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    Cincinnati Open: Rafael Nadal cruises, Rogers Cup champ Alexander Zverev stunned in first round
    Aug17

    Cincinnati Open: Rafael Nadal cruises, Rogers Cup champ Alexander Zverev stunned in first round

    Rafael Nadal cruised to victory in his first match since clinching a return to world number one while Alexander Zverev’s 10-match win streak was halted at the WTA and ATP Cincinnati Masters. Nadal, a 15-time Grand Slam champion who captured his 10th French Open crown in June, defeated Richard Gasquet 6-3, 6-4, improving to 15-0 in ATP...

    After Trump’s rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea
    Aug14

    After Trump’s rhetoric, Mattis and Tillerson soften tone against North Korea

    Tension on the Korean peninsula eased slightly on Monday as South Korea’s president said resolving North Korea’s nuclear ambitions must be done peacefully and U.S. officials played down the risk of an imminent war. Concern that North Korea is close to achieving its goal of putting the mainland United States within range of a nuclear...

    Competition over mammoth meat may have wiped out Neanderthals
    Aug06

    Competition over mammoth meat may have wiped out Neanderthals

    Neanderthals may have been wiped out due a direct competition with early humans for meat, say scientists who found that for both species mammoths were the primary source of meat. Scientists studied the diet of anatomically modern humans and were able to refute the theory that the diet of early representatives of Homo sapiens was more flexible...

    Donald Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law
    Aug02

    Donald Trump signs Russia sanctions bill into law

    US President Donald Trump has signed legislation imposing new sanctions on Russia into law, a White House official said on Wednesday. The US Congress voted last week by overwhelming margins for sanctions to punish the Russian government over interference in the 2016 presidential election, annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea and other perceived...

    Trump in a tough spot after US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia
    Jul28

    Trump in a tough spot after US Senate slaps new sanctions on Russia

    The US Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party. Russian President Vladimir Putin, who has repeatedly denied the conclusions of U.S. intelligence...

    Damneet Singh wins silver in World U-18 Athletics
    Jul14

    Damneet Singh wins silver in World U-18 Athletics

    Damneet Singh grabbed a silver in boys’ hammer throw event to give India their first medal on the third day of the IAAF World U-18 Athletics Championships in Nairobi on Friday. Damneet sent the 5kg chain and iron ball to a best distance of 74.20m, which he came up in his first attempt. This was his personal best effort. Mykhaylo Kokhan of...

    Wimbledon: Venus uses experience to beat teenager, will meet French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko in QF
    Jul10

    Wimbledon: Venus uses experience to beat teenager, will meet French Open champ Jelena Ostapenko in QF

    Experience triumphed over youth on Wimbledon’s Centre Court on Monday as Venus Williams downed Croatian teenager Ana Konjuh 6-3 6-2 in a fourth-round battle of the baseliners. Facing each other across the net for the first time, the oldest and youngest players left in the singles draw slugged it out in a quickfire contest that was littered...

    Trump’s plan to set up cyber security unit with Russia leaves top Republicans distraught
    Jul09

    Trump’s plan to set up cyber security unit with Russia leaves top Republicans distraught

    US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he and Russia’s president had discussed forming a cyber security unit, an idea harshly criticized by Republicans who said Moscow could not be trusted after its alleged meddling in the 2016 US election. Tweeting after his first meeting with President Vladimir Putin on Friday, Trump said now was the...

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’
    Jul07

    Cyprus reunification talks collapse, UN chief Antonio Guterres ‘very sorry’

    Talks to reunify the divided island of Cyprus collapsed amid anger and recriminations in the early hours of Friday, marking the end of a process seen as the most promising in generations to heal decades of conflict. “I’m very sorry to tell you that despite the very strong commitment and engagement of all the delegations and different...

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20
    Jul07

    All eyes on Donald Trump-Vladimir Putin dynamics as they meet for first time at G20

    US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin are set to size each other up in person for the first time on Friday in what promises to be the most highly anticipated meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit. Trump has said he wants to find ways to work with Putin, a goal made more difficult by sharp differences over...

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