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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Caroline Wozniacki used her aggressive groundstroke game to near perfection on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open with a 6-0 6-1 victory over Italy’s Sara Errani.The 10th-seeded Dane beat 13th-seeded Errani at her own strategy, engaging in long baseline rallies but using superior power to open the court and find lanes for blasting home winners.

Parents say 4 black Ohio high school students expelled unfairly over rap videos, sue district

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Friends and rivals since they were 11, Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray renew acquaintances on Wednesday in a blockbuster quarter-final match at the U.S. Open.



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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The final pieces of the Ryder Cup jigsaw were slotted into place on Tuesday as holders Europe, who will be hosts and heavy favorites later this month, and the United States rounded out their 12-man teams with three wildcard picks.

NEW YORK (Reuters) – United States captain Tom Watson, helped by a late “revelation”, opted for experience and form in choosing Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as his wildcard picks for this month’s Ryder Cup against Europe.



Anger at removal of WW2 plaque for victims of ‘French Gestapo’

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Surplus NHS land should be used to build dedicated housing for older people, a former care minister says.

Ryan SeacrestThere are two things we know for sure about Ryan Seacrest—he’s a busy man and he does it all in style. And now we might get an idea of just how he pulls it off.

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Cara Delevingne, Jonathan SaundersNobody saw that fall, right?

Supermodel Cara Delevingne immediately started turning heads Tuesday night as soon as she stepped onto the red carpet at the 2014 GQ Men of the Year…

The fast food items you’ve never heard of

Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, North West, Kidchella, InstagramKim Kardashian wasn’t shy while shooting the latest season of Keeping Up With the Kardashians about expressing her desire to get pregnant again soon.

“Let’s hurry up and…

Dakota Fanning, Kirsten Dunst, Lena Dunham, Nicoletta Romanoff, Kate Mara, Venice Film FestivalIt’s like an Italian fashion dream come to life! Six gorgeous starlets stepped out on the Venice Film Festival red carpet wearing Miu Miu looks from the latest collection.

Dakota…

A thriving economy can lead to the extinction of some languages, scientists believe.

About $1tn a year is being taken out of poor countries and millions of lives lives are lost because of corruption, the One campaign group says.