• Staffers past security guards near a company logo at the Alibaba Group headquarters in Hangzhou, in eastern China's Zhejiang province on Friday, May 27, 2016. Alibaba's relationship with an anti-counterfeiting lobby coalition known as the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition is a tale of how one of China's corporate giants won _ and ultimately lost_ a friend in Washington, using legal methods long deployed by corporate America: money and friendship. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    How Alibaba won _ and lost _ a friend in Washington

    SHANGHAI (AP) — In 2011, a respected anti-counterfeiting coalition in Washington escalated its fight against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, saying its websites served as a 24-hour market “for counterfeiters and pirates” and should be blacklisted.

  • Bomb survivor Kinuyo Ikegami offers prayers at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, U.S. President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Visitors to Hiroshima memorial reflect on Obama’s visit

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Visitors to the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park on Friday had this to say ahead of U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit later in the day. Obama is the first sitting U.S. president to come to Hiroshima, a city devastated by a U.S.-dropped atomic bomb at the end of World War II.

  • U.S. President Barack Obam, right, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe shake hands after laying wreaths at Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western, Japan, Friday, May 27, 2016. Obama on Friday became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the site of the world's first atomic bomb attack, bringing global attention both to survivors and to his unfulfilled vision of a world without nuclear weapons. Atomic Bomb Dome is seen in the background. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    The Latest: Hiroshima peace park preparing for Obama

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on U.S. President Barack Obama’s visit to Hiroshima, Japan (all times local):

  • Jordan Spieth hits from the fourth tee during the first round of the Dean & Deluca Invitational golf tournament Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, Texas. (Max Faulkner/Star-Telegram via AP)

    Bryce Molder shoots 64 to take lead at Colonial

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Bryce Molder was joking around with playing partner Scott Langley as the sky darkened over Colonial.

  • People gather around the gutted Atomic Bomb Dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, southwestern Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima on Friday, May 27. Seven years ago, a new American president stood before cheering throngs in Prague’s historic Hradcany Square and laid out an audacious goal. “Today, I state clearly and with conviction America's commitment to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons,” Barack Obama declared. “I'm not naive. This goal will not be reached quickly _ perhaps not in my lifetime. It will take patience and persistence. But now we, too, must ignore the voices who tell us that the world cannot change. We have to insist, ‘Yes, we can.’”  (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Obama ready to face historic, haunted ground of Hiroshima

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Convinced that the time for this moment is right at last, President Barack Obama on Friday will become the first American president to confront the historic and haunted ground of Hiroshima.

  • Christina Kim is interviewed after her first round of the LPGA Volvik Championship golf tournament at the Travis Pointe Country Club, Thursday, May 26, 2016, in Ann Arbor, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

    Kim shoots 64, leads Jutanugarn by a shot on LPGA Tour

    ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Christina Kim took advantage of favorable conditions Thursday morning, shooting an 8-under 64 to top the leaderboard in the inaugural Volvik Championship.

  • Rocco Mediate ties course and Senior PGA record with 62

    BENTON HARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rocco Mediate played the first 13 holes in 9 under and closed with five pars for a 62 to match the Senior PGA Championship and Harbor Shore records Thursday.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama, left, and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrive to the Ise Grand Shrine in Ise, Japan during the G-7 Summit on Thursday, May 26, 2016. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Obama defends his nuclear record on eve of Hiroshima visit

    SHIMA, Japan (AP) — On the eve of his historic trip to Hiroshima, President Barack Obama is defending the vigor of his efforts to rid the world of nuclear weapons. He says he will use his visit to the Japanese memorial site on Friday to underscore “the sense of urgency that we all should have.”

  • With the Atomic Bomb Dome as a backdrop, passers-by move past riot police near Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum in Hiroshima, southwestern Japan, Thursday, May 26, 2016. U.S. President Barack Obama is to visit Hiroshima on Friday, May 27 after the Group of Seven summit in central Japan, becoming the first serving American president to do so. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama)

    Obama’s every gesture will be scrutinized in Hiroshima visit

    HIROSHIMA, Japan (AP) — Every gesture. Every word uttered or avoided. Every person Barack Obama speaks with, listens to and stands beside in Hiroshima. All of it will help determine the success of a trip with huge potential political and diplomatic pitfalls, both in America and Asia.

  • In this image made from video, Attaporn Boonmakchuay gestures while talking to reporters, while lying in a hospital bed following a snake attack at his home in Chachoengsao, 90km east of the capital Bangkok, Wednesday, May 25, 2016. Boonmakchuay is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet. (BBTV CH7 Thailand via AP) THAILAND OUT

    Thai man bloodied but unbowed after intimate attack by snake

    BANGKOK (AP) — A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.