• Belgian media report blast at Chimay sports center

    BRUSSELS (AP) — One person is reported to have been killed and at least two injured in Belgium in an accidental explosion at a sports center near the French border.

    Updated: 8:26 pm

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, front center, takes a photo with his cellphone as he participates in a media conference with, from left, Toro Rosso driver Daniil Kvyat of Russia, Red Bull driver Max Verstappen of the Netherlands, Haas driver Romain Grosjean of France, Manor Racing driver Esteban Ocon of France and McClaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The Belgium Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)

    Ocon hopes to emulate Verstappen as he prepares for F1 debut

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — A month before his 20th birthday, Frenchman Esteban Ocon will make his Formula One debut for the Manor team at this weekend’s Belgian Grand Prix.

  • Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton of Britain, left, shows McClaren driver Fernando Alonso of Spain, right, his cellphone prior to a media conference at the Belgian Formula One Grand Prix circuit in Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium, Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016. The Belgium Formula One Grand Prix will be held on Sunday. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)

    Rosberg’s chance for points as Hamilton expects grid penalty

    SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (AP) — While Formula One leader Lewis Hamilton expects to swallow a severe grid penalty at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg hopes to take advantage.

  • UN chief calls for renewed focus on mass destruction weapons

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UNITED NATIONS — In an Aug. 23 story about the threat of terrorist groups obtaining weapons of mass destruction, The Associated Press reported incorrectly that Interpol had seized an Islamic State group laptop in 2014 in Syria owned by a Tunisian chemistry and physics student that contained information on developing biological weapons. The laptop was not seized by Interpol, but by another rebel group, Interpol says.

    Updated: 1:26 pm

  • Laura Gonzalez Escallon wins Symetra Tour’s PHC Classic

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Belgium’s Laura Gonzalez Escallon won the PHC Classic by a stroke Sunday for her second Symetra Tour title, hitting an 85-yard wedge to a foot for a birdie on the final hole.