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Djokovic and Nadal through to China Open semis

BEIJING (Reuters) - Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak at the China Open to 27 matches with a 6-2 6-2 demolition over big-serving American John Isner on Friday.<p>Novak Djokovic of Serbia hits a return against John Isner of U.S. during their men's singles match at the China Open tennis …

Tennis

With the script flipped from a year ago, time for the Royals to panic

The Kansas City Royals have been here before. Last time, they were on the other side.<p>Now trailing the Houston Astros 1-0 in the American League Division Series, the Royals should be concerned about being brushed away by an upstart wild card, just as they did to the Los Angeles Angels in …

Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Wins 2015 Nobel Peace Prize

The quartet works to foster "pluralistic democracy in Tunisia."<p>The Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet won the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its "decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia."<p>Kaci Kullmann Five, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, announced …

Six killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian violence widens

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fueled talk of a new uprising against Israel.<p>The soldiers shot across the border into Gaza after …

Senior Iranian Revolutionary Guards General Hossein Hamedani killed in Syria

General Hossein Hamedani was killed on Thursday night while advising the Syrian army on their battle against Islamic State<p>An Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC) general has been killed near Aleppo while advising the Syrian army on their battle against Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) …

1 dead, freshman arrested in N. Arizona University shooting

A male freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on a group of fellow students at the Flagstaff campus early Friday during a confrontation in a dormitory parking lot, killing one student and injuring three more, the campus police chief said.<p>The 18-year-old suspect was identified as Steven …

Arizona

Russian Aggression Complicates Obama's Options in Syria

Even before Russia began intervening in Syria's civil war, President Obama was under increasing pressure to change his approach to the conflict.<p>Now things have become more urgent.<p>Russia this week added cruise missiles to its growing military campaign in support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad — …