• Vettel wins Malaysian GP to end Mercedes streak

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    SEPANG, Malaysia (AP) — Fears that Mercedes would dominate the 2015 Formula One season were swept aside in a flash of Ferrari red on Sunday as a tearful Sebastian Vettel won the Malaysian Grand Prix and announced himself as a genuine title contender. Most observers were gloomily...

  • NASCAR driver Kyle Larson ruled out of Sprint Cup race

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    MARTINSVILLE, Va. (AP) — NASCAR driver Kyle Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, failing to get medical clearance after fainting during an autograph session. The team said in a statement Sunday that Larson remains at Carolina's Medical Center in Charlotte, North...

  • Kyle Larson

    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    FILE - In this Feb. 13, 2015, file photo, driver Kyle Larson stands in the garage during a practice session for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Larson will not race at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, March 29, 2015,failing...

  • Arab leaders: Yemen airstrikes to go on until rebel withdraw

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Saudi-led airstrikes in Yemen will continue until Shiite rebels there "withdraw and surrender their weapons," a summit of Arab leaders decided Sunday, as they also agreed in principle to forming a joint military force. The decision by the Arab League puts...

  • India's upstart anti-graft party shows signs of unraveling

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    NEW DELHI (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, the upstart Aam Aadmi Party, or Common Man's Party, was seen by many as a breath of fresh air in the chaotic, corruption-tainted world of Indian politics, promising to root out graft and display complete transparency. Now, however, with its top...

  • Leading suspect in Tunisia museum attack killed

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisia's prime minister says a leading suspect in a deadly museum attack on foreign tourists has been killed in anti-terrorist operations. State news agency TAP cites Prime Minister Habib Essid as saying that Khaled Chaieb, also known as Abou Sakhr Lokman, was...

  • Nigerians continue voting after violence, technical hitches

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Voting in Nigeria's elections continued in some areas on Sunday because of technical problems. More than 40 people were killed in election-related violence Saturday, though millions were able to cast ballots in a presidential election that analysts say is too...

  • High turnout as Uzbekistan votes for president

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's election commission said more than 70 percent of eligible voters had cast their ballots by midway through Sunday's presidential election, where victory by longtime leader Islam Karimov is a foregone conclusion. The 77-year-old Karimov has led the former...

  • Cameroon residents kill suspected C. African Republic rebels

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    YAOUNDE, Cameroon (AP) — A local official says residents in eastern Cameroon killed "several" suspected fighters from Central African Republic who were trying to carry out a large-scale kidnapping. Samuel Dieudonne Ivaha Diboua said the incident occurred late Saturday night near the...

  • Police investigate threat to BBC boss over Clarkson firing

    Updated: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    LONDON (AP) — British police are investigating a death threat made to the head of the BBC after the broadcaster fired "Top Gear" host Jeremy Clarkson over an assault on a colleague. The Mail on Sunday newspaper ran photos of security guards outside the home of director-general Tony...

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