• A Syrian refugee man carrying his daughter rushes to the beach as he arrives on a dinghy from the Turkish coast to the northeastern Greek island of Lesbos, Sunday, Oct. 4 , 2015. The U.N. refugee agency is reporting a “noticeable drop” this week in arrivals of refugees by sea into Greece - as the total figure for the year nears the 400,000 mark. Overall, the UNHCR estimates 396,500 people have entered Greece via the Mediterranean this year with seventy percent of them are from war-torn Syria. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    Tip of the iceberg: No end in sight to migrant wave

    ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — One month after the body of 3-year-old Aylan Kurdi washed up on a Turkish beach — and a week after the European Union agreed to secure its borders — the migrant crisis has largely fallen off the front pages and reporters are going home.

  • Ireland makes RWC quarterfinals at expense of inspired Italy

    LONDON (AP) — Ireland qualified for the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals by squeezing past Italy 16-9 in a tight test Sunday that ensured the Italians will miss out — again.

  • Portuguese Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho picks up his ballot to vote in Portugal's general elections Sunday, Oct. 4 2015, in Massama, outside Lisbon. The last polls ahead of Sunday's election showed the center-right ruling coalition roughly level  with the center-left Socialist Party, the main opposition. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

    Exit poll: Portugal government likely re-elected

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal’s center-right coalition government earned another four-year term Sunday, winning a general election behind an improving economy that weathered the austerity measures contested across Europe, but falling short of a crucial outright majority in Parliament.

  • Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers takes to the touchline before the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday Oct. 4, 2015. Liverpool has fired manager Brendan Rodgers after three years in charge of the Premier League club. The dismissal came after a 1-1 draw in the Merseyside derby against Everton on Sunday. The club came close in the 2013-14 season to winning the league for the first time since 1990 but it was way off last season.  (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Liverpool fires manager Brendan Rodgers

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Liverpool has fired manager Brendan Rodgers after three years in charge of the Premier League club.

  • New York Jets' Ryan Fitzpatrick, left, plays a pass to Darrin Walls during the NFL football game between the New York Jets and the Miami Dolphins and at Wembley stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

    Ivory, Fitzpatrick lead Jets over Dolphins 27-14 at Wembley

    LONDON (AP) — Chris Ivory ran for a career-high 166 yards and a touchdown, and Ryan Fitzpatrick threw for 218 and another score Sunday to lead the New York Jets over the Miami Dolphins 27-14 at Wembley Stadium.

  • In this Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, U.S. President Barack Obama, right, and Russia's President Vladimir Putin pose for members of the media before a bilateral meeting at the United Nations headquarters. (Sergey Guneyev/RIA-Novosti, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)

    Russia’s airstrikes in Syria are playing well at home

    MOSCOW (AP) — Whatever effect Russia’s airstrikes are having on the ground in Syria, their impact at home is clear: They prove to Russians that their country is showing up the United States and reclaiming its rightful place as a global power.

  • Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates after scoring the opening goal of the game during the English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates stadium in London, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    Sanchez scores 2 as Arsenal beats Man United 3-0

    LONDON (AP) — Alexis Sanchez’s superb first-half double helped give Arsenal a 3-0 win over Manchester United on Sunday in a dominant display that propelled the London club into second place in the Premier League.

  • Italy's Vincenzo Nibali celebrates as he crosses the finish line to win the Giro Di Lombardia (Tour of Lombardy) cycling race in Como, Italy, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (Angelo Carconi/ANSA via AP)

    Nibali ends disappointing season with Il Lombardia win

    COMO, Italy (AP) — Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali ended a disappointing season by winning Il Lombardia in style on Sunday to claim his first Monument victory.

  • Argentine soccer great Diego Maradona cheers in the crowd ahead of the Rugby World Cup Pool C match between Argentina and Tonga at the Leicester City Stadium, Leicester, England, Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

    Argentina beats Tonga 45-16 to move closer to RWC quarters

    LEICESTER, England (AP) — Argentina moved closer to a place in the Rugby World Cup quarterfinals with flyhalf Nicolas Sanchez 25 points in a comprehensive 45-16 win over Tonga in their Pool C match on Sunday.

  • Liverpool's Martin Skrtel controls a ball during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Liverpool at Goodison Park Stadium, Liverpool, England, Sunday Oct. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

    Everton, Liverpool draw 1-1 in Premier League

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Everton and Liverpool drew 1-1 Sunday in the Premier League to keep Brendan Rodgers unbeaten in Merseyside derbies but still struggling to get his Reds properly firing.