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Valimaki takes 1st title at Oman Open after winning playoff

Mar. 1, 2020 8:36 AM EST

MUSCAT, Oman (AP) — Sami Valimaki of Finland overcame difficult conditions to win the Oman Open on Sunday after beating South African Brandon Stone in a playoff in the third edition of the European Tour event. Valimaki and Stone finished joint top on 13-under 275 after both shot 2-under 70s in the final...

UN experts: Yemen's rebels getting weapons similar to Iran's

Jan. 31, 2020 8:07 PM EST

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Yemen’s Houthi Shiite rebels are receiving parts for drones and weapons, some with technical characteristics similar to arms manufactured in Iran, in potential violation of a U.N. arms embargo, U.N. experts say. The experts said in a report to the Security Council obtained...