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Wozniacki floors Halep to reach Singapore semis

Wozniacki floors Halep to reach Singapore semis

I'm feeling good on the court , and it's great after this end of the season to be still fit and everything, so it's a lot of positives to take away". Down 5-3 and on the brink of elimination, Garcia dug deep and reeled off four straight games to prevail 6-7 (9/7), 6-3, 7-5 in two hours and 44 minutes in Singapore.


Iraqi Military Takes on IS in 'Last Big Fight'

Iraqi Military Takes on IS in 'Last Big Fight'

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Iraq on Thursday (10/26/2017) started a military offense into the last area that was still controlled by ISIS armed groups near the border area with Syria. Russian-backed fighters on the Syrian side of the border have also been pushing back on IS fighters, moving along the Euphrates valley, while separate US -backed forces attack the jihadists from the North.


South Africans in coffin assault get over 10 years in prison

South Africans in coffin assault get over 10 years in prison

In a court affidavit, Jackson and Oosthuizen said they did not mean to harm Mr Mlotshwa when the assault happened in August 2016 but merely wanted to "teach him a lesson". The judge also threw out an appeal attempt by the legal team of the convicts. The white man persuaded the black man to climb into the coffin. The two said they had caught Mlotshwa trespassing on their farm in possession of stolen copper cables.


Russia Test Launches 'Topol' Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

Russia Test Launches 'Topol' Intercontinental Ballistic Missile

A nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea also launched an ICBM at the same Kura range, while another nuclear submarine in the Sea of Okhotsk fired two ICBM in the opposite direction, hitting targets at the Chizha firing range in the Arkhangelsk region in Russia's northwest.


U.S. passport value plummets to 19th; Singapore No. 1

U.S. passport value plummets to 19th; Singapore No. 1

A new report by the Global Passport Power Rank has revealed that Singapore is the country with the most powerful passport in the world today. The ranking scores are based on how many countries will give visa-free access to the passport holder.


CBI files case on Karnataka Cong Minister George

CBI files case on Karnataka Cong Minister George

Karnataka's urban planning and development minister K J George, additional director general (intelligence) A M Prasad and inspector general (Lokayukta) Pranab Mohanty have been charged with abetting the suicide of M K Ganapathy, who was found hanging in a lodge in Madikeri in Karnataka under mysterious circumstances on July 7 a year ago.