Prince Bishop reigns at Dubai World Cup

Jockey William Buick celebrates as he rides Prince Bishop to win the US$10 million Dubai World Race on March 28, 2015 at Meydan racecourse in DubaiPrince Bishop left racing fans scratching their heads when he cut down the rags-to-riches American horse California Chrome to win the $10 million Dubai World Cup on Saturday. The stage looked set for California Chrome to join a hallowed cast of previous winners when jockey Victor Espinosa moved his mount into a challenging position rounding the turn for home. Having countered Espinosa's move, Buick drove his mount past the sentimental favourite en route to a decisive victory by 2 3/4 lengths. It was the fourth time Prince Bishop, who is trained in Dubai by Saeed Bin Suroor, had contested the World Cup.



Eugenie Bouchard upset by qualifier at Miami Open

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, returns the ball to Kaia Kanepi, of Estonia, during their match at the Miami Open tennis tournament in Key Biscayne, Fla., Saturday, March 28, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard was upset Saturday in her opening match at the Miami Open by qualifier Tatjana Maria 6-0, 7-6 (4).



Hundreds rally against Indiana law, say it's discriminatory

A window sticker on a downtown Indianapolis business, Wednesday, March 25, 2015, shows its objection to the Religious Freedom bill passed by the Indiana legislature. Organizers of a major gamers' convention and a large church gathering say they're considering moving events from Indianapolis over a bill that critics say could legalize discrimination against gays. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Hundreds of people gathered outside of the Indiana Statehouse on Saturday, some carrying "no hate in our state" signs, to rally against a new law that opponents say could sanction discrimination against gay people.



Crash victim's father calls for more focus on pilot welfare

French Red Cross members and inhabitants pay tribute to the victims in front of a stele, a stone slab erected as a monument, set up in the area where a Germanwings aircraft crashed in the French Alps, in Le Vernet, France, Saturday, March 28, 2015. The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 into an Alpine mountain Tuesday killed all 150 people aboard, and has raised questions about the mental state of the co-pilot. Authorities believe the 27-year-old German deliberately sought to destroy the Airbus A320 as it flew from Barcelona to Duesseldorf. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)SISTERON, France (AP) — The father of one of the victims of this week's plane crash in the French Alps called Saturday for airlines to take greater care over pilots' welfare.



Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida in Syria seize major city

In this image posted on the Twitter page of Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front on Saturday, March 28, 2015, which is consistent with AP reporting, a fighter from Syria's al-Qaida-linked Nusra Front holds his group flag as he stands in front of the governor building in Idlib province, north Syria. Al-Qaida's affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, captured most of the northwestern city of Idlib from government forces Saturday, sweeping into neighborhoods in the center of the city in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad's government, opposition activists and the group said. (AP Photo/Nusra Front on Twitter)BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic fighters led by al-Qaida's branch in Syria seized almost full control of the northwestern city of Idlib on Saturday, taking over major roundabouts and government buildings in a powerful blow to President Bashar Assad whose forces rapidly collapsed after four days of heavy fighting, opposition activists and the extremist group said.





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