Hirscher beats Britain's Ryding to win World Cup slalom
KITZBUEHEL, Austria (AP) ? Marcel Hirscher used a stunning second run to win the slalom of the classic Hahnenkamm races on Sunday, while Dave Ryding became the first British skier in 35 years to place second in a World Cup race.
French Socialists vote for presidential candidate
France's Socialists voted Sunday in the first round of a presidential primary with candidates including former prime minister Manuel Valls seeking traction in an election expected to see the country tilt to the right. The primary is being viewed as a crucial test of the party's ability to survive and even re-invent itself, with Socialist President Francois Hollande deeply unpopular after five years in office. After Hollande ruled himself out of the race, Valls quit his cabinet and was the favourite to win the nomination when the seven candidates began campaigning.
Gut remains perfect in super-G; Vonn struggles in 9th
11 people killed in Georgia following severe weatherATLANTA (AP) ? State emergency management officials say 11 people are dead and 23 are injured after severe weather struck central Georgia.
Tough at top: Murray, Kerber out in 4th round in Melbourne
There was some symmetry about the fourth-round exits of top-ranked Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber at the Australian Open. Both had the top seeding for the first time at a Grand Slam tournament. Both ...
Top seed Kerber stunned by Vandeweghe at Australian Open
World number one Angelique Kerber was knocked out of the Australian Open on Sunday in a stunning upset by a supremely confident Coco Vandeweghe, as yet another big seed was sent packing early. The German, defending a Grand Slam title for the first time, had no answers to the big-hitting American who powered past her 6-2, 6-3 on Rod Laver Arena to make the quarter-finals in one of the biggest wins of her career. Kerber's meek demise follows the early exits of women's third seed Agnieszka Radwanska, fourth-ranked Simona Halep and sixth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova at a tournament that has been thrown wide open.
The Latest: Trump scoffs at protesters, asks if they voted
Women lead unprecedented worldwide mass protests against Trump
Hundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncing the new U.S. leader the day after his inauguration. Women activists, outraged by Trump's campaign rhetoric and behavior they found to be especially misogynistic, spearheaded scores of marches in the United States and sympathy rallies around the world on Saturday. Organizers said they drew nearly 5 million protesters in all, far surpassing crowd expectations.
Gambia awaits new leader, but exiled one has right to return
Gambia's capital on Sunday was awaiting the arrival of the country's new leader and an era of democracy, hours after the authoritarian ruler of 22 years flew into exile with an extraordinary set of assurances ...
Norway wins relays at cross-country ski World Cup