INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — On the one hand, you have China and India, which account for about a quarter of the world’s population. On the other, the Maldives, population 345,000. There’s Bhutan, which has been described as the happiest place on Earth, and Syria, which certainly isn’t. And for good measure, why not throw in some of the most repressive regimes on the planet — North Korea, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan?
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BEIJING (AP) — Two days after announcing the end of her momentous tennis career in an open letter to friends and fans, Li Na entered her farewell news conference with the appearance of somebody who had been crying.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Second-seeded Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic defeated fifth-seeded Varvara Lepchenko of the United States, 6-3, 6-7 (5), 6-2 on Sunday to win the Korea Open.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — Part of a highway in southern Ohio is being renamed for Scioto (sy-OH’-tuh) County native Branch Rickey, the baseball executive who signed Jackie Robinson to break the color line.