 7-6 (5),…

  • Dutch police detain motorcycle gang members in raids

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch police say they have detained 19 people, most of them members of the Bandidos motorcycle gang, in coordinated raids that spread into neighboring Belgium and Germany. The cross-border operation…

  • The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open ___ 10.07 a.m. Venus Williams has been handed a $3,000 fine by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit…

  • The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open ___ 10.07 a.m. Venus Williams has been handed a $3,000 fine by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit…

  • The Latest: Venus Williams fined $3.000 at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — The Latest from the French Open ___ 10.07 a.m. Venus Williams has been handed a $3,000 fine by tournament organizers for not showing up at a news conference following her first-round exit…

  • India appoints 1st transgender as head of college

    KOLKATA, India (AP) — India has for the first time appointed a transgender as the principal of a college, a top education official said Wednesday. Manabi Banerjee will head the Krishnagar Women’s College in the…

  • Danish prime minister expected to call elections

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish government sources say Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt is likely to call parliamentary elections on Wednesday. The prime minister’s office says she is expected to “make the announcement” during a news…

  • China touts success of crackdown in restive Muslim region

    BEIJING (AP) — China said Wednesday that it has foiled 181 terror plots since it started a crackdown a year ago on Islamic separatists in the northwestern region of Xinjiang that was prompted by a…

  • Swiss police detain soccer officials ahead of FIFA congress

    ZURICH (AP) — Six soccer officials were arrested and detained by Swiss police on Wednesday pending extradition at the request of U.S. authorities after a raid at a luxury hotel in Zurich. Sepp Blatter was…

  • Crew abandon North Sea freighter amid risk of explosion

    BERLIN (AP) — Emergency officials say the crew of a freighter carrying fertilizer has abandoned the ship off the German coast because of the risk of explosion. Residents along the North Sea coast in the…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB New York 24 22 .522 — Tampa Bay 24 23 .511 ½ Baltimore 20 23 .465 2½ Toronto 22 26 .458 3 Boston 21 25 .457 3 Central Division…

  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 27 19 .587 — New York 26 21 .553 1½ Atlanta 22 23 .489 4½ Philadelphia 19 29 .396 9 Miami 18 29 .383 9½ Central Division W…

  • Erdogan promises private jet for top Muslim cleric

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he will ask the government to provide a private jet to the country’s top Muslim cleric, ignoring criticism caused by his earlier promise to give…