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Osaka upsets defending US Open champ Kerber Osaka upsets defending US Open champ Kerber
- September 02, 2017

There are survivors: No. 1 Karolina Pliskova is still in it, after winning a three-set match over American Nicole Gibbs, as are 2017 Wimbledon victor and No. But it's been a struggle for the the German since. On French Open clay, Wimbledon's manicured lawns and in Australian heat, the elegant Swiss maestro and muscular Spaniard have played for titles and while no trophy would be on the line a NY meeting would still have the Big Apple buzzing. (more...)
Harvey victim died trying to feed sister's cat Harvey victim died trying to feed sister's cat
- September 02, 2017

Andrew Pasek, who lived in northwest Houston , parked his vehicle outside the community where his sister lived and started wading in the water when he felt the deadly electric current. So far, 38 deaths have been reported with the number expected to rise. JoDell Pasek described him as a "very smart kid" and an "animal lover". But as he stepped into the water "he felt the shock", his mother Jodell Pasek told news channel, WFAA . (more...)
Hurricane Harvey, Labor Day demand create jump in gas prices Hurricane Harvey, Labor Day demand create jump in gas prices
- September 02, 2017

Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton said today that despite decreased oil production, there is no gas shortage. "We won't know the full extent of the damage to the refineries until likely next week", Mosher said, adding that one major pipeline to the Midwest, the Explorer pipeline, has been shut down but expected to be back online this weekend. (more...)
Prices spiking as motorists gas up for Labor Day weekend Prices spiking as motorists gas up for Labor Day weekend
- September 02, 2017

The Texas Tribune interviewed Texas Railroad Commissioner Ryan Sitton about these reports and rumors. A Kroger's gas station in North Richland Hills, Texas, had lines from four sides August 31 during an expected gas shortage from Hurricane Harvey . (more...)
Valencia confirm deal for Man Utd midfielder Andreas Pereira Valencia confirm deal for Man Utd midfielder Andreas Pereira
- September 02, 2017

Pereira has so far failed to fulfil his potential at Old Trafford and has made just five league appearances for United since his debut in the 2014/15 season. But on the other, Pereira may not have gotten the minutes this season that he deserves or needs at this point in his career. The midfielder has signed a one-year extension on his contract at Old Trafford and can be recalled in January. (more...)
Liverpool Meet With Monaco Officials to Negotiate Ongoing Thomas Lemar Deal Liverpool Meet With Monaco Officials to Negotiate Ongoing Thomas Lemar Deal
- September 02, 2017

It was thought that Arsenal eyed Lemar as the ideal replacement for Alexis Sanchez , but the deal fell through, despite Manchester City making a £55 million bid plus £5m in add ons . City failed with two previous bids, the most recent a reported £18million, for the former Manchester United defender but with the Baggies holding out for £30m - and Evans on worldwide duty with Northern Ireland in San Marino - that deal also fell by the wayside. (more...)
Farc rebrands itself for political future Farc rebrands itself for political future
- September 02, 2017

The group had originally floated several other names, including others which kept the initials, but the new name won against New Colombia in voting at the conference on Thursday, FARC leader Rodrigo Londono, known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, said on Twitter. (more...)
Former US Open champion Marin Cilin knocked out Former US Open champion Marin Cilin knocked out
- September 02, 2017

Shapovalov, 18, remained on track to potentially grab the chance after Kyle Edmund retired during their clash, which the Canadian was leading. Shapovalov became the youngest man to reach the fourth round at the US Open since Michael Chang in 1989. (more...)
Venus sails into US Open fourth round Venus sails into US Open fourth round
- September 02, 2017

Venus Williams of the United States celebrates her win against Maria Sakkari of Greece during their third round match. Should the same ball boy be on court for that one, he'll certainly be keeping an eye out whenever she steps up to the baseline to serve. (more...)
US Open round-up from day five US Open round-up from day five
- September 02, 2017

Next up for Sharapova is 16th seed Anastasija Sevastova, who beat Donna Vekic 6-2 6-3. In June the two-time Wimbledon champion won her second comeback event following the horrific knife attack on her at the end of past year, but she arrived here at the US Open having failed to win two matches in a row in any of her previous five tournaments. (more...)
Rangers to fly to Dallas on Sunday, series at Houston in doubt Rangers to fly to Dallas on Sunday, series at Houston in doubt
- September 02, 2017

Some Astros fans wore orange T-shirts, one Rangers fan showed up wearing a Dak Prescott football jersey, and a handful of people showed up in Tampa Bay Rays gear. Major League Baseball and the Astros are going to have to make the best of, what is for the team, an unfortunate situation, and for the city they hail from, a disaster. (more...)
Chelsea include Diego Costa in Premier League squad Chelsea include Diego Costa in Premier League squad
- September 02, 2017

With the Spanish window shutting at midnight on Friday, it will be interesting to see whether or not a deal can be brokered between the two sides, with Atletico allegedly being the ony club Costa would be willing to move to. One issue Chelsea have of course is the fact that Atleti can not actually register players before the January transfer widow due to their ban. Costa himself will sit in exile in Brazil and ignore Chelsea's attempts to bring him back to the club - and that of course ... (more...)
#DeadlineDay: Chelsea Signs Zappacosta From Torino #DeadlineDay: Chelsea Signs Zappacosta From Torino
- September 02, 2017

Sky Sports claims that the Blues will pay £23m, plus add-ons, for the 25-year-old. He jetted into west London for a medical on Thursday and, with all of the formalities completed, Torino confirmed that he has now linked up with the reigning Premier League champions. (more...)
Johnson full of confidence after ending drought Johnson full of confidence after ending drought
- September 02, 2017

The world No 1 also birdied 13 and 15 either side of a rare lapse on the 14th green as he three-putted from 30 feet, and he then drilled a sublime 220-yard six-iron to four feet at the 18th to set up an eagle which took him to four under at the turn. (more...)
Convoy carrying Islamic State fighters retreats deeper into Syria: US general Convoy carrying Islamic State fighters retreats deeper into Syria: US general
- September 02, 2017

The operation in the barrens of Qara has enabled the army to clear the entire borderline with Lebanon . Following the strain of ISIS militants' losses on Syrian-Lebanese border, Hezbollah leader Nasrallah made a deal with jihadists in order to receive the remains of nine soldiers taken prisoner by ISIS in 2014, allowing them safe passage across Syria to ISIS-held territory. (more...)
Injured Tennessee LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. to miss entire year Injured Tennessee LB Darrin Kirkland Jr. to miss entire year
- September 02, 2017

Richmond has been suspended for violation of team rules, Jones announced this week. Kirkland, a junior, suffered a torn meniscus that resulted in surgery on Wednesday. Kirkland already was known to be unavailable for up to the first six weeks of the season - and possibly the season - after suffering the non-contact injury last Friday. (more...)
Is Senior Housing Properties Trust (SNHNL)'s Triple EMA Building Momentum?
- September 02, 2017

The stock has an average rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $22.20. The rating was maintained by M Partners with "Sell" on Wednesday, August 12. The return on equity ratio or ROE stands at 3.7 percent while most common profitability ratio return on investment (ROI) was 4.4 percent. The stock of Owens-Illinois Inc (NYSE:OI) has "Neutral" rating given on Friday, October 30 by Credit Suisse. (more...)
Dante Pettis shows off speed for Washington on punt return TD Dante Pettis shows off speed for Washington on punt return TD
- September 02, 2017

Browning finished 17-for-30 for 284 yards, 203 of which came in the second half. The No. 8 Washington Huskies kickoff their 2017 campaign on Friday night with a trip to the East Coast to take on Chris Ash and his Rutgers Scarlet Knights. (more...)
Harvey aftermath: 13000 rescued, Houston imposes night curfew to prevent looting Harvey aftermath: 13000 rescued, Houston imposes night curfew to prevent looting
- September 02, 2017

Many had been rescued by strangers with boats, who had rescued so many that they themselves had lost count. A police statement said the woman pulled her vehicle into a theater parking lot about 3:35 p.m. "Don't come to Houston because you're going to be caught", Acevedo said, adding. President Donald Trump and his wife, Melania, inspected the indescribable damage and rescue work in southeastern Texas Tuesday. (more...)
Arsenal Mulling Man City's New Alexis Bid While Negotiating for Lemar Arsenal Mulling Man City's New Alexis Bid While Negotiating for Lemar
- September 02, 2017

They are looking to send the likes of Lucas Perez and Joel Campbell on loan in a bid to meet the new rules, which only allow for overspend if a club can show that it comes as a result of increased commercial or matchday revenue, or player sales. (more...)

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