Daniil Medvedev stuns Novak Djokovic to set up Cincinnati final with Goffin

  • Russian rallies from a set down to win 3-6, 6-3, 6-3
  • David Goffin beats Richard Gasquet to reach final

Russia’s Daniil Medvedev stunned the world No 1 and defending champion, Novak Djokovic, in the Western and Southern Open semi-finals on Saturday.

The No 9 seed dramatically stepped up his game after losing the first set in Cincinnati, eventually prevailing 3-6 6-3 6-3 to set up an unexpected final against David Goffin.

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A bunch of Nimbys won’t let a Denver business owner sell his diner – is that fair?

Owner accepted $4.8m to knock down diner and build a high-rise, but group applied for historic landmark to block it

Tom Messina has worked hard over the past 20 years making omelettes and burgers for thousands of loyal customers at his diner – Tom’s Diner – in Denver. Now the guy has an opportunity to sell his business and retire and can you blame him? Unfortunately, a bunch of Nimbys do – and they’re trying to put a stop to his plans.

Nimbys – an acronym that stands for Not In My Backyard – generally oppose developments in their local area but – surprise – wouldn’t have a problem if the development was being done somewhere else.

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Portland sees far-right and counter-protesters take to streets – video

Oregon city saw its largest far-right demonstration of the Trump era on Saturday, as 500 rightwingers travelled from around the country to march back and forth across the city’s bridges, and briefly occupy a patch of its waterfront. City authorities succeeded in preventing head-on confrontations between the demonstration and a much larger counter-protest. Police said they made 13 arrests, and seized weapons throughout the day

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Revealed: how Ghislaine Maxwell fought those who accused her over Jeffrey Epstein

Socialite’s lawyers combed through life of billionaire’s alleged abuse victim when she was sued for libel

The lengths to which Ghislaine Maxwell went to contest allegations that she conspired with Jeffrey Epstein to groom underage girls for sex is laid bare in an analysis of hundreds of pages of legal documents unsealed this month.

The documents form part of a defamation action brought four years ago by Virginia Giuffre, who alleged that the British socialite was instrumental in grooming her to become one of his underage “sex slaves”, allegations Maxwell has previously denied. Giuffre accused Maxwell of libelling her by calling her a liar in public.

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A rural town confronts its buried history of mass killings of black Americans

100 years after hundreds of African Americans were reportedly killed in Elaine, Arkansas, a memorial is set to bring details of the tragedy to light

Charlie McClain was surprised to learn that he was related to one of the Elaine Twelve.

It came out when McClain, 58, asked his mother earlier this year about the largely forgotten mass killings in his Arkansas Delta home town a century ago, when white mobs murdered scores of African Americans, but only a dozen black men were ever prosecuted for any crime during the disturbances.

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