F1: Hamilton’s talent ‘even greater’ than Senna and Schumacher, says Barrichello

Description  Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2019 F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix  Credits  Charles Coates/Getty Images Alt Text  Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton celebrates winning the 2019 F1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Toto Wolff and Mercedes will not go on ‘fishing mission’ with potential drivers One-Minute Read Friday, January 24, 2020 – 8:38am Barrichello […]

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How BYU’s Yoeli Childs used faith, and left-handed moves, to overcome his latest challenge

FILE: BYU forward Yoeli Childs, center, and teammates huddle before an NCAA college basketball game against Gonzaga in Spokane, Wash., Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Childs had 28 points in leading the Cougars past Pacific 74-60 on Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. | AP Coach Mark Pope allowed Yoeli Childs to participate in his first practice since […]

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Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 24 Jan 2020

Coronavirus: UK tests for suspected cases as death toll climbs The Chinese authorities have imposed travel restrictions on at least ten cities in a bid to curb the spread of the deadly coronovirus sweeping the country, as the death toll from the outbreak hits 26. Public Health England says 14 people have been tested for […]

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Pacifica: Bicyclist critically injured in Highway 1 collision

PACIFICA – A 75-year-old bicyclist is in critical condition following a collision with a car in Pacifica, according to police. The crash was reported on northbound Highway 1 south of Westport Drive about 2:10 p.m. Thursday, Pacifica police said in a news release. Officers and firefighters arrived to find the bicyclist, further described as a […]

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The Week Unwrapped podcast: Drug wars, hedge funds and placebos

Why has Mexico suffered its most violent year ever? Are women better at investing than men? And are placebos the answer to chronic pain? Analysis Friday, January 24, 2020 – 7:37am Olly Mann and The Week delve behind the headlines and debate what really matters from the past seven days. In this week’s episode, we […]

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‘It’s unprofessional – it’s not cool’: Serena Williams shocked at Australian Open

Description  Serena Williams was knocked out of the Australian Open by Wang Qiang Credits  David Gray/AFP via Getty Images Alt Text  Serena Williams was knocked out of the Australian Open by Wang Qiang China’s Wang Qiang takes advantage of American’s mistakes in Melbourne Reaction Friday, January 24, 2020 – 7:39am The fading powers of Serena […]

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Today’s back pages: ‘Firmidable’ Liverpool march on and Solskjaer must sort it out

–––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––For analysis of the  A round up of the sport headlines from UK newspapers on 24 January One-Minute Read Friday, January 24, 2020 – 7:07am Reds win late at Wolves Liverpool’s latest Premier League victory, their 22nd in 23 matches, makes all the back pages with the papers agreeing that the 16-point lead at the […]

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San Carlos: Child pornography tip ends in arrest

SAN CARLOS – A months-long child pornography investigation culminated Thursday in the arrest of a 55-year-old San Carlos man, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office. Daniel Wadleigh  The sheriff’s office said it launched the probe in August after receiving an anonymous tip. On Thursday, detectives served a search warrant at the home of […]

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USC’s comeback falls short against Oregon in double OT

EUGENE, OREGON – JANUARY 23: Chandler Lawson #13 of the Oregon Ducks drives to the basket on Isaiah Mobley #15 of the USC Trojans during the first half at Matthew Knight Arena on January 23, 2020 in Eugene, Oregon. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images) Southern California’s Nick Rakocevic, left, shots over Oregon’s Shakur Juiston during […]

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UCLA stays steady at the foul line to hold off Oregon State

UCLA’s Jaime Jaquez Jr. (4) darts around Oregon State’s Kylor Kelley (24) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Jan. 23, 2020. (AP Photo/Amanda Loman) Oregon State’s Tres Tinkle (3) looks for a way around UCLA’s Jules Bernard (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball […]

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College basketball: Saint Mary’s downs rival USF

Click here if you’re having trouble viewing this gallery on a mobile device MORAGA  — Malik Fitts had 18 points as Saint Mary’s topped USF 58-48 on Thursday night at home. Tanner Krebs had five steals for Saint Mary’s (17-4, 4-2 West Coast Conference). Tommy Kuhse added seven of the Gaels’ 11 assists. Jordan Ford, […]

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Report blames Tories for late and over-budget HS2

Credits  DfT Alt Text  HS2 high-speed rail There are fears that controversial scheme’s costs could top £106bn One-Minute Read Friday, January 24, 2020 – 6:35am A report says HS2 is billions of pounds over budget and years behind schedule because of failures by the Conservative government. As evidence suggests the cost of the controversial rail […]

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Democrats argue ‘right matters’ in Trump impeachment trial

By LISA MASCARO, ERIC TUCKER and ZEKE MILLER WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic House prosecutors made an expansive case Thursday at Donald Trump’s impeachment trial that he abused power like no other president in history, swept up by a “completely bogus” Ukraine theory pushed by attorney Rudy Giuliani. On Friday, the Democrats will press their final […]

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Oration and fidget spinners: inside Donald Trump’s impeachment trial

Description  Adam Schiff speaks during impeachment trial. Credits  (Senate Television via Getty Images) Democrats setting out case but some senators accused of nodding off One-Minute Read Friday, January 24, 2020 – 6:27am Democrats continued to set out their case against Donald Trump for abuse of power on day three of the Senate impeachment trial yesterday. […]

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Experience a plane crash in terrifying new ride

Credits  Dan Kitwood/Getty Images Alt Text  UK airlines could be grounded unless a post-Brexit deal is agreed And other stories from the stranger side of life One-Minute Read Friday, January 24, 2020 – 6:22am A new ride allows you to experience what it’s like to be in a plane crash. The 30-minute performance complete with […]

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Doomsday Clock 2020: world ‘100 seconds from annihilation’

Title  Nuclear test mushroom cloud above Mururoa Atoll Credits  Getty Images Alt Text  Nuclear test mushroom cloud above Mururoa Atoll Threat of nuclear conflict, climate change and artificial intelligence push Doomsday Clock forward One-Minute Read The Week Staff Friday, January 24, 2020 – 5:46am The situation facing the world today is “profoundly unstable” as the […]

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Utah Inland Port critics detail concerns in new report

Deeda Seed cheers during a press conference at the Capitol in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, where the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition released a report outlining the potential environmental harms from the proposed Utah Inland Port. | Jeffrey D. Allred, Deseret News Port critics aim to use report to convince lawmakers to […]

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