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Pliskova Warms Up For Wimbledon After Victory In Eastbourne Final

Pliskova sent down 10 aces as she wrapped up victory in one hour 22 minutes and it is hard to imagine she will not improve on her best previous Wimbledon performances, second round dates in each of the last four years. Pliskova, beaten in the 2016 Eastbourne final by Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova , broke the world number six's serve in the fifth game and easily held serve for the rest of the set to take it in 47 minutes.


North Korea calls for execution of South Korea's Park

North Korea calls for execution of South Korea's Park

And while Moon announced that Trump had accepted an offer to visit Seoul later this year, the leaders failed to map out any kind of joint strategy on how best to deal with the threat posed by the North Korean leadership. In recent interviews , Moon has said sanctions alone can not solve the problem of North Korea's nuclear and missile programs, but the "right conditions" are needed for dialogue.


Trump Fixates on Trade in Meetings With South Korea's President

Trump Fixates on Trade in Meetings With South Korea's President

Trump prefers maximizing diplomatic pressure and sanctions before engaging in such talks. While Moon has been arguing for greater engagement with Pyongyang as the best way to put the brakes on its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, Trump made clear that he was in no mood to pursue diplomacy with a regime he accused of having no respect for human life.


China builds new missile facilities on South China Sea islands; see pics

China builds new missile facilities on South China Sea islands; see pics

Abella's statement came after United States-based Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI) think tank reported Thursday that China continues to advance the construction of its military facilities in three South China Sea reefs. Mischief Reef reportedly houses eight shelters with retractable roofs and new communications and radar equipment. China claims nearly the entire South China Sea, including land belonging to those two countries as well as Malaysia, Brunei, Taiwan, and the waters ...


Opposition to GOP Health Bill Spurring Support for Single-Payer Plan

Opposition to GOP Health Bill Spurring Support for Single-Payer Plan

Warren has been targeted by Republicans for some time as a representative of the "left" of the Democratic Party. "Understand that Donald Trump and these Republican majorities are poised to deliver the knockout blow". "We do need to look at Elizabeth Warren in 2018". Unlike her more progressive and prickly colleague Senator Sanders, Warren praised the first step of the ACA, but said that America is now ready for the real deal.


Red Wings sign D Trevor Daley to $9.5 million, 3-year deal

Red Wings sign D Trevor Daley to $9.5 million, 3-year deal

The move comes paired with the signing of veteran defenseman Trevor Daley from the Pittsburgh Penguins. In some ways, he'll fill the void left by Brendan Smith: a puck-mover who can trigger the breakout up ice. The Witkowski signing is much less significant, but still addresses a team need. "They had a little bit of a setback previous year". In 29 games, Daley was unable to record a goal and posted only six assists.