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The Latest: Defending champ Federer ousted by Tsitsipas

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Two-time defending champion Roger Federer has been upset in the fourth round of the Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas, who becomes the first player from Greece to reach the quarterfinals at a major. Tsitsipas converted one of his three breakpoint chances in the ... Read More »

Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died at 74

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary’s National Film Fund says that Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died. He was 74. Vajna, who produced several “Rambo” films starring Sylvester Stallone, as well as Madonna’s “Evita,” among many others, died Sunday at his Budapest home after a long illness. Vajna was also owner of the TV2 Group, a Hungarian broadcaster which owns ... Read More »

LeBron, pickle juice help Tiafoe reach Australian Open QFs

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Frances Tiafoe just kept shaking his head and calling the whole thing “crazy” and “unbelievable.” Which it all kind of is. That he reached his first Grand Slam quarterfinal on his 21st birthday by beating No. 20 seed Grigor Dimitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 6-7 (1), 7-5 at the Australian Open on Sunday. That he did it ... Read More »

UK police speak to Prince Philip about not wearing seatbelt

LONDON (AP) — British police have spoken with Prince Philip after the husband of Queen Elizabeth II was photographed apparently driving without wearing a seatbelt — just two days after he was involved in a serious car crash. Norfolk Police said late Saturday “suitable words of advice have been given to the driver”. The police spoke to Philip after British ... Read More »

‘Green Book’ takes top honor at the Producers Guild Awards

Peter Farrelly

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The Oscars race may have gotten a little clearer Saturday night as the race-themed road trip drama “Green Book” drove off with the top honor at the Producers Guild Awards, winning out over presumed front-runners like “Roma,” ”A Star Is Born” and “Black Panther.” “When you make ‘Dumb and Dumber’ you never expect to get ... Read More »

Sociologist and intellectual, Nathan Glazer, dead at 95

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Sociologist Nathan Glazer, who assisted on a classic study of conformity, “The Lonely Crowd,” and co-authored a groundbreaking document of non-conformity, “Beyond the Melting Pot,” has died. He was 95.   Glazer’s daughter, Sarah Glazer, confirmed her father died at his home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Saturday morning. A longtime professor at Harvard University, Glazer, was among the ... Read More »

Timberlake pops in on patients at Texas children’s hospital

DALLAS (AP) — Justin Timberlake has pulled some sunshine from his pocket for the patients at a Texas children’s hospital. Timberlake took a break from his “Man of the Woods” tour to pop in and pose for pictures with the young patients at HCA Healthcare’s Methodist Children’s Hospital in San Antonio. A video of the kids was widely shared all ... Read More »

Film airing on PBS highlights Native American links to rock

George Harrison, Klaus Voorman, Jesse Ed Davis, Eric Clapton

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As a child, Fred Lincoln “Link” Wray Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parents’ home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans. Wray eventually took all that rage ... Read More »

Thom Browne goes for spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS (AP) — Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday’s yellow vest protesters who took to the streets in the French capital and beyond. Here are some highlights of the day’s fall-winter menswear shows in Paris. A ... Read More »

Pope puts Sistine choir under aide’s eye after scandal

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis has put a close aide in charge of the Sistine Chapel Choir following a funding scandal. The Vatican said Saturday that the all-male ensemble, believed to be the world’s oldest choir, is now being led by Monsignor Guido Marini, who assists Francis during church ceremonies. Francis named another monsignor, Guido Pozzo, to handle the ... Read More »