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France finds bodies of 6 skiers buried by avalanche in Alps

PARIS (AP) — France's interior ministry says the bodies of six French skiers have been found a day after they were swept away by an avalanche in the French Alps.

Controversial 'Sniper' tops US box office for second week

Clint Eastwood's mega-hit "American Sniper" was the top film at North American movie houses for a second week, despite controversy over what some felt was a jingoistic message and graphic violence. The war drama, based on the true story of Iraq War Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, earned $64.4 million this weekend, industry estimates showed, after last weekend's massive haul of nearly $90 million -- a record January opening. Second place went to "The Boy Next Door," a steamy thriller starring pop music diva Jennifer Lopez as a divorcee who has a midlife-crisis affair with a handsome neighbor barely out of his teens. Fifth place went to action sequel "Taken 3" starring Liam Neeson in his third stint as retired spy Bryan Mills, with $7.6 million in ticket sales.

Egypt: 15 killed in clashes between Islamists, police

CAIRO (AP) — Anti-government protesters fought street battles with police in Cairo and other cities on Sunday, the fourth anniversary of the country's 2011 uprising, as clashes left at least 15 people dead and dozens injured. Another two people died when an explosive device they were planting under a high-voltage tower in the Nile Delta exploded prematurely, according to security officials.

Exit poll: Greece's anti-bailout Syriza party wins election

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The anti-bailout Syriza party won a clear victory in austerity-weary Greece's national elections on Sunday, according to projections by state-run TV's exit poll, in a historic first for a radical left-wing party in the country.

Greek election: LIVE REPORT

Athens (AFP) - 19:15 GMT - Polls now show 36-38% - Syriza took between 36 and 38 percent of the vote, according to updated exit polls, compared to between 26 percent and 28 percent for the conservative New Democracy party of incumbent Prime Minister Antonis Samaras. If the result is confirmed, Syriza would become the first anti-austerity party in government in Europe and its 40-year-old leader Alexis Tsipras would be Greece's youngest prime minister in 150 years. Analysts say Syriza's absolute majority hinges on whether a new party formed by former socialist prime minister George Papandreou will muster the 3.0 percent required for parliamentary representation. 18:55 GMT - Klafthmonos Square - On Klafthmonos Square in central Athens, hundreds of people wave flags near the Syriza stage as they watch the latest election figures from the Interior Ministry on screens set up by the party.

Paris fashion week shifts up into Haute Couture mode

After days of men's ready-to-wear clothes, Paris Fashion Week shifts up a gear on Sunday to its marquee event: the Haute Couture shows that happen only in the French capital. Italian house Versace will be the first to step into the prestige whirl of handmade women's collections for spring-summer 2015. In all, 24 catwalk shows, including ones by Chanel, Christian Dior and Valentino, are to take place in coming days, filling palaces, museums and more offbeat venues in Paris with celebrities, journalists and the extremely wealthy women who can afford the creations whose price tags run into tens of thousands of euros (dollars). France is the only country to boast Haute Couture, twice a year, in January and in July.

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Big decision for Greece

Greek voters began voting Sunday in an election that could lead to a dramatic showdown with the debt-laden nation's lenders.

2 days, 2 failed attempts to raise AirAsia fuselage

On Sunday, a wire rope snapped as the fuselage reached the surface. The previous day, the wreckage cut through a strap connecting it to a big balloon.

The woman ISIS wants back

In a televised confession in 2005 Sajida al-Rishawi recounted how she tried to take part in a string of attacks that killed at least 57 people, but her bomb failed to detonate.

Obama's Alaska move triggers fight

The Obama administration is moving to block oil and gas production along a major part of Alaska's northern coastline, setting off another energy battle with Republican lawmakers.

Obama in India: Best broments

U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are pals, if you haven't heard.

Photo shows fatally wounded Egyptian woman

Fifteen people have been killed marking the fourth anniversary of Egypt's revolution, officials say.

Rare predator caught on camera

The CEO for the World Wildlife Fund spotted a rare black jaguar in Brazil's Juruena National Park.

Opinion: Nudity doesn't shock us anymore

In Paris on Thursday, fashion designer Rick Owens gave audiences quite a show when he sent male models down the runway wearing clothes with peepholes that offered a glimpse of the guys' formerly private parts.

'Historic' storm could hit Massachusetts

Be prepared for snowfall in excess of 2 feet, forecasters tell residents. New York City, coastal New Jersey and parts of New England also will be affected.

Iowa crowd gets glimpse of 2016 GOP contenders

The 2016 presidential race gets off to unofficial start with a marathon of speeches before a core group of caucus-goers. | PERRY, CHRISTIE SPEECHES INTERRUPTED

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Waiters: Not scapegoat for Cavs' early issues

Less than two weeks after being traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder, Dion Waiters was back in Cleveland on Saturday, preparing for Sunday's game against his former team.

Sources: Transfer Iverson enrolls at URI

Memphis transfer Kuran Iverson has enrolled at Rhode Island and will suit up for the Rams next season, sources told ESPN.com.

NFL warns Seahawks about Lynch gesture

The NFL's head of officiating told ESPN that the Seahawks have been warned that if running back Marshawn Lynch makes an obscene gesture after scoring a touchdown or at any other time during the Super Bowl, the team will be penalized 15 yards.

Sources: A-Rod, Manfred meet to clear air

In an effort to find some closure after the confrontational Biogenesis case that led to his season-long drug suspension, Alex Rodriguez met with new commissioner Rob Manfred this week, sources confirmed to ESPNNewYork.com.

Vonn extends WC record with 64th victory

Lindsey Vonn mastered a tricky super-G race on Sunday for a record-extending 64th World Cup victory.

Aldridge's surprise return suits Blazers in win

LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after he said he was going to have thumb surgery and recorded 26 points and nine rebounds in Portland's 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday.

Sharapova, Bouchard to meet in quarters

Eugenie Bouchard moved into the quarterfinals of another Grand Slam with a 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu on Sunday at the Australian Open.

SVG on Jennings injury: 'Doesn't look good'

Detroit Pistons guard Brandon Jennings had to be helped to the locker room with an apparent lower left leg injury late in the third quarter of Saturday's 101-86 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks.
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