MELBOURNE, Australia | Stephens wins battle of ‘Frenemies’ at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 15, 2019— Sloane Stephens advanced at the Australian Open at the expense of her former doubles partner Timea Babos in a second-round match the women’s tour billed as a battle of the so-called “frenemies.” Fifth-seeded Stephens, the 2017 U.S. Open champion, dominated the Rod Laver Arena opener 6-3, 6-1 on Wednesday but Babos … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Stephens wins battle of ‘Frenemies’ at Australian Open

Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway finds weak financial condition, ongoing concerns with transfers of sales tax funds in Miller County

County received overall rating of “fair”; Includes recommendations to improve operations in several county offices JEFFERSON CITY, MO – Jan. 15, 2018 – Missouri State Auditor Nicole Galloway today released a regularly-scheduled audit of Miller County, which received an overall rating of “fair”.  The audit found the county continues to struggle to avoid a deficit … Continue reading Missouri News: Auditor Nicole Galloway finds weak financial condition, ongoing concerns with transfers of sales tax funds in Miller County

Guatemala in crisis after president bans corruption investigation into his government

—January 15, 2019—(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Rachel E. Bowen, The Ohio State University (THE CONVERSATION) For months, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales has been trying to stop a United Nations-backed anti-corruption investigation into his government. Morales, a stand-up comedian whose ran for president in … Continue reading Guatemala in crisis after president bans corruption investigation into his government

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Stephens through to Australian Open 3rd round

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 15, 2019— The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Sloane Stephens has advanced to the third round at Melbourne Park with a 6-3, 6-1 win over her former junior doubles partner Timea Babos. Babos faced 23 break points and managed to save 18 of them, otherwise … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Stephens through to Australian Open 3rd round

WASHINGTON  | Sen. Sherrod Brown to tour early states before 2020 decision

WASHINGTON  — January 15, 2019—Sen. Sherrod Brown is launching a tour of three states that cast pivotal early votes in the 2020 presidential primary. The move from the Ohio Democrat is a key step before he decides whether to launch a campaign for the White House. Brown won a third term in November on the … Continue reading WASHINGTON  | Sen. Sherrod Brown to tour early states before 2020 decision

SACRAMENTO, Calif | PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  —January 15, 2019— Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said this week it will file for bankruptcy, raising concern that rates for electricity and gas will rise and victims of California wildfires who are suing the nation’s largest utility won’t get all the money they may be owed. Here are some key things to … Continue reading SACRAMENTO, Calif | PG&E bankruptcy could mean price hikes, unpaid fire lawsuits

LOS ANGELES | Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

LOS ANGELES—January 15, 2019— Ivan Reitman is passing the Ghostbusters torch to his son. Four-time Oscar nominee Jason Reitman is set to direct a new installment in the Ghostbusters series for Sony Pictures set to come out in the summer of 2020. Reitman tweeted Tuesday night that he’s “finally got the keys to the car.” … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Jason Reitman to direct Ghostbusters sequel for summer 2020

LOS ANGELES | Charter school educators back striking Los Angeles teachers

LOS ANGELES —January 15, 2019— Los Angeles school administrators urged the union to resume bargaining as thousands of teachers walked picket lines for a second day Tuesday, joined for the first time by some of their counterparts from independent charter schools. “We need our educators back in our classrooms helping inspire our students,” said Unified … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Charter school educators back striking Los Angeles teachers