NEW YORK | Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

NEW YORK  —January 17, 2019— A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman‘s step-granddaughter in New York City. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Lamar Davenport stabbed his girlfriend E’Dena Hines multiple times in August 2015 while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Davenport issued an apology during … Continue reading NEW YORK | Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown goes on

WASHINGTON  —January 17, 2019— The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:50 p.m. President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi are both flexing their political powers as the negotiations to end the monthlong partial government shutdown remain stalled. Trump issued a letter to Pelosi on Thursday, just before she and other lawmakers … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump, Pelosi flex muscle, shutdown goes on

MELBOURNE, Australia | Ashleigh Barty into 4th round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 17, 2019—  Local favorite Ashleigh Barty became the first player through to the fourth round at the Australian Open with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Maria Sakkari at Rod Laver Arena on Friday. Barty received treatment for an apparent stomach muscle ailment at the end of the first set but appeared not … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Ashleigh Barty into 4th round at Australian Open

LOS ANGELES | Talks resume in effort to end strike by LA teachers

LOS ANGELES —January 17, 2019— A new round of contract negotiations started Thursday between Los Angeles school district officials and a teachers union as thousands of educators picketed in the rain. The announcement that the two sides would sit down for the first time in nearly a week didn’t indicate whether any new contract offers would … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Talks resume in effort to end strike by LA teachers

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —January 17, 2019— Here comes a total lunar eclipse and supermoon, all wrapped into one. The moon, Earth and sun will line up this weekend for the only total lunar eclipse this year and next. At the same time, the moon will be ever so closer to Earth and appear slightly bigger and … Continue reading CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla | Total lunar eclipse meets supermoon Sunday night

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Ashleigh Barty into 4th round at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 17, 2019— The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:40 p.m. Local favorite Ashleigh Barty has become the first player through to the fourth round at Melbourne Park with a 7-5, 6-1 win over Maria Sakkari at Rod Laver Arena. Barty received treatment for an apparent stomach muscle ailment … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Ashleigh Barty into 4th round at Australian Open

WASHINGTON | Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch

WASHINGTON —January 17, 2019— The Treasury Department appears set to lift sanctions on three companies connected to Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska despite concerns from lawmakers in both parties who say the Trump administration should be tougher on Russian President Vladimir Putin and his allies. Treasury’s decision to ease the sanctions narrowly survived a Senate vote Wednesday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Treasury poised to ease sanctions tied to Russian oligarch

Business News: Energizer Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of $600 Million Senior Notes

ST. LOUIS, MO – Jan. 17, 2019 – Energizer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ENR) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of a $600 million offering of 7.750% senior notes due 2027.  The notes priced at 100.0% of the principal amount thereof.  The notes will be guaranteed, jointly and severally, on an unsecured basis, by certain of … Continue reading Business News: Energizer Holdings, Inc. Announces Pricing of $600 Million Senior Notes