• Minjee Lee leads Blue Bay LPGA, 2 days after Typhoon Sarika

    HAINAN, China (AP) — Minjee Lee birdied the final three holes for a 7-under 65 and a two-stroke lead Thursday in the Blue Bay LPGA, playing in perfect conditions two days after Typhoon Sarika hit the resort.

  • In this March 22, 2014 file photo, flight officer Rayan Gharazeddine scans the water in the southern Indian Ocean off Australia from a Royal Australian Air Force AP-3C Orion during a search for the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370. A ship involved with the deep-sea sonar search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is being fitted with equipment to examine several sonar contacts of interest on the remote seabed west of Australia, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau said on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Rob Griffith, File)

    Underwater drone to investigate sonar contacts in MH370 hunt

    SYDNEY (AP) — A ship involved with the deep-sea sonar search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 is being fitted with a drone that will examine several sonar contacts of interest on the remote seabed west of Australia, officials said Wednesday.

  • America’s Cup schedule released amid arbitration silence

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — America’s Cup officials released the full schedule for the 2017 regatta in Bermuda while continuing to remain silent about an arbitration panel decision that reportedly went against organizers and could cost them several million dollars.

  • Carter, Rokocoko and Imhoff cleared of wrongdoing by FFR

    PARIS (AP) — Former New Zealand stars Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko and their Racing 92 teammate Juan Imhoff were cleared of wrongdoing by the French Rugby Federation on Tuesday after traces of corticosteroids were found in their urine samples.

  • This Nov. 5, 2015, photo shows a heavy earth mover building a sea wall on Majuro Atoll, Marshall. Rising seas in the Marshall Islands can be seen on many of the Atolls in the group as more coastline disappears and vegetation is washed away. The US military ignored warnings about rising seas to build a space radar costing nearly a billion dollars on a tiny atoll in the Marshall Islands. The Space Fence system is considered vital for keeping astronauts and satellites safe by tracking space junk as small as a baseball.(AP Photo/Rob Griffith)

    AP Exclusive: US ignored rising-sea warnings at radar site

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The U.S. Air Force is spending nearly $1 billion to build a radar installation that will help keep astronauts and satellites safe by tracking pieces of space junk as small as a baseball. That is, if global warming doesn’t get in the way.

  • In this Oct. 12, 2016, file photo, Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong walks off the stage after making a speech during a luncheon in the Great Hall at Australian Parliament in Canberra. Singapore's prime minister visited Australia to upgrade a free-trade agreement and finalize a deal that will double the capacity of Singaporean military training facilities in the Australian tropics. (AP Photo/Sean Davey, Pool, File)

    Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

    BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in multiple disputes over islands, coral reefs and lagoons in waters crucial for global commerce and rich in fish and potential oil and gas reserves:

  • In this Saturday, Oct. 8, 2016, file photo, Australia's Nick Kyrgios reacts after getting a point against Gael Monfils of France during the semifinal match of Japan Open tennis championships in Tokyo. Kyrgios was booed during a listless 6-3, 6-1 loss to Mischa Zverev at the Shanghai Masters on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016, then angrily defended his behavior by saying he didn't owe the spectators anything and fans could "just leave" if they didn't like his attitude. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

    Fine, but not OK. Another Kyrgios outburst in the headlines

    BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — That latest outburst from Nick Kyrgios has commentators and critics in Australia divided over whether the tennis prodigy’s career would be better served by a harsher punishment or a reassuring hug.