Britain's Dave Ryding leads World Cup slalom after 1st run
Former Zimbabwe VP's party suffers defeat in first election
A new party founded by Zimbabwe's former vice president Joice Mujuru suffered a crushing defeat in its first ever election contest again President Robert Mugabe's ruling ZANU-PF, showing the task she faces in her bid to challenge her ally-turned-adversary. ZANU-PF retained the rural Bikita West parliamentary constituency in Saturday's by-election after its candidate polled 13,156 votes against 2,453 votes for Mujuru's Zimbabwe People First, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission said on Sunday. Mujuru, Mugabe's deputy for 10 years, was seen as the most likely successor to the 92-year-old leader until she was purged from the ruling party in 2014 after charges she was plotting against Africa's oldest leader.
Rocky start for Trump White House on Day One
Donald Trump's White House came under fire Sunday for falsely accusing media of misreporting inaugural crowd numbers, after millions took to the streets in protest against the new president. The brash billionaire and his chief spokesman launched a startling assault on the media on Saturday, Trump's first full day in office, accusing reporters of downplaying the turnout at his swearing-in ceremony. The scale of the mass protests, echoed in sister rallies around the world, highlight the challenge former reality TV star Trump faces as he leads the world's most powerful nation -- taking office with an approval rating of just 37 percent.
Murray out in 4th-round upset, Federer advances in Australia
French voters choosing left-wing presidential nominee
PARIS (AP) ? French left-wing voters cast ballots Sunday in a nationwide presidential primary aimed at producing a candidate strong enough to confront formidable conservative and nationalist rivals in the April-May general election.
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 ...
Australia beat Pakistan in 4th ODI, seal series
Australia secured the one-day series against Pakistan with a commanding 86-run win at Sydney Cricket Ground on Sunday, taking a 3-1 lead in the five match series. Set an imposing 354 to win, Pakistan were never really in the hunt. After Australia made 353 for six on the back of a David Warner century that was aided by appalling fielding from the tourists, Pakistan replied with 267 from 43.5 overs.
Marksaeng wins Singapore Open, clinching British Open berthSENTOSA, Singapore (AP) ? Prayad Marksaeng of Thailand shot a 4-under 67 in the final round to win the Singapore Open by one shot on Sunday, clinching a place in the British Open in the process.
May promises frank talk with Trump after women protest
Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday she would not be afraid to tell Donald Trump when she finds something he has said unacceptable, as she prepares to meet the new U.S. President in Washington this week. May, who is Britain's second female premier, made the comments after thousands of women marched in London on Saturday to protest about Trump's attitude to women, joining demonstrations held from Australia and Asia to continental Europe and Washington. Following last year's vote to leave the European Union, the British government has been keen to deepen ties with the United States and other nations outside Europe to show that Brexit will not diminish its standing in the world.
Hungary: Official says it could take days to ID bus victims
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) ? It could take days to officially identify the 16 people killed when a bus carrying Hungarian students returning from a ski trip crashed in Italy, Hungary's foreign minister said Sunday.