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Maria Sharapova's serve and her groundstrokes were abandoning her. What she had was her conditioning.

The five-time major champion rallied from a set down to beat 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. Sharapova overcame nine double-faults and 46 unforced errors…

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Struggling Australian flag carrier Qantas on Thursday posted a huge annual net loss of Aus$2.84 billion (U.S.$2.65 billion), but chief executive Alan Joyce insisted better days lie ahead.

The worse-then-expected result compared to a wafer-thin profit in the previous year, with one-off restructuring and redundancy costs and writedowns to its…

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Famed mob boss Tony Soprano did not die at the end of the iconic TV show's last season, its creator revealed Wednesday.

The infamous final scene, which fades to black on Soprano eating with his wife and son in a New Jersey diner, triggered a storm when it ran in…

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Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops.

The bold offensive along a new southeastern front raised the prospect that the separatists are seeking to create a land link between Russia…

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Japan's figure skating king Yuzuru Hanyu on Wednesday warned rivals that his Olympic and world gold medal double earlier this year was no fluke, promising more fireworks in the new season.

The 19-year-old, who also won the Grand Prix Final before repeating his Sochi heroics on home ice at the…

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Forget bad weather, traffic jams and kids asking, "Are we there yet?" The real headache for many travelers is a quickly-growing list of hotel surcharges, even for items they never use.

Guaranteeing two queen beds or one king bed will cost you, as will checking in early or checking out…

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At a humble Tokyo laboratory, Godzilla, including the 1954 black-and-white original, is stomping back with a digital makeover that delivers four times the image quality of high definition.

The effort with "4K" technology is carefully removing scratches and discoloration from the films and also unearthing hidden information on the reel-to-reel.…

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The U.N. food aid agency said Wednesday that a convoy of supplies had reached 2,000 desperate families, crammed into the Iraqi city of Karbala after fleeing jihadist attacks.

It said the delivery brings to 700,000 the total number of Iraqis receiving World Food Program assistance since June, when Sunni jihadists…

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