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Federer books Shapovalov showdown in Miami

Roger Federer will make Denis Shapovalov's dream come true on Friday after the Swiss booked a Miami Open semi-final against the Canadian starlet with a ruthless 6-0 6-4 destruction of Kevin Anderson. Shapovalov, who beat fellow young gun Frances Tiafoe 6-7 (5/7), 6-4, 6-2 to reach his third ATP Masters semi-final, grew up idolising and studying the 20 time Slam-winning Swiss legend who once again rolled back the years with a sublime show at Hard Rock Stadium. This will be their first meetin...
Tags: News, Tennis, Roger Federer, Miami, Federer, Frances Tiafoe, Shapovalov, Denis Shapovalov, Kevin Anderson Shapovalov


California lawmakers propose sweeping reforms to counter college admissions scandal

The package includes measures seeking to phase out the SAT and ban preferential admissions for students related to a college's donors or alumni.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, California, Usa Today


Southeast Asia should be aware of Iran's tactics to evade oil sanctions: U.S.

The United States is keen to see that Malaysia, Singapore and others are fully aware of illicit Iranian oil shipments and the tactics Iran uses to evade sanctions, a top U.S. sanctions official said on Friday. Sigal Mandelker, under-secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, told reporters in Singapore the United States had placed additional "intense pressure" on Iran this week.
Tags: Asia, News, Singapore, Iran, United States, Malaysia Singapore, Sigal Mandelker, Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence


Gonzaga’s Sweet 16 victory over FSU had extra punch: ‘We came with revenge and we did it’

The Zags are looking like a Final Four team, and a win Saturday will make that a reality.
Tags: News, Sports, College sports, College Basketball, Ncaa Tournament, Gonzaga, Zags, FSU


Pearl Harbor memorial to remain closed through the summer

HONOLULU (AP) — Repairs to the USS Arizona Memorial in Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor are expected to keep the dock closed through the summer. The National Park Service has awarded a $2.1 million contract for repairs that are expected to be completed in time for the next Dec. 7, 1941, remembrance service, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported […]
Tags: News, Ap, Hawaii, Pearl Harbor, National Park Service, Honolulu, Honolulu Star Advertiser


IT'S REAL: Visalia man's $2 Babe Ruth card could fetch him more than $4.5 million, experts confirm

Dale Ball feels like a million bucks today. Experts have confirmed that a rare Babe Ruth card he bought for just $2 is actually worth millions.
Tags: News, Ruth, Babe Ruth, Visalia, Dale Ball


Deadly fire engulfs office tower in Dhaka, killing at least 19 people

At least 19 people were killed and 74 injured after a fire engulfed a 22-storey building in the Bangladesh capital Dhaka on Thursday.
Tags: Cnn, Bangladesh, Dhaka


Opinion: This wasn't supposed to happen for Purdue, and that makes NCAA Elite Eight so much sweeter

This was the breakthrough nobody saw coming at Purdue, which rebuilt into an Elite Eight team that beat Tennessee 99-94 in overtime in the Sweet 16.            [Author: Indianapolis Star]
Tags: News, Tennessee, Indianapolis Star, Purdue, NCAA Elite Eight


GAME RECAP: Bucks 128, Clippers 118

Khris Middleton scores 39 points as Bucks get the win over the Clippers, 128-118.
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Melbourne's naturally pink lake delights tourists

The spectacular phenomenon, caused by salt levels and algae, draws a crowd of admirers in summer.
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Australian lake an Insta hit after turning naturally pink

The spectacular natural phenomenon, caused by salt levels and algae, draws a crowd of admirers in summer.
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Pink lake in Australia attracts and delights tourists

The spectacular natural phenomenon, caused by salt levels and algae, draws a crowd of admirers in summer.
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Australia lake turns naturally pink

The spectacular natural phenomenon, caused by salt levels and algae, draws a crowd of admirers in summer.
Tags: News, Australia


Birmingham boss Garry Monk wants EFL to dock all overspending clubs points

The Blues boss must now try and keep the club in the Championship after their points deduction [Author: James Nursey]
Tags: News, Birmingham, Garry Monk, EFL, James Nursey


Former U.S. Commander Never Imagined A President Would Kick ‘Allies In The Ass’

“When the president refers to the EU as an enemy of the United States, that’s a gift" to Russia and China.
Tags: News, Russia, Eu, United States


Never Imagined A President Would Kick ‘Allies In The Ass’ —Former U.S. Commander

“When the president refers to the EU as an enemy of the United States, that’s a gift" to Russia and China.
Tags: News, Russia, Eu, United States


Australian man loses bullying-by-breaking wind court case

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — An Australian appeals court on Friday dismissed a bullying case brought by an engineer who accused his former supervisor of repeatedly breaking wind toward him. The Victoria state Court of Appeal upheld a Supreme Court judge’s ruling that even if engineer David Hingst’s allegations were true, flatulence did not necessarily constitute […]
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Nation, Court of appeal, Victoria, Melbourne, Australia AP, Nation & World, David Hingst


Supreme Court blocks execution of Texas prisoner who was denied presence of Buddhist spiritual advisor

The Supreme Court blocked the execution of a Texas prisoner because he was not allowed to have his Buddhist spiritual advisor in the execution chamber.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, Texas, News, Supreme Court, Usa Today, Buddhist


Gonzaga beats Florida State in Sweet 16 rematch

Hachimura scores 17 to lead top-seeded Gonzaga into West Regional final with 72-58 victory over Florida State            [Author: AP]
Tags: News, Ap, Florida State, Gonzaga, Hachimura


Gonzaga coach Mark Few touts Zags' 'culture of winning' after Sweet 16 victory over FSU

"This is what you do at Gonzaga. You win," Zags coach Mark Few boasted after his team survived a late Florida State surge to prevail in the Sweet 16.            [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Usa Today, Florida State, Gonzaga, Zags, FSU, Mark Few


'Unborn person' would be defined in state law under a bill passed by Iowa Senate

The bill, which would strengthen penalties for ending a woman's pregnancy without her consent, passed the Iowa Senate Tuesday afternoon.            [Author: Des Moines Register]
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HRW urges New Zealand’s Ardern to discuss Muslims in China

BEIJING (AP) — A rights group urged New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to raise concerns about reported Chinese government abuses of Muslims during her visit to Beijing next week. Ardern’s visit on Monday and Tuesday comes two weeks after a gunman killed 50 worshippers at two mosques in New Zealand. Human Rights Watch said […]
Tags: News, China, Ap, Beijing, Nation, New Zealand, Nation & World, Jacinda Ardern, Ardern


Opinon: DOJ's shifting stance on the ACA could hurt its credibility

In an unexpected move on Monday night, the Justice Department notified the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals that it is supporting a complete invalidation of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). It now believes not only that three provisions of that statute are unconstitutional, but that, as a result, the entire law, including dozens of provisions having nothing to do with the offending sections, should be thrown out as well.
Tags: News, Stories, Doj, Justice Department, Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals


Opinion: DOJ's shifting stance on the ACA could hurt the its credibility

In an unexpected move on Monday night, the Justice Department notified the Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals that it is supporting a complete invalidation of the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare). It now believes not only that three provisions of that statute are unconstitutional, but that, as a result, the entire law, including dozens of provisions having nothing to do with the offending sections, should be thrown out as well.
Tags: News, Stories, Doj, Justice Department, Fifth Circuit US Court of Appeals


The DOJ's shifting stance on the ACA could hurt the department's credibility

Stephen Vladeck says by supporting the ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be thrown out due to a few provisions deemed unconstitutional, it looks like the DOJ's position reflects nothing more than the political whims of the White House.
Tags: Cnn, Doj, Stephen Vladeck


Man who helped set up infamous Trump Tower meeting says he's not surprised by findings of Mueller report

The publicist whose 2016 email to Donald Trump Jr. led to a now-infamous Trump Tower meeting said Thursday night he's not surprised the special counsel investigation did not establish that President Donald Trump Trump or his campaign associates conspired with Russia to win the presidential election.
Tags: Russia, Cnn, Trump Tower, Donald Trump Trump, Mueller, Donald Trump Jr


Woman dies in Waltham Abbey crash after police pursuit

Police had tried to stop a car on the M25 before the three-vehicle collision in Waltham Abbey.
Tags: UK, News, Waltham Abbey


Dolphins Trade Robert Quinn to Dallas

The Miami Dolphins traded defensive end Robert Quinn to the Dallas Cowboys for a 2020 6th round draft pick. The Dolphins eat the $1.1 million of Quinn's bonus which they paid out a couple weeks back in order to trade him rather than flat o
Tags: News, Dolphins, Dallas Cowboys, Dallas, Miami Dolphins, Quinn, Robert Quinn


Opening Day: Fans celebrate as Dodgers launch season with 8 home runs

Thousands of fans partied at Dodger Stadium as the team started the 2019 season in a big way - with an Opening Day-record eight home runs.
Tags: News, Baseball, Dodgers, Dodger Stadium



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