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Murray bows out as Nadal, Djokovic march on

Murray bows out as Nadal, Djokovic march on

But he could so easily have not even been playing in the main draw here after a defeat to Mikhail Kukushkin in qualifying but a lucky loser spot gave him a chance and he's more than making the most of it. "I got to stay really positive and I got to play great tennis to beat him". "In the end I played as I had dreamed". However, when you do miss a period of time, getting back into playing matches, the most important thing is to play. Read More

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Islamabad: Indian diplomat's phone seized by Pakistan HC staff

Islamabad: Indian diplomat's phone seized by Pakistan HC staff

When courtroom officials brought the incident to the notice of the judge, he ordered confiscation of Singh's cellphone, PTI cited The Express Tribune as saying. On May 1, she arrived at Wagha Border Lahore, where the petitioner received her and took her to Buner, his hometown. Disillusioned Indian woman who allegedly learnt about her Pakistani husband's lies and chose to end the relation has maintained in a court on Friday that her life is threatened and she should be repatriated. Read More

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Mexico warns US of alternatives on trade, points to China

Mexico warns US of alternatives on trade, points to China

U.S. President Donald Trump once again strongly voiced his desire to renegotiate the Korea-U.S. He told a Senate panel this year that the USA should have an "America first trade policy". Drawing from experience in trade law and his work in the Reagan administration in countering Japanese imports, Lighthizer will likely try to force China and other competitors to end what the Trump team sees as unfair trade. Read More

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Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

The White House declined a request for confirmation. Photographs circulated by the Russian government showed the president also met with Sergey Kislyak, the Russian ambassador to the USA who is at the center of the controversy. presidential election and the possibility Trump associates may have colluded with Moscow. Lavrov called it a US decision, echoing Putin, who said Russian Federation had nothing to do with Comey's dismissal. Read More

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New Orleans removes statue of Confederate leader Jefferson Davis

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu says the city has spoken and the courts have decided there's no reason to stop the removal. The city began the process of taking down the statutes late last month, starting with the removal of the monument to the Battle at Liberty Place, which New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu said was put up to celebrate the murder of police officers by white supremacists. Read More

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US poised to step up battle with Taliban

US poised to step up battle with Taliban

While Pakistan and other governments have sought to foster separate talks in recent years, progress has been scant since the 2016 death of Taliban leader Akhtar Mohammad Mansour in a US airstrike. Army rangers were killed . It is broadly consistent with advice Gen John W Nicholson, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan, gave Congress in February. Read More

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Trump meets Turnbull, declares 'love' for Australia

Trump meets Turnbull, declares 'love' for Australia

Independent scorekeepers at the Congressional Budget Office have not yet analyzed the bill, but they estimated an earlier version would have led to 24 million fewer Americans with insurance coverage than under current law. "Well, Mr. President, you're right!" Trump seemed to contradict his spokeswoman a short time later, tweeting "Of course the Australians have better healthcare than we do - everybody does". Read More

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Girl, 9, attacked by kangaroo at Alabama animal park

Girl, 9, attacked by kangaroo at Alabama animal park

The girl now has more than a dozen stitches in her head. The video White recorded showed a kangaroo inside an enclosure with openings large enough for the animals to reach arms and heads through - and for visitors to do likewise. "I was like, Yay!" The park has not commented on the incident. A spokesperson said that it came from an outside source, and that it is one of two complaints filed against Harmony Safari Park this year, WHNT reported. Read More

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Trump Transition Team Meetings With Foreign Diplomats 'Not Unusual' - Rice

Her segment is below at the 7:00 mark. "Because no American president is going to let a reckless slightly unhinged North Korean leader get a nuclear weapon capable of reaching the United States". "I think we can see even centrist candidates are shifting their tones in response to the populists", she said. Rice said she agrees with Trump's assessment that Kim is a "smart cookie". Read More

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Syrian refugees name baby for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Syrian refugees name baby for Canadian PM Justin Trudeau

Muhammed and Afraa Bilan and their two other children arrived in the city of Calgary, from the war-torn Syrian city of Damascus, last February. Afraa Bilan told The Star: "We love this man, we appreciate him". Speaking about what it is like resettling in Canada, Afraa told the BBC : "Canada is much more safe - there's no war, nothing". However, she said that she was thankful to the premier to be here and added that she now speaks fluent English and Muhammad works part-time in a grocery ... Read More

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Chinese export, import growth slow in April as rebound cools

Chinese export, import growth slow in April as rebound cools

The resulting trade surplus of US$38.05 billion was about US$3 billion higher than a survey of analysts by Bloomberg and was up from March's US$23.93 billion. Australia provides around 65 per cent of China's imported iron ore. "Today's trade data suggest that growth momentum weakened slightly in April", according to an analysis by Nomura investment bank, adding that it expects the economy to grow 6.8 percent year-on-year in the second quarter, compared to 6.9 percent in the first three ... Read More

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Syrian rebels begin to evacuate Damascus suburb

Syrian rebels begin to evacuate Damascus suburb

Up to 1,500 people were expected to leave the Barzeh district in the north-east of the capital on Monday, a monitoring group said. The deal follows Saturday's start of a "de-escalation" process put in place by government allies Russian Federation and Iran and rebel-backer Turkey in four regions of Syria - but not the capital itself. Read More

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Delhi metro fares to go up

Delhi metro fares to go up

The fare fixation committee's recommendation was to make the increase tempered, said KK Saberwal, Director-Finance, DMRC. The maximum fare will be increased from Rs 30 to Rs 50. "Since the constitution of the third FFC, there has been an increase in the rate of industrial DA by 95.5% (from 16.9% to 112.4%), rate of Central DA by 103% (from 22% to 125%) and an average increase in the rate of minimum wages by 156.2%", the spokesperson said. Read More

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Canada reprisals over lumber tariffs 'inappropriate'

Canada reprisals over lumber tariffs 'inappropriate'

Canada is considering multiple trade actions against the U.S. in response to tariffs on softwood lumber. The threat came 10 days after the Trump administration tariffs of up to 24 percent on Canadian softwood lumber exports to the U.S. He sent a letter to the premier of B.C., announcing he was seriously considering banning USA coal exports from that province and that trade experts were studying it. Read More

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USA criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

USA criticizes Turkey for striking Kurds in Iraq, Syria

The Turkish military said the two regions it struck around 2 a.m. (2300 GMT) had become "terror hubs" and the aim of the bombardment was to prevent the PKK sending weapons and explosives for attacks inside Turkey . He warned against a Turkish military operation in northern Iraq , saying it won't "bring a solution, but will instead complicate the issue and destabilize northern Iraq ". Read More

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China wants to launch a homegrown Wikipedia rival in 2018

China wants to launch a homegrown Wikipedia rival in 2018

China is all set to launch the digitized version of its Encyclopedia in 2018, in a bid to take over Wikipedia. So far, the "digital book" plans to contain more than 100 disciplines and feature more than 300,000 entries. "We have the biggest, most high-quality author team in the world", he said. "Our goal is not to catch up, but overtake", he was quoted as saying. It might be hard for us to believe but China's rigorous Internet censorship has ensured that country's users are not able to get ... Read More

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Small plane crashes on street in small town north of Seattle

Small plane crashes on street in small town north of Seattle

Lynnwood Fire, which assisted in the aftermath of the crash, tweeted that there were "minor injuries". Two passengers were on board the small plane that crashed in Mukilteo, Washington. The crash led to power outage due to its impact on the power lines. The footage shows the plane hitting some power lines on its way down, which caused a brief power cut in the area, the Snohomish County Public Utilities District said. Read More

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#FreeMelania: FLOTUS likes anti-Trump tweet in social media faux pas

#FreeMelania: FLOTUS likes anti-Trump tweet in social media faux pas

But yesterday that "like" total mysteriously stood at two. Andy Ostroy , a NY marketer and pundit, tweeted video of the first lady flashing a smile at the president during his inauguration, then scowling as he turned away. Some people believe that Melania Trump does not actually like her husband - and now they are claiming to have the proof. Despite her inactivity on the popular social media app, Melania's personal Twitter account has been verified, and she has more than 866,000 ... Read More

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Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

President Donald Trump on Saturday invited Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has made public death threats against drug suspects as part of his bloody anti-crime war, to visit the White House. Police in the Philippines, whose units have historically been funded and trained by the U.S . In reality, however, America cares about human rights only when it suits the nation. Read More

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