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Thiem shocks Murray in Barcelona Open semis

11:54 AM ET Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain — World No. 1 Andy Murray lost to Dominic Thiem of Austria 6-2, 3-6, 6-4 in the Barcelona Open semifinals on Saturday. Murray’s defeat came a week after he exited the third round at Monte Carlo. That loss prompted Murray to enter Barcelona to whip up some form for the French Open following a right elbow injury. Murray fell for the first time in three meetings with Thiem. World No. 1 Andy Murray failed to reach the final of a clay-court event for ...

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Raiders: Door still open for retired RB Lynch

7:27 PM ET ALAMEDA, Calif. — The Oakland Raiders remain interested in acquiring retired running back Marshawn Lynch from the Seattle Seahawks, even if talks have seemingly quieted down of late. And though the NFL draft is next week, Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie said whether or not Lynch is with the team by then will not affect his draft board. “At some point you’d like to know and prior to the draft is that point,” McKenzie said Friday during a media conference to preview the draft. “Our door is ...

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Champion Pats host Chiefs to open '17 season

10:44 PM ET FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — The defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots will open the 2017 NFL season at home against the Kansas City Chiefs, on Thursday, Sept. 7. The matchup was one of the highlights as the league officially released the entire schedule of games Thursday night. Other Week 1 matchups include: The NFL had previously said that the Patriots and Raiders would be playing in Mexico City this season but hadn’t announced a date. The game will be played on Sunday, Nov. 19, at 4:25 p.m. ...

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HSBC refuses to open bank account for Chinese dissident Ai Weiwei

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei poses in downtown Hong Kong, China April 19, 2017. REUTERS/Venus Wu By Venus Wu| HONG KONG Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei said on Wednesday global banking giant HSBC Holdings Plc refused to open a personal bank account for him in Hong Kong for what he assumed were political reasons, a conjecture the bank dismissed. The burly, bearded artist, who was in the financial hub for three days to visit his exhibition, said he did not try to open accounts at other banks, but that he had ...

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Battlefield 1 Making A Change To Open Up DLC Maps To More Players

Maps that can only be accessed by players who have purchased DLC have long been a problem, as they make it difficult to play with friends who are unable or unwilling to fork over the cash for extra content. That’s been true of the Battlefield series for years, but a possible solution is on the way. Developer DICE today announced Premium Friends, a new feature that changes the way Battlefield 1‘s DLC maps are handled. Essentially, they allow players to access all DLC maps as long as at least one ...

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Gummy bear giant set to open its first U.S. factory

Move over, cheese curds. Gummy bears are coming to Wisconsin. German gummy maker Haribo announced on Thursday that it will open its first U.S. factory in the Badger State. The Kenosha County plant will create 400 jobs, according to Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker, and is scheduled to open in 2020. The project marks one of the largest investments from a foreign company in the state’s history, the governor’s office said. Walker thanked Haribo for choosing his state. “Haribo is a great fit with the many other iconic companies that already ...

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Tesla may open 3 more Gigafactory locations

Inside Tesla’s enormous battery factory Tesla committed billions to build its ginormous “Gigafactory” in the Nevada desert, which began producing lithium-ion batteries last month. Now the company wants to open more locations. Tesla(TSLA) said Wednesday it expects to “finalize locations” this year for as many as three new Gigafactory locations. That would bring the total number to five, including a solar plant in New York. It’s unclear if the new factories will be as large or costly as the 5.8 million square foot Gigafactory in Nevada, but the additional locations ...

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DJ starts final round with lead at Genesis Open

4:26 PM ET Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Dustin Johnson is one round away from reaching No. 1 in the world. Johnson birdied his last three holes Sunday morning for a 7-under 64, giving him a 5-shot lead going into the final round in the afternoon at the Genesis Open. The U.S. Open champion was in such complete control that he missed only three greens and his longest par putt was 4 feet. PGA Tour rookie Wesley Bryan had a 63 and barely made up ground. Johnson was at 17-under ...

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Australian Open: Roger Federer beats Rafael Nadal to win 18th Grand Slam title

Roger Federer won his 18th Grand Slam title and first for five years with a thrilling five-set victory over Rafael Nadal in the Australian Open final. The 35-year-old Swiss won 6-4 3-6 6-1 3-6 6-3 to claim his fifth Melbourne title and extend his lead at the top of the all-time men’s major winners’ list. Nadal, 30, remains tied in second with Pete Sampras on 14 Grand Slams following his first final since 2014. Federer’s previous major title came at Wimbledon in 2012. “I’ve been coming here for almost 20 ...

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PSA: Last Chance To Play Halo Wars 2's Free Open Beta

The Halo Wars 2 open beta is coming to an end soon. The free beta, available on Xbox One and PC, started on January 20 and wraps up tomorrow, January 30, so now is your last chance to play. It is free and open to everyone–download it via these Xbox.com links: Xbox One, PC. Unlike the first Halo Wars 2 beta from June 2016, this second one lets you try the card-based mode, Blitz. You build a deck and then deploy units in an attempt to capture and hold control ...

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