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Djokovic, Federer pushed to 3 sets at Indian Wells

Djokovic, Federer pushed to 3 sets at Indian Wells

Top-ranked Novak Djokovic and No. 3 Roger Federer each needed three sets to reach the quarterfinals of the BNP Paribas Open on Wednesday, while No. 1 Victoria Azarenka improved to 21-0 on the season with a straight-set win on the women's side.

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  • on Thu, 2012-03-15 07:12
U.S. May Sanction India Over Level of Iran-Oil Imports

U.S. May Sanction India Over Level of Iran-Oil Imports

Obama administration officials say they are worried India may run afoul of a new U.S. law restricting payments for Iranian oil, forcing the White House to impose sanctions on one of its most important allies in Asia.

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  • on Thu, 2012-03-15 06:27
Student Faces Town’s Wrath in Protest Against a Prayer

Student Faces Town’s Wrath in Protest Against a Prayer

She is 16, the daughter of a firefighter and a nurse, a self-proclaimed nerd who loves Harry Potter and Facebook. But Jessica Ahlquist is also an outspoken atheist who has incensed this heavily Roman Catholic city with a successful lawsuit to get a prayer removed from the wall of her high school auditorium, where it has hung for 49 years.

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European Union bans Iranian oil

European Union bans Iranian oil

The European Union formally approved an embargo on Iranian oil Monday to punish the regime in Tehran for its nuclear program.

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  • Second-ranked Rafael Nadal beat 21st-seeded Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine 6-3, 6-2 to set up a quarterfinal against David Nalbandian, who upset sixth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga 3-6, 7-5,
    Post date: March 15, 2012 07:12 AM
  • So far this year, India is failing to cut back its purchases of Iranian oil, which may force President Barack Obama to impose penalties as early as June 28, according to
    Post date: March 15, 2012 06:27 AM
  • But Brady said in the buildup for Super Bowl XLVI last week he wouldn’t be where he is today — a win away from joining Joe Montana and Terry Bradshaw as the only
    Post date: February 5, 2012 01:04 PM
  • The double-veto at the Security Council outraged the U.S. and its European allies as well as Arab leaders, and intensified fears among regime opponents that Assad will now unleash even
    Post date: February 5, 2012 12:54 PM
  • A federal judge ruled this month that the prayer’s presence at Cranston High School West was unconstitutional, concluding that it violated the principle of government neutrality
    Post date: January 28, 2012 01:19 PM
  • The outcome of the 2012 presidential election depends in large part on which of those arguments Americans decide to embrace.   The centerpiece of Mr. Obama's call for
    Post date: January 25, 2012 10:14 AM
  • The boycott takes effect immediately, canceling any new or proposed oil contracts between EU countries and Iran. Existing contracts can run through the end of June but then must be
    Post date: January 23, 2012 01:11 PM
  • Several years after their wedding, Jenny Block realised that even though she loved her husband and wanted to be with him, she needed more. Today, Ms Block, a writer, lives with
    Post date: January 21, 2012 10:47 AM
  • TEHRAN/VIENNA, Jan 10 (Reuters) - Europe and Japan moved ahead on Tuesday in planning for punitive cuts in oil imports from Iran, where a senior official dismissed Western anger at news
    Post date: January 10, 2012 02:37 PM
  • IDF Chief of Staff Lt.- Gen. Benny Gantz said Tuesday that 2012 would be a critical year regarding Iran and that there may be more "unnatural" events that happen to them.
    Post date: January 10, 2012 01:55 PM