MILWAUKEE | Craft beer taps squeezed as shutdown delays new releases

MILWAUKEE— January 15, 2019—The nation’s craft beer taps are being squeezed by the government shutdown. The partial shutdown has put new releases on hold, prevented new breweries from opening and stopped shipments of some suds across state lines. The federal agency that regulates alcohol production and distribution is closed. That means government employees can’t issue … Continue reading MILWAUKEE | Craft beer taps squeezed as shutdown delays new releases

NAIROBI,Kenya | Kenya forces still securing hotel after extremist attack

NAIROBI,Kenya —January 15, 2019— Kenyan police say there is still “an active security operation” in and around the hotel complex attacked by Islamic extremist gunmen amid sporadic gunfire from the scene. At least 15 people were killed in the attack which started Tuesday by suicide car bombs followed by at least four armed men who … Continue reading NAIROBI,Kenya | Kenya forces still securing hotel after extremist attack

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: 17-year-old American advances at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 15, 2019—The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 3:45 p.m. American teenager Amanda Anisimova has advanced to the third round at the Australian Open with a 6-0, 6-2 win over 24th-seeded Lesia Tsurenko. Tsurenko, a finalist at the Brisbane International two weeks ago, had only nine winners in the … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: 17-year-old American advances at Aussie Open

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala  | New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing

AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala  —January 15, 2019—The latest caravan of Honduran migrants hoping to reach the U.S. has crossed peacefully into Guatemala, under the watchful eyes of about 200 Guatemalan police and soldiers. About 500 people, including dozens of children, lined up to show their documents to a first line of unarmed security personnel at the … Continue reading AGUA CALIENTE, Guatemala  | New caravan of Honduran migrants makes first border crossing

CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela’s opposition outlines roadmap for power transfer

CARACAS, Venezuela —January 15, 2019—Venezuela’s opposition-controlled congress has declared President Nicolas Maduro “illegitimate,” moving a step closer to implementing a plan to challenge the socialist leader by declaring a caretaker government and calling early elections. A resolution adopted Tuesday accuses Maduro of “usurping” power and says his administration’s acts will no longer carry legal authority. … Continue reading CARACAS, Venezuela | Venezuela’s opposition outlines roadmap for power transfer

NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: More gunfire heard in Kenya’s capital

NAIROBI, Kenya —January 15, 2019—The Latest on the attack on a hotel in Nairobi, Kenya (all times local): 7:50 a.m. Another explosion and gunfire have been heard at the hotel complex in Kenya’s capital even after authorities announced that all was secure following Tuesday’s attack. The gunfire came not long after scores of survivors who … Continue reading NAIROBI, Kenya | The Latest: More gunfire heard in Kenya’s capital

MELBOURNE, Australia  | The Latest: Ash Barty’s coach ailing at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia  —January 15, 2019—The Latest on Wednesday from the Australian Open (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Ashleigh Barty‘s coach is ill and away from Melbourne Park while the Australian player continues in singles and doubles at the Australian Open. Barty said after her second-round win over Wang Yafan that her coach Craig Tyzzer is … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia  | The Latest: Ash Barty’s coach ailing at Australian Open

DENVER  | Warriors use NBA-record 1st quarter to rout Nuggets 142-111

DENVER  —January 15, 2019— Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson each scored 31 points as the Golden State Warriors, propelled by an NBA-record, 51-point first quarter, regained the top spot in the Western Conference by routing the Denver Nuggets 142-111 on Tuesday night. Golden State cruised to a fifth straight win to move a half-game in … Continue reading DENVER  | Warriors use NBA-record 1st quarter to rout Nuggets 142-111