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  • Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

    Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    Nadal could face Djokovic in French Open quarterfinals

    PARIS (AP) — The tennis equivalent of climbing three mountains, just to reach the Roland Garros final. Never have the obstacles loomed so large between Rafael Nadal and another trophy on the red clay of Paris. …

  • UN chief urges peaceful solution of South China Sea dispute

    UN chief urges peaceful solution of South China Sea dispute

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    UN chief urges peaceful solution of South China Sea dispute

    HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called Friday for a peaceful solution to territorial disputes in the South China Sea, where China's increased assertiveness has alarmed its smaller neighbors. …

  • Nepal assesses if quake-hit villages are at risk before rain

    Nepal assesses if quake-hit villages are at risk before rain

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    Nepal assesses if quake-hit villages are at risk before rain

    KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Geologists were sent to earthquake-damaged mountain villages in Nepal this week to assess landslide risks before the rainy season begins next month, an official said Friday. …

  • EU embrace of eastern partners turns lukewarm

    EU embrace of eastern partners turns lukewarm

    Associated Press - 5 minutes ago
    EU embrace of eastern partners turns lukewarm

    RIGA, Latvia (AP) — The European Union reaffirmed its partnership with six post-Soviet nations Friday but offered them no new prospects of future membership in the Western bloc at a summit overshadowed by the Ukraine crisis. …

  • Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

    Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. …