• Fenninger leads after 1st leg of Alpine combined World Cup

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    BANSKO, Bulgaria (AP) — Anna Fenninger of Austria won the opening stage of the women's Alpine combined World Cup race in fog-hit Bansko on Sunday. Overall leader Tina Maze of Slovenia was second, 0.45 seconds behind Fenninger's time of 1 minute, 12.73 seconds. Austria's Nicole Hosp...

  • Amy Yang wins Honda LPGA Thailand

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea won her second career women's tour title at the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Sunday. Yang, who won her maiden title on home soil in Incheon in 2013, finished two shots ahead of overnight leader...

  • BC-GLF--LPGA Thailand

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea won her second career women's tour title at the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Sunday. Yang, who won her maiden title on home soil in Incheon in 2013, finished two shots ahead of overnight leader...

  • BC-GLF--LPGA Thailand,1st Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) — Amy Yang of South Korea won her second career women's tour title at the Honda LPGA Thailand at the Siam Country Club Pattaya Old Course on Sunday. Yang, who won her maiden title on home soil in Incheon in 2013, finished two shots ahead of overnight leader...

  • Hong Kong rally against Chinese shoppers turns chaotic

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong police used pepper spray Sunday to break up scuffles between protesters demonstrating against mainland Chinese shoppers and villagers from a border town. The unruly demonstration was the latest to target the influx of mainland shoppers to Hong Kong, where...

  • First Iran flight arrives in rebel-held Yemeni capital

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The first direct flight from Iran to the rebel-held Yemeni capital has arrived, as the country's Shiite rebels formalize ties with the regional Shiite powerhouse. Yemeni airport, security and transportation officials greeted the flight Sunday, an Airbus 310...

  • Pope prays with thousands for kidnap victims in Syria, Iraq

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has led tens of thousands of people in prayer in St. Peter's Square for Christians and others who have been kidnapped or are victims of other "intolerable brutality" in Syria and Iraq. The pope on Sunday also appealed for "everyone, in line with their...

  • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday. The 7-year-old female was captured Friday, six weeks after it was initially spotted in a reserve in Pathein...

  • Emirates refers case of mall stabbing suspect to top court

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The United Arab Emirates attorney general says the case of a woman accused of stabbing an American teacher to death in an Abu Dhabi mall restroom has been referred to the country's Federal Supreme Court, where she will face multiple charges, including...

  • Thousands to march in Moscow to mourn slain Boris Nemtsov

    Updated: Sun, Mar 1, 2015

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands were converging Sunday in central Moscow to mourn veteran liberal politician Boris Nemtsov, whose killing on the streets of the capital has shaken Russia's beleaguered opposition. President Vladimir Putin has marginalized and intimidated his political...

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