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Andy Roddick highlights the biggest concern for Roger Federer's US Open chances

Andy Roddick highlights the biggest concern for Roger Federer's US Open chances

55 seconds ago   |   Metro

Roger Federer is bidding for a 21st Grand Slam title Roger Federer may arrive at the US Open with only two matches on American hardcourts under his belt but Andy Roddick is...
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Calm Strydom pulls three shots clear

10 minutes ago   |   Sunshine Tour

Ockie Strydom closed with consecutive birdies on Friday to card a seven-under-par 65 in the second round of the Vodacom Origins of Golf and will take a three-stroke lead into...
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Segways to Ceefax: 10 inventions that changed the world for disabled people

28 minutes ago   |   The Guardian

Many tech innovations were originally designed to help people with disabilities. These 10 examples have become part of everyone's lives Much has been said about building...
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Tech's elite gathered in San Francisco for 2 days of startup pitches, and it revealed the strange way Silicon Valley is grappling with its misgivings over Saudi money

Tech's elite gathered in San Francisco for 2 days of startup pitches, and it revealed the strange way Silicon Valley is grappling with its misgivings over Saudi money

42 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

At Y Combinator's annual pitch competition Demo Day , hundreds of investors come to San Francisco to hear from the accelerator's latest group of founders. Three teams from...
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Nicole Scherzinger arrives in Sydney to film Australia's Got Talent

Nicole Scherzinger arrives in Sydney to film Australia's Got Talent

46 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Lead Pussycat Doll Nicole Scherzinger, 41, arrived in Sydney from Los Angeles on Saturday to film Australia's Got Talent.
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Fray Bentos corned beef that kept British soldiers fed during two World Wars disappears from shelves

Fray Bentos corned beef that kept British soldiers fed during two World Wars disappears from shelves

51 minutes ago   |   Daily Mail

Fan John Presley became alarmed when he couldn't find his favourite Fray Bentos corned beef in supermarket in Burnham on Sea. He believes the brand owners have lost touch with...
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North Korea fires two suspected missiles after branding Pompeo a 'toxin'

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian   |   3 articles

Launch comes day after regime called US secretary of state ‘impudent' and questioned his ability in nuclear talks Japan's Coast Guard has said it has detected a suspected...
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XE Market Analysis: Asia - Aug 23, 2019

1 hour ago   |   XE

The Dollar Index fell to eight session lows of 97.67 in N.Y. on Friday, coming from 98.42 at the open. USD sellers stepped in after China announced 5-10% tariffs on an...
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Remembering James Watt

Remembering James Watt

1 hour ago   |   Science Museum

James Watt, born in Greenock Scotland, is best known for turning the steam engine from a clumsy and highly wasteful machine into one that was both highly efficient and built...
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Trump hits China with new tariffs in trade war escalation

1 hour ago   |   Politico

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday lobbed Twitter attacks at China, U.S. companies and his handpicked Federal Reserve chief as he further escalated his tariff...
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North Korea launch ballistic missile over Sea of Japan, US military claims

North Korea launch ballistic missile over Sea of Japan, US military claims

NORTH Korea has test fired a ballistic missile over the Sea of Japan, US and Japanese officials have said. The latest test comes just a week after two missiles were launched... Read more ...

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Andy Roddick gives verdict on how Serena Williams will cope on return to US Open

Serena Williams rowed with Carlos Ramos in the 2018 US Open final A year on from one of the most dramatic sporting events in living memory, Serena Williams will return to the... Read more ...

Trump retaliates against China, says the US will hike tariffs on imports

Trump retaliates against China, says the US will hike tariffs on imports

The Trump administration said Friday it would retaliate against China's latest tariffs with a tariff increase of its own. The president tweeted that tariffs on the $250 billion... Read more ...

Boris Johnson to warn Donald Trump that NHS and animal welfare standards are...

Boris Johnson to warn Donald Trump that NHS and animal welfare standards are off the table

Boris Johnson will tell the US President they need to strike the 'right deal' as they have breakfast on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Biarritz, France. Read more ...

Encourage, Support, Cajole: How Boris Johnson Is Preparing To Woo Trump At...

Encourage, Support, Cajole: How Boris Johnson Is Preparing To Woo Trump At His First G7 Summit As British PM

A hot bank holiday weekend, in a resort famed for its white sand beach and its art deco casinos. It sounds like the perfect break for a fun-loving gambler like Boris Johnson... Read more ...

Look who's back! Architect of Project Fear George Osborne gets Boris's...

Look who's back! Architect of Project Fear George Osborne gets Boris's backing for IMF job

BORIS Johnson is pressing world leaders to appoint George Osborne as the next head of the International Monetary Fund, it emerged tonight. Read more ...

US billionaire and conservative activist David Koch dies at age 79

US billionaire and conservative activist David Koch dies at age 79

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Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors...

Gold and Treasuries surge as the escalating trade war sends investors fleeing from the stock market

Safe-haven assets from Treasuries to gold surged Friday amid escalating trade tensions between the US and China. Tensions are likely to continue and add volatility to markets... Read more ...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy...

David Koch's reclusive nephew is next in line to inherit the family legacy, and he may be planning a shift away from conservative politics

Koch Industries confirmed Friday morning that 79-year-old David Koch, brother to 83-year-old Charles Koch, has died. The Koch family legacy includes the second-largest company... Read more ...

Trump's rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor - but...

Trump's rise has pushed the Koch brothers out of Republican favor - but their political grip is still as powerful as ever

The billionaire entrepreneur David Koch died Friday at age 79. Together, he and his brother Charles are largely credited with fueling the modern day conservative movement in... Read more ...