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  • Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China’s Peng Shuai on Sunday, setting up another Grand Slam meeting with Eugenie Bouchard. Peng,…

  • Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China’s Peng Shuai on Sunday, setting up another Grand Slam meeting with Eugenie Bouchard. Peng,…

  • Maria Sharapova beats Peng in 4th round at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Second-seeded Maria Sharapova is through to the Australian Open quarterfinals after a 6-3, 6-0 win over China’s Peng Shuai on Sunday, setting up another Grand Slam meeting with Eugenie Bouchard. Peng,…

  • Australian Open Results

    Sunday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Fourth Round Eugenie Bouchard (7), Canada, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, def. Julia Goerges,…

  • Abe ‘speechless’ after video claims IS hostage dead

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s prime minister said Sunday he was “speechless” after an online video purportedly showed that one of two Japanese hostages of the extremist Islamic State group had been killed, and he demanded…

  • Bouchard moves into quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard returned to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a win that was far from routine on Sunday. The 20-year-old Canadian, who reached the semifinals or better at the first three…

  • Australian Open Results

    Sunday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Fourth Round Eugenie Bouchard (7), Canada, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. Ekaterina Makarova (10), Russia, def. Julia Goerges,…

  • Explosion shakes Afghan capital, official says 2 wounded

    KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A truck packed with explosives blew up on the outskirts of the Afghan capital on Sunday, police said, in the first such violent incident in Kabul for almost three weeks. The…

  • Father of Japanese hostage reported killed still hopeful

    TOKYO (AP) — The father of the Japanese hostage purportedly killed by Islamic State militants says he’s hoping deep in his heart that the news is not true. Shoichi Yukawa says he’s praying his son…

  • Bouchard through to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard moved into the quarterfinals of another Grand Slam with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Sunday. In a match of changing momentum,…

  • Bouchard through to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard moved into the quarterfinals of another Grand Slam with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Sunday. In a match of changing momentum,…

  • Bouchard through to quarterfinals at Australian Open

    MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard moved into the quarterfinals of another Grand Slam with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu at the Australian Open on Sunday. In a match of changing momentum,…

  • Australian Open Results

    Sunday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $32.9 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Women Fourth Round Eugenie Bouchard (7), Canada, def. Irina-Camelia Begu, Romania, 6-1, 5-7, 6-2. Doubles Women Third Round Kiki Bertens, Netherlands,…

  • Rockets kill 30 in Ukrainian city as rebels launch offensive

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Indiscriminate rocket fire slammed into a market, schools, homes and shops Saturday in Ukraine’s southeastern city of Mariupol, killing at least 30 people, authorities said. The Ukrainian president called the blitz…

  • Spanish police arrest 4 suspected members of a jihadi cell

    MADRID (AP) — Spanish National Police arrested four suspected jihadis Saturday in the country’s North African enclave of Ceuta who allegedly had formed a terror cell and were ready to carry out an attack, the…