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

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 18, 2019— The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local) 2:15 p.m. Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina came back from 3-0 down in the third set to beat Zhang Shuai 4-6, 6-4, 7-5 in the third round at Melbourne Park. Both players took medical timeouts during the almost three-hour match. Zhang took a … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Svitolina into 4th round at Australian Open

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump: ‘Great day’ for US after report disputed

WASHINGTON —January 18, 2019—  The Latest on a disputed report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress (all times local): 10:25 p.m. President Donald Trump says it’s “a very sad day for journalism, but a great day for our Country!” after the special counsel’s office disputed the accuracy of a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump: ‘Great day’ for US after report disputed

MEXICO CITY  | 20 dead, 60 burned in fire at tap on Mexico fuel pipeline

MEXICO CITY  —January 18, 2019— A huge fire exploded at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico on Friday, killing at least 20 people and badly burning 60 others as locals tried to collect the spilling gasoline in buckets, officials said. The leak was caused by fuel thieves illegally tapping the pipeline in a small town … Continue reading MEXICO CITY  | 20 dead, 60 burned in fire at tap on Mexico fuel pipeline

WASHINGTON | Islanders beat Caps in Trotz’s return, move into first place

WASHINGTON —January 18, 2019—  Josh Bailey and Cal Clutterbuck scored third-period goals, Thomas Greiss made 19 saves for the shutout and the New York Islanders moved into first place in the Metropolitan Division by beating the Capitals 2-0 Friday night in Barry Trotz’s return to Washington. Trotz’s Islanders have won four in a row and … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Islanders beat Caps in Trotz’s return, move into first place

MELBOURNE, Australia | Osaka overcomes frustrations, reaches Aussie Open 4th round

MELBOURNE, Australia  —January 18, 2019—  Naomi Osaka smashed her racket into the court after losing the first set. She tumbled to the court when she tripped in the second. The U.S. Open champion recovered both times and avoided slipping out of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 5-7, 6-4, 6-1 win over Hsieh Su-wei. … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Osaka overcomes frustrations, reaches Aussie Open 4th round

MEXICO CITY  | 20 dead, 54 burned in fire at tap on Mexico fuel pipeline

MEXICO CITY  —January 18, 2019—  A huge fire at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico killed 20 people and badly burned 54 others on Friday after locals tried to collect the spilling fuel in buckets, officials said. The pipeline apparently exploded hours after thieves drilled an illegal tap into the pipeline in a small … Continue reading MEXICO CITY  | 20 dead, 54 burned in fire at tap on Mexico fuel pipeline

ORLANDO, Fla | Russell scores 40 as Nets come back to beat Magic 117-115

ORLANDO, Fla. —January 18, 2019—  D’Angelo Russell matched his career high with 40 points and the Brooklyn Nets came back from a 21-point deficit to beat the Orlando Magic 117-115 on Friday night. Russell’s 3-pointer with 27.1 seconds left put the Nets up for the first time since they went ahead 2-0 in the game’s … Continue reading ORLANDO, Fla | Russell scores 40 as Nets come back to beat Magic 117-115

MEXICO CITY | The Latest: 20 killed in huge fire at Mexican fuel pipeline

MEXICO CITY —January 18, 2019—  The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local): 8:45 p.m. An official says that 20 people have been killed and 54 others badly burned in a huge fire that broke out at a pipeline leaking fuel in central Mexico. Hidalgo Gov. Omar Fayad told the Milenio television … Continue reading MEXICO CITY | The Latest: 20 killed in huge fire at Mexican fuel pipeline