• Ecclestone has ‘no doubts’ Monza will remain on F1 calendar

    MILAN (AP) — Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone is confident the Italian Grand Prix in Monza can find the needed cash to stay on the calendar.

  • Pope Francis boards his airplane on the occasion of his trip to Africa, at Rome's Fiumicino International Airport, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015. Pope Francis is leaving for a trip that will take him to Kenya, Uganda and the Central African Republic, from Nov. 25-30. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

    Pope brings peace message to Africa amid security fears

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Pope Francis wants to bring a message of peace and reconciliation to an Africa torn by extremist violence, but security concerns are so high that he might be forced to make changes to his itinerary for the final leg of the trip.

  • Hungary scolded for claiming European support for 2024 bid

    ROME (AP) — Europe’s Olympic association has scolded Hungary for claiming it has secured the backing of 16 European countries for Budapest’s bid for the 2024 Games.

  • French national soccer team player Paul Pogba arrives with his teammates at a hotel in London, Monday, Nov. 16, 2015. Three days after being caught up in a synchronized terrorist attack in Paris that resulted in the death of over 120 people, France’s players have travelled to London to play a friendly soccer match against England at Wembley Stadium, where there will be a beefed-up security presence and increased checks outside the ground. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)

    Security tight for Juventus-AC Milan match in Turin

    ROME (AP) — It’s been quite a week for Juventus players Patrice Evra, Paul Pogba and Sami Khedira, who were all on international duty when explosions occurred outside the Stade de France a week ago.

  • A rarity: Top spot not on offer in Juventus-AC Milan matchup

    ROME (AP) — When AC Milan visits Juventus on Saturday, it will mark the first time in recent memory that their matchup finds them both struggling below the top five positions in the Italian league.