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Highlights: Tennis - Australian Open day four

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As for the match itself, Djokovic said the match went just about how it would when playing under insane conditions. "If you want to get to the top, you've got to play in all conditions", he said. Australian Open tournament director Craig Tiley has reportedly outlined plans to boost prize money at the opening Grand Slam of the year from $55 million to $100 million over the next five years. Read More »

Djokovic shrugs off injury scare to reach fourth round

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I was really trying to play my game. "With a new service motion and the pressure and the big match and not playing in a while, that was the time for it to get tested and, getting through it, he'll be a lot better for it moving forward", the American tennis great said on Friday. Read More »

Delhi HC refuses interim relief to disqualified AAP MLAs

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Holding up a purported order from the commission on June 23, 2017, Delhi AAP chief Gopal Rai told a press conference: "The order said that the date of hearing for the MLAs will be communicated". This is natural. But all the powers, visible and invisible forces in the unaversive, held you. He also hit out at the BJP, saying it wants elections so that all schemes and projects initiated by the AAP government can be derailed. Read More »

Gophers Drop Road Game at OSU, 3-2

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Coming into Friday's game against Ohio State , the Gophers had a 10-0 road record. I saw at the end of that Northwestern game what looked like a exhausted Ohio State team playing the second of what will be four games in eight days. The Buckeyes could use a break, and they'll get one coming up. The over/under total for the game is listed at 148 points. The Buckeyes moved ahead five spots with Wednesday night's victory at Northwestern to No. Read More »

Turkish tour bus crashes into trees killing 11 passengers and injuring 46

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The passengers on the bus were mainly families en route to Uludag ski resort to spend the holidays. The news agency did not say if any children were among those killed. Eskisehir Governor Ozdemir Cakacak told media that the the drivers of the bus were detained and the reason is under investigation. Last year, 7,300 people died in over 1 million accidents on Turkish roads, according to the Turkish statistical institute. Read More »

Russia Expresses in United Nations its Support for Iran

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UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told the Security Council this week that it was in the world's interest that the nuclear agreement "be preserved". "We must increase the costs of the regime's behavior to the point that North Korea must come to the table for credible negotiations", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the one-day meeting in Vancouver. Read More »

Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein nearing new leadership

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McDonald, an English literature graduate from Trinity College Dublin who has been at the forefront of a new breed of Sinn Fein politicians softening the party's image, was the only Sinn Fein lawmaker to put her name forward for the leadership ahead of a special convention on February 10. Read More »

DPRK Proposes Paralympic Delegation, Cheerleaders to PyeongChang 2018

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Wednesday's talks took place during a third round of inter-Korean dialogue since the North's leader Kim Jong-un called for participation at PyeongChang 2018 during his New Year's Day address. Seoul is attempting to check with North Korean officials through the newly activated hotline, which remained dormant for more than two years, about the development. Read More »

Trump takes on US Senator Durbin on 'racial slur'

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In an even less lucky turn of events, IL senator Dick Durbin-another one of the individuals in the room, who had confirmed reports that the president described African countries and Haiti as "shitholes", and who has since been labeled a liar by Trump-happens to sit on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Read More »

I want immigrants from 'everywhere'

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Today, Trump continues to deny that he made the aforementioned remarks during the Oval Office meeting and claims that he is not racist. "But now that this President is championing it, they (Democrats) are, I think, showing just absolute signs and definitions of what hypocrisy looks like", Sanders commented against the backdrop of a setback on Capitol Hill for an immigration deal, essentially to stave off deportation of 8,00,000 "Dreamers" - young illegal immigrants who were brought into ... Read More »

USA diplomats in Africa struggle with fallout from Trump insult

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The revelations, semi-denials and continuing comments have cast a pall over the White House's legislative agenda, brought the country closer to the brink of a government shutdown and sparked global outrage. Referring to immigrants from African countries, Trump asked lawmakers during an Oval Office meeting on immigration reform, "Why do we want all these people from "s-hole countries" coming here?" a source briefed on the meeting told CNN . Read More »

BlackRock Advisors LLC Lowers Position in Chatham Lodging Trust (REIT) (CLDT)

The stock of AutoNation, Inc. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 4,843 shares of the real estate investment trust's stock valued at $119,000 after acquiring an additional 399 shares during the last quarter. Oppenheimer maintained ONEOK, Inc. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Monday, April 11 by Jefferies. The stock of Biogen Inc. Barclays Capital has "Buy" rating and $2700 target. Read More »

Donnelly says will vote to keep government open

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Their calculus is that voters will blame the president and Republicans for a shutdown. Trump's administration immediately sought to blame Democrats . Despite bipartisan negotiations, Republican leaders refused and neither side was willing to back down. "Shut the government down, the CDC can no longer get information from the states about where that flu epidemic is heading and that makes a difference on where they send vaccines to", he argued. Read More »

Olympic Torch Relay leaves Seoul and clocks up 80th day

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When their army was pushed back out of Seoul , the South Korean capital, they left behind thousands of dead politicians, teachers and government employees. "We told North Korea that we are willing to reschedule the visit by the North's inspection team for the art troupe as we are prepared to receive them". Read More »

Hostage situation in Kabul's Intercontinental hotel, casualties feared

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However, heavy gunfire is underway. Gunmen waged an attack on the Intercontinental Hotel in Afghanistan's capital on Saturday, according to Najib Danis, a spokesman for the country's interior ministry. Reports say at least four gunmen entered the building before police cordoned off the area. In 2011, eight Taliban insurgents stormed the hotel, setting off explosions and exchanging gunfire with authorities for hours until pressure from Afghan snipers and a North Atlantic Treaty ... Read More »

A government shutdown this weekend? 'We're planning for it,' White House says

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White House Director of the Office of Management and Budget Mick Mulvaney opened a White House briefing by focusing blame in the faltering efforts to keep government funded by calling the potential shutdown "the Schumer shutdown" after Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., before charging that the Democratic Obama administration "weaponized the shutdown in 2013". Read More »

Macron hints at EU-UK trade compromise

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The French President added that he would "love" to welcome the United Kingdom back into the European Union and insisted the group of member states will become 27 "unhappily". President Macron and I have both confirmed that the United Kingdom and France remain committed to the principles of the longstanding Le Touquet agreement, under which the U.K.is able to carry out full border checks on French soil". Read More »

17 dead after blaze engulfs plastic factory in Bawana

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The workers inside the factory, including some women, could not come out as the fire spread rapidly, covering the exits. North Delhi mayor Preety Agarwal has rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation. "May those who are injured recover quickly", the Office of Prime Minister of India tweeted. "Several casualties reported. Monitoring the situation.Ordered enquiry". Read More »

US International Negotiations Envoy Greenblatt Arrives in Israel Ahead of Pence Visit

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US ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley felt compelled to comment on the comment, and said Washington is "not going to pay to be abused", referring to aid to the Palestinians through UNRWA and other conduits. Yair Lapid, head of the Yesh Atid party said, "The speech clarified that Abbas didn't reject the proposed U.S. initiative because of President Trump's announcement on Jerusalem, but rather that he used the announcement to reject another attempt to find a just and lasting solution to ... Read More »

White House doctor: 'No concerns' about Trump's cognitive ability

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Jackson said Trump had performed well on a cognitive assessment, which the president had requested in a bid to put to rest rumours about his mental health. All of the cardiologists interviewed said that would be essential in trying to control Trump's risk of a heart attack, though several said they wondered whether Trump was regularly taking his medicine as prescribed. Read More »

Vegas shooting preliminary report released

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Stephen Paddock appeared to search online for the ideal spot to carry out a mass shooting nearly as early as seven months before the October 1 massacre on the Las Vegas Strip. Paddock died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, the Coroner's Office reported . Danley told investigators that Paddock had grown distant from her in the year before the shooting. Read More »

Trump cancels Mar-a-Lago trip ahead of anticipated government shutdown

The Trump campaign recently announced a "special sweepstakes" in which a victor will get to attend dinner Saturday at Mar-a-Lago with Trump, first lady Melania Trump and Donald Trump Jr. Trump chastised Democrats for not backing the GOP version of the bill that passed the House late Thursday. CNN's Jim Acosta reported Thursday that White House staffers were mulling the idea that Trump could use Twitter later to signal that the federal government will not close down. Read More »

Malaysia vows necessary actions to safeguard palm oil sector

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The MSPO standards provide general principles for the implementation, establishment and improvement of the operational practices of a sustainability system incorporated in Malaysia to ensure the sustainability of palm oil, which now covers the oil palm industry supply chain comprising independent and organised smallholders, plantations and palm oil mills. Read More »

Two foreigners kidnapped in Kaduna rescued

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The PPRO said the men were rescued due to the efforts put by the police after a directive from the Inspector General of Police. Canada can not release further details on the case due to privacy concerns, Babcock said. The United States embassy in Nigeria declined to comment. It is a journey of about two-and-a-half hours by auto through villages and past tracts of fields and forests. Read More »

Wait Till You Hear Who Chelsea Are Looking To Sign Now!

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He has made 186 appearances for the Potters and netted 49 goals in all competitions, including five this season in league and cup. This being said , Crouch is set to turn 37 soon and he's not exactly what you would call a long-term prospect. Read More »

India beat Pakistan by 2 wickets to win Blind Cricket World Cup

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While Pakistan triumphed in the 2006 final in Islamabad, India levelled the scores in the 2014 final in Cape Town. India's Sunil Ramesh scored 93 and Ajay Kumar Reddy scored 62. Pakistan showed a great fightback towards the conclusion of the match by picking up three quick wickets, but India managed to sail through with the help of a boundary. Read More »

Trump says immigration deal 'probably dead'

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Despite initially saying that they "did not recall" the president's comments Thursday, the senators, David Perdue and Tom Cotton, denied Sunday that Trump made the vulgar statements reported , and essentially accused Durbin of lying about what transpired in their Oval Office meeting on immigration . Read More »