Gasquet beats Schwartzman to win European Open finalANTWERP, Belgium (AP) ? Third-seeded Richard Gasquet beat unseeded Argentine Diego Schwartzman 7-6 (4), 6-1 to win the European Open final on Sunday and clinch a 14th career title.
Somali extremists retake town in central Somalia
Spain's political impasse nears end as Socialists lift veto
Spain's embattled Socialists on Sunday voted to lift a long-standing veto that has prevented the conservatives from forming a minority government, in what should finally end a ten-month political impasse. The conservative Popular Party (PP) of acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy won elections in December 2015 and again in June this year but without enough seats to rule alone. The PP therefore needs the main opposition Socialists to either support its government or abstain in a parliamentary confidence vote.
Man City winless run reaches 5 games with Southampton draw
MANCHESTER, England (AP) ? Manchester City failed to win for a fifth successive game in all competitions on Sunday, only avoiding a loss to Southampton when Kelechi Iheanacho produced a second-half equalizer for a 1-1 draw.
Iraq forces press Mosul assault, hunt Kirkuk attackers
Iraqi forces battled Sunday through booby-traps, sniper fire and suicide car bombs to tighten the noose around Mosul, while also hunting Islamic State group jihadists behind attacks elsewhere in the country. Kurdish forces announced a new push at dawn on Bashiqa, northeast of Mosul, where some 10,000 fighters are engaged in a huge assault to take the IS-held town. Turkey said the peshmerga had requested assistance from its soldiers at a base near Bashiqa and announced it offered support with artillery and tanks.
Burundi police arrest US reporter, local journalist
Burundi police said Sunday they had briefly arrested an American freelance journalist along with a local reporter working with her, who was still being held. "Many thanks for concerns -- I'm safe but remain extremely concerned for my Burundian colleague Gildas Yihundimpundu and our driver Pascal," Steers tweeted after her release. The pair are the latest in a long line of journalists arrested by Burundi authorities in a crackdown on the media since a crisis prompted by President Pierre Nkurunziza's disputed run for a third term in office in April 2015.
McCoy active for Buffalo at Miami despite tight hamstringBuffalo running back LeSean McCoy, the NFL's second-leading rusher, is active for Sunday's game at Miami despite leaving practice Wednesday after experiencing tightness in one of his hamstrings.
Chicago baseball fans celebrate historic Cubs win
For decades, baseball fans in Chicago have waited and hoped that the Cubs would make it to the World Series. The Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers to advance to the World Series. The streets around the baseball team's stadium Wrigley Field were quickly filled with cheering fans, many waving the team's signature "win" flag -- a big blue W on a white background.
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Hungary's Orban rejects 'Sovietization' by Brussels, defends nation state
By Marton Dunai BUDAPEST (Reuters) - At a commemoration of a 1956 anti-Communist uprising, Hungary's right-wing leader Viktor Orban said his country must stand up to Europe's "Sovietization" and defend its borders against mass migration. Orban, a critic of the European Union and an early opponent of the recent migration wave into the continent, said freedom in Europe depended on the nation state and Christian traditions. "People who love their freedom must save Brussels from Sovietization, from people who want to tell us who we should live with in our countries," the prime minister said to cheers from a crowd of several thousand.