BEIRUT | Lebanon uses Arab summit to call for Syrian refugees’ return

BEIRUT—Jan 20, 2019— Lebanon used an Arab economic summit on Sunday to call for the return of Syrian refugees to safe areas of their war-torn country, where the nearly eight-year civil war is still underway despite a recent series of government victories. President Michel Aoun told the opening session that Lebanon is overwhelmed by the … Continue reading BEIRUT | Lebanon uses Arab summit to call for Syrian refugees’ return

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Her knees in pain, Vonn considering immediate retirement

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy—Jan 20, 2019— Lindsey Vonn may have skied her last race. After failing to finish a World Cup super-G on Sunday as she battles pain in both of her knees, Vonn said immediate retirement “is a possibility but I’m emotional right now. I have to really think clearly about that. It’s not a … Continue reading CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy | Her knees in pain, Vonn considering immediate retirement

MELBOURNE, Australia | Child is father of the man: Federer loses to Tsistsipas, 20

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 20, 2019— Merely getting the chance to play against Roger Federer at a Grand Slam tournament is a thrill for many a young tennis player. Beating Federer? Well, that’s a whole other story. Federer’s bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Child is father of the man: Federer loses to Tsistsipas, 20

New York News: Attorney General James Announces Sentencing Of Cortland County Farmer, Luke Park, Following Death Of 14-Year-Old Employee

CORTLAND COUNTY, NY – Jan. 20, 2019 – New York Attorney General Letitia James Thursday announced the sentencing of Luke Park, owner of the Park Family Farm, for child labor violations related to the death of a 14-year-old boy in July 2015.  Park was sentenced Thursday in Cortland County Court before Justice Julie A. Campbell to … Continue reading New York News: Attorney General James Announces Sentencing Of Cortland County Farmer, Luke Park, Following Death Of 14-Year-Old Employee

New Jersey News: AG Grewal Announces Arrest of Roman Catholic Priest, Father Thomas P. Ganley, Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Underage Teenage Girl in 1990s

Arrest constitutes first criminal case filed by the AG’s Clergy Abuse Task Force TRENTON, NJ – Jan. 20, 2019 – New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal and Middlesex County Prosecutor Andrew C. Carey Thursday announced that a priest from Phillipsburg, N.J., has been arrested and charged with multiple criminal counts in the sexual assault … Continue reading New Jersey News: AG Grewal Announces Arrest of Roman Catholic Priest, Father Thomas P. Ganley, Who Allegedly Sexually Assaulted Underage Teenage Girl in 1990s

KINSHASA, Congo | The Latest: Regional group congratulates Congo poll winner

KINSHASA, Congo —Jan 20, 2019—The Latest on Congo’s election results (all times local): 1:15 p.m. The Southern African Development Community on Sunday congratulated President-elect Felix Tshisekedi and Congo for conducting elections in a peaceful manner “despite the security and logistical challenges.” The 16-nation regional bloc had last week called for a unity government and possible … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | The Latest: Regional group congratulates Congo poll winner

MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia—Jan 20, 2019—Roger Federer‘s bid for a third consecutive Australian Open title ended in a surprising 6-7 (11), 7-6 (3), 7-5, 7-6 (5) loss to 20-year-old Stefanos Tsitsipas, the first player from Greece to reach a Grand Slam quarterfinal. The key stat Sunday night: Federer failed to convert any of the 12 break points … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died at 74

BUDAPEST, Hungary —Jan 20, 2019—Hungary’s National Film Fund says that Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died. He was 74. Vajna, who produced several “Rambo” films starring Sylvester Stallone, as well as Madonna’s “Evita,” among many others, died Sunday at his Budapest home after a long illness. Vajna was also owner of the TV2 Group, … Continue reading BUDAPEST, Hungary | Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died at 74