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Obama's private letter to Trump urges to protect U.S. leadership

In an Oval Office letter to President Trump, former President Barack Obama congratulated his successor on a “remarkable run” and urged him to safeguard democratic institutions and American global leadership. The White House missive, handwritten by Obama and left in a desk on Inauguration Day, was the last direct communication between the two presidents, according to CNN, which obtained a ...

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Aaron Judge spotted in stands at U.S. Open with blonde

It doesn’t look like Aaron Judge struck out on Saturday night. The Daily News may have learned the cause for the Yankee rookie’s horrific slump in the second half of the season as he was seen at the U.S. Open with a blonde bombshell by his side. The verdict? WOWZA! Her name is Jen Flaum, a University of Michigan graduate ...

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Roger Federer marches into fourth round of U.S. Open with victory

A hard rain fell on Flushing Meadows Saturday night, and Roger Federer, moving fluidly, flowed into the fourth round and second week of the U.S. Open fortnight with a late-night win over Spain’s Feliciano Lopez at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Federer, 36, needed 24 minutes to claim the opening set beneath a closed roof. He was up two sets in 59 ...

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Aaron Judge spotted in stands at U.S. Open with blonde

It doesn’t look like Aaron Judge will be striking out tonight. The Yankees rookie, who has put up historically bad numbers in the second half of the season, was seen at the U.S. Open in Queens on Saturday night cozied up next to a young blonde woman. Her name is Jen Flaum, a University of Michigan graduate and Franklin Lakes, ...

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American women are dominating at the U.S. Open

The American women are rolling with Serena Williams on maternity leave. The U.S. will have at least four representatives in the Round of 16 of the women’s bracket, including two underdog winners from Saturday in CoCo Vandeweghe and Jennifer Brady. Vandeweghe, seeded 20th, pulled off an emotional upset over No. 10 Aga Radwanska, 7-5, 4-6, 6-4, during a nearly three-hour ...

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Italian booted from U.S. Open for calling female umpire a 'whore'

Fabio Fognini was booted from the U.S. Open after calling a female umpire a ‘whore’ in Italian, representing another lowpoint for the hot-tempered Italian. During his opening round defeat Wednesday to Stefano Travaglia, Fognini was heard hurling insults in Italian at ump Louise Engzell. As a result, Fognini was fined for three violations totaling $ 24,000 and was “provisionally suspended” ...

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Italian booted from U.S. Open for calling female umpire a 'whore'

Fabio Fognini was booted from the U.S. Open after calling a female umpire a ‘whore’ in Italian, representing another lowpoint for the hot-tempered Italian. During his opening round defeat Wednesday to Stefano Travaglia, Fognini was heard hurling insults in Italian at ump Louise Engzell. As a result, Fognini was fined for three violations totaling $ 24,000 and was “provisionally suspended” ...

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Roger Federer shares clip of U.S. Open ball boy nut shot

Roger Federer is having a ball at this U.S. Open. The greatest champion in men’s tennis history – at the age of 36 – seems to be soaking up every moment possible as he plays in New York in the twilight of his career (we think). Despite the five-time Open champion starting his 2017 campaign with back-to-back five-setters, Federer is ...

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Russia slams U.S. order to close consulates as 'gross violation'

MOSCOW — Russia accused the United States on Friday of a ” gross violation of international law” after the Trump administration gave Moscow two days to shutter diplomatic outposts in San Francisco and other American cities. As Russian diplomats rushed to meet the Saturday deadline, black smoke was seen billowing out of the chimney at the San Francisco consulate, one ...

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John Isner, top American, loses to Mischa Zverev at U.S. Open

Top American John Isner heard plenty words of encouragement on a Friday night under the bright lights of Arthur Ashe Stadium — one that felt more like autumn than summer, and one that he’d go on to call “really frustrating” as most nights, he says, in this tournament are for him. “C’mon, John!” echoed from the stands as the No. ...

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