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Rafael Nadal takes aim at 3rd U.S. Open title vs. Kevin Anderson

The “Vamos Rafa!” chants are back in full swing in Flushing. Rafael Nadal, the Spaniard with the bulging biceps and the blistering forehand that appears as if a locomotive is coming at you when Nadal blasts one from the baseline, is back in the Open final, and will look to win his third singles title in Flushing and 16th Grand ...

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Juan Martin del Potro upsets Roger Federer at U.S. Open

Somehow, throughout the epic 14-year rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the two legends who have met 37 times, including 12 matchups at grand-slam tournaments, have never faced each other at the U.S. Open. They appeared to be on a collision course for a semifinal showdown this year, but perhaps it isn’t meant to be. The local crowd must ...

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Juan Martin del Potro upsets Roger Federer at U.S. Open

Somehow, throughout the epic 14-year rivalry between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, the two legends who have met 37 times including 12 matchups at grand-slam tournaments have never faced each other at the U.S. Open. They appeared to be on a collision course for a semifinal showdown this year, but perhaps it isn’t meant to be. The local crowd must ...

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U.S. base in Afghanistan attacked after 'offensive' dog flier

The Taliban has said a suicide bomber blew himself up in response to U.S. leaflets that insulted Muslim Afghanis with a picture of a dog and a Quranic verse. America’s military has apologized for superimposing the Taliban’s banner, with an Arabic quote from the holy book, on a picture of a white dog, considered unclean in many Muslim countries. The ...

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Trump promotes his tax plan with major falsehood about U.S. taxes

As usual, the truth is taxing for President Trump. Trump started his Wednesday morning by tweeting one of his favorite falsehoods about taxes to help promote his intended tax overhaul. “Will be going to North Dakota today to discuss tax reform and tax cuts. We are the highest taxed nation in the world – that will change,” he wrote. Trump ...

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Sam Querrey’s loss means no American will make U.S. Open semis

The last American hope in the men’s draw at the U.S. Open was ousted after Tuesday night became Wednesday morning with the roof closed at Arthur Ashe Stadium, the major drought for male American singles players now certain to bleed into 2018. In a duel of towering sometimes-doubles-partners, the 6-foot-6 top American Sam Querrey fell to 6-foot-8 South African Kevin ...

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Four U.S. women reach Open QF following Madison Keys' upset win

NEW YORK — Yes, Madison Keys was excited to give the United States four women in the U.S Open quarterfinals for the first time in 15 years. And, of course, it was significant that she got this far at Flushing Meadows, something she’d never done. Truly, though, the reason Keys was near tears at the end of her 7-6 (2), ...

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What DACA's end would mean for the U.S. and Trump

The Congressional agenda, Republican alliances, American businesses and the lives of nearly a million young immigrants — all of this and more could be disrupted by President Trump’s decision to end DACA. Trump is reportedly poised to announce Tuesday the death of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, an Obama-era protection for undocumented immigrants who came to the United ...

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Wanda Sykes Boggies Down During U.S. Open

Wanda Sykes Boogies Down During U.S. Open 9/3/2017 8:23 AM PDT Wanda Sykes got down in a big way at the U.S. Open. Wanda was watching the matches Saturday, but during a break when the music filled the Arthur Ashe Stadium she busted her moves. The Open is about way more than just tennis.  It’s a fun experience. TMZ.com

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Justin Timberlake Jessica Biel, Love Set at U.S. Open

Justin Timberlake, Jessica BielLove Set at U.S. Open 9/3/2017 7:03 AM PDT Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel took a break from some awesome tennis Saturday to suck face. J.T. and Jessica hit up the U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, NY but Federer vs. Lopez was no match for them. They got married in 2012, so good ...

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