ST. PAUL, Minn | Re-tooled Ducks snap 12-game skid, top Wild 3-0

ST. PAUL, Minn. —January 17, 2019— John Gibson made 37 saves for his second shutout of the season, Adam Henrique and Rickard Rakell scored 11 seconds apart in the first period and the re-tooled Anaheim Ducks snapped a franchise-record 12-game losing streak by beating the Minnesota Wild 3-0 on Thursday night. Brian Gibbons added his second … Continue reading ST. PAUL, Minn | Re-tooled Ducks snap 12-game skid, top Wild 3-0

NASHVILLE, Tenn | Father of Waffle House shooting suspect wants suit dropped

NASHVILLE, Tenn. —January 17, 2019—  The father of a man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Nashville Waffle House last year wants a lawsuit against him by a victim’s mother thrown out. The suit accuses Jeffrey Reinking of negligence and conspiracy for returning several guns to his mentally unstable son. Illinois revoked Travis … Continue reading NASHVILLE, Tenn | Father of Waffle House shooting suspect wants suit dropped

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Federer hits a hundred at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 17, 2019—  The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Federer ensured his 100th Australian Open match was over quickly, and raised his racket to acknowledge the Rod Laver Arena crowd. The six-time champion conceded only three points on his first serve in a 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 win … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Federer hits a hundred at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia | All Greek to him: Tsitsipas rides crowd support to 4th round

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 17, 2019— Stefanos Tsitsipas has reached the fourth round at the Australian Open, going where no Greek man has gone before at the majors but is still feeling right at home. The No. 14-seeded Tsitsipas had a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over No. 19 Nikoloz Basilashvili of Georgia on Margaret Court Arena … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | All Greek to him: Tsitsipas rides crowd support to 4th round

TAMPA, Fla | Maple Leafs beat NHL-leading Lightning 4-2

TAMPA, Fla.—January 17, 2019— Mitchell Marner scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period, Nazem Kadri and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the NHL-leading Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Thursday night. Frederik Andersen stopped 36 shots and Zach Hyman added an empty-netter for the Maple … Continue reading TAMPA, Fla | Maple Leafs beat NHL-leading Lightning 4-2

BEIJING | Asian stocks rise on hopes for US-China trade progress

BEIJING—January 17, 2019—  Stocks in Shanghai, Hong Kong and Tokyo advanced Friday after investors saw signs of possible progress toward settling the U.S.-Chinese tariff war. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index rose 0.7 percent to 2,578.73 and Hong Kong’s Hang Seng gained 1.1 percent to 27,039.00. Tokyo’s Nikkei 225 added 1.3 percent to 20,622.24 and … Continue reading BEIJING | Asian stocks rise on hopes for US-China trade progress

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Tsitsipas advances to 4th round at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 17, 2019— The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Stefanos Tsitsipas is through to the fourth round at Melbourne Park with a 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7), 6-4 win over Nikoloz Basilashvili. Tsitsipas broke the Georgian player’s serve to take a 4-3 lead, then had a match point on … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Tsitsipas advances to 4th round at Aussie Open

NEW YORK | Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative

NEW YORK  —January 17, 2019— A man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of actor Morgan Freeman‘s step-granddaughter in New York City. Prosecutors say 33-year-old Lamar Davenport stabbed his girlfriend E’Dena Hines multiple times in August 2015 while under the influence of alcohol and drugs. Davenport issued an apology during … Continue reading NEW YORK | Man sentenced in fatal stabbing of Morgan Freeman relative