• In this photo provided by Turkish Islamic aid group IHH, children play at a temporary refugee camp for displaced Syrians in northern Syria, near Bab al-Salameh border crossing with Turkey, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the United Nations demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in Syria’s largest city could be soon cut off from humanitarian aid amid blistering Syrian and Russian airstrikes. (IHH via AP)

    Kurds attack Syrian air base held by insurgents

    BEIRUT (AP) — Kurdish fighters helped by Russian airstrikes launched an attack in northern Syria on Wednesday in an attempt to capture a military air base held by Syrian insurgents, while an international aid group warned that the health system in parts of the north is close to collapse.

  • A man looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    Global stocks turn higher ahead of Yellen testimony

    LONDON (AP) — European stocks rose Wednesday and Wall Street was expected to open higher ahead of testimony from the Federal Reserve chief that could either ease market turmoil or add to it. Asian markets mostly fell in a spillover sell-off from the previous day’s losses.

  • Sunderland winger Johnson admits sexual activity with child

    BRADFORD, England (AP) — Sunderland winger Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty in court to one count of sexual activity with a child and another of grooming.

  • Manor F1 gives 1st seat to German driver Pascal Wehrlein

    BANBURY, England (AP) — Manor Racing has selected German driver Pascal Wehrlein for the Formula One season, which starts next month at the Australian Grand Prix.

  • 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.

  • Auschwitz survivors Erna de Vries, their lawyer Thomas Walther, Justin Sonder and Leon Schwarzbaum, from left, attend a news conference in Detmold, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial Thursday on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes. (Bernd Thissen/dpa via AP)

    Ex-SS guard on trial in late push to punish Nazi crimes

    DETMOLD, Germany (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Auschwitz death camp is going on trial this week on 170,000 counts of accessory to murder, the first of up to four cases being brought to court this year in an 11th-hour push by German prosecutors to punish Nazi war crimes.

  • A man scratches his head as he looks at an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 in Yokohama, near Tokyo, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016. Asian stock markets fell for a third consecutive day Wednesday, beset by nerves about shaky global growth, falling oil prices and possible capital shortfalls at major European banks. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    The Latest: European markets solid as focus turns to Fed

    LONDON (AP) — The latest on the turmoil global financial markets (all times local):

  • Muller into 2nd round in Rotterdam, Gasquet withdraws

    ROTTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Gilles Muller set up a second-round match with former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic at the World Tennis Tournament after coming from a set down to beat Andreas Seppi Tuesday.

  • West Ham's Angelo Ogbonna, left, celebrates scoring the winning goal during the English FA Cup fourth round replay soccer match between West Ham United and Liverpool at the Boleyn Ground stadium in London, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    West Ham beats Liverpool 2-1 to reach 5th round of FA Cup

    LONDON (AP) — Angelo Ogbonna headed home a winning goal in stoppage time of extra time to give West Ham a dramatic 2-1 victory over Liverpool in their FA Cup fourth round replay on Tuesday.

  • Dortmund's players celebrate their side's third goal during a quarterfinal match of the German soccer cup between VfB Stuttgart and Borussia Dortmund in Stuttgart, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

    Dortmund, Bremen reach German Cup semifinals with away wins

    BERLIN (AP) — Marco Reus scored one goal and set up another as Borussia Dortmund reached the German Cup semifinals with a 3-1 win at Stuttgart that was briefly interrupted by tennis balls on Tuesday.