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  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Camaro Z/28 and Mitsubishi Starion meet in this nostalgic vision of '87 Japan

     
    Filed under: Classics, Coupe, Performance, Japan, Videos, Chevrolet, Mitsubishi The '80s is just far enough away now that it no longer seems like an era defined by Reagonomics and neon clothing. Filmmaker Matt Clark has embraced the look of the music...
  • California quake warning system delayed by lack of funding

    SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A system to provide early warnings of earthquakes such as the one which shook California's wine country this week is planned and ready to go, but two years after the scientific work finished, the funding is still being...
  • Japan Box Office: 'Doraemon' Stays on Top

    TOKYO -- The number one movie at the Japanese box office, for the 3rd weekend in a row, was "Stand By Me Doraemon." The first 3D CG entry in the long-running animation series about a blue robot cat and its boy companion drove its cumulative score to...
  • 'Paper Planes' Wins Australia's Richest Film Prize at CinefestOz

    BUSSELTON, West Australia - Robert Connolly's "Paper Planes" claimed the richest festival award in Australia on Saturday (Aug. 23, 2014). The film was named as the winner of the first prize at the CinefestOZ festival (Aug. 20-24), in Busselton, West...
  • UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero

    UCLA's Francis Wai was an American hero
    Many UCLA football fans will not be familiar with the name Francis Wai … but they should. Several great football players have come through Westwood. There has been one Medal of Honor winner. Wai, who will be inducted into the UCLA Athletics...
  • China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud

    China's senior dancers and their 'red songs' would do Mao proud
    The Raffles City mall is the kind of temple to globalized capitalist consumerism that might drive Mao Tse-tung to apoplexy if he were still alive. Inside, Chinese shoppers toss down credit cards at Sephora and chomp on Kentucky Fried Chicken. Outside, a...
  • Zambia's Siame wins 100 meter dash at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 meters final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. The 16-year-old African took out the blue-riband event by the barest of...
  • Zambia's Siame wins 100 metre dash at Youth Olympics

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Zambian sprinter Sydney Siame laid claimed to the title of the world's fastest kid when he won the 100 metres final at the Youth Olympics on Saturday. The 16-year-old African took out the blue-riband event by the barest of...
  • Nishikori frets over fitness ahead of U.S. Open

    (Reuters) - U.S. Open 10th seed Kei Nishikori remains concerned over his fitness following a three-week injury break with the Japanese number one raising doubts about his prospects of making it past the first round in New York. The world number 11...
  • ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]

    ISIS is a national security threat [Commentary]
    U.S. airstrikes that have helped Iraqi and Kurdish forces recapture a strategic dam and halt, at least temporarily, the advance of ISIS terrorists on the Kurdish capital of Erbil are a welcome pushback against a relentless enemy that for a time seemed...