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    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...

    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...

    UN: Displaced in Ukraine’s Rebel-held East Lack Basic Services, Benefits
    Aug12

    UN: Displaced in Ukraine’s Rebel-held East Lack Basic Services, Benefits

    The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees is appealing to the government of Ukraine in Kyiv and Russian-backed authorities in eastern Ukraine to provide basic services and pension benefits to hundreds of thousands of internally displaced people struggling to survive in the rebel-held parts of Ukraine’s Donetsk and Luhansk regions....

    Software and Hard Consequences
    Aug12

    Software and Hard Consequences

    World War III has started, and almost no one seems to have noticed. Or perhaps the Cold War is a better analogy, if the Cold War had 20 sides fighting each other all at once and, again, if almost no one was paying enough attention to realize what is going on. At least, this is what Alexander Klimburg insists in The Darkening Web, his new book on...

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup
    Aug12

    Top-ranked Pliskova eliminated by former world No. 1 Wozniacki at Rogers Cup

    TORONTO — Caroline Wozniacki made some changes this week to try to change her fortune in a city that has not been kind on the tennis front. Personal driver? Not needed this time around. Same hotel as before? Switch that booking. Wozniacki is not only winning in Toronto for the first time in her career, she’s doing it against the...

    Twitter users are reporting Trump’s account for ‘threatening violence’ against North Korea
    Aug11

    Twitter users are reporting Trump’s account for ‘threatening violence’ against North Korea

    By Brian Fung | Washington Post Can a president be suspended from Twitter for threatening to attack another country? That’s what some Twitter users, including actor and former Barack Obama aide Kal Penn, are demanding, after President Trump tweeted Friday morning that U.S. “military solutions are now fully in place, locked and loaded,...

    Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?
    Aug11

    Why Does Trump Still Refuse to Criticize Putin?

    President Trump is most comfortable when he’s on the verbal offensive. He loves a good war of words, whether his target is a foreign adversary, a foreign ally, a Republican rival, or Rosie O’Donnell. According to a New York Times tally, Trump has attacked 351 separate people, places, and things on Twitter alone since July 2015.The...

    Trump’s Favorite Media Outlets Are Melting Down Over News Paul Manafort’s Home Was Raided
    Aug11

    Trump’s Favorite Media Outlets Are Melting Down Over News Paul Manafort’s Home Was Raided

    Breitbart and company are working overtime to distance the president from his former campaign manager. After President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort was issued a search warrant regarding the Russia investigation, pro-Trump media — including Fox personalities, fringe blogs, neo-Nazi sites, and fake news...

    What to know about the biggest stories of the week
    Aug11

    What to know about the biggest stories of the week

    Our brief guide to the news you may have missed. Congress is out on its summer vacation, and while the Trump administration insists the president’s August sojourn to his luxury golf resort in New Jersey isn’t a vacation, it certainly has a vacation-y vibe to it. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images President Trump boards Air Force One on...

    An Update on the War in Ukraine
    Aug11

    An Update on the War in Ukraine

    The conflict was then, and it remains today, a real war. …read more Source: CNS...