• Switzerland's Lara Gut smiles after completing an Alpine Ski women's World Cup Super G race, in Garmisch Partenkirchen, Germany, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Gio Auletta)

    Gut leads opening downhill training; Vonn 16th in Crans

    CRANS MONTANA, Switzerland (AP) — Challenging Lindsey Vonn for the overall World Cup title, Lara Gut of Switzerland led the opening training session on Thursday for a World Cup downhill.

  • A South Korean vehicle returning home from North Korea's Kaesong arrives as customs officers talk with a driver at the customs, immigration and quarantine office near the border village of Panmunjom, in Paju, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. South Korean workers on Thursday began shutting down a jointly run industrial park in North Korea, a move that will end, at least temporarily, the Koreas' last major cooperation project as punishment over Pyongyang's recent rocket launch. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)

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  • German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier briefs the media prior to the Syria talks in Munich, Germany,  Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

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  • Williams beats Radwanska to reach quarterfinals in Taiwan

    KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Top-seeded Venus Williams overpowered Urszula Radwanska of Poland 6-4, 6-2 to advance to the Taiwan Open quarterfinals on Thursday.

  • Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses a meeting of local administrators at his palace in Ankara, Turkey, Wedesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Erdogan has ratcheted up his criticism of the United States for not recognizing Syrian Kurdish forces as "terrorists," saying Washington's lack of knowledge of the groups operating in the region had led to bloodshed. Turkey considers the Kurdish Democratic Union Party, or PYD, which are affiliated with Turkey's own Kurdish rebels as a terrorist group.(Yasin Bulbul/Presidential Press Service, Pool via AP)

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    KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey’s leaders lashed out Wednesday at the United Nations and others who are pressing the country to open its border to thousands more Syrian refugees, accusing them of failing to shoulder the refugee burden or stop the Russian bombings that have triggered the exodus.

  • 2nd-seeded Cilic beats Muller to reach last 8 in Rotterdam

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Second-seeded Marin Cilic reached the World Tennis Tournament quarterfinals by defeating Gilles Muller of Luxembourg 7-6 (2), 7-6 (7) in the second round on Wednesday.

  • Ukrainian biathlete Abramova suspended in doping case

    MOSCOW (AP) — Ukrainian biathlete Olga Abramova has been provisionally suspended after failing a drug test for a newly banned substance.

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    MONTREAL (AP) — The World Anti-Doping Agency says a deal has been signed for British officials to take temporary charge of drug-testing in Russia.

  • Mladenovic falls to Siegemund in round 1 in St Petersburg

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Roberta Vinci secured her place in the quarterfinals of the St. Petersburg Ladies Trophy by beating Belgium’s Yanina Wickmayer 6-2, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday.

  • In this photo provided by Turkish Islamic aid group IHH, a displaced Syrian boy eats at a temporary refugee camp in northern Syria, near Bab al-Salameh border crossing with Turkey, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Turkey was under pressure from the EU to open its border to up to 35,000 Syrians who have massed along the frontier in the past few days fleeing an onslaught by government forces and intense Russian airstrikes  in Aleppo. (IHH via AP)

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