11:20, 04 September 2018 World 8 That is the first Slam quarterfinal in her career. REUTERS The oldest player remaining in the fourth quarter of the women's draw, 29-year-old Lesia Tsurenko, is having one of the best seasons of her career in 2018 – and it's continued in Flushing Meadows. The Ukrainian No. 2 is into a Slam quarterfinal for the first time - on better than her round of 16 finish in Flushing Meadows in 2016 - after beating Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova on Monday, the tournament's official website reports. Tsurenko has won a WTA title in each of the past four years. The Ukrainian owns four career WTA singles titles, having won one in each season since 2015. She won her maiden title in Istanbul, Turkey in 2015, and followed that up with wins in Guangzhou, China in 2016 and in Acapulco, Mexico in each of the last two years. She's had success on American hard courts in previous seasons. Though she came into the U.S. Open unseeded, with a world ranking of … [Read more...] about Ukraine’s Lesya Tsurenko reaches U.S. Open quarterfinal
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Southampton, N.Y. (AP) -- Brooks Koepka has the game to win a U.S. Open on any course.One year after Koepka overpowered the wide fairways of Erin Hills in a U.S. Open remembered for low scoring, he navigated his way through the brutal conditions of Shinnecock Hills and closed with a 2-under 68 to become the first repeat champion in 29 years.Curtis Strange, the last player to go back-to-back in this major, watched the entire final round Sunday as the Fox Sports reporter on the ground, and they shared a brief hug off the 18th green after Koepka tapped in for bogey and a one-shot victory.Koepka captured his second major Sunday. It would not have been possible without his 72 on Saturday in conditions so severe the last 45 players to tee off in the third round didn't break par. The USGA conceded the course was over the top and pledged to get it right for the final round.No one took advantage like Tommy Fleetwood, who made eight birdies — none of the two par 5s — and became the … [Read more...] about Brooks Koepka Is the First Repeat Winner of the U.S. Open in 29 Years
March 11, 2015 FBI Associate Deputy Director Andrew McCabe seeks to resolve conflicts within the FBI after his wife, Jill McCabe, announced her She lost the election. Jan. 29, 2016 McCabe is promoted to deputy director, where he helped oversee investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of official email while serving as secretary of state. July 5, 2016 FBI Director James Comey gives press conference recommending no criminal charges against Clinton. July 5, 2016 After Comey’s announcement, Trump says that Comey is part of a “rigged” system. July 21, 2016 Trump accepts the Republican nomination to run for President. Oct. 23, 2016 Wall Street Journal reports that a political organization of former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, a close Clinton ally, contributed to Jill McCabe’s campaign. Oct. 28, 2016 Comey sends letter to Congress announcing new emails were found on Anthony Weiner’s laptop potentially related to Clinton. Oct. 28, 2016 Trump … [Read more...] about The U.S. Investigators Under Fire From Trump
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Will North Korea 'get rid of their nukes'? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S. Will North Korea "get rid of their nukes" and other questions as summit looms between the North's Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 3 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Oren Dorell, USA TODAY Published 4:54 a.m. ChT April 25, 2018 | Updated 6:57 a.m. ChT April 25, 2018 CLOSE President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable." (April 24) AP CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 3 … [Read more...] about Will North Korea ‘get rid of their nukes’? Questions answered before summits with South Korea, U.S.
The U.S., U.K. and France hit targets in Syria in retaliation for an apparent chemical weapons attack outside Damascus by Bashar al-Assad’s regime.President Donald Trump said the late Friday missile strikes focused on chemical weapons sites, and the Pentagon said a research center and weapons storage site were hit. It wasn’t possible to immediately confirm the targets and the U.S. didn’t release an assessment of the attack.The Pentagon said the strikes wouldn’t continue beyond Friday night, but Trump said more U.S. and allied attacks could follow further use of chemical weapons by Assad’s regime.“The purpose of our actions tonight is to establish a strong deterrent against the production, spread and use of chemical weapons,” he said in a televised address from the White House. “We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian government stops its use of prohibited chemical agents.”General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the … [Read more...] about U.S., France, U.K. Launch Strikes on Syria After Chemical Attack