DURHAM, N.C | RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

DURHAM, N.C. —January 19, 2019—RJ Barrett scored 30 points, Zion Williamson had 27 and No. 1 Duke beat No. 4 Virginia 72-70 on Saturday night to give the Cavaliers their first loss of the season. The Blue Devils (15-2, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) bounced back from an overtime loss to Syracuse that could cost them … Continue reading DURHAM, N.C | RJ Barrett leads No. 1 Duke past No. 4 Virginia 72-70

KINSHASA, Congo | The Latest: Congo runner-up: Don’t recognize Tshisekedi

KINSHASA, Congo — January 19, 2019—The Latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local): 2:25 a.m. Congo’s election runner-up Martin Fayulu is calling on the international community and the Congolese people to not recognize or obey the newly elected president, Felix Tshisekedi, calling himself the country’s only legitimate leader. Fayulu’s statement was issued minutes after … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo | The Latest: Congo runner-up: Don’t recognize Tshisekedi

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico | Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico —January 19, 2019— Gerardo Perez returned Saturday to the scorched field in central Mexico where he’d seen an illegal pipeline tap burst into flames to see if he could recognize missing friends. He couldn’t. Only a handful of the remains still had skin. Dozens were burned to the bone or to ash when … Continue reading TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico | Mexican pipeline explosion kills 73, leaves nightmare of ash

MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Petra Kvitova into Australian Open quarterfinals

MELBOURNE, Australia—January 19, 2019— The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is the first player into the Australian Open quarterfinals after beating 17-year-old American Amanda Anisimova 6-2, 6-1 to open play Sunday at Rod Laver Arena. Kvitova, who had a WTA Tour-leading five tournament … Continue reading MELBOURNE, Australia | The Latest: Petra Kvitova into Australian Open quarterfinals

KINSHASA, Congo  | The Latest: Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges protests

KINSHASA, Congo  —January 19, 2019— The Latest on Congo’s presidential election (all times local): 2:10 a.m. Congo’s election runner-up Martin Fayulu is urging nationwide protests after the Constitutional Court rejected his challenges to the vote and confirmed that Felix Tshisekedi won. Fayulu says he considers himself Congo’s only legitimate president. He says that “the constitutional … Continue reading KINSHASA, Congo  | The Latest: Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges protests

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico  | The Latest: Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blast

TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico  —January 19, 2019— The Latest on a pipeline fire in Mexico (all times local): 7:00 p.m. Hidalgo state Gov. Omar Fayad says the death toll from an explosion at a punctured pipeline in central Mexico has risen to 73, while the number of injured stands at 74. Forensic experts continue to comb the … Continue reading TLAHUELILPAN, Mexico  | The Latest: Death toll rises to 73 in Mexico pipeline blast

KINSHASA, Congo | Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges nationwide protests, calling himself the country’s only ‘legitimate president’

KINSHASA, Congo— January 19, 2019—Congo election runner-up Fayulu urges nationwide protests, calling himself the country’s only ‘legitimate president’ By Associated Press

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif | Zlatan: I’m returning to MLS to lift Galaxy in standings

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. —January 19, 2019—Although Zlatan Ibrahimovic‘s first season in Major League Soccer was a smashing individual success, his LA Galaxy were a serious disappointment in the standings. The Galaxy’s failure to make the MLS playoffs is a major reason why the Swedish superstar is back for another season in California instead of taking … Continue reading UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif | Zlatan: I’m returning to MLS to lift Galaxy in standings