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April 30, 2017 12:17 AM Murray loses to Thiem in Barcelona Open semifinals

BARCELONA, Spain — Dominic Thiem upset top-ranked Andy Murray 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 to advance to the final against defending champion Rafael Nadal at the Barcelona Open on Saturday. Nadal beat Horacio Zeballos of Argentina 6-3, 6-4 after the fourth-seeded Thiem dispatched with Murray in windy conditions at the Real Club de Tenis. Murray’s defeat came a week after

April 30, 2017 12:17 AM Murray beaten by Thiem in Barcelona Open semi-finals

BARCELONA: World No. 1 Andy Murray lost to Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in the Barcelona Open semifinals on Saturday. Murray's defeat came a week after he exited the third round at Monte Carlo. That loss prompted Murray to enter Barcelona to whip up some form for the French Open following a right elbow injury. Nine-time winner Rafael Nadal

April 29, 2017 1:21 PM Sebastian Vettel on pole for Russian GP in Ferrari one-two

Championship leader Sebastian Vettel admitted it felt "fantastic" to lead Ferrari to their first front row lock out in nine years after he took pole position in Saturday's thrilling qualifying session for the Russian Grand Prix. The four-time world champion's blistering fastest lap and Ferrari team-mate Kimi Raikkonen's second place on the grid brought

April 28, 2017 4:10 PM Macron evokes French Resistance as Le Pen party faces new Holocaust row

Mr Macron sought to bring the horrors of the Holocaust home to voters with his visit to Oradour-sur-Glane. France’s troubled wartime past has taken centre stage in a highly charged presidential race as Emmanuel Macron visited the site of France’s worst Nazi massacre and Marine Le Pen’s party suffered a new blow over alleged Holocaust denial

April 28, 2017 3:17 PM Furor over Holocaust comments hits Le Pen's election bid

PARIS Marine Le Pen's bid to defy the odds and win election as French president risked a setback on Friday when the man named interim head of her National Front party stood down to defend himself against charges that he shares the views of Holocaust deniers. Days from the May 7 ballot when the far-right leader faces off against centrist ex-banker Emmanuel

April 28, 2017 11:43 AM France election: New far right leader quits in Holocaust row

France's far-right National Front (FN) has replaced its leader for the second time in three days after a row erupted about Holocaust denial. Jean-François Jalkh had been named as the interim president on Tuesday after Marine Le Pen stepped down to fight for the French presidency. Mr Jalkh denies claims that in past remarks he questioned the reality of Nazi gas chambers

April 28, 2017 11:09 AM Le Pen’s party swaps leader after Holocaust comments

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, PARIS, France, Apr 28 – The party of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen changed its interim leader for the second time in four days on Friday after her first stand-in was accused of praising the work of a Holocaust denier. Le Pen announced on Monday she was temporarily stepping aside as leader of the National

April 27, 2017 6:32 PM Youth protest against French election ends in violence

A protest by French youth against the centrist candidate, Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen, turned violent on Thursday, local report said. The report stated that hundreds of school students took to the streets of the French capital saying, “Neither Le Pen nor Macron,” whose projects they said did not meet their expectations

April 27, 2017 6:06 PM After Damascus blasts, Israel intercepts 'target' from Syria

An apparent Israeli missile attack on a Syrian military installation near Damascus International Airport shook the capital early on Thursday morning and raised tensions between the two hostile neighbors. After nightfall, the Israeli military deployed its Patriot missile defense system to intercept a projectile incoming from Syria above the Golan Heights

April 26, 2017 11:58 PM Barcelona and Real Madrid run riot as Dortmund topple Bayern in big European night

Lionel Messi has followed up his remarkable performance against Real Madrid with another two goals as Barcelona trounced last-place Osasuna 7-1 to remain at the top of the Spanish league. Andre Gomes and Paco Alcacer also scored twice, and Javier Mascherano netted his first goal for Barcelona to complete the rout at the Camp Nou. "With Messi, everything