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Kvitova strolls into Birmingham semis
(Reuters) - Two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova kept her hopes alive for a second successive title at the Nature Valley Classic in Birmingham, beating German Julia Goerges 6-1 6-4 in the quarter-finals on Friday.
Republicans aim to debate immigration bill next week, ignoring Trump plea
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representative still plan to bring an immigration bill up for a vote next week, despite President Donald Trump's urgings on Friday to drop the effort until after November's elections.
UPDATE 1-U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for 1st time in 12 weeks -Baker Hughes
June 22 (Reuters) - U.S. energy companies this week cut one oil rig, the first reduction in 12 weeks, after drillers started to slow down the rate of additions this month as pipeline constraints put a damper on future production.
England's Alli 'unlikely' to play as Southgate scolds media
ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - England midfielder Dele Alli is unlikely to play against Panama due to his thigh injury, manager Gareth Southgate said on Friday.
Nigeria bounce back at World Cup to beat Iceland 2-0
VOLGOGRAD, Russia (Reuters) - Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0 on Friday to revive their hopes of advancing into the knockout stages of the World Cup in Russia, as striker Ahmed Musa dramatically marked his return to the team with two fine second-half goals.
Turkish air strikes kill 15 Kurdish militants in northern Iraq
ISTANBUL, June 22 (Reuters) - The Turkish military said it carried out air strikes in northern Iraq on Friday, killing 15 Kurdish militants.
Uber car's 'safety' driver streamed TV show before fatal crash: police
SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The safety driver behind the wheel of a self-driving Uber car in Tempe, Arizona, was streaming a television show on her phone until about the time of a fatal crash, according to a police report that deemed the March 18 incident "entirely avoidable."
Australia whipping boy Kruse will be strong, says Milligan
KAZAN, Russia (Reuters) - Australia defender Mark Milligan has backed team mate Robbie Kruse to be resolute in the face of attacks on social media as the Socceroos prepare for their must-win World Cup clash against Peru.
Soccer-Australia whipping boy Kruse will be strong, says Milligan
KAZAN, Russia, June 22 (Reuters) - Australia defender Mark Milligan has backed team mate Robbie Kruse to be resolute in the face of attacks on social media as the Socceroos prepare for their must-win World Cup clash against Peru.
UPDATE 2-Tennis-Dazzling Kyrgios beats Lopez to set up Cilic clash
LONDON, June 22 (Reuters) - Australian maverick Nick Kyrgios blazed past Feliciano Lopez with a barrage of aces to reach the semi-finals of the ATP 500 Fever-Tree championships at Queen's Club on Friday.
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