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PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson handled a strong ocean breeze and firm greens for a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take the lead going into the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
Justice Antonin Scalia, a towering conservative voice on the US Supreme Court, has died at the age of 79, setting up a showdown over his succession in the run-up to the US election. The flag outside the Supreme Court was lowered to half-staff in tribute to its longest-serving justice, who died in his sleep while on a hunting trip in Texas according to media reports. "He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues," Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement.
By Steve Holland GREENVILLE, S.C. (Reuters) - Donald Trump will face pressure on Saturday night to show a more presidential side to his personality at a debate with his rivals where he may draw more fire than in previous encounters. With a week to go until South Carolina's Republican primary vote on Feb. 20, the 9 p.m. EST debate comes at a time of high anxiety for Trump's opponents. The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, a champion of conservatives, was likely to be a prime topic at the debate.