Ukraine’s Marta Kostyuk has duplicated the feat of Croatian Mirjana Lucic-Baroni 20 years ago, when she won the Australian Open girls’ singles title at age 14. Kostyuk, 14, used powerful groundstrokes to outlast top-seeded Rebeka Masarova of Switzerland 7-5, 1-6, 6-4 at Rod Laver Arena on Feb. 25. Read more here.
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WASHINGTON – President Trump will instruct federal agencies on Feb. 27 to assemble a budget for the coming fiscal year that includes sharp increases in Defense Department spending and drastic enough cuts to domestic agencies that he can keep his promise to leave Social Security and Medicare alone, according to four senior administration officials. Read more here.
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MOSCOW — Thousands have marched in Moscow to commemorate slain Kremlin critic and former Deputy Prime Minister Boris Nemtsov who was killed two years ago. Read more here.
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