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Flawless Federer Too Good for Lajovic at Wimbledon

Flawless Federer Too Good for Lajovic at Wimbledon

Czech third seed Karolina Pliskova hopes to make the last-32 for the first time, but she faces a tough test of her grasscourt credentials against Magdalena Rybarikova of Slovakia. He has never won back-to-back matches on grass at tour level and has never beaten a top 10 opponent. He was always under control, and so won the first set in just 36 minutes.


U.S. threatens military action at emergency United Nations meeting on North Korea

U.S. threatens military action at emergency United Nations meeting on North Korea

The US president had dismissed the idea of the North possessing a working ICBM , vowing it " won't happen ", but experts said the missile could reach Alaska or even further towards the continental US. It is a dark day because yesterday's actions by North Korea made the world a more risky place. Defense Secretary James Mattis on Thursday said he does not believe North Korea's new ballistic missile capability brings the United States " closer to war" with the country, but he asserted ...


Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson gets England nod for opening South Africa Test

Hampshire all-rounder Liam Dawson gets England nod for opening South Africa Test

Root begins his tenure against South Africa at Lord's, nearly five months after he was first informed he was England's choice to succeed Alastair Cook. "The way we came out is something we are not very proud of as a bowling unit", he said. "We have to come back tomorrow and show some good character with the ball ".


Manhunt continues for armed and risky escapee from SC maximum-security prison

Manhunt continues for armed and risky escapee from SC maximum-security prison

Wednesday, according to corrections department officials. In 2005, Causey and another inmate escaped from the Broad River Correctional Institution near Columbia, by hiding inside a garbage truck. Both men were returned to prison. Brewer was found dead two years later after hanging himself with a bed sheet in his cell. Causey was sentenced to life in prison on kidnapping charges from 2003 in connection with invading the home of high-powered defense attorney Jack Swirling , who defended ...


Ewoks Do Not Try to Eat Leia in New 'Forces of Destiny'

Ewoks Do Not Try to Eat Leia in New 'Forces of Destiny'

For those of us with little children who already devour anything princess related, Forces of Destiny looks like an utterly ideal way to introduce the joys of Star Wars in a way that shows that little girls can do more than just sit around waiting for Prince Charming to show up and save the day.