Throngs to pack Times Square for mild, rainy New Year’s Eve

NEW YORK (AP) — Snoop Dogg, Sting and Christina Aguilera will welcome 2019 in a packed Times Square Monday along with revelers from around the world who come to see the traditional crystal ball drop, fireworks and a blizzard of confetti. Spectators are expected to start assembling in early afternoon for the made-for-TV extravaganza. As…