MELBOURNE, Australia | Party for Barty at Australian Open; Sharapova, Kerber out

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 20, 2019—It was like a party at Rod Laver Arena. A partisan crowd backed Ash Barty, booed Maria Sharapova and celebrated wildly when the first Australian woman in a decade reached the quarterfinals at Melbourne Park. Rod Laver was there watching, among the tennis greats. Prime Minister Scott Morrison in his green … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Party for Barty at Australian Open; Sharapova, Kerber out

MELBOURNE, Australia  | The Latest: Tiafoe celebrates birthday with Aussie Open win

MELBOURNE, Australia  —January 20, 2019—The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Frances Tiafoe celebrated his 21st birthday in style with a 7-5 7-6 (6), 6-7 (1), 7-5 win over No. 20-seeded Grigor Dimitrov to advance to his first Grand Slam quarterfinal. Tiafoe, who received treatment on his right forearm … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia  | The Latest: Tiafoe celebrates birthday with Aussie Open win

Business News: New data reinforce benefits of Abbo ABBOTT’S BURSTDR™ SPINAL CORD STIMULATION for people living with chronic pain

– Data from two recent studies presented at NANS 2019 demonstrate key benefits of BurstDR™ stimulation – Microdosing BurstDR stimulation at lowest effective energy allows patients to manage their pain without the burden of recharging their devices – Additional data further showed switching from other types of SCS therapies to Abbott’s BurstDR stimulation significantly reduced … Continue reading Business News: New data reinforce benefits of Abbo ABBOTT’S BURSTDR™ SPINAL CORD STIMULATION for people living with chronic pain

NEW YORK | The Latest: Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with 1st-round win

NEW YORK—January 20, 2019—The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title (all times local): 12:35 a.m. Henry Cejudo did his part to defend the UFC 125-pound title and perhaps the fate of the flyweight division with a punishing first-round win over bantamweight champion … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Cejudo defends 125-pound belt with 1st-round win

WASHINGTON | Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’

WASHINGTON—January 19, 2019—In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,” Democrats were quick to dismiss … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’

U.S. Department of State News: Congratulatory Statement on Madagascar’s Presidential Election

WASHINGTON – Jan. 19, 2019 – The U.S. Department of State (DOS) released the following statement: The United States commends the Malagasy government and its citizens for the peaceful presidential election, which further strengthens Madagascar’s democracy.  Since Madagascar’s independence in 1960, the United States has supported the development of the country’s democratic processes and institutions.  We … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Congratulatory Statement on Madagascar’s Presidential Election

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Kerber stunned by Collins of US in Melbourne

MELBOURNE, Australia— January 19, 2019—The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 4:15 p.m. Three-time major champion Angelique Kerber was stunned 6-0, 6-2 by Danielle Collins of the U.S. in just 56 minutes in the Australian Open’s fourth round. Collins had an 0-5 career record in Grand Slam tournaments until this one. … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Kerber stunned by Collins of US in Melbourne

NEW YORK | The Latest: Hardy’s UFC debut ends with DQ loss

NEW YORK —January 19, 2019—The Latest on the UFC card in New York with T.J. Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo fighting for the 125-pound title (all times local): 12:20 a.m. Troubled ex-NFL star Greg Hardy’s UFC debut ended with a disqualification loss after he blasted Allen Crowder with an illegal knee to stop the fight in … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Hardy’s UFC debut ends with DQ loss