Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 23, 2019. Serena Williams of the U.S. in action with Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova. REUTERS/Edgar Su MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams squandered four match points and blew a 5-1 lead in the decider to fall to seventh seed Karolina Pliskova 6-4 4-6 7-5
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks took a breather on Wednesday, with mounting signs of slowing global growth and concerns over a yet-unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute putting the brakes on investor appetite for risk assets. FILE PHOTO: A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai
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A man holds a sports magazine and yellow tulips as fans gather in Nantes’ city center after news that newly-signed Cardiff City soccer player Emiliano Sala was missing after the light aircraft he was travelling in disappeared between France and England the previous evening, according to France’s civil aviation authority, France, January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Stephane
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The union representing Los Angeles teachers reached a tentative contract agreement on Tuesday with the second-largest U.S. school district, paving the way for classes to resume for nearly a half million students after a weeklong strike. About 30,000 striking teachers will vote on Tuesday afternoon on the deal, which would last
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FILE PHOTO: Japan Display Inc’s logo is pictured at its headquarters in Tokyo, Japan, August 9, 2016. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon/File Photo TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares in Japan Display jumped 11 percent on Wednesday after a report said the smartphone screen maker was in talks for funding from Taiwan’s TPK Holding Co and China’s Silk Road Fund
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Tennis – Australian Open – Quarter-final – Melbourne Park, Melbourne, Australia, January 23, 2019. Japan’s Naomi Osaka in action with Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. REUTERS/Aly Song MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka proved too strong for sixth seed Elina Svitolina on Wednesday as the U.S. Open champion cruised into her first Australian Open semi-final with a 6-4
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TOKYO (Reuters) – Asian stocks edged down on Wednesday on mounting signs of slowing global growth and anxiety over a yet-unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute. A man looks at a stock quotation board outside a brokerage in Tokyo, Japan, April 18, 2016. REUTERS/Toru Hanai Japan’s Nikkei .N225 dropped 0.7 percent while MSCI’s broadest index of Asia-Pacific
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – In a warning to President Donald Trump not to try to withdraw the United States from the NATO military alliance, the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday approved legislation aimed at preventing such a move. U.S. and Polish soldiers take part in NATO military defence exercise Anakonda 2018, at military range near
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