Archive July 2016

Djokovic beats Nishikori in Rogers Cup final

Djokovic beats Nishikori in Rogers Cup final

Published 31/07/2016

World number one Novak Djokovic continued his dominance of Kei Nishikori with a 6-3 7-5 victory in the final of the Rogers Cup in Toronto [more…]

Zika will not be issue at Olympics: Rio health official

Zika will not be issue at Olympics: Rio health official

Published 31/07/2016

RIO DE JANEIRO The risk of Zika virus infections at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro is low and has been overcome, health officials [more…]

House Speaker Ryan: Khan family sacrifice should be honored

House Speaker Ryan: Khan family sacrifice should be honored

Published 31/07/2016

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, responding to remarks by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, said on Sunday said Muslim fallen Army Captain [more…]

Trump ‘not thrilled’ with debate dates, Clinton vows ‘to be there’

Trump ‘not thrilled’ with debate dates, Clinton vows ‘to be there’

Published 31/07/2016

WASHINGTON Republican candidate Donald Trump said he is unhappy with the dates set for this fall's presidential debates, but White House rival Hillary Clinton countered [more…]

Box Office: ‘Jason Bourne’ scores with $60 million debut, ‘Bad Moms’ hits big

Box Office: ‘Jason Bourne’ scores with $60 million debut, ‘Bad Moms’ hits big

Published 31/07/2016

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Audiences turned out in force to see Matt Damon in "Jason Bourne," pushing the spy sequel to a sterling $60 million [more…]

More locally transmitted Zika in U.S. expected: official

More locally transmitted Zika in U.S. expected: official

Published 31/07/2016

NEW YORK The United States will likely see more cases of local Zika virus transmission going forward, a U.S. health official warned on Sunday, although [more…]

Clinton: ‘I will be there’ for presidential debates

Clinton: ‘I will be there’ for presidential debates

Published 31/07/2016

ASHLAND, Ohio Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton told reporters on Sunday that she will attend the three debates set up ahead of the Nov. 8 [more…]

McConnell calls Army captain Khan ‘an American hero’

McConnell calls Army captain Khan ‘an American hero’

Published 31/07/2016

WASHINGTON Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, a Republican, on Sunday called Muslim fallen Army Captain Humayun Khan "an American hero," and said that Republican presidential [more…]

Uber to invest $500 million in global mapping project: FT

Uber to invest $500 million in global mapping project: FT

Published 31/07/2016

NEW YORK Ride-hailing service Uber [UBER.UL] has decided to invest $500 million into an ambitious global mapping project to wean itself off dependence on Google [more…]

Islamic State calls slain Muslim American soldier an ‘apostate’

Islamic State calls slain Muslim American soldier an ‘apostate’

Published 31/07/2016

DUBAI Islamic State on Sunday condemned as an "apostate" a U.S. Muslim soldier killed in Iraq whose story has re-ignited debate in the 2016 presidential [more…]