BEIJING | China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

BEIJING —January 20, 2019—  China‘s 2018 economic growth fell to a three-decade low as activity cooled amid a tariff war with Washington. The world’s second-largest economy expanded by 6.6 percent over a year earlier, down from 2017’s 6.9 percent, official data showed Monday. Growth in the three months ending in December cooled to 6.4 percent from … Continue reading BEIJING | China 2018 economic growth falls to 3-decade low

The Latest: Pats rally, lead 24-21 late in fourth quarter

— January 20, 2019—  The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 9:35 p.m. The Patriots are back on top of what’s suddenly a back-and-forth AFC championship game. After the Chiefs marched downfield to take their first lead of the game, the Patriots used 10 plays to cover 75 yards. Sony Michel finished the … Continue reading The Latest: Pats rally, lead 24-21 late in fourth quarter

NEW ORLEANS | Blown call, Zuerlein’s 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS —January 20, 2019—  A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl. After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the NFC championship … Continue reading NEW ORLEANS | Blown call, Zuerlein’s 57-yard FG send Rams to Super Bowl

The Latest: No thumb, but Chiefs get INT, go-ahead TD

— January 20, 2019— The Latest on the conference championship games (all times EST): 9:15 p.m. Patrick Mahomes threw a screen pass that Damien Williams turned into a 23-yard touchdown catch, giving the Chiefs a 21-17 lead over the Patriots with 7:45 left in the AFC title game. The Chiefs thought they had gotten a break … Continue reading The Latest: No thumb, but Chiefs get INT, go-ahead TD

BEIJING | China’s 2018 economic growth edges down amid trade war

BEIJING —January 20, 2019—   China‘s 2018 economic growth decelerated to 6.6 percent after activity in the final quarter of the year declined amid a tariff battle with Washington. Data announced Monday showed economic growth cooled to a post-global crisis quarterly low of 6.4 percent in the three months ending in December from the previous quarter’s … Continue reading BEIJING | China’s 2018 economic growth edges down amid trade war

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Svitolina beats Keys, reaches QFs in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — January 20, 2019—  The Latest on Monday at the Australian Open (all times local): 12:50 p.m. Sixth-seeded Elina Svitolina has advanced to the Australian Open quarterfinals with a momentum-swinging 6-2, 1-6, 6-1 win over 2017 U.S. Open finalist Madison Keys. The WTA Finals winner fended off five breakpoints in a pivotal third … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Svitolina beats Keys, reaches QFs in Australia

DAVOS, Switzerland | Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes

DAVOS, Switzerland — January 20, 2019—  Wealth inequality around the world is “out of control” and doing particular harm to women, anti-poverty campaigner Oxfam warned Monday ahead of the annual gathering of business and political leaders in the Swiss ski resort of Davos. Oxfam, which has for years been trying to bring attention to the … Continue reading DAVOS, Switzerland | Oxfam says world wealth gap widening, advocates fairer taxes