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Wimbledon match-fixing? 3 matches flagged for suspicious betting patterns

Unusual betting patterns on three matches at the recently-concluded Wimbledon tournament in London raised suspicions that they may have been fixed, the Tennis Integrity Unit said in a press release Wednesday.<p>Of the three suspicious Wimbledon matches, two occurred during qualifying and one occurred …

Tennis

6 books that explain the slow decline of the GOP

Not long ago, another magazine asked me to recommend six books that explain something important about American politics. I chose six of my favorites …

Trump's Agenda Depends on His Relationships With Congress

<i>This article originally appeared on</i> The Conversation.<p>Will a Republican Congress grant President Donald Trump a path to easily confirming his nominees …

‘Second Chance Dogs’: Offering Traumatized Dogs a Life-Saving Second Chance

Kristen Collins, ASPCA behavior expert in the documentary Second Chance Dogs—now available on Netflix—discusses the joy and importance of …

UK troops to join Nato Kosovo force in 2017

<b>British troops are to be sent to support Nato operations in Kosovo, the defence secretary has said.</b><p>Sir Michael Fallon said about 30 soldiers would travel early next year to join the Nato Kosovo Force (Kfor) on a 12-month deployment.<p>He said "significant security and stability challenges" remained in …

Kosovo

Fresh US sanctions to hit Russian shipyards and chipmakers

Washington has slapped sanctions on another 81 Russian companies as a result of Moscow's role in the Ukraine conflict . Among those facing bans are …

What Would It Take to Make You Do Something About Climate Change?

Things are looking bleak, but how bad does it have to get before we'll actually take action?<p><i>This post originally appeared on VICE UK.</i><p>Bad news if you like living on Planet Earth. According to a report from the Committee on Climate Change, things are looking pretty bleak on the environmental front. …

Climate Change

Solar Impulse 2 completes first ever solar-powered Atlantic flight

Solar Impulse 2 has successfully crossed the Atlantic — the first journey of its kind made by a solar-powered plane. The experimental aircraft set off from New York on Monday and landed this morning in Seville, Spain.<p>The four-day crossing is one of the most difficult sections in the aircraft's …