• President orders thorough probe of Indonesia suicide attacks

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia’s president ordered a thorough investigation Thursday of twin suicide bombings that targeted police, killing three officers, in the deadliest attack by suspected militants in the capital in a year.

  • Ex-tennis great avoids Qantas over same-sex marriage edict

    PERTH, Australia (AP) — Former tennis great and now Christian pastor Margaret Court says she will stop using Qantas “where possible” in protest over the Australian airline’s promotion of same-sex marriage.

  • Liverpool beats A-League champions 3-0 before 72,892 fans

    SYDNEY (AP) — With retired greats Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher in the lineup, Liverpool beat Sydney FC 3-0 Wednesday in a friendly match marked by tightened security following the attack in Manchester.

  • New Zealand’s All Blacks win top Spanish sports prize

    MADRID (AP) — New Zealand’s national rugby team has been awarded Spain’s Princess of Asturias prize for sports in recognition of its success and for representing the values of solidarity and racial and cultural integration.

  • Harry Kewell appointed coach at 4th-division club Crawley

    CRAWLEY, England (AP) — Former Australia international Harry Kewell has been appointed coach of English fourth-division club Crawley Town.

  • Pacific ministers commit to move ahead with pact without US

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — The Pacific Rim trade ministers meeting in Vietnam committed Sunday to move ahead with the Trans Pacific Partnership trade pact after the United States pulled out.

  • Aussie woman whose Bali drug saga gripped nation going home

    SYDNEY (AP) — She has riveted Australia for more than a decade, the everyday Aussie beach girl who somehow sparked diplomatic rows, furious protests and a media bonanza on par with America’s O.J. Simpson trial. She is so notorious Down Under that she needs no last name: She’s just Schapelle.

  • Dibben wins stage, Bennett into Tour of California lead

    BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) — George Bennett woke up Friday feeling downright miserable.

  • Neymar gets break from Brazil during friendlies in Australia

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Neymar was left off the Brazil squad that will travel to Australia for a pair of friendly matches next month.