• Venus Williams beats Misaki Doi to win Taiwan Open

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Misaki Doi of Japan 6-4, 6-2 on Sunday to win the Taiwan Open without dropping a set in the tournament.

  • Felix Neureuther of Germany competes during the first run in the men's slalom at the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Yuzawa, northern Japan. Neureuther, fifth after the first run, clocked a time of 56.96 seconds in the second run to finish 0.05 seconds ahead of Andre Myhrer of Sweden to win the event. (Yusuke Ogata/Kyodo News via AP)  JAPAN OUT, MANDATORY CREDIT

    Germany’s Neureuther wins men’s World Cup slalom in Japan

    YUZAWA, Japan (AP) — Felix Neureuther of Germany won the men’s World Cup slalom in Japan on Sunday, edging Andre Myhrer of Sweden.

    Updated: 5:52 am

  • A man walks past portraits of the late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il, at the Kim Il Sung Square on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016, in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea launched a rocket Feb. 7, carrying what it said was an Earth observation satellite into space. The U.N. Security Council condemned North Korea's launch of a long-range rocket that world leaders called a banned test of ballistic missile technology and another "intolerable provocation." The U.N.'s most powerful body pledged to quickly adopt a new resolution with "significant" new sanctions. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E)

    Seoul: Pyongyang used money from joint factories for weapons

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea channeled about 70 percent of the money it received for workers at the now-shuttered Kaesong industrial park into its weapons programs and to buy luxury goods for the impoverished nation’s tiny elite, South Korea said Sunday.

    Updated: 5:32 am

  • Top-ranked Lydia Ko wins New Zealand Women’s Open

    CHRISTCHURCH, New Zealand (AP) — Top-ranked Lydia Ko won the New Zealand Women’s Open for the third time in four years Sunday, closing with a 2-under 70 for a two-stroke victory.

  • A woman takes a selfie in front of the LED lights roses at the “Light Rose Garden” in Hong Kong, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016. “Light Rose Garden" is originated from South Korea, an art installation project featuring 25,000 white roses made of LED lights for Valentine’s Day. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)

    Hong Kong hosts Valentine’s Day with 25,000 LED roses

    HONG KONG (AP) — It’s like a romantic scene out of one of South Korea’s sappy soap dramas — tens of thousands of illuminated roses forming an impressive backdrop for the lead actor and actress to declare their love for each other.

  • Williams advances to final of Taiwan Open

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 7-5, 6-3 on Saturday to advance to the final of the Taiwan Open.

  • In this Nov. 19, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha in Manila, Philippines. When President Barack Obama welcomes Southeast Asian leaders for a shirt-sleeves summit in California this week, he’ll have some interesting dining companions. There will be a coup leader with a penchant for song, a sultan with a taste for the high life and a ruthless prime minister with 31 years on the job.  (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

    Things to know about Obama’s summit with SE Asian leaders

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama hosts Southeast Asian leaders at an unprecedented summit in California starting Monday as he looks to deepen ties with the region’s fast-growing economies. But a nation not invited — neighboring power China — will be the proverbial elephant in the room as the leaders grapple with sensitive territorial disputes.

  • Relatives, religious leaders and government officials attend a memorial for the victims of the collapsed building complex caused by an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The 16-story Weiguan Golden Dragon complex was the only building to collapse during Saturday's magnitude-6.4 earthquake, which otherwise caused limited damage in the southern city of Tainan. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

    115 bodies pulled out from Taiwan quake rubble; 2 missing

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Workers have pulled out 114 bodies from the rubble of a high-rise apartment building that collapsed in an earthquake in Taiwan’s oldest city, leaving only one missing, authorities said Saturday, a week after the disaster.

  • Pinturault wins men’s World Cup giant slalom in Japan

    YUZAWA, Japan (AP) — Alexis Pinturault led a 1-2 finish for France in the men’s World Cup giant slalom on Saturday.

  • Relatives, religious leaders and government officials attend a memorial for the victims of the collapsed building complex caused by an earthquake in Tainan, Taiwan, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The 16-story Weiguan Golden Dragon complex was the only building to collapse during Saturday's magnitude-6.4 earthquake, which otherwise caused limited damage in the southern city of Tainan. (AP Photo/Johnson Lai)

    Death toll in Taiwan earthquake rises to 109

    TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers have pulled out 113 dead a week since a powerful earthquake struck Taiwan’s oldest city of Tainan, leaving only four missing in the rubble of a collapsed 17-story residential complex, authorities said Saturday.