U.S. Open to have two retractable roofs

Players have long wanted a roof at the U.S. Open. Now they’ll have two. The cover should mean an end to the weather-related issues that have struck the tournament in recent years.

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Deadly ship collision also leaking oil

The ferry disaster in the southern Philippines that has so far left more than 60 people dead and dozens more missing is also turning into an environmental catastrophe for the surrounding area as spilled fuel contaminates coastlines.

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Lego boy meets real human self

A 10-year-old boy who has raised thousands of pounds for charity since his mother died of cancer is immortalised in Lego.

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Football: Milan hold PSV in qualifier

Seven-time champions AC Milan took a decisive step towards qualifying for the group stages of this year’s European Champions League with a 1-1 draw at PSV Eindhoven Tuesday.

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Official by-election results: Voters put PML-N on top again

ISLAMABAD: Further consolidating its grip on power, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) emerged as a clear winner in the country’s biggest ever by-elections held on August 22.  The Election Commission of Pakistan has announced the result for most of the constituencies and PML-N is leading just like the general elections, with Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf coming second and third respectively. The ...

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A golf coaching dynasty

Butch Harmon and his son, Claude Harmon III, open up about their family’s golf legacy.

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Nawaz Sharif directs Interior ministry to put executions on hold

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, on Friday, directed the interior ministry to halt executions until September 9, Express News reported. Sharif met President Zardari Thursday night at the President House, where the head of the state told the premiere that his government had stopped implementation of death sentences of several accused terrorists and criminals for five years as per the party ...

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Baidu launches app preview service

Chinese search engine Baidu launches an app platform that allows people to use other mobile apps without needing to download them.

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Nadal back to world No. 2 with Cincy win

Rafael Nadal completes his preparations for the U.S. Open by claiming the title in Cincinnati for the first time with a hard-fought 7-6 7-6 win over home hope John Isner Sunday, moving to No.2 in the rankings.

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Saudi woman conquers Everest

Climbing the world’s highest mountain is challenge enough, but for Raha Moharrak, it also meant breaking a taboo.

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Indian firing injures civilian in Poonch Sector

ISLAMABAD: The Indian Army opened fire in the area of Poonch Sector on the Line of Control (LOC) on Friday, seriously injuring  a civilian identified as Arif Kiyani, Express News reported  The continuous bombardment also destroyed a house in the area. India has continued to violate the ceasefire agreement in recent weeks. Indian troops also killed two soldiers on Thursday. Pakistan ...

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