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U.S. government shutdown enters record 22nd day

World / Politics Jan 12, 2019

U.S. government shutdown enters record 22nd day

The U.S. government shutdown — which has left 800,000 federal employees without salaries as a result of President Donald Trump's dispute with Democrats over funding a Mexico border wall — entered a record 22nd day Saturday. The Democrats' refusal to approve the $5.7 billion demanded ...

Sardar Azmoun brace carries Iran past Vietnam

Soccer Jan 12, 2019

Sardar Azmoun brace carries Iran past Vietnam

Sardar Azmoun struck twice as Iran dispatched Vietnam 2-0 on Saturday to reach the last 16 of the Asian Cup and set a new group-stage win record. Iran, looking to end a 43-year title drought since last winning Asian soccer's most coveted prize, could have ...

Penguins rally past Ducks

More Sports / Ice Hockey Jan 12, 2019

Penguins rally past Ducks

Jake Guentzel scored three times, Phil Kessel got the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied from an early three-goal deficit for a 7-4 victory over the Ducks on Friday night, sending Anaheim to its 10th consecutive loss. Tanner Pearson ...

Dolphins expected to hire Brian Flores as new coach

More Sports / Football Jan 12, 2019

Dolphins expected to hire Brian Flores as new coach

The Miami Dolphins are turning to their AFC East nemesis for help. New England Patriots linebackers coach Brian Flores is a finalist in the Dolphins' coaching search, a person familiar with the decision said Friday, and they're expected to offer him the job when his ...

China, South Korea progress; Australia bounces back

Soccer Jan 12, 2019

China, South Korea progress; Australia bounces back

China and South Korea reached the Asian Cup last 16 knockout round on Friday with wins over the Philippines and Kyrgyzstan, respectively, as defending champion Australia bounced back to claim its first win of the tournament. Marcello Lippi's China side negotiated a potentially tricky clash ...