BOGOTA, Colombia | Deadly car bombing in Colombia underscores lingering threats

BOGOTA, Colombia— January 17, 2019— Colombian authorities were scrambling to identify who was behind a brazen car bombing at a police academy in Bogota that has rattled residents and raised tough questions about lingering security threats in the wake of a peace deal with the nation’s largest rebel group. The Thursday morning bombing, which left 10 … Continue reading BOGOTA, Colombia | Deadly car bombing in Colombia underscores lingering threats

NEW YORK | Andrade set for first defense of middleweight title at MSG

NEW YORK —January 17, 2019— Demetrius Andrade is just a few months from winning a middleweight title but perhaps still far away from fights with the division’s biggest names. Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin and Daniel Jacobs are the headliners at 160 pounds, and while one or more of them could someday be in Andrade’s future, it … Continue reading NEW YORK | Andrade set for first defense of middleweight title at MSG

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: American Anisimova into 4th round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia — January 17, 2019— The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Amanda Anisimova has beaten 11th-seeded Aryna Sabalenka 6-3, 6-2 to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open. The 17-year-old American is the youngest player still in contention in the women’s draw at Melbourne Park and has … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: American Anisimova into 4th round in Australia

MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer marks 100th match at Australian Open with 3-set win

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 17, 2019—  Roger Federer has played here a hundred times and has six Australian Open crowns in his collection of 20 Grand Slam titles. The 37-year-old tennis statesman has developed a loyal following over 20 consecutive visits to Melbourne Parks for the season-opening major. After beating 21-year-old American Taylor Fritz 6-2, 7-5, 6-2 … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer marks 100th match at Australian Open with 3-set win

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Play underway on outdoor courts at Aussie Open

MELBOURNE, Australia —January 17, 2019— The Latest on Friday at the Australian Open (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Play is finally underway on the outdoor courts at Melbourne Park — about 2 1/2 hours late because of heavy morning rain. While play began on time at the three main show courts — Roger Federer, Ashleigh Barty … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Play underway on outdoor courts at Aussie Open

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