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7 dead, 66 injured in deadly Chinese kindergarten blast

7 dead, 66 injured in deadly Chinese kindergarten blast

The blast at the Chuangxin Kindergarten in Fengxian, Jiangsu province, took place as relatives were picking up their children at the end of the school day. "China's small restaurants are landmines, and every mobile street vendor is a moving bomb", one person wrote. It is not immediately clear whether the explosion was an accident or was deliberately caused.


Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

Novak Djokovic vs. Dominic Thiem 2017 French Open Pick, Odds, Prediction

Ramos-Vinolas looked tired at times in that set and Djokovic clearly had him on the ropes, but the Spaniard didn't go down without a fight. At Rome, Djokovic swallowed up Thiem and spit him out, 6-1, 6-0, but the match came 24 hours after after the Austrian had notched a thrilling victory over Rafael Nadal .



Nishikori recovers from nightmare first set to book meeting with Murray

A total of five aces and 29 winners earned Murray a 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 win against the 21-year-old Russian in two hours and four minutes. Murray came out on top in their last meeting in Paris but Wawrinka is not anxious about the result in 2016 and thinks he can get on top of the Scot this year.


Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

Cardiff pitch gave 'home advantage' to Pakistan: Eoin Morgan

The 50-run stand between the duo came off 62 deliveries. Ahmed already knows what it's like to win a trophy at India's expense, having been the skipper of the Pakistan side that defeated their fellow Asian giants in the 2006 Under-19 World Cup final in Colombo.



Tapwrit hangs on to win Belmont Stakes

Epicharis , a victor in four of five career starts, was the second choice in the morning line at 4-1. Classic Empire was fourth, Practical Joke fifth, Tapwrit sixth, Gunnevera seventh, McCraken eighth, Gormley ninth and Irish War Cry 10th.



[Breaking] Blimp goes down at US Open

The Open , one of golf's four majors, opened play Thursday at the course in Erin, Wisconsin . "Volunteers" are everywhere, more than 4,800 in total. The USGA has to please plenty of parents. The Rules of Golf state players aren't entitled to relief unless an obstruction interferes with their stance, the lie of the ball or the area of their intended swing.