HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: South Africa considers ‘bailout’ for Zimbabwe

HARARE, Zimbabwe —Jan 22, 2019— The Latest on Zimbabwe’s deadly unrest (all times local): 1:45 p.m. South Africa says it is considering a bailout for neighboring Zimbabwe “as long as it is affordable for our side.” Foreign Minister Lindiwe Sisulu says she is meeting with her Zimbabwe counterpart at the World Economic Forum in Davos, … Continue reading HARARE, Zimbabwe | The Latest: South Africa considers ‘bailout’ for Zimbabwe

10 Things to Know for Today

Jan 22, 2019— Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: SENATE GOP MOVES ON TRUMP PROPOSAL TO END SHUTDOWN Democrats are expected to balk at the $5.7 billion the president wants to build a border wall, alongside temporary protection from deportation for some immigrants. WHERE … Continue reading 10 Things to Know for Today

PARIS | US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

PARIS— Jan 22, 2019—Two police officials say U.S. singer Chris Brown and two other people are in custody in Paris after a woman filed a rape complaint. One police official said the complaint was filed with police in the 17th arrondissement of northwest Paris. The official said one of the others detained is Brown’s bodyguard. … Continue reading PARIS | US singer Chris Brown detained in Paris after rape complaint

MOSCOW | Kremlin ‘optimistic’ ahead of WADA doping ruling

MOSCOW—Jan 22, 2019—Russia is “optimistic” ahead of a World Anti-Doping Agency ruling on whether the country’s authorities met demands to turn over lab data, Vladimir Putin’s spokesman said Tuesday. The WADA executive committee reinstated Russia’s anti-doping agency in September — despite protests from many Western athletes and officials — on condition the country turned over … Continue reading MOSCOW | Kremlin ‘optimistic’ ahead of WADA doping ruling

DAVOS, Switzerland | Brazil’s nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

DAVOS, Switzerland —Jan 22, 2019—Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will headline the first full day of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, with a speech to political and business leaders. The nationalist leader is attending an event that has long represented business’s interest in increasing ties across borders. But globalism is in retreat as populist … Continue reading DAVOS, Switzerland | Brazil’s nationalist leader to address Davos globalist crowd

MADRID | Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court

MADRID—Jan 22, 2019—Cristiano Ronaldo has pleaded guilty to tax fraud and received a two-year suspended sentence. The Juventus forward, who was facing charges stemming from his days at Real Madrid, was in court for about 45 minutes and signed an agreement which will cost him nearly 19 million euros ($21.6 million) in fines. Ronaldo arrived … Continue reading MADRID | Ronaldo pleads guilty to tax fraud at Madrid court