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Federer Will not Compete in French Open

Forget, only recently appointed, went on the record about being uncomfortable with the idea of granting Sharapova an easy route to the clay courts of Roland Garros, while also aggressively promoting anti-doping campaigns among up and coming players.



Five things to watch as China's belt and road plan unfolds

The Chinese initiative calls for building ports, railways and other facilities to expand trade across Asia, Africa and Europe. It's open to all countries, not just those physically on the ancient trade routes. "The Belt and Road is now the measure that China wants to apply to give it standing in the world", David Kelly, the director of geopolitics at the Beijing-based consulting firm China Policy, told The National.


Trump accused of asking Federal Bureau of Investigation to stop Flynn probe

Trump accused of asking Federal Bureau of Investigation to stop Flynn probe

According to the Washington Post report , Trump shared an ISIS plot involving commercial aircraft and laptop computers with the Russian officials, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador to the U.S. "It is wholly appropriate for the president to share whatever information he thinks is to the advancement of the security of the American people", McMaster said.


UN Chief, Ambassadors Condemn N. Korea

UN Chief, Ambassadors Condemn N. Korea

The ballistic missile tested by North Korea this weekend reached a high altitude not seen in prior missile tests raising concerns about the progress North Korea is making with its missile program. Outsiders express more skepticism about North Korea's nuclear warhead claims. Pyongyang carried out two atomic tests a year ago, and has accelerated its missile launch program, despite tough United Nations sanctions aimed at denying leader Kim Jong-Un the hard currency needed to fund his weapons ...


Trump threatens Comey and the media in a tirade of tweets

Trump threatens Comey and the media in a tirade of tweets

Spicer said the Justice Department had begun creating a list of potential candidates and was "going to be starting the process of interviewing people either today or through the weekend". The initial story given was that Comey was sacked for the way he handled the investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of private email for official state department business, a story that was backed up when Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told reporters this week that Comey committed " ...