NEW YORK (Reuters) – Canadian Denis Shapovalov appeared older than his 18 years at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, staying poised to beat eighth seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 6-4 6-4 7-6(3) and advancing to the third round. Shapovalov, who had to qualify for the main draw, rose his hands in triumph after the television review showed
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Defense Secretary Jim Mattis openly differed with his commander in chief over North Korea on Wednesday, the latest example of a once-rare public display of disagreement by top U.S. aides that has become more frequent under President Donald Trump. “We are never out of diplomatic solutions,” Mattis told reporters, just hours after
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The bilateral relations between the Republic of Armenia and the United States have always been distinguished by their multifaceted and unique nature. For instance, the US has been the major donor country for humanitarian aid to Armenia since 2004. The assistance provided by that country by years has even exceeded the 50 million USD threshold,
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday after stronger-than-expected U.S. economic growth outweighed concerns about escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea and uncertainty in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. Gross domestic product was revised higher to show a 3.0 percent annual growth rate in the second quarter, due partly to
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Uber Technologies Inc’s [UBER.UL] new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi told employees on Wednesday the ride-services company would change its culture and could go public in 18 to 36 months. Khosrowshahi, who led Expedia Inc (EXPE.O) for 12 years, made the remarks as he introduced himself to Uber’s workforce on Wednesday during
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Eugenie Bouchard was back on center court at the U.S. Open on Wednesday, the United States Tennis Association saying it held no grudges against the Canadian who is suing the organization for negligence over injuries suffered in a locker-room fall. Usually the marquee matchups of the day are reserved for Arthur
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will turn his signature populist rhetoric toward tax reform on Wednesday in a speech expected to tout tax cuts as a way to help workers and the middle class in an economy “rigged” against them, senior White House officials said. With his domestic policy agenda stalled amid Republican
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VENICE (Reuters) – Alexander Payne’s “Downsizing”, a satire about shrinking humans to five inches tall as a solution to over-population and global warming, opened the Venice film festival on Wednesday. It kicked off days of screenings, parties and red carpet glamor at the world’s oldest film fest on the historic lagoon city’s Lido island. The
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