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German brewers to print calorie content on beer bottles

BERLIN — Two German brewers associations are recommending that their members start printing the number of calories contained in their beers and shandies on the label.

The German Brewers Association and the Association of Private Breweries in Germany said Friday it hopes other industries, such as vintners and distillers, will follow suit.

Rose makes '19 debut with top ranking

LA QUINTA, Calif.—The timing couldn't be better for Justin Rose, or for the Desert Classic.

Rose played so much golf toward the end of last year that he wasn't quite ready to fly from his home in the Bahamas to Hawaii to start 2019 against a winners-only field at Kapalua.

Instead, he decided to start at the Desert Classic, an event he has not played since 2010.

Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

WESTBROOK, Maine — Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river.

A curious formation that’s getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is roughly 100 yards (91 metres) wide.

The formation in the Presumpscot River was widely shared on social media and has drawn comparisons to an alien spacecraft, a carousel and the moon.

Serena cruises in Australian Open return

MELBOURNE, Australia—This was quite a return for Serena Williams. Almost as if she never left.

In her first match at the Australian Open since winning the 2017 title while pregnant, and her first official match anywhere since a loss in the chaotic U.S. Open final last September, Williams looked to be at her dominant best, overpowering Tatjana Maria 6-0, 6-2 in the first round today.