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Her knees in pain, Vonn considering immediate retirement

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Her knees in pain, Vonn considering immediate retirement

CORTINA D’AMPEZZO, Italy (AP) — 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 …

The Latest: Defending champ Federer ousted by Tsitsipas

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on The Latest: Defending champ Federer ousted by Tsitsipas

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest on Sunday from the Australian Open (all times local): 11:05 p.m. Two-time defending champion Roger Federer has been upset in the fourth round of the Australian Open by Stefanos Tsitsipas, who becomes the first player from Greece to reach the quarterfinals at a major. Tsitsipas converted one of his …

Minister says UK faces ‘political tsunami’ if Brexit halted

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Minister says UK faces ‘political tsunami’ if Brexit halted

LONDON (AP) — A senior British opposition politician said Sunday that it’s unlikely the U.K. will leave the European Union as scheduled on March 29, while a government minister warned that failure to deliver on Brexit would betray voters and unleash a “political tsunami.” The Brexit process has been deadlocked since Prime Minister Theresa May’s …

Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Federer, 37, shocked by Tsitsipas, 20, at Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — 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 …

The Latest: Regional group congratulates Congo poll winner

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on The Latest: Regional group congratulates Congo poll winner

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — 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 …

Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died at 74

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Hungarian-American film producer Andy Vajna has died at 74

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — 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, …

The Latest: Blast aboard bus in northern Syria kills 3

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on The Latest: Blast aboard bus in northern Syria kills 3

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Latest on the Syrian conflict (all times local): 1:45 p.m. A Syrian war monitoring group says a blast aboard a bus in the northern Syrian town of Afrin has killed at least three people. The attack came on the anniversary of a Turkish military operation that evicted Kurdish fighters from …

Congo’s court upholds election victory of Felix Tshisekedi

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Congo’s court upholds election victory of Felix Tshisekedi
Felix Tshisekedi, Vital Kamerhe

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Congo’s residents headed to church Sunday and the capital was calm after the Constitutional Court confirmed the presidential victory of Felix Tshisekedi and runner-up Martin Fayulu called for non-violent protests against the ruling. Tshisekedi said early Sunday that the court’s decision to reject claims of electoral fraud and declare him president …

World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on World’s oldest man, 113, dies at his home in northern Japan

TOKYO (AP) — The world’s oldest man has died at his home — a hot springs inn — in northern Japan at the age of 113. Masazo Nonaka died in the early hours of Sunday while sleeping at home in Ashoro on Japan’s northern main island of Hokkaido, his family said. He died peacefully from …

Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’

By 92.3 News | January 20, 2019 | Comments Off on Democrats aren’t buying Trump’s shutdown-ending ‘compromise’
Donald Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a “common-sense compromise,” Democrats were quick to …