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January 5, 2019 4:30 PM WTA roundup: Pliskova into Brisbane final

Fifth-seeded Karolina Pliskova advanced to her second career Brisbane International final with a 6-3, 6-4 win over Donna Vekic of Croatia on Saturday in Australia. “I felt like I have control about everything I am doing,” said Pliskova, who won here in 2017. Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, overcame a rough start to win in one hour and 20 minutes. Vekic 116

January 5, 2019 3:14 PM Enes Kanter: New York Knicks player will not travel to London over Turkish spy fears

New York Knicks centre Enes Kanter says he will not travel to London for his side's upcoming NBA game because of fears over Turkish spies. The Turkish native is a critic of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and was detained in Romania when he travelled overseas in May 2017. The Knicks will play the Washington Wizards at the O2 Arena on 17 January 100

January 4, 2019 11:37 PM How the shutdown is messing with your great American vacation

Marnie Hunter and Katia Hetter, CNN • Updated 4th January 2019 The partial government shutdown in the United States raises all sorts of questions for travelers on topics from aviation safety and security to passports and national parks. Although National Park Service sites across the country have been closed during previous government shutdowns, many have initially 115

January 4, 2019 9:24 PM Here Are All of the Solar and Lunar Eclipses You Can See in 2019

2019 will have plenty in store for astronomy fans across the world, with a total solar eclipse, an annular solar eclipse, a total lunar eclipse and more. The most exciting such event for U.S.-based stargazers may be the so-called “Super Blood Wolf Moon Eclipse” on Jan. 21, says Christian Veillet, an astronomer at the Large Binocular Telescope Observatory 130

January 4, 2019 7:26 PM Two drug dealers avoid jail time after judge commends their grammar in their texts

Two alleged drug dealers were spared jail time after a judge was impressed with the grammar and punctuation they used in their texts. (iStock) Two alleged drug dealers were spared jail time after a judge was impressed with the grammar and punctuation they used in their texts. Luke Rance, 19, and Brandon Kerrison, 21, both of Southgate, Swansea, Wales 116

January 4, 2019 9:36 AM UK pay gap between CEOs and staff widens -lobby group

LONDON (Reuters) - The earnings of Britain’s top bosses will match a typical worker’s entire annual salary even faster than last year, hitting the mark by Friday lunchtime, a report by the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development and High Pay Centre said. The widening pay gap comes despite pressure from leading investors for excessive pay to be reined 94

January 4, 2019 4:44 AM Navy SEAL to plead not guilty to murder charge of ISIS teen

SAN DIEGO – A decorated Navy SEAL is facing charges of premediated murder and other offenses in connection with the fatal stabbing of a teenage Islamic State prisoner under his care in Iraq in 2017 and the shooting of unarmed Iraqi civilians. Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher is also accused of posing with the teen's corpse at his re-enlistment 111

January 4, 2019 12:43 AM Police identify woman sought in Las Vegas manicurist death

This undated undated Clark County Detention Center booking photo shows Krystal Whipple, 21, of Las Vegas. Police said Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019 that Whipple is sought as the suspect who used a stolen rental car to run over and kill nail salon owner, Ngoc Q. Nguyen, 51, of Garden Grove, Calif., who chased her for failing to pay for a $35 manicure on Saturday 101

January 3, 2019 6:18 PM US airstrike kills 10 al-Shabab extremists in Somalia, military says

FILE - The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab continues to control large parts of the country’s southern and central regions and carry out deadly bombings against high-profile targets in the capital, Mogadishu. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh, File) The U.S. military launched its first airstrikes of 2019 in Somalia, picking up where it left off at year’s end. The U.S. military's 106

January 3, 2019 2:01 AM Nordstrom heir Blake Nordstrom dies at 58

(Reuters) - Nordstrom Inc (JWN.N) said its co-president, Blake Nordstrom, passed away early Wednesday morning at the age of 58. Blake Nordstrom passed away unexpectedly, the department store chain said, less than a month after being diagnosed with lymphoma. He had been co-president of the department chain along with his brothers Pete and Erik since May 2015. Blake 89