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The Latest: Federer still a Kyrgios fan at Australian Open

Jan. 18, 2019 12:20 AM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 3:55 p.m. Nick Kyrgios' form on court has slumped and he's been part of an ongoing controversy swirling in Australian men's tennis . But he has a fan in Roger Federer. Kyrgios was beaten in straight sets by Milos...

Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

Jan. 17, 2019 10:46 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman's step-granddaughter in New York City. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Lamar Davenport stabbed his girlfriend E'Dena Hines multiple times while under the influence of alcohol and drugs in August 2015....

Harvey Weinstein breaks with his criminal defense lawyer

Jan. 17, 2019 6:23 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Harvey Weinstein is recasting his legal team a month after losing a hard-fought bid to get his sexual assault case thrown out. Weinstein and high-profile defense attorney Benjamin Brafman said in a statement Thursday that they "have agreed to part ways" and that new lawyers would be...

UFC obliging troubled Greg Hardy's desire for 2nd chance

Jan. 17, 2019 6:11 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Greg Hardy's eyes popped as he saw his name in bold print on the oversized placard that identified him as a UFC fighter. "That's dope! It's got my Twitter thing on it," Hardy said with a laugh. Yes, his Twitter handle @greghardyjr was printed underneath his name to let fans know how to find...

Prince Philip, queen's husband, uninjured after car accident

Jan. 17, 2019 5:33 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband, Prince Philip, was involved in a car crash Thursday while driving in rural England but was not injured. Buckingham Palace said Philip, 97, was checked by a doctor after the accident and determined to be fine. The palace said the two-car accident happened Thursday...

Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian Minister

Jan. 17, 2019 4:50 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian supermodel turned environmental activist Gisele Bundchen is pushing back against the agricultural minister in her homeland, along the way wading into a growing debate about the future of the Amazon. The brouhaha began Monday when Minister Tereza Cristina Dias accused...

Lewis 1 behind in 1st event as a mother on LPGA Tour

Jan. 17, 2019 4:49 PM EST

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — No one was entirely sure what to expect from the first LPGA Tour event of the year — least of all Stacy Lewis. Nearly three months after Lewis became a mother, and six months after she last played on tour, she opened with seven birdies on Thursday for a 5-under 66 that...

Davis Cup feud between Hewitt, Tomic deepens Down Under

Jan. 17, 2019 3:47 PM EST

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The feud between Australia's Davis Cup captain and an exiled player escalated at the season-opening major when Lleyton Hewitt said Bernard Tomic threatened him and his family. Tomic, a Wimbledon quarterfinalist in 2011, followed his first-round loss at the Australian Open by...

Gisele Bundchen fires back in feud with Brazilian minister

Jan. 17, 2019 3:24 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian supermodel-turned-environmental activist Gisele Bundchen is responding to criticism from a Cabinet minister. Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias accused Bundchen of tainting the country's image abroad. Speaking in a radio interview Monday, the minister called the super...

Vuitton's Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear

Jan. 17, 2019 1:58 PM EST

PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson. Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, used his unique platform Thursday to celebrate...