Sergio García sets sights on the Open after Masters triumph

• Spaniard likens Augusta showpiece to the Champions League of golf
• ‘The Open is like the Champions’ Champions League,’ says García

After finally burying the majors demon that haunted his golfing career for nearly 20 years at the Masters, Sergio García now has his sights set on the Open title.

Related: Justin Rose has time on his side but second place at Augusta still hurts | Andy Bull

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NASA Astronaut to Star in First Ultra-High-Definition Live Stream from Space

NASA astronaut and Expedition 51 commander Peggy Whitson will take viewers 250 miles off the Earth to the International Space Station in the highest resolution video ever broadcast live from space at 1:30 p.m. EDT on Wednesday, April 26.

via ⚡️ News Flash OMG ⚡️ April 11, 2017 at 09:26AM
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Wall St. set to open lower as geopolitical tensions rise

(Reuters) – U.S. stocks looked set to open slightly lower on Tuesday as investors turned cautious amid mounting geopolitical tensions in Syria and North Korea and ahead of the start of first-quarter earnings season later this week.


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In unusual omission, no Trump-Pope meeting planned during Italy G7

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has not asked to meet Pope Francis during his visit to Italy next month for the Group of Seven summit, sources said on Tuesday, in what would be a highly unusual omission.


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United Airlines CEO doubles down, says employees followed procedures, flier was 'belligerent'

United Airlines employees used proper protocols and the passenger was “disruptive and belligerent, United CEO Oscar Munoz told employee.

     

 

 

Trump is reckless – but he knows he can't afford to antagonise China

His comments during the campaign didn’t bolster high hopes, but his summit with Xi Jinping showed he needs China’s business

Donald Trump’s comments about China during the US presidential campaign didn’t exactly bolster high hopes for Sino-American relations once he was elected. Trump denounced China for “taking our jobs,” and “[stealing] hundreds of billions of dollars in our intellectual property.” He repeatedly accused China of manipulating its currency. The low point came last May, when Trump warned his followers that, “We can’t continue to allow China to rape our country. That’s what they’re doing. It’s the greatest theft in the history of the world.”

Given such inflammatory rhetoric, many people understandably felt considerable trepidation in the runup to Trump’s summit with Chinese president Xi Jinping at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. It wasn’t hard to imagine a refused handshake or the presentation of a bill for payment, like the one Trump reportedly gave visiting German chancellor Angela Merkel (a report denied by the White House).

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The Bernie Sanders Show is interactive TV talk for the era of Facebook activism

The Vermont senator’s atypical online show, which is broadcast on social media and will soon tour the US to highlight big issues, is attracting a sizeable fanbase

Ask someone to picture Bernie Sanders and they’ll likely see him leaning over a podium. With his arms raised. Shouting.

So the Vermont senator’s latest venture may seem a little jarring. It’s a chat show.

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