• Aussie triathletes Densham, Moffatt picked for 3rd Olympics

    SYDNEY (AP) — Bronze medalists Erin Densham and Emma Moffatt are preparing for their third Olympic Games after being selected Monday in Australia’s six-member triathlon team to compete at Rio de Janeiro in August.

  • President Barack Obama winks as he arrives for a news conference with Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang, Monday, May 23, 2016, at the International Convention Center in Hanoi, Vietnam. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama lifts decades-old arms ban in his 1st visit to Vietnam

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America’s former enemy Monday and made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship going forward. Activists said the president was being too quick to gloss over serious human rights abuses in his push to establish warmer ties.

  • People walk by an electronic stock board of a securities firm in Tokyo, Monday, May 23, 2016. Japanese stocks fell and other Asian markets were higher Monday after a global finance meeting failed to produce an economic growth plan and Tokyo reported weaker exports. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Asian stocks rise after G7 meet; Tokyo falls on weak trade

    LONDON (AP) — Stock markets were choppy Monday after a meeting of the developed world’s central bankers and finance ministers failed to yield fresh ideas for spurring economic growth.

  • Sergio Garcia of Spain wipes tears from his eyes as he takes Peggy Nelson widow of tournament namesake, Byron Nelson, after Garcia won the PGA golf tournament, Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Irving, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

    Garcia beats Koepka with par on first playoff hole at Nelson

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Sergio Garcia shot a 62 the first round he played at the Byron Nelson and tied for third as a 19-year-old kid in 1999. He won there five years later, again with Lord Byron watching.

  • A Vietnamese couple pass a poster of U.S President Barack Obama with footnote read "Welcome to our city", hanging in a door front in Hanoi, Vietnam on Sunday, May 22, 2016. Obama is expected to land in Hanoi on Monday for a three-day state visit to Vietnam. There's high hope for his visit, both from the government, which wants him to lift an arms export embargo, and from rights activists who want him to hold to account a leadership seen as treating its critics abysmally. (AP Photo/ Hau Dinh)

    Vietnam votes for rubber-stamp assembly before Obama visit

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Just hours before President Barack Obama’s first visit to Vietnam, the country voted Sunday in once-every-five-year elections for a rubber-stamp parliament whose membership has already been largely determined by the Communist Party.

  • In this Monday, June 30, 2008 file photo, urine samples from Chinese athletes are recorded upon arriving at China Anti-Doping Agency in Beijing. So far, 31 unidentified athletes in six sports from 12 countries have been caught in retests of samples from the 2008 Beijing Games. Results on tests of 250 samples from the 2012 London Olympics will be known soon.  (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)

    How it works: a look at the retests of Olympic drug samples

    GENEVA (AP) — Inside a non-descript concrete building in a Swiss parking lot lies evidence that could take down dozens of Olympic athletes.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama arrives on Air Force One at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, Sunday, May 22, 2016. The president is on a weeklong trip to Asia as part of his effort to pay more attention to the region and boost economic and security cooperation. (Hoang Dinh Nam/ Pool Photo via AP)

    Obama looks to boost economic, security ties in Asia

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama’s mission in Vietnam and Japan is to build stronger economic and security ties with Asian-Pacific allies anxious about the rise of an increasingly muscular China. That forward-looking message will be delivered even as he confronts the legacies of two wars long past — Vietnam and World War II — that still are fraught with emotion.

  • A look at verbal U-turns by Philippines’ likely next leader

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rodrigo Duterte kept Filipinos guessing for months last year whether he would run for president. He repeatedly declared that he wouldn’t, then cited different reasons when he finally did. On the campaign trail, he flipped and flopped on a number of key pronouncements. That has made it difficult to discern when the brash Duterte, who spikes his speeches with sarcasm and hyperbole for added punch, is serious or, in his own words, is “just taking you for a ride.”

  • Walsh Jennings, Ross win FIVB Cincinnati Open

    MASON, Ohio (AP) — Kerri Walsh Jennings and April Ross won the FIVB Cincinnati Open on Saturday, beating China’s Chen Xue and Xinyi Xia 20-22, 21-14 and 18-16.

  • Brooks Koepka watches his shot from the 10th tee as Ben Crane, left, and Jordan Spieth head down the fairway during the third round of the Byron Nelson golf tournament, Saturday, May 21, 2016, in Irving, Texas. (Smiley N. Pool/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

    Koepka overcomes early bogeys, Spieth for lead at Nelson

    IRVING, Texas (AP) — Brooks Koepka knew all those spectators lined several deep along the fairways and around the greens were there to cheer for one his playing partners.