Pope wrapping up contentious, restive trip to Latin America

Pope Francis greets a woman after blessing her as he toured around the Plaza de Armas, in Trujillo, Peru, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. Francis consoled Peruvians who lost their homes and livelihoods in devastating floods last year, telling them Saturday they can overcome all of life's "storms" by coming together as a community and stamping out the violence that plagues this part of the country. (Vincenzo Pinto/AFP Pool Photo via AP)

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pope Francis is wrapping up the most contested, violent trip of his papacy Sunday with a series of meetings with Peruvian church leaders and a final Mass at an air base in Peru’s capital.

Iran may try to loosen Revolutionary Guard’s grip on economy

FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2012 photo, Iran's Revolutionary Guard troops march during a military parade commemorating the anniversary of start of the 1980-88 Iraq-Iran war, in front of the shrine of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, just outside Tehran, Iran. Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has ordered the Revolutionary Guard to loosen its hold on the economy, the country's defense minister says, raising the possibility that the paramilitary organization might privatize some of its vast holdings. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader has ordered the Revolutionary Guard to loosen its hold on the economy, the country’s defense minister says, raising the possibility that the paramilitary organization might privatize some of its vast holdings.

Global female empowerment marches enter second day

A woman holds as sign as she takes part in a Women's March in Seattle, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. The march was one of dozens planned across the U.S. over the weekend. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Demonstrations in support of female empowerment are scheduled in cities across the country Sunday, a day after hundreds of thousands of people across the globe marched, chanted and protested.

Mitchell gets 23, Jazz end Clippers’ streak with 125-113 win

Utah Jazz forward Derrick Favors (15) goes to the basket as Los Angeles Clippers guard Tyrone Wallace (12) defends in the first half during an NBA basketball game Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The offensively challenged Utah Jazz found a way to score points in droves Saturday night.

Cortina downhill win puts Vonn on track for Olympics

United States' Lindsey Vonn gets to the finish area after completing an alpine ski, women's World Cup downhill, in Cortina D'Ampezzo, Italy, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Alessandro Trovati)

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — It’s exactly what Lindsey Vonn was hoping for — a dominant victory one month before she goes for gold at the Olympics.

Nadal, Dimitrov advance to Australian Open quarterfinals

Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro, right, shakes hands with Anett Kontaveit of Estonia after she won their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — If Rafael Nadal wanted a fitness test in the first week of the Australian Open, he got one in his almost four-hour, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-3 win over Diego Schwartzman.

Rolling Avalanche get 9th straight win, 3-1 over Rangers

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson (6) celebrates his goal with teammates Gabriel Landeskog (92), Nathan MacKinnon (29), Patrik Nemeth (12), and Mikko Rantanen (96) against the New York Rangers in the first period of an NHL hockey game in Denver on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.(AP Photo/Joe Mahoney)

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche have gone from pushover to powerhouse in less than a season, and their recent streak is evoking memories of past glory.

Austin Cook shoots 64 to take CareerBuilder Challenge lead

Austin Cook watches his tee shot on the 17th hole during the third round of the CareerBuilder Challenge golf tournament at La Quinta Country Club Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 in La Quinta, Calif. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Austin Cook hit a hybrid into the fairway bunker on the par-4 18th on a breezy Saturday afternoon at La Quinta Country Club, then chunked a wedge and raced a chip 20 feet past the hole.

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