MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Pliskova tops Giorgi in 3 at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —Jan 19, 2019—The Latest on Saturday at the Australian Open (all times local): 11:50 p.m. Karolina Pliskova has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open for the third year in a row. The 2016 U.S. Open runner-up and No. 7 seed eliminated 27th-seeded Camila Giorgi 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Pliskova will face two-time … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Pliskova tops Giorgi in 3 at Australian Open

DHAKA, Bangladesh | Bangladesh PM Hasina seeks people’s support at victory rally

DHAKA, Bangladesh—Jan 19, 2019—Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, who won a third straight term with an overwhelming majority in last month’s election, sought the people’s support at a victory rally Saturday amid international calls for an investigation into alleged irregularities during the polls. The opposition is demanding a new election, saying the Dec. 30 polls … Continue reading DHAKA, Bangladesh | Bangladesh PM Hasina seeks people’s support at victory rally

PARIS | Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach

PARIS —Jan 19, 2019—Thousands of yellow vest protesters rallied in several French cities for a tenth consecutive weekend on Saturday, despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger. In Paris, protesters answered a call from a prominent and provocative protester promoting a march starting at the Invalides … Continue reading PARIS | Thousands of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Siebenhofer wins back-to-back downhills, Vonn 9th in Cortina

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy—Jan 19, 2019—Austrian skier Ramona Siebenhofer won her second World Cup downhill in two days, while Lindsey Vonn finished tied for ninth Saturday in the second race of her return from injury. Siebenhofer, who had her first career win in Friday’s race, finished a slim 0.04 seconds ahead of Austrian teammate Nicole Schmidhofer. … Continue reading CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Siebenhofer wins back-to-back downhills, Vonn 9th in Cortina

WASHINGTON | Trump paying tribute to Americans killed in Syrian attack

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019—President Donald Trump is heading to Dover Air Force Base to pay tribute to the four Americans killed in a suicide bomb attack in Syria this week. He tweets: “Will be leaving for Dover to be with the families of 4 very special people who lost their lives in service to our Country!” … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump paying tribute to Americans killed in Syrian attack

LONDON | The Latest: Austria suggests more time for Brexit possible

LONDON—Jan 19, 2019—The Latest on Britain’s exit from the European Union (all times local): 11:50 a.m. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is suggesting it may be possible to give Britain more time to leave the European Union if it comes up with a good strategy, saying a no-deal Brexit would be bad for everyone. Kurz is … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Austria suggests more time for Brexit possible

PARIS | Hundreds of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach

PARIS—Jan 19, 2019— Hundreds of yellow vest protesters rallied in several French cities for a tenth consecutive weekend on Saturday despite a national debate launched this week by President Emmanuel Macron aimed at assuaging their anger. In Paris, protesters answered a call from a prominent and provocative protester promoting a march starting at the Invalides … Continue reading PARIS | Hundreds of yellow vests protest despite Macron outreach