• FILE In this June 18, 2016, file photo, Yue "Jennifer" Wu serves the ball during an exhibition match in Dunellen, N.J. Wu is the first player to make the U.S. Olympic table tennis team by winning the Pan American Games. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson, File)

    Chinese table tennis domination leads to exodus of talent

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea’s top female table tennis player, China-born Jeon Ji-hee, has an easy explanation for why she had to leave her homeland to compete in the game she loves.

  • Orioles sign former Reds RHP Logan Ondrusek, back from Japan

    TORONTO (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed former Reds right-hander Logan Ondrusek, who has returned from playing in Japan and gives the AL East leaders another option in their bullpen.

  • Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, hits a return to Tomas Berdych, of the Czech Republic,  at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament in Toronto on Friday, July 29, 2016. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Japan’s Kei Nishikori advances to Toronto semifinals

    TORONTO (AP) — Milos Raonic couldn’t hide his disappointment.

  • Indian paramilitary soldiers stand guard during a curfew in Srinagar, Indian controlled Kashmir, Friday, July 29, 2016. Authorities have re-imposed a curfew in the main city of Srinagar in Indian-controlled Kashmir to prevent a protest march to the main mosque called by separatist leaders before Friday afternoon prayers. (AP Photo/Dar Yasin)

    Indian authorities re-impose curfew in Kashmir’s main city

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — Authorities re-imposed a curfew to prevent a protest march to the main mosque in Indian-controlled Kashmir’s main city Friday, but fresh street demonstrations and clashes still occurred at more than two dozen places amid outrage over the killing of a top rebel leader earlier this month.

  • In this Monday, July 25, 2016 photo, Brazil's Justice Minister Alexandre de Moraes points to the screen of a body scanner, during an inspection of safety procedures for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, at the International Airport in Brasilia, Brazil. Moraes surprised many last week by saying the chances of a terror attack at the games were “next to zero” and that the bigger concern is street crime. Just a day later, the federal police overseen by Moraes arrested 10 Brazilians allegedly belonging to an amateur cell that had professed allegiance to ISIS over the internet.  (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

    China warns after attacks on Olympic delegates in Rio

    BEIJING (AP) — China issued a safety warning Friday to Chinese visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics following a spate of thefts and armed robberies committed against its athletes, officials, members of the media and others.

  • In this July 25, 2016, photo, Kashmiri fruit vendors wait for customers at a closed market during a strike in Srinagar, India-controlled Kashmir. During general strikes, Kashmiri separatists insist that only shops selling necessities are allowed to open _ other businesses must stay closed as a sign of solidarity. Shops that defy the strike often face retaliation. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)

    Scenes from a city under siege in Indian-controlled Kashmir

    SRINAGAR, India (AP) — In Indian-controlled Kashmir, where violence has come in grim cycles for more than two decades, people know what to expect when tempers rise.

  • In this Friday, July 1, 2016, photo, protesters hold placards and wave Hong Kong colonial flags during the annual pro-democracy protest in Hong Kong. As the Asian financial center prepares for legislative elections in September, a new wave of radical political activists are planning to join the campaign, including some who advocate the once-unthinkable idea of independence from China. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Hong Kong groups want unlikely China exit as election looms

    HONG KONG (AP) — Britain had its Brexit. Now some in Hong Kong are dreaming of their own version.

  • China warns after attacks on Olympic delegates in Rio

    BEIJING (AP) — China has issued a safety warning to Chinese visiting Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics following a spate of thefts and armed robberies committed against its athletes, officials, members of the media and others.

  • 5 new sports move closer to approval for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

    TOKYO (AP) — Five sports, including surfing and skateboarding, moved a step closer to being included in the Tokyo 2020 Games after being described as “a dynamic and exciting” package by the IOC.

  • Han Song Ryol, director-general of the U.S. affairs department at North Korea's Foreign Ministry, talks during an interview with the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea, Thursday, July 28, 2016. Han said that Washington "crossed the red line" and effectively declared war by putting leader Kim Jung Un on its list of sanctioned individuals and said a vicious showdown could erupt if the U.S. and South Korea hold annual war games as planned next month. (AP Photo/Kim Kwang Hyon)

    5 points from AP interview with N. Korean diplomat

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Here are five points on tensions between North Korea and the U.S. from Pyongyang’s top diplomat for U.S. affairs, interviewed by The Associated Press on Thursday: