HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day

HARARE, Zimbabwe —Jan 16, 2019— Streets are deserted in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, Wednesday as a general strike continues for a third day to protest the government’s decision to more than double the price of fuel. Lawyers for activist Evan Mawarire say armed police are surrounding his house in Harare. Mawarire in 2016 organized the ThisFlag … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | Zimbabwe anti-government protest strike enters 3rd day

SINGAPORE | Asian shares higher despite growth worries, Brexit limbo

SINGAPORE  —Jan 16, 2019—Shares were mostly higher Wednesday in Asia as investors shrugged off the parliamentary vote against British Prime Minister Theresa May‘s plan for leaving the European Union. Weak Japanese data pulled the Nikkei 225 index lower. KEEPING SCORE: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index slipped 0.6 percent to 20,442.75 while South Korea’s Kospi added 0.4 … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Asian shares higher despite growth worries, Brexit limbo

NAIROBI, Kenya | Kenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on hotel complex; declares attack over

NAIROBI, Kenya —Jan 16, 2019—Kenya president says 14 innocent people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on hotel complex; declares attack over . By Associated Press

NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: Kenya president says attack over, 14 killed

NAIROBI, Kenya—Jan 16, 2019—The Latest on the extremist attack on a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 10:45 a.m. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta says 14 people were killed in Tuesday’s attack on a hotel complex in the capital and he declared the operation to neutralize the attackers is over. Kenyatta did not say … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: Kenya president says attack over, 14 killed

STRASBOURG, France | EU Brexit negotiator Barnier says it is up to Britain to come forward with ideas in wake of withdrawal agreement defeat

STRASBOURG, France — EU Brexit negotiator Barnier says it is up to Britain to come forward with ideas in wake of withdrawal agreement defeat . By Associated Press

LOS ANGELES | Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago

LOS ANGELES  —Jan 16, 2019—Twenty-five years ago this week, a violent, pre-dawn earthquake shook Los Angeles from its sleep, and sunrise revealed widespread devastation, with dozens killed and $25 billion in damage. A look back at the damage, deaths and developments in seismic safety since the disaster: THE QUAKE At 4:31 a.m. on Jan. 17, … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Northridge earthquake shattered Los Angeles 25 years ago

LOS ANGELES | No talks scheduled as LA teacher strike enters day 3

LOS ANGELES—Jan 16, 2019— Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as tens of thousands of teachers planned to walk picket lines for a third day Wednesday, after being joined on strike for the first time by some of their counterparts from independent charter schools. “We need our educators back in our … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | No talks scheduled as LA teacher strike enters day 3