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  • Rosberg edges Hamilton in final Grand Prix practice

    Rosberg edges Hamilton in final Grand Prix practice

    AFP News - 15 minutes ago
    Rosberg edges Hamilton in final Grand Prix practice

    Nico Rosberg edged Mercedes rival Lewis Hamilton in final free practice for the Malaysian Grand Prix as problems continued for the world champion on Saturday. On a scorching day at the Sepang circuit, Rosberg led the way with a lap of 1min 39.690sec, two-tenths quicker than Hamilton who again struggled with his set-up. Mercedes said Hamilton also had problems with understeer. True to their early-season form, Ferrari drivers Kimi Raikkonen and Sebastian Vettel occupied second and third spots …

  • Teenager Tuktamysheva takes world figure skating gold

    Teenager Tuktamysheva takes world figure skating gold

    AFP News - 19 minutes ago
    Teenager Tuktamysheva takes world figure skating gold

    Russian teenager Elizaveta Tuktamysheva took gold at the World Figure Skating Championships in Shanghai Saturday, convincingly beating her rivals in a remarkable comeback season. The 18-year-old European Champion scored 132.74 in the final segment to finish with 210.36 overall, some distance in front of second placed Satoko Miyahara (193.60) of Japan and Russia's Elena Radionova (191.47) in third. Dancing to "Batwannis Beek" and "Sandstorm", the emerging star of women's skating looked less …

  • Saudi Arabia blames 'technical failure' for Yemen jet crash

    Saudi Arabia blames 'technical failure' for Yemen jet crash

    Associated Press - 19 minutes ago
    Saudi Arabia blames 'technical failure' for Yemen jet crash

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) โ€” Saudi Arabia on Saturday blamed a "technical fault" for forcing two of its pilots in an F-15 to eject over waters south of Yemen during a mission amid a bombing campaign targeting Shiite rebels in the country. …

  • Tuktamysheva takes women's title at figure skating worlds

    Tuktamysheva takes women's title at figure skating worlds

    Associated Press - 20 minutes ago
    Tuktamysheva takes women's title at figure skating worlds

    SHANGHAI (AP) โ€” Last season, Elizaveta Tuktamysheva finished a lowly 10th at the Russian national championships and had to sit at home while fellow Russian Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal at the Sochi Olympics. Then she broke her foot and was off the ice altogether for three months. …

  • Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

    Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

    Associated Press - 21 minutes ago
    Official: Al-Shabab siege at Somali hotel ends, 17 dead

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) โ€” Somali troops on Saturday took full control of a hotel that extremist gunmen stormed and occupied for more than 12 hours following a suicide bombing. At least 17 people died and dozens were wounded. …