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Madrid Open: Nadal beats Djokovic, reaches final

Madrid Open: Nadal beats Djokovic, reaches final

Rafael Nadal recorded a first win over Novak Djokovic since 2014 to book his place in the Madrid Open final with a 6-2 6-4 victory. However, that run was emphatically ended as Nadal, willed on by a fervent home support including Cristiano Ronaldo in the VIP boxes, made the ideal start by breaking the Djokovic serve to love.


New president's reaction to North Korean missile test closely watched

New president's reaction to North Korean missile test closely watched

In a new provocation, North Korea successfully test-fired a ballistic missile which travelled some 450 miles over the Sea of Japan early Sunday morning. Choe Son Hui, a senior official at the North's foreign ministry handling its U.S. policy, also said Saturday the North would be willing to hold talks with the USA if the conditions are right.


President Trump addresses Liberty University grads

President Trump addresses Liberty University grads

Trump made 11 years ago were deplorable and I condemn them entirely", Falwell said , according to The Washington Post . "You voted. Boy oh boy, you voted, you voted". Trump has been closeted in the White House all week, making only a few, brief public appearances after he took the highly unusual and fraught step of abruptly firing James Comey as Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Tuesday.



UK: 1 in 5 health trusts affected by cyberattack

Dubbed WannaCry or WannaCrypt, the monstrous ransomware hack hit hospitals, schools, government agencies, and other organizations around the globe, Friday, May 12 - locking them out of their own systems and demanding ransom to be paid in Bitcoin.



Trump may pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees the Federal Bureau of Investigation, called on the committee on Friday "to hold hearings and get into the bottom of" what has actually prompted Trump to fire Comey. Trump released his own statement about Comey's firing: "You are hereby terminated and removed from office, effective immediately", Trump wrote to Comey in a letter released by the White House.


Labour's Emily Thornberry tells defence secretary Michael Fallon he is talking 'b******s'

Labour's Emily Thornberry tells defence secretary Michael Fallon he is talking 'b******s'

A Labour government would be unapologetic about raising human rights issues with potential trade partners, Emily Thornberry has said. "I'm not saying that we're going to boycott China, for heavens sake", she said, but stressed the importance of a "middle way between the kind of fawning, frankly, which I think we have seen Theresa May indulging in".