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by | July 09, 2017 | 01:05

Switzerland's Bacsinszky required treatment on a thigh problem prior to the final set, and was evidently struggling as she lost 3-6, 6-4, 6-1. With her forehand starting to prove a particularly potent weapon, Kerber duly dominated the second-set tie-break, levelling the match at the second time of asking despite having to delay her serve due to the unwelcome attentions of a wasp.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:35

Netherlands, the only NATO member state to participate in the proceedings, voted against the treaty while Singapore abstained. France, for its part, remains determined to implement the next concrete stages in nuclear disarmament, in accordance with its commitments under the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:32

According to The Daily Beast , Trump aides weren't really clear what the president was referencing in his tweet . The intelligence community has remained steadfast in its assertion that Russian Federation meddled with the 2016 election in hopes of helping Trump get elected.

by | July 08, 2017 | 00:32

According to the AP, the deal is separate from " de-escalation zones " that were part of an agreement among Russia , Turkey and Iran earlier this year that did not include the United States . Russia's Alexander Lavrentiev said on Wednesday that documents outlining how the four zones should work "need finalising" despite being "essentially agreed" between the three key powerbrokers, after two days of negotiations in Kazakhstan .

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:52

The spectacularly dumb argument here is actually that Obamacare is failing because it hasn't succeeded in achieving universal coverage, so we should embrace a GOP bill that would leave almost 50 million uncovered in 10 years. It's only the Republican Congress and the Republican administration, who campaigned on the promise of repealing Obamacare, who are unhappy with it. For example, the deep cuts to Medicaid included in the Republicans' plan threaten to devastate rural hospitals across the ...

by | July 07, 2017 | 00:46

Qatar , a small peninsular country protruding into the Gulf, also hosts the biggest U.S. military base in the region as a bulwark against Iran. The four Arab nations issued a 13-point list of demands on June 22, giving Qatar 10 days to comply.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:39

While respondents who identified as Democrats were most likely to say that the divide has grown since Trump's election - at 81 percent - the sentiment was strong across party lines. Additionally, the Survey Monkey poll analyzed the attitude of USA citizens toward Trump's tweets, of which the majority of adults with 64 percent (89 percent of Democrats and 38 percent of Republicans) expressed their disapproval.

by | July 06, 2017 | 00:40

The specs include a Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 processor, putting it firmly in mid-range territory, but it doesn't say how much RAM will be joined on to it. But in this day and age of frequently discounted "Infinity Display" Android flagships and outright affordable "Full Vision" hero phones , can the HTC U11 keep up its solid box-office pace with traditionally prominent bezels and minimal price reductions ? It's also likely this phone will lack at a headphone jack, instead including ...

by | July 05, 2017 | 00:28

Climate change is a top priority for both Merkel and many German voters - the chancellor made her first mark in worldwide politics by pushing through a pre-cursor to the Kyoto Protocol. "Indeed a meeting with the United States president is planned before the G20 summit, most probably in the early evening of Thursday", AFP cited Seibert as saying.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:53

Under the new assessment administration, expenses of 28 percent and 18 percent will be demanded tickets costing over and under Rs.100 individually, notwithstanding a metropolitan duty of 30 percent forced by the state government on theatres.

by | July 04, 2017 | 00:51

There were serious injuries in the crash. Police say several people were injured, some seriously. The Associated Press said the driver was 56 years old. A police spokesperson was not immediately available to respond to a request for further information. Check back for more as this story develops. According to Massachusetts State Police Media Relations, preliminary reports indicate that there are several pedestrians with injuries that vary in their severity.

by | July 02, 2017 | 01:32

Otherwise, we will see intervals of sunshine with highs backing down into the low to mid 80s. A small wave of low pressure may provide a few more showers and storms to the region on Monday and Tuesday . Thursday: Partly sunny and more humid. The best chance for storm development will be along and south of I-70, with the chance for a few isolated showers to the north.

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:45

Chicago Police officials say the strike force will be a specialized team of city cops, federal agents and IL state troopers who will work exclusively on stemming the flow of illegally possessed guns and targeting repeat gun offenders. Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said in a statement that law enforcement is "foundationally changing the way we fight crime in Chicago", according to the AP .

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:47

John Wayne Airport is closed to arrivals. Local television coverage included audio released of the man piloting the plane, shouting "May Day" and "I can't make it back to the airport" seconds before the crash. LGB spokeswoman Stephanie Montuya-Morisky said it was not immediately known if any other flights would be redirected to Long Beach. "Spun around, had a passenger in there, saw flames all around us, thought at first it was just a big rig that hit us", the driver told ABC 7 .

by | July 01, 2017 | 00:44

HR 3003 seeks to eliminate federal funds from the Department of Justice and National Security to sanctuary jurisdictions "that do not comply with federal arrest warrants", Univisión reported. Critics of the No Sanctuary for Criminals Act argue it makes law enforcement officials' jobs more hard since illegal immigrants may be disincentivized to report crimes due to fears of deportation.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:51

The victim, Jerome Barson , was in a auto with his wife (who was driving) in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla ., when suddenly she approached an intersection, as Williams reportedly collided with their vehicle in her SUV. The cops ultimately came out against Williams, according to the report. Barson's wife was also hospitalized but survived. Williams has been contacted for comment.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:49

It was not clear whether there were any casualties in the exchange of fire. The Kurdish People's Protection Units, or YPG, are a key part of the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces. Mattis responded to the question of whether aid would be a weapon or not. "In the first two weeks [of the campaign], there was significant progress-very quick progress that was made...

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:47

Tillerson this week hosted a top Qatari government official and held a separate meeting with the Kuwaiti foreign minister , who is also visiting the US capital. The demands included the closure of all news outlets that Qatar allegedly funds, directly and indirectly, including Arabi21, Rassd, Al Araby Al Jadeed, Mekameleen and Middle East Eye.

by | June 30, 2017 | 00:46

Top Trump administration officials on Wednesday warned publicly and privately that the U.S.is nearing an inflection point in its efforts to pressure North Korea into abandoning its bellicose behavior, suggesting that Trump might seek to crank up diplomatic and economic pressure on China - which accounts for almost 90% of North Korea's foreign trade.

by | June 29, 2017 | 18:44

The France forward's decision to renew his Atletico Madrid contract after their summer transfer ban was upheld will have predominantly motivated United's shift in transfer strategy, but the club has briefed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic's release would see them concentrate the main part of funds on the signing of an out-and-out No.9.

by | June 29, 2017 | 18:42

Both cars come with either the six-speed Speedshift automated manual or a six- (V8) or seven-speed (V12) manual . Hence, it was deemed to be the first to undergo production of AMR. The interior colour scheme is matched to that of the exterior. There is also a choice of three different finishes for the V8 Vantage AMR's five-spoke alloy wheels and the V12 Vantage AMR's 10-spoke alloy wheels.

by | June 29, 2017 | 18:45

There's a good chance that this video presentation will be the same one that was shown at the E3 event this past week to a lucky few, showing the work-in-progress that led up to the trailer that made its reveal during Ubisoft's press conference.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:31

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) poses with people on arriving to vote in the second round of the French legislative elections at the City Hall in Le Touquet, France , 18 June 2017. "For the first time under the (postwar) Fifth Republic, the National Assembly will be deeply renewed - more diverse, younger", the party's acting president, Catherine Barbaroux, said.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:25

USA forces would not fire on targets "unless they are the enemy, unless they are ISIS", he said late on Monday. The White House also issued a warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad late Monday that claimed the US had "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack.

by | June 28, 2017 | 02:21

The NDP and Greens have said they will topple the Liberal government Thursday on a confidence vote. On Monday, June 26, during the first day of debate in the 41 session of the B.C. "They cut services and increased costs for virtually every B.C. family", Horgan said in a statement. Rather, it is a tactical measure introduced as the government prepares to face a vote of confidence it is expected to lose.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:44

A major win for Macron and his young formation had been predicted by leading pollsters in France , and it had already won over 50% of the votes in the first round of France's 11 foreign districts' races in which French nationals voted last weekend.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:39

He finished runner-up at the Singapore Open before winning the Indonesia Open title last week. "I'm playing better after the Sudirman Cup". Srikanth defeated two-time All England champions Chen Long of China , on Sunday. With 25,060 points, he trailed only Chinese Taipei's Chou Tien Chen, who had 28,090 points against his name this year. Both the games were a close contest in the initial stage but post the interval in the first game Chen came close to winning it when he was leading ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:08

Noting that India is the indispensable country for addressing climate change, Asia Society Policy Institute Director of Asian Sustainability Jackson Ewing said India embodies the core climate debate about how much emerging economies should rely on fossil fuels for their development needs.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:11

The Yellowstone area grizzly bear has been listed as "Threatened under the Endangered Species act since 1975, when there were only 136 grizzly bears in the Yellowstone area ". The three states that will take over jurisdiction of Yellowstone-area bears once federal protections are lifted this summer have submitted management plans that allow for limited hunting.

by | June 24, 2017 | 01:02

Expedited inspections heightened concerns about exterior insulation panels like the ones on Grenfell Tower, a high-rise where a June 14 fire killed at least 79 people. As police continued to unpick the roots of the disaster, Ms McCormack said a string of criminal offences were now being considered. She said: "We are looking at every criminal offence from manslaughter onwards".

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:17

In South Sudan to launch the UNHCR's annual refugee report , Grandi said his agency had already worked there for decades, helping hundreds of thousands fleeing the territory's long wars with Khartoum. This was announced by the Agency for refugees of the United Nations. Syria, Iraq, and the still very significant displacement inside Colombia were the biggest internal displacement situations, nonetheless the problem of internal displacement is a worldwide one and accounts for nearly two ...

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:52

As expectations mounted about the upcoming open hearing of attorney general Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill , a friend of the president added a new twist to the Russian Federation controversy by suggesting Donald Trump might be considering dismissing the special counsel investigating it.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:48

Now, Mr Trump has suggested that he is indeed being investigated. President Trump on Friday morning confirmed that he is under investigation for firing former FBI director James Comey , in a tweet that raised questions about Trump's understanding of who is in charge of that investigation.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:45

In a statement on state television it denounced the measures, but said Havana "reiterates its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". After almost three years of warming relations between the United States and Cuba , President Donald Trump has announced that his administration will unravel many of his predecessor's policies on the communist state.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:48

Sava said the congressman remains sedated but was able to "respond to family members" and physicians. The fact that his injuries brought him close to death was not widely known initially. Hodgkinson of IL, died after being shot by Capitol Police officers. Hodgkinson was a volunteer for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign past year and has comments on his social media accounts strongly criticizing President Trump.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:43

Tuesday night, Deputy White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders maintained the president has the right to fire Mueller , but doesn't plan on it. He described Mueller as operating independently from the Justice Department in his investigation. National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers and Dan Coats, the director of national intelligence, both declined to discuss their own Trump communications during a hearing last week.

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:42

He said one of the attackers was still holding out. "At this time we can confirm there are no USA or NATO Resolute Support fatalities", a coalition spokesman said in a brief statement. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the city of Gardez, provincial capital of the southeastern Paktia province is a two-hour drive from the national capital Kabul .

by | June 19, 2017 | 00:40

A hurricane hunter aircraft is expected to investigate the disturbance on Sunday , if necessary, which Hathaway said is standard protocol. If these two systems strengthen into tropical storms, the next names on the 2017 Atlantic Hurricane Names list will be Bret and Cindy.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:56

All six congressmen are members of the House Freedom Caucus, which contains the lower chamber's most conservative members. James Hodgkinson began firing at Republicans during a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. "It's Time to Destroy Trump & Co", Hodgkinson wrote in one post . Police investigate a shooting scene after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress during a baseball practice near Washington in Alexandria, Virginia, June 14, 2017.

by | June 18, 2017 | 01:55

Two-thirds of Americans, or 65 percent, think Trump doesn't have much respect for the country's democratic institutions and traditions or has none at all. Nine in 10 Democrats and 6 in 10 independents say the same. Denmon referenced recent news reports that Trump was considering firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel named by the Justice Department to investigate Russia's role in the 2016 election.

by | June 17, 2017 | 11:22

The third marker will be X for not specified. The new policy represents a unanimous move Thursday by the Oregon Transportation Commission , reports Reuters , and goes into effect July 1. "Our lives are so gendered, which is why it's important that driver licenses and other forms of IDs recognize people who are non-binary". "It's something that we should do because it's the right thing to do".

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:15

President Obama defended doing so after Newtown: "Are we really prepared to say that we're powerless in the face of such carnage, that the politics are too hard?" "Congressman Duncan said that it was Republicans and then he immediately turned around and went towards the field".

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:22

During Wednesday's hearing, Mattis laid some of the blame for the current situation in Afghanistan on Obama's timeline, noting that pulling forces at a predetermined pace only emboldened the Taliban and strained a government and military that wasn't ready to fight without US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation support.

by | June 15, 2017 | 02:10

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a meeting with his Slovakian counterpart Miroslav Lajčák in Oslo underlined that the only solution to political disputes is holding dialogue and political solution. He mentioned that Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline was a significant project to develop good relations with Iran, but the USA and Saudi administrations have been pressuring Islamabad to abandon the project.

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:48

On Tuesday, North Korea's foreign ministry blasted Trump for his decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Agreement on Climate Change, removing the world's second-largest emitter of global warming pollutants from the treaty. Former President Barack Obama and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon shake hands as the USA formally joins the Paris climate agreement in 2016. The United States now aligns itself with Nicaragua and Syria, the only two nations that didn't sign the deal.

by | June 13, 2017 | 11:35

Indeed, less than three weeks ago, Israelis and Jews around the world celebrated 50 years since the reunification of Jerusalem during the Six Day War. Stern's bill emulates the Taylor Force Act , a 2016 United States legislative bill sponsored by Republican Senator Lindsey Graham (South Carolina), which proposes to halt American economic aid to the PA until the latter changes its legislation regarding the transfer of funds to Palestinian security prisoners and family members, and families ...

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:52

On his website, Navalny urged his supporters to take to the streets and oppose Putin's government. Around the venue for the planned protest, on Tverskaya Street in central Moscow, hundreds of riot police and military conscripts were waiting.

by | June 12, 2017 | 15:47

This is the fifth time a non-binding referendum has been put before the island's voters. Under the current system, Puerto Rico's 3.5 million American citizens do not pay federal taxes, vote in presidential elections or receive proportionate federal funding on programs like the Medicaid health insurance system for the poor.

by | June 11, 2017 | 10:22

Erdogan on Friday vowed to keep supporting Qatar after his rapid approval of legislation on deploying Turkish troops there, as the Gulf state faces isolation by fellow Arab states. The mixed messages extended to the Pentagon, which issued a statement reaffirming Qatar's critical role as a military partner to the U.S. and expressing concern that the deepening instability would hurt the US-led campaign against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.

by | June 10, 2017 | 17:39

The group said the USA -led coalition used white phosphorous in the night attacks on Raqqa. The group said SDF forces took parts of the district of Jazra, west of Raqqa, backed by US -led air support. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said the SDF now controlled around two-thirds of Al Meshleb and was some 400 metres from the neighbouring Al Senaa district.