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Thiem loses in Rio Open quarterfinals

Feb. 22, 2020 2:45 PM EST

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Top-seeded Dominic Thiem of Austria was eliminated by qualifier Gianluca Mager of Italy in their rain-affected, two-day Rio Open quarterfinal on Saturday. Mager led 7-6 (4), 2-1 when rain forced the match to be suspended on Friday. He won the second set 7-5 on Saturday to reach the...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his annual 'State of Hungary' speech in the Varkert Bazaar conference hall of Budapest, Hungary, Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020. (Zsolt Szigetvary/MTI via AP)

Hungary's Orban warns about climate crisis, slow EU growth

Feb. 16, 2020 3:40 PM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s prime minister on Sunday declared the past decade as the most successful of Hungary’s past century, but also said the country was threatened by the climate crisis, continuing population decline and “sinister menaces gathering over the European...

United States' Bethanie Mattek-Sands leaps toward Sofia Kenin after they defeated Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko and Anastasija Sevastova during the doubles match in a Fed Cup tennis qualifying tie to advance the U.S. team Saturday, Feb. 8, 2020, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

US advances to Fed Cup Finals after doubles win over Latvia

Feb. 9, 2020 2:46 AM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Australian Open champion Sofia Kenin was hoping not to have to take the court again after falling short in her singles match. After Serena Williams was defeated for the first time in a Fed Cup singles match, it was left to Kenin and Bethanie Mattek-Sands to get the United States into...

United States' Serena Williams, right, talks with coach Kathy Rinaldi during a Fed Cup qualifying tennis match against Latvia's Jelena Ostapenko on Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Everett, Wash. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Williams remains perfect in Fed Cup; US leads Latvia 2-0

Feb. 8, 2020 10:11 AM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Nearly five years passed since Serena Williams last played singles in a Fed Cup competition. Even though she struggled for stretches on Friday night, Williams remained perfect. Williams improved to 14-0 in Fed Cup singles matches, defeating Jelena Ostapenko in straight sets to give...

A child stands at the border line between Serbia and Hungary in Kelebija, Serbia, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. About two hundred migrants, including children, gathered Thursday at Serbia's border with Hungary to demand to be allowed entry into the European Union country. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Migrants bused back to asylum centers from Serbia border

Feb. 7, 2020 4:23 AM EST

KELEBIJA, Serbia (AP) — Serbian authorities early on Friday put on buses several hundred migrants who have been camped at the border with Hungary and returned them to asylum centers further inside the country. The migrants came to the border on Thursday, carrying banners and chanting “open...

The United States Fed Cup team, from left, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Alison Riske,  Serena Williams, Coco Gauf,  Sofia Kenin, and team captain Kathy Rinaldi pose during the draw for their Fed Cup tennis matches against Latvia, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020 at Angel of the Winds Arena in Everett, Wash., (Dean Rutz/The Seattle Times via AP)

Aussie Open champ Kenin continues busy stretch with Fed Cup

Feb. 6, 2020 6:11 PM EST

EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — When Sofia Kenin looks back on the past week, it truly is a blur. As last Saturday night turned to Sunday morning, Kenin was basking in the adulation following her first career Grand Slam tournament title as the winner of the Australian Open after beating Garbiñe Muguruza in the...

Migrants and refugees gather at a border crossing between Serbia and Hungary in Kelebija, Serbia, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. About two hundred migrants, including children, gathered Thursday at Serbia's border with Hungary to demand to be allowed entry into the European Union country. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

Some 200 migrants at Serbia-Hungary border seeking entry

Feb. 6, 2020 5:24 PM EST

KELEBIJA, Serbia (AP) — About 200 hundred migrants, including children, gathered Thursday at Serbia's border with Hungary to demand to be allowed entry into the European Union country. Braving freezing evening weather and biting winds, the migrants camped at the Kelebija border crossing, blocking traffic....

Forbes Hungary recalls latest issue due to privacy case

Jan. 29, 2020 1:55 PM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest issue of the Hungarian edition of Forbes magazine has been recalled from newsstands due to a court ruling regarding privacy concerns, the magazine said Wednesday. According to a statement from Forbes, the owners of Hell Energy, a Hungarian energy drink manufacturer,...

A Hungarian policeman walks behind a damaged fence at the border station between Roszke, Hungary, and Horgos, Serbia, after some sixty migrants tried to break through the border fence illegally into Hungary from Serbia early Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020. A small group managed to enter Hungarian territory, while others were prevented by police to cross the border. Some of the intruders have been arrested. (Edvard Molnar/MTI via AP)

Hungary: Warning shots fired as migrants try to cross border

Jan. 28, 2020 7:25 AM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A security guard fired three warning shots when several dozen migrants tried to enter Hungary Tuesday through a border crossing with Serbia, Hungarian police said. Police said they were able to stop most of the 60-70 migrants from entering Hungary, while four were caught at the...

German Chancellor Angela Merkel addresses at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. The 50th annual meeting of the forum is taking place in Davos from Jan. 21 until Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)

The Latest: Soros unveils $1B university plan, blasts Trump

Jan. 23, 2020 4:18 PM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local): 10:15 p.m. George Soros says he’s injecting $1 billion into a new university network that the 89-year-old billionaire investor calls the “most important and most enduring project of my...