Lucic-Baroni, Brady take different paths to success at slams
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) ? For both the veteran, Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, and the newcomer, Jennifer Brady, it's a completely unexpected position to be in: Playing for a spot in the quarterfinals of the Australian Open.
FACT CHECK: Trump's address echoed familiar, dubious themes
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Donald Trump's inaugural address held familiar echoes of the campaign speeches that led to his presidential win: downbeat about the state of the nation, to the point of hyperbole. A look at some of his assertions:
Pakistan market bomb kills 20, wounds 40: officials
A bomb exploded at a market on Saturday in a mainly Shiite area of Pakistan's northwestern tribal 20belt, killing at least 20 people and wounding 40 others, officials said. "20 people have been martyred [killed]," the Pakistan military said in a short statement, adding that the injured had been taken to military and civil hospitals in the region's main city of Peshawar. "Troops from army and (paramilitary) Frontier Corps are under taking relief and rescue operations," it said.
Hungarian bus crashes in Italy, killing 16
World jittery about Trump's 'America first' inaugural speech
Trump takes office, vows to stop 'American carnage'
16 killed in fiery bus crash on Italian highwayROME (AP) ? A bus carrying Hungarian school students home from a trip to France slammed into a highway barrier in northern Italy and caught fire, killing at least 16 people, police said Saturday. Thirty-nine people survived, though some were seriously injured.
Serena juggernaut hits top gear at Australian Open
A "super-focused" Serena Williams joined sister Venus in the fourth round of the Australian Open Saturday, ruthlessly snuffing out Nicole Gibbs's challenge as she accelerates towards a record 23rd Grand Slam title. The second seed clinically dispatched her fellow American 6-1, 6-3 on Rod Laver Arena, further dispelling any lingering doubts about her early-season form. It is the 14th time in her 17 Australian Opens she has made at least the fourth round, and sets her up with a clash against 16th-seeded Czech Barbora Strycova, who beat French 21st seed Caroline Garcia.
Women descend on DC a day after anarchists create chaos
WASHINGTON (AP) ? A day after self-described anarchists created chaos, thousands of women are descending upon Washington for what is expected to be a more orderly show of force on the first full day of Donald Trump's presidency.
Trump wraps up ceremony, turns to governing
As President Donald Trump wrapped up the ceremony of his inauguration and shifted to governing, he signaled he intends to move quickly to make a clean break from the Obama administration. Trump spent his ...