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He saved two match points in his nervy opener against Frenchman Lucas Pouille . "Of course it's the best moment in my life, and I want just to keep it", Halep said in Beijing . Nadal , a 16-time Grand Slam victor, saved 22 of 25 break points entering Sunday's clash and would deny all four he faced against the Kyrgios , who would strike 20 winners but was unable to overcome 35 unforced errors.
  • U.S. missions in Turkey halt visa services over security concerns

    U.S. missions in Turkey halt visa services over security concerns

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    The U.S. suspended visa services for visitors from Turkey in a sharp escalation of tensions between the countries, sending the lira down as much as 1 percent against the U.S. Turkey responded by saying the arrested Turkish citizen wasn't part of the U.S. Consulate's staff but was a "local employee". Turkey has also appealed , so far in vain, for the USA to extradite Gulen, who is a legal resident in the state of Pennsylvania.
  • Nate downgraded to tropical storm as it lashes US

    Nate downgraded to tropical storm as it lashes US

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    NHC said the storm surge along the MS coast could reach 11 feet, with 9 feet along the Alabama coast, including Mobile Bay. A storm surge warning was is in effect from Morgan City, Louisiana to the Okaloosa and Walton county line in Florida .
  • Amber Alert Issued for Richardson Child

    Amber Alert Issued for Richardson Child

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    Mathews was most recently seen wearing a pink best, dark pajama bottoms and pink flip-flops. NBCDFW.com reports that police are investigating allegations that Wesley Mathews put Sherin outside as punishment, and when he came back out she was gone.
  • Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre

    Las Vegas gunman booked hotel overlooking Lollapalooza 2 months before massacre

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    Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo told reporters that Paddock had used Airbnb to book a room at The Ogden. UNLV Psychology Professor Stephen Benning said that's probably not an accurate statement . But police have said they suspect Paddock may have had assistance at some point before the killings, based on the large number of guns, ammunition and explosives that were found in the hotel suite, his home, his auto and a second home searched in Reno.
  • Las Vegas shooter booked rooms near Lollapalooza

    Las Vegas shooter booked rooms near Lollapalooza

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    The hotel did not immediately respond to a request for comment on the matter. Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo says it appeared Stephen Paddock had planned to survive Sunday's attack and had an escape plan. The festival ran from September 22 to September 24. Because so few people knew Paddock well, investigators will have a harder time probing his background for clues or hints he may have dropped about his plans, Southers said.
  • Plan fire escape route, officials urge

    Plan fire escape route, officials urge

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    The parade will cross the Williamstown Bridge into Marietta. Sills said the open house will become an annual tradition at the start of each Fire Prevention Week. The National Fire Protection Association encourages parents to teach their children how to escape on their own and to ensure their house number is clearly visible for first responders.
  • Curfew lifted in New Orleans following hurricane warning cancellation

    Curfew lifted in New Orleans following hurricane warning cancellation

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    While Nate was not expected to affect Mexican territory, the National Meteorological Service (SMN) reported the storm's winds picked up speed to reach 150 km per hour, with gusts of up to 175 kph. President Trump approved an emergency declaration for MS on Saturday as Category 1 Hurricane Nate made landfall in southeast Louisiana . A small craft advisory remains in effect until Sunday evening for Gulf waters from Franklin county through Dixie county.
  • Tri-Cities volunteers head to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Nate

    Tri-Cities volunteers head to Louisiana ahead of Hurricane Nate

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    After several hours of heavy rainfall, the National Hurricane Center downgraded the tropical storm to tropical depression and has subsequently discontinued all hurricane and storm surge warnings and watches. First responders, sewer workers and residents prepared for flooding in New Orleans , where summer rains exposed deficiencies in the city's unique drainage pumping system.
  • Trump trashes outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker

    Trump trashes outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker

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    Trump, who has little tolerance for public criticism and prides himself on counterpunching those who cross him, fired off a trio of tweets Sunday morning attacking Corker, who announced last month that he plans to retire and not seek reelection in 2018.
  • Trump's choice: Iran deal model or North Korean bomb?

    Trump's choice: Iran deal model or North Korean bomb?

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    White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Mr. Trump "isn't looking at [only] one piece" of Iran's actions. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani defended the nuclear deal with Western powers on Saturday and said that US President Donald Trump could not undermine it.
  • Hurricane Nate strengthens over Gulf of Mexico

    Hurricane Nate strengthens over Gulf of Mexico

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    Residents in several coastal parishes have been ordered to evacuate, and polling stations for early voting sites in some areas are closing ahead of schedule. Nate's winds are up to 90 miles per hour. First Warn Storm Meteorologist Sarah Fortner said the Carolinas could feel some of Hurricane Nate's impacts.
  • Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Who Found Las Vegas Shooter Hailed As Hero

    Unarmed Hotel Security Guard Who Found Las Vegas Shooter Hailed As Hero

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    Paddock, 64, had planned to escape the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay hotel after firing on the Route 91 Harvest country music festival, Lombardo revealed in a press conference Wednesday. The killer, who had set up security cameras outside the room, fired a furious barrage of bullets into the hallway, wounding the guard. The sheriff said Campos had distracted Paddock from his spree, but added that police were just seconds behind him - and would have done the same if Campos had not been there.
  • Obama administration declined to ban bump stocks

    Obama administration declined to ban bump stocks

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    Their main concern was that the rifle accessory would not be safe for younger and less experienced shooters. Making bump stocks illegal won't infringe on anyone's Second Amendment rights to own guns . And, Feinstein released her own statement arguing that Congress needed to weigh in on bump stocks. Two kansas lawmakers - congresswoman Lynn Jenkins and Congressman Kevin Yoder say they're open to a ban on bump stocks.