• In this Monday, Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, a Malaysian police officer wears a mask as he stands in front of the Petronas Twin Towers shrouded by haze in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Scientists predict the haze this year is on track to surpass 1997 levels when pollution soared to record highs in an environmental disaster that cost an estimated $9 billion. A bad bout of haze resembles wintry fog, but laced with tiny particles of ash that are particularly harmful to the elderly, children and those with chronic heart and lung conditions. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul, File)

    Neighbors turn up the heat on Indonesia over forest fires

    SINGAPORE (AP) — For weeks now, the quality of life in parts of Southeast Asia has been left to sheer chance — the direction of the wind. Every day, it alone determines which city will be shrouded by peaty white smoke blowing from burning forests in Indonesia.

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  • Ferrer wins Malaysian Open final in straight sets

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Top-seeded David Ferrer became the first Spaniard to win the Malaysian Open when he defeated countryman Feliciano Lopez 7-5, 7-5 in the final on Sunday.

  • Lopez beats Kyrgios in Malaysian Open semifinals

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Second-seeded Feliciano Lopez fired in 12 aces to edge past Nick Kyrgios 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5) in the semifinals of the Malaysian Open on Saturday and set up an all-Spanish final against top seed David Ferrer.

  • Kyrgios beats Karlovic in Malaysian Open quarterfinals

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nick Kyrgios won the key points in both tiebreakers to beat third-seeded Ivo Karlovic 7-6 (4), 7-6 (2) Friday in the quarterfinals of the Malaysian Open.

  • Becker upsets Chardy at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Benjamin Becker qualified for his first ATP Tour quarterfinals of the season after beating Jeremy Chardy 5-7, 6-1, 7-5 in the second round of Malaysian Open on Wednesday.

  • Jeremy Chardy advances to 2nd round at Malaysian Open

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Sixth-seeded Jeremy Chardy advanced to the second round of the Malaysian Open by beating German teen Alexander Zverev 3-6, 6-3, 6-2 Tuesday.