Nick Kyrgios is out of the Australian Open to the expense of world number four, Grigor Dimitrov. Elina Svitolina also advances through with a comfortable win against Denisa Allertova.
An oil sheen spanned at least five miles on the Columbia River in Astoria, Oregon, on Saturday, January 20. Up to 4,200 gallons of oil may have spilled, though it’s unclear how much was actually in the river, a news report said . The sheen was first spotted on Thursday near the Cannery Pier Hotel, and
Residents cheered when power was restored to the Rio Piedras Heights neighborhood in San Juan, Puerto Rico, on Friday, January 19. Nearly 85 percent of power has been restored in Puerto Rico four months since Hurricane Maria, according to the Puerto Rican government website . Credit: Army Corps of Engineers
Police in Washington DC are searching for a man who set a convenience store counter on fire during an attempted robbery on January 13. The DC Metropolitan Police Department on Sunday, January 21, released surveillance footage of the incident, hoping someone can help identify the suspect. The suspect
The Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said ground troops had crossed the Syrian border and entered Afrin, in Syria’s Aleppo province, on Sunday morning, January 21. Anadolu, the Turkish state-run news agency, reported the arrival of Turkish forces in Afrin, and said that airstrikes and shelling,
Two ski tourers were rescued from a mountain near Glencoe in the Scottish Highlands on the morning of January 20 after bad weather hampered earlier rescue efforts and forced the pair to wait out blizzard conditions overnight without shelter. The UK’s Maritime and Coastguard Agency released this footage