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    Croatia stuns France for 2-1 lead
    Sep18

    Croatia stuns France for 2-1 lead

    ZADAR, Croatia — Marin Cilic and Ivan Dodig put Croatia 2-1 ahead in the Davis Cup semifinal against France by upsetting top-ranked doubles pair Nicolas Mahut and Pierre-Hugues Herbert 7-6 (6), 5-7, 7-6 (6), 6-3 Saturday.
Cilic, who won his singles Friday, replaced Marin Draganja and it proved to be an inspired choice.
Herbert, the more...

    China edges closer to 100 gold medals
    Sep18

    China edges closer to 100 gold medals

    RIO DE JANEIRO — China won three team events Friday and nine in total as it edged closer to a century of gold medals at the Rio Paralympics. The Asian nation finished the ninth day of competition with 93 gold, 74 silver and 49 bronze medals, ahead of Britain (58 gold), Ukraine (38), the United States (36) and Australia (17). Two of China’s...

    Russian embassy in Kiev targeted in firework protest
    Sep17

    Russian embassy in Kiev targeted in firework protest

    Kiev: Ukrainian radicals lobbed fireworks at the Russian embassy in Kiev early on Saturday, police said, a day before it was due to open as a polling station for Russia’s parliamentary elections. Video broadcast by Ukrainian media showed about 20 young men with a banner saying “Fireworks today, Grad (multiple rocket launchers) tomorrow.” On...

    U.S. halts airstrike after Russia says Syrian forces hit, 62 dead
    Sep17

    U.S. halts airstrike after Russia says Syrian forces hit, 62 dead

    The U.S. military says it halted an air raid against the Islamic State group in eastern Syria after being told by Russia that it might have struck Syrian government forces, resulting in the deaths of 62 Syrian soldiers, according to Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov, a Russian Defence Ministry spokesman. …read more Source:...

    NATO’s Canadian-led battle group beginning to take shape in Latvia
    Sep17

    NATO’s Canadian-led battle group beginning to take shape in Latvia

    OTTAWA — Defence chief Gen. Jonathan Vance says the Canadian-led NATO force in Latvia is starting to take shape, with several countries having expressed an interest in contributing troops and equipment. Speaking to The Canadian Press following a two-day visit to Latvia, Vance said the job now is to match up what other countries are willing to...

    United States will not recognize outcome of Russian Crimea elections
    Sep17

    United States will not recognize outcome of Russian Crimea elections

    Daniel UriaSIMFEROPOL, Crimea, Sept. 17 (UPI) — The United States announced that it will not honor the results of the Russian parliamentary elections planned in Crimea. …read more Source: United Press...

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate
    Sep17

    Putin offers tacit support for ‘pro-Russia’ US candidate

    President Vladimir Putin’s third term has been marked by efforts to stamp out US influence in Russia (AFP Photo/Michael Klimentyev) MOSCOW: Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday offered what appeared to be his strongest support yet for US presidential candidate Donald Trump — without explicitly naming him. “We are carefully watching...

    U.S. Should Stop Collecting Allies like Facebook Friends
    Sep17

    U.S. Should Stop Collecting Allies like Facebook Friends

    America collects allies like Americans collect Facebook friends. The more the better appears to be the view. As a result, Washington defends more than a score of prosperous European states, several leading Asian nations, and a gaggle of Middle Eastern regimes. Yet most of the countries on the Pentagon dole appear to be perpetually unhappy,...

    [Ticker] Slovak PM says Ukraine not ‘the good guy’
    Sep17

    [Ticker] Slovak PM says Ukraine not ‘the good guy’

    Slovak PM Robert Fico told the Reuters news agency on Saturday that Ukraine is “even less” in compliance with the Minsk ceasefire accord than Russia. “With the Minsk agreement, it is necessary to take stock. It is not true that Ukraine is the good guy and Russia is the bad guy,” he said. Ukraine denies this. EU sanctions...

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal
    Sep17

    Slovakia’s Fico says Ukraine doing less than Russia to meet Minsk deal

    Ukraine is doing less than Russia to meet its obligations under the Minsk agreement, Slovakia’s Prime Minister Robert Fico said on Saturday, stepping up calls for the European Union to end sanctions against Moscow. …read more Source: Channel...