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Wimbledon not a factor in Eastbourne withdrawal - Johanna Konta

Wimbledon not a factor in Eastbourne withdrawal - Johanna Konta

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova, who won the warm-up event in Birmingham just six months after an attack by a knife-wielding intruder, plays Johanna Larsson of Sweden in the first round. The seventh-ranked Konta had a hard fall near the end of her win over top-ranked Angelique Kerber in the quarterfinals on Thursday. Konta was due to play her first match tomorrow against China's Hsieh Su-Wei, the woman who knocked her out of the French Championships in the first round.


Foundation Claims Victory in Church Playground Case

Foundation Claims Victory in Church Playground Case

Barbara Weinstein, director of the Commission on Social Action of Reform Judaism, issued a statement on behalf of the movement defending Missouri's decision to honor the church-state divide, saying that religious institutions could face "government infringement if they are competing against each other for government grants".



Portugal vs. Chile in Confederations Cup semifinal

Neither nation could find a winning goal in the final 15 minutes of the second stanza, which forced the clash into extra time . After Portugal failed to beat Chile in the semi-finals of the tournament, he wrote: " I was in the service of the national team, as always, body and soul, even though my two sons were born ".


2 militants, 2 civilians killed in disputed Kashmir

2 militants, 2 civilians killed in disputed Kashmir

Police in disputed Kashmir say that the militants were involved in the killing of six policemen last month. While the second casualty Shadab Ahmad Chopan, 21, was allegedly killed by the security forces who were taking action against protesters near the encounter site.



Spider-Man: Homecoming's Rating Is Very High On Rotten Tomatoes

The stars of Spider-Man: Homecoming took to the red carpet for the film's Hollywood premiere Wednesday night, or at least someone who looked like a star. - who too play Marvel superheroes - were on hand to give him advice about fame. Unfortunately, it seems that much like most of MCU antagonists, Keaton's Vulture will be just a one and done character.


China pledges continued assistance to Philippines

China pledges continued assistance to Philippines

Marines from the 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine, 3rd Marine Division are training Philippine troops to improve urban warfare capabilities, such as clearing rooms and buildings, based on feedback from Philippine forces fighting in Marawi. "Likewise, join me in a prayer for President Rodrigo Duterte and all government officials", he said. China claims most of the energy-rich South China Sea, through which about $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year.