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    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
    Aug13

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

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    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
    Aug13

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking leverage with Russia, the Trump administration has reopened consideration of long-rejected plans to give Ukraine lethal weapons, even if that would plunge the United States deeper into the former Soviet republic’s conflict. The proposal, endorsed by the Pentagon and the State Department, reflects his...

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump
    Aug13

    US debate on arming Ukraine puts pressure on Russia, Trump

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    IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Maria Lasitskene retains high jump title, Johannes Vetter wins javelin gold
    Aug13

    IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Maria Lasitskene retains high jump title, Johannes Vetter wins javelin gold

    Russian Maria Lasitskene, competing as a neutral, defended her title at the IAAF World Championships, with Ukraine’s Yulia Levchenko and Poland’s Kamila Licwinko taking silver and bronze respectively. The post IAAF World Athletics Championships 2017: Maria Lasitskene retains high jump title, Johannes Vetter wins javelin gold appeared...

    Wozniacki advances to Rogers Cup final

    Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark reacts after winning her match against Sloane Stephens of the United States during the Rogers Cup tennis tournament at Aviva Centre, in Toronto, Ontario, USA, on August 12, 2017. Photo: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports Via Reuters TORONTO: Caroline Wozniacki cruised into the Rogers Cup final with a 6-2, 6-3 victory over...

    Injury hits Bolt’s swansong; Britain win 4x100m relay
    Aug13

    Injury hits Bolt’s swansong; Britain win 4x100m relay

    Farah denied final gold by Ethiopian Edris in 5,000m; Bowie anchors the United States in women’s 4x100m victory Usain Bolt’s final appearance on the track ended in agony yesterday as he pulled up injured running the final leg of the World Championships 4×100 metres relay as Britain beat the United States for a shock gold medal....

    Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final
    Aug12

    Wozniacki beats Stephens to reach Rogers Cup women’s tennis final

    TORONTO — Sixth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki defeated Sloane Stephens 6-2, 6-3 on Saturday afternoon to reach the final of the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament. Wozniacki will play either defending champion Simona Halep of Romania or Elina Svitolina of Ukraine in the championship on Sunday. Stephens had her serve broken in the opening game...

    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world
    Aug12

    Strategy: PHOTOS: What the first day of school looks like in 12 countries around the world

    Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. Many American students are gearing up for their first day back to school. While the start of the school year differs by country, the first day back is normally a big day no matter where you’re from. It’s usually marked by excitement — or perhaps some dread if...

    Week 12: Putting the Squeeze on Paul Manafort
    Aug12

    Week 12: Putting the Squeeze on Paul Manafort

    At the rate Robert S. Mueller is going, he will soon have enough material to write an eight-volume biography of former Trump campaign director Paul Manafort with enough material left over to construct a Manafort Broadway musical, a Manafort video game and a Manafort theme park. According to news reports this week, the special counsel has hoovered...

    Moscow nominates former German leader to Rosneft board
    Aug12

    Moscow nominates former German leader to Rosneft board

    The Russian government nominated German Chancellor Gerhard Schröder as an “independent director” on the board of the country’s largest oil company, Rosneft, according to an official government statement published late Friday. Schröder — German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s predecessor — is already chairman...