BANGKOK | Stocks mixed as Chinese economy slows to weakest since ’90

BANGKOK —Jan 21, 2019—World stocks were subdued Monday after China reported that its economy expanded by 6.6 percent in 2018, its slowest pace since the slump that followed the crackdown on protests centered on Tiananmen Square in 1989. KEEPING SCORE: Germany’s DAX fell 0.5 percent to 11,155 while the CAC 40 in France slipped 0.2 … Continue reading BANGKOK | Stocks mixed as Chinese economy slows to weakest since ’90

HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe returning to normal after week of turmoil, violence

HARARE, Zimbabwe— Jan 21, 2019—Zimbabwe’s capital is returning to normal Monday, after a week of turmoil in which Zimbabweans protested dramatic fuel price hikes and government security forces launched a crackdown in which 12 people were killed. Most shops and businesses have reopened, although many people are stocking up on food items in case the … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe returning to normal after week of turmoil, violence

Missouri Lottery News: Florissant Woman, Barbra Altman, to Use $173,000 Win to Travel Country

FLORISSANT, MO – Jan. 21, 2019 – Barbra Altman couldn’t believe it when she read the Show Me Cash (Missouri Lottery) winning numbers for Jan. 2 in the newspaper.  Her ticket matched all five numbers drawn to win the $173,000 jackpot. “I had my friend check it, too.  Then I checked online,” she explained. “That … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Florissant Woman, Barbra Altman, to Use $173,000 Win to Travel Country

Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Jan 21, 2019—Frigid air and high winds are causing dangerous travel conditions throughout the eastern U.S. after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region over the weekend. The National Weather Service forecasts Monday’s temperatures will be more than 20 degrees below normal across the Northeast. Freezing rain and more snow is expected in parts of … Continue reading Frigid air, high winds cause dangerous travel conditions

Missouri Lottery News: Chesterfield Man, Ronald Zarbo, Claims $1 Million Mega Millions Prize

CHESTERFIELD, MO – Jan. 21, 2019 – Ronald Zarbo managed to match all five white-ball numbers in the Christmas Day Mega Millions® drawing, missing only the Mega Ball® number.  The feat earned the Chesterfield man a $1 million prize. Zarbo said he has played his own set of numbers in Powerball® for 30 years without … Continue reading Missouri Lottery News: Chesterfield Man, Ronald Zarbo, Claims $1 Million Mega Millions Prize

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Serena Williams beats Halep at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 21, 2019—The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Simona Halep still has something at stake at the Australian Open despite a fourth-round exit to Serena Williams. So she’ll keep watching closely. By the time the tournament concludes, Halep will have held the No. 1 ranking for … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Serena Williams beats Halep at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 21, 2019— As Serena Williams made her way out to the Australian Open’s main court during pre-match introductions, the voice booming over the stadium’s speakers implored spectators to welcome “the world’s No. 1 player — from Romania, Simona Halep.” Oops. Williams, wearing headphones, quickly pivoted and retreated back into the tunnel she’d just … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Serena Williams ousts No. 1 Simona Halep at Australian Open

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Lindsey Vonn to decide future in coming days

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy—Jan 21, 2019— Lindsey Vonn is going to take “the next couple/few days” to decide her future. Battling pain in both of her knees and after failing to finish better than ninth in three races this weekend, Vonn said Sunday that immediate retirement from ski racing “is a possibility.” A message from U.S. … Continue reading CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Lindsey Vonn to decide future in coming days