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WASHINGTON | A scaled-down, but still angry, Women’s March returns

WASHINGTON—Jan 19, 2019— Amid internal controversies and a capital city deeply distracted by the partial government shutdown, the third Women’s March returned to Washington on Saturday with an enduring message of anger and defiance aimed directly at President Donald Trump‘s White House. The original march in 2017, the day after Trump’s inauguration, flooded the city … Continue reading WASHINGTON | A scaled-down, but still angry, Women’s March returns

WASHINGTON | Trump expected to float ‘Dreamers’ for border money proposal

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019— Seeking a shutdown solution, President Donald Trump was expected to announce Saturday that in exchange for money for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall he was open to trading protections for young people brought to America illegally as children. Democrats have previously rejected such a deal and it was not clear whether … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump expected to float ‘Dreamers’ for border money proposal

MADISON, Wis. | Happ, Wisconsin hand No. 2 Michigan its first loss, 64-54

MADISON, Wis. —Jan 19, 2019—Ethan Happ scored 26 points and had 10 rebounds as Wisconsin handed No. 2 Michigan its first loss of the season, breaking away in the final minute for a 64-54 victory Saturday. Fans rushed the floor after the Badgers (12-6, 4-3 Big Ten) finished off the upset. The Wolverines (17-1, 6-1) … Continue reading MADISON, Wis. | Happ, Wisconsin hand No. 2 Michigan its first loss, 64-54

Suspended pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33

—Jan 19, 2019— John Coughlin, a two-time U.S. pairs champion recently suspended from figure skating, died by suicide in Kansas City, Missouri. He was 33. U.S. Figure Skating released a statement Saturday and cited his sister, Angela Laune. The sister said in a Facebook post that her “wonderful, strong, amazingly compassionate brother John Coughlin took … Continue reading Suspended pairs skating champion John Coughlin dies at 33

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Democratic senator calls Trump idea unacceptable

WASHINGTON —Jan 19, 2019— The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 2:55 p.m. Democrats are disparaging a proposal that’s expected to be coming from President Donald Trump that the White House has said is aimed at ending the 29-day partial government shutdown. Trump is expected to say he’d accept temporarily protecting from … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Democratic senator calls Trump idea unacceptable

BARCELONA, Spain | Uber, Cabify cars are attacked in Spain; police arrest 7

BARCELONA, Spain—Jan 19, 2019—Police in Barcelona have arrested seven people on suspicion of attacking cars that work with ride-hailing apps like Uber and Cabify as part of a protest by taxi drivers that turned violent on Friday. The attacks occurred after taxi drivers announced an indefinite strike protesting a regional government plan to regulate the … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Uber, Cabify cars are attacked in Spain; police arrest 7

MADRID | Rescuers hope to reach Spanish boy in deep hole on Sunday

MADRID —Jan 19, 2019— Authorities in southern Spain said Saturday they hope to soon reach the spot where they believe a two-year-old boy is trapped after falling in a deep borehole six days ago. Angel Garcia, the leading engineer coordinating the search-and-rescue operation, said that they hope to get there in 35 hours — sometime … Continue reading MADRID | Rescuers hope to reach Spanish boy in deep hole on Sunday

PARIS | Thom Browne goes for spectacle at Paris Fashion Week

PARIS —Jan 19, 2019— Thom Browne provided the biggest spectacle on a relatively quiet day at Paris Fashion Week as some fashion houses decided to switch presentation dates or showing times to avoid Saturday’s yellow vest protesters who took to the streets in the French capital and beyond. Here are some highlights of the day’s … Continue reading PARIS | Thom Browne goes for spectacle at Paris Fashion Week