Monthly Archives: January 2017


Nadal and Federer in the mix

In Australian Open fourth-round play, top-ranked players advance This year marks the 112th Australian Open, and this past Saturday and Sunday, the numbers shrunk to eight in singles play. Ninth-seeded Rafael Nadal took down Gael Monfils to land him a spot in the quarter-finals. Additionally, Roger Federer grabbed a spot in the quarters as well…

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Russia-U.S. relations in a state of flux

U.S.-Russian relations have never been the most cordial of international relationships. Indeed, for many years they were as far from cordial as one can get without full-out war being declared. While these things seem to have passed, recently Russia and the U.S. have been butting heads once again. It has been well documented, with allegations…