Julian Schieber's injury-time winner sealed Hertha Berlin's 2-1 victory at home to newly-promoted Freiburg on Sunday for a dramatic start to the hosts' 2016/17 German league season. Hertha were cruising to a 1-0 win at Berlin's Olympic Stadium on the opening weekend of the Bundesliga, thanks to Vladimir Darida's second-half goal before the game burst into life in the final ten minutes. Ex-Dortmund striker Schieber came off the bench for Vedad Ibisevic with 85 minutes gone and played a key role after Freiburg drew level with a stunning header from their captain Nicolas Hoefler in the 93rd minute.
Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government on Sunday pushed into the last areas of Sirte held by the Islamic State group in what was the jihadists' coastal stronghold. The battle for the hometown of Libya's slain dictator Moamer Kadhafi was launched more than three months ago by forces loyal to the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord. Earlier this month, the pro-GNA forces seized the jihadists' headquarters in Sirte, pinning them down in a small downtown area near the sea.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of the cousin of NBA star Dwyane Wade as she was walking to register her children for school, Chicago police announced Sunday.
Donald Trump is committed to a "fair and humane" approach to securing America's borders, but details of his evolving immigration policy will be revealed at a later time, his presidential campaign team said on Sunday. The Republican presidential candidate's hardline stance on repatriating the 11 million undocumented immigrants in the United States has been a central tenet of Trump's White House campaign - and a hugely popular selling point to his most ardent supporters.
BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday slammed those countries in Europe who say they won't take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic world.
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) (AFP) - Nico Rosberg rekindled his world championship ambitions with victory in Sunday's chaotic crash-hit Belgian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton staged an astonishing fightback to finish third. Rosberg's delight was reduced by his Mercedes team-mate Hamilton's damage-limiting and thrilling drive to finish behind Daniel Ricciardo, second in a Red Bull, after starting from the back row of the grid. "I would definitely have taken that before the race," said Hamilton.
Laser-focus on detail that comes with his place on the autism spectrum are part of what makes Weiss a top analyst at MindSpark, a young California firm mixing business smarts with social good. "I see things others wouldn't," said 27-year-old Weiss, who was diagnosed with autism when he was a young boy. MindSpark, located in the coastal city of Santa Monica near Los Angeles, employs analysts with autism to test software for companies.
NEW YORK (AP) — In a less-traveled part of the 46-acre Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, an imposing black metal fence serves as a reminder of the multiple security worries that come with hosting the U.S. Open.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park.
WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — Middlesbrough maintained its unbeaten start to life back in the English Premier League by drawing 0-0 with West Bromwich Albion in a match of few clear-cut opportunities at The Hawthorns on Sunday.
By Marius Zaharia SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has confirmed 41 cases of locally-transmitted Zika virus, mostly among foreign construction workers, and said it expected more cases to be identified. All but seven of those infected have fully recovered, the health ministry and the National Environment Agency (NEA) said in a joint statement on Sunday. On Saturday, authorities had confirmed a 47-year-old Malaysian woman living in southeastern Singapore as the city-state's first case of a local transmission of the virus - which in Brazil has been linked to a rare birth defect.
MOSCOW (AP) — Uzbekistan's government issued an unusual statement Sunday announcing the hospitalization of President Islam Karimov, who has ruled the former Soviet republic in Central Asia for more than 25 years.
Dozens of people were killed in Turkish bombardment in Syria on Sunday as Ankara ramped up its unprecedented offensive inside the country against the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 40 civilians had been killed in Turkish shelling and air strikes on two areas held by pro-Kurdish forces in northern Syria, the first report of significant civilian casualties in Turkey's operation. The bombardments came after Ankara suffered its first military fatality in the offensive against IS and the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) militia it launched on Wednesday.
Spa-Francorchamps (Belgium) (AFP) - Nico Rosberg led from pole position to the finish as he won the Belgian Grand Prix at Spa on Sunday to close the gap on title rival and Mercedes teammate Lewis Hamilton.
German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that if Britain's exit from the European Union was badly handled and other member countries followed its lead, Europe would go "down the drain". "Brexit is bad but it won't hurt us as much economically as some fear - it's more of a psychological problem and it's a huge problem politically," Gabriel, the deputy to Chancellor Angela Merkel in Germany's governing coalition, told a news conference. "If we organise Brexit in the wrong way, then we'll be in deep trouble so now we need to make sure that we don't allow Britain to keep the nice things, so to speak, related to Europe while taking no responsibility," Gabriel said.
Singapore on Sunday confirmed 41 locally transmitted cases of the Zika virus, which can cause deformities in unborn babies, and said more infections are likely. A day after announcing its first locally transmitted case, that of a 47-year-old Malaysian woman resident, the government reported 40 more - mostly foreign workers at a construction site. All 41 are residents or workers in a particular suburban residential and industrial district, the Ministry of Health and the National Environment Agency said in a joint statement.
MADRID (AP) — The conservative Popular Party in Spain has signed a deal with the smaller, business-friendly Ciudadanos that could help avoid a possible third round of elections and end the country's eight-month political deadlock.