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US Open results 2017: Venus Williams wins, Marin Cilic upset on Friday

US Open results 2017: Venus Williams wins, Marin Cilic upset on Friday

After a couple of exchanges of breaks in the second, Williams stole her opponent's serve again to close it out on the first match point when Sakkari's forehand sailed long. Schwartzman, ranked No. 33 in the world, will next face 16th seed Lucas Pouille , a 2-6, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victor over Russia's Mikhail Kukushkin . Asked if he was surprised with how well he's done in NY - he was though knocked out of the first round of the men's doubles competition - he said: "Yeah, I am a little bit ...


Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test

Japan: North Korea tremor was a nuclear test

The U.S. Geological Survey called the quake an explosion with a magnitude 6.3. South Korea's Yonhap news agency says a second quake was detected near North Korea's nuclear test site. Washington removed all tactical atomic weapons from South Korea in September 1991. Both South Korea and Japan are pursuing improved offensive and defensive abilities - from heavier warheads to improved missile defense to pre-emptive strike capabilities - to counter the North Korean threat and prepare ...


Japanese Military Estimates N Korean Nuclear Weapon's Yield at 70 Kilotonnes

Japanese Military Estimates N Korean Nuclear Weapon's Yield at 70 Kilotonnes

Impoverished North Korea and the rich, democratic South are technically still at war because their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce, not a peace treaty. The North regularly threatens to destroy the South and its main ally, the United States. The DPRK has conducted dozens of ballistic missile tests, most recently on Saturday.



UK, Japan to pace up sanctions against North Korea: Theresa May

Japan's foreign ministry said the two leaders are expected to agree on the importance of China's role in ramping up pressure on North Korea. May will lead a 15-strong business delegation, including Standard Life Investment chief executive Keith Skeoch, and carmaker Aston Martin's CEO Andy Palmer, pitching Britain and Japan as the "perfect partners for the future".


United States orders Russian Federation to close SF consulate

United States orders Russian Federation to close SF consulate

The official says the closures affect Russia's consulate general in San Francisco and an official residence there. The consulate will stop receiving visits on consular issues starting Friday, the statement said . "I would talk to him, I would get along with him", Trump said about Putin at a Republican primary debate in September 2015. "The committee should discern and publicly disclose the entity or entities that paid for the 35-page dossier", Mr.


Japanese princess to Wednesday commoner

Japanese princess to Wednesday commoner

Komuro proposed in 2013 and is well liked by the royal family. Mako is one of only four royal grandchildren. He described Mako as someone who quietly watches over him "like the moon". Princess Mako and her father Prince Akishino during a royal visit to Hungary this year. The happy news is not necessarily good news for the future of a royal family facing concerns about a declining population to keep their 2,000-year-old bloodline going.