LOS ANGELES | Warriors beat Clippers 112-94; Boogie fouls out of debut

LOS ANGELES —January 19, 2019— Stephen Curry scored 28 points, DeMarcus Cousins added 14 before fouling out of his Warriors debut after being sidelined for nearly a year, and Golden State pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 112-94 on Friday night for its seventh straight victory and sixth in a … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Warriors beat Clippers 112-94; Boogie fouls out of debut

UNITED NATIONS | UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels’ war

UNITED NATIONS —January 19, 2019— Fuel is being shipped illegally from Iran to Houthi Shiite rebels in Yemen to finance their war against the government, and both sides are violating international law with their military campaigns and arbitrary detention of rivals, U.N. experts said in a new report. The experts painted a grim picture of a … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | UN experts: Fuel from Iran is financing Yemen rebels’ war

LOS ANGELES | Talks over Los Angeles teachers strike to resume Saturday

LOS ANGELES —January 19, 2019—  Striking teachers and the nation’s second-largest school district are set to continue renewed negotiations Saturday following a fifth day of passionate protests in Los Angeles. Mayor Eric Garcetti tweeted that talks ended without a deal between a teachers’ union and the Los Angeles Unified School District just after 9 p.m. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Talks over Los Angeles teachers strike to resume Saturday

WASHINGTON | Trump promises March for Life crowd that he stands with them

WASHINGTON—January 19, 2019— President Donald Trump sought to assure opponents of abortion rights on Friday that he stands with them and would veto any legislation from a Democratic-controlled House that “weakens the protection of human life.” Trump spoke via video to participants at this year’s March for Life on the National Mall. Thousands of people across … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump promises March for Life crowd that he stands with them

WASHINGTON | Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of report

WASHINGTON—WASHINGTON | Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of report Special counsel Robert Mueller‘s office has issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that said President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress. BuzzFeed, citing two unidentified law enforcement officials, reported … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump fires back after Mueller disputes accuracy of report

WASHINGTON  | Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on border, longest shutdown

WASHINGTON  — January 18, 2019— President Donald Trump said he’ll be making a “major announcement” on the government shutdown and the southern border on Saturday afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week. Democrats are now proposing hundreds of millions of dollars for new immigration judges and improvements to ports of … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Trump plans ‘major announcement’ on border, longest shutdown

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Barty withdraws from doubles at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 18, 2019— The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Ash Barty has withdrawn from the women’s doubles on the eve of her fourth-round match in the singles against 2008 Australian Open champion Maria Sharapova. Barty, who is seeded 15th in singles, teamed with two-time Australian Open champion Victoria … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Barty withdraws from doubles at Australian Open

MEXICO CITY | Horrifying fireball at ruptured Mexico oil pipeline kills 21

MEXICO CITY  —January 18, 2019— A massive fireball that engulfed people scooping up spilling fuel from a pipeline ruptured by thieves in central Mexico killed 21 people and badly burned 71 others in what was a chronicle of a tragedy foretold. It came just three weeks after new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador launched an offensive … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | Horrifying fireball at ruptured Mexico oil pipeline kills 21