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  • Nadal, Djokovic face French Open last-eight duel

    Nadal, Djokovic face French Open last-eight duel

    AFP News - 6 minutes ago
    Nadal, Djokovic face French Open last-eight duel

    Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic were placed on a mouth-watering French Open quarter-final collision course in Friday's draw. Nadal is seeded a lowly sixth this year after slipping to seven in the rankings and as a result was always likely to face one of his major rivals in the last eight. "It's very strange," admitted Nadal, promoted to the sixth seeding after the injury-enforced pull-out of Canada's Milos Raonic. …

  • Longtime Clinton adviser sent flood of emails on Benghazi

    Longtime Clinton adviser sent flood of emails on Benghazi

    Associated Press - 7 minutes ago
    Longtime Clinton adviser sent flood of emails on Benghazi

    WASHINGTON (AP) โ€” Longtime Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal had been blocked from working for Hillary Rodham Clinton at the State Department by wary White House officials. But that didn't cut his direct line to Clinton on one of the most sensitive matters of her tenure at the agency. …

  • Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

    Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

    Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Michael Fassbender on making 'Macbeth': 'the Scottish film'

    CANNES, France (AP) โ€” Michael Fassbender doesn't know if the "Macbeth" curse carries over to movie adaptations, but he'd rather not test it. …

  • Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence

    Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence

    Associated Press - 11 minutes ago
    Poland presidential vote could bring return to turbulence

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) โ€” Presidential candidate Andrzej Duda is a new face in Polish politics, but he may herald a return to an older era when his right-wing party held power. …

  • Chiefs stay on track with win over Bulls in Super 15

    Chiefs stay on track with win over Bulls in Super 15

    AFP News - 13 minutes ago
    Chiefs stay on track with win over Bulls in Super 15

    The Waikato Chiefs boosted their play-off chances with a bonus-point 34-20 win over the Northern Bulls in Rotorua on Friday. The New Zealanders scored five tries to three as a second half brace for Augustine Pulu helped them run away to cement fourth spot on the ladder. "It was massive, we had our backs against the wall and we did what we needed to do," said captain Liam Messam after his side bounced back from a defeat last week against competition leaders the Wellington Hurricanes. …