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    Tennis: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot
    Feb24

    Tennis: Kerber into Dubai semis, stays on target for top spot

    DUBAI (Agencies) – Angelique Kerber hammered out a 6-3, 6-2 defeat of Ana Konjuh on Thursday to stay in contention for a return to the top WTA ranking at the Dubai Tennis Championships.Germanys double Grand Slam winner from 2016 can take back the top spot from Serena Williams through a title at the Aviation club on Saturday.The 29-year-old...

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops
    Feb23

    Russia Reveals Information Warfare Troops

    Russia disclosed this week that it has strengthened its information warfare forces amid U.S. charges of influence operations aimed at swaying the outcome of the 2016 election. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu revealed information capabilities in an assessment of Russia’s military power provided to Russian officials on Wednesday in Moscow....

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine
    Feb23

    OSCE Chief Warns of Risk of Escalation in E Ukraine

    The head of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe warned this week that if the parties to the Ukraine conflict do not clearly commit to implementing the Minsk agreement, the situation in eastern Ukraine could quickly escalate. OSCE Secretary-General Lamberto Zannier told VOA in an interview that there is mistrust between the...

    Daily Trump Tracker: The ‘really bad dudes’ do not abide
    Feb23

    Daily Trump Tracker: The ‘really bad dudes’ do not abide

    President Donald Trump talks with Kristen Short, as his daughter Ivanka Trump, left, arrives for a meeting on domestic and international human trafficking, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) War on ‘really bad dudes’ Trump upped the rhetoric on undocumented...

    Tories slam ‘normalization’ of Canada-Russia relations, urge lethal aid
    Feb23

    Tories slam ‘normalization’ of Canada-Russia relations, urge lethal aid

    The government must explain how it plans to continue support for Ukraine in light of recent Russian aggression and make a strong show of increasing both humanitarian and lethal aid to Ukrainian soldiers, Conservative MPs said Thursday. …read more Source:...

    Wozniacki storms into semis
    Feb23

    Wozniacki storms into semis

    DUBAI — Caroline Wozniacki reached her sixth career Dubai Tennis Championships semifinals when she defeated Catherine “Cici” Bellis 6-3, 6-2 Thursday.
 Wozniacki, who won the Dubai title in 2011, reached the Doha final last week. She’s played nine matches in the last nine days.
 Bellis, the youngest player in the draw at 17, scored the...

    Ensuring Euro-Atlantic security
    Feb23

    Ensuring Euro-Atlantic security

    The chasm between Russia and the West appears to be wider now than at any point since the Cold War.But, despite stark differences, there are areas of existential common interest.As we did during the darkest days of the Cold War, Americans, Europeans, and Russians must work together to avoid catastrophe, including by preventing terrorist attacks...

    Three deadly viruses that could spawn pandemic
    Feb23

    Three deadly viruses that could spawn pandemic

    Bird flu is back.Chinese authorities are closing live poultry markets as H7N9 courses through the country, infecting 192 and killing 79 in January alone.So far, this strain of avian flu appears to have been transmitted only through contact with live poultry, but there’s always a fear it will mutate and start passing between...

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest
    Feb23

    Manafort faced blackmail attempt, hacks suggest

    A purported cyberhack of the daughter of political consultant Paul Manafort suggests that he was the victim of a blackmail attempt while he was serving as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign chairman last summer. The undated communications, which are allegedly from the iPhone of Manafort’s daughter, include a text that...

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates
    Feb23

    Civilians flee East Ukraine town of Avdiivka as fighting with Russian-backed separatists escalates

    This segment originally aired Feb. 14, 2017, on VICE News Tonight on HBO. Toward the end of January, fighting in east Ukraine saw some of the highest combat deaths on the frontline, with more than 40 people dying in a two-week span. VICE News correspondent Jake Hanrahan went to the war torn industrial town of Avdiivka where the shelling has...