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  • US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations 2 days ago

    Atlanta: Federal officials working to keep Ebola from spreading into the US have ordered that all travellers who come into the US from three Ebola-stricken West African nations now be monitored for three weeks. Starting on Monday, anyone travelling from Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone will have to report in with...
  • Topseeded John Isner wins 2nd straight Atlanta title July 28, 2014

    Atlanta: Topseeded John Isner overpowered Dudi Sela on Sunday to successfully defend his Atlanta Open title, blowing serve after serve past the 5foot9 Israeli player in a 63, 64 victory. Serving for the match, the 6foot10 Isner fell behind 300 before Sela sent a backhand into the net, and then watched...
  • John Isner in Atlanta final for fourth time in five years July 27, 2014

    Top seed John Isner has continued his love affair with the Atlanta Open by powering his way into the final for the fourth time in five years on Saturday. The American will meet Israeli Dudi Sela on the hardcourt in Atlanta on Sunday, after dominating on serve to beat compatriot Jack...
  • John Isner downs Aussie battler to reach Atlanta semifinals July 26, 2014

    Top seed John Isner has forged ahead into the semifinals at the Atlanta Open after disposing of Australian eighth seed Marinko Matosevic in straight sets on Friday. The towering defending champion was broken in the first game of the match but responded well to claim the contest 76 64, blasting 17...
  • John Isner survives Ginepri test as seeds fall in Atlanta July 25, 2014

    Top seed American John Isner saved two match points before edging compatriot Robby Ginepri 46, 76 (5), 75 in the second round of the Atlanta Open on Thursday. The defending champion was set for an early exit when down 45 and 1540 in the deciding third set but leant on his...
  • Vasek Pospisil advances to Atlanta Open quarterfinals July 24, 2014

    Atlanta: Fourthseeded Vasek Pospisil of Canada advanced to the Atlanta Open quarterfinals, beating Ukrainian qualifier Illya Marchenko 75, 63 on Wednesday. "I'm fairly relaxed, and I was feeling the ball well this morning," Pospisil said. "When I'm feeling the ball well, I don't panic." In other secondround matches, Slovakia's Lukas Lacko beat...
  • Jack Sock advances in Atlanta Open July 23, 2014

    Jack Sock beat Alejandro Gonzalez 62, 64 in the first round of the BB&T Atlanta Open on Tuesday. Sock and partner Vasek Popisil won the doubles title at Wimbledon earlier this month, upsetting the topranked team of Mike and Bob Bryan in the finals. The 21yearold Sock said doubles success on the...
  • Querrey edges doubles partner Johnson in Atlanta opener July 22, 2014

    Sam Querrey put aside his partnership with doubles teammate Steve Johnson to start his Atlanta Open with a 76, 75 win on Monday. The two Americans will play doubles at the tournament and drew each other in singles for the first time in their careers. The bigserving Querrey struck 20 aces...
  • Atalanta fans hurl bananas at AC Milan players during a Serie A match May 12, 2014

    Milan: Atalanta fans hurled bananas at AC Milan's Guinean defender Kevin Constant on Sunday in the latest racist storm to hit European football. Two bananas were thrown at Constant and near Nigel de Jong near the end of Milan's 21 defeat at Atalanta. The insult came two weeks after a banana...
  • Outkast goes back to 1990s hip hop at Coachella reunion April 13, 2014

    Reuters: Hip hop duo Outkast reunited for the first time in eight years a the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on Friday, and brought a taste of old school hip hop with them to the stage. Outkast, formed by Atlanta rappers Andre 3000 and Big Boi, kicked off the anticipated...
  • Second-place Roma beat Atalanta 3-1 in Serie A April 13, 2014

    Milan: Roma kept up the pressure on Serie A leader Juventus with a comfortable 3-1 win against Atalanta on Saturday which saw the capital side equal the club record number of victories in a season. Rodrigo Taddei, Adem Ljajic and Gervinho scored to help Roma to their 24th league win of...
  • US Rapper and reality TV star Benzino shot, injured during his mother's funeral March 31, 2014

    Boston: Reality television star and rapper Benzino was shot and wounded, allegedly by his nephew, during the funeral procession for his mother outside Boston, authorities said on Sunday. Benzino, star of the VH1 show "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," was driving in the procession on Route 3 on Saturday when he...
  • US rapper and reality show star Benzino shot and wounded during mother's funeral procession March 31, 2014

    Reuters: Reality television star and rapper Benzino was shot and wounded, allegedly by his nephew, during the funeral procession for his mother outside Boston, authorities said on Sunday. Benzino, star of the VH1 show "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta," was driving in the procession on Route 3 on Saturday when he...
  • Deadly US ice storm turns Atlanta into parking lot, strands thousands January 30, 2014

    Atlanta: A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours on frozen roadways and raising questions about how city leaders prepared for and handled the cold snap that slammed the US South. The storm, which has killed at least seven people, on Tuesday swept...
  • Suspect detained after shots fired at Atlantaarea school August 21, 2013

    An adult male was in custody after a gunman fired multiple shots at an Atlantaarea elementary school on Tuesday, police said. There were no reports of injuries in the incident at the McNair Discovery Learning Academy, said DeKalb Police Department spokeswoman Mekka Parish. Parish described the suspect as a white male...
  • John Isner wins Atlanta Open July 29, 2013

    Atlanta: Topseeded John Isner won the Atlanta Open on Sunday, beating secondseeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa 67 (3), 76 (2), 76 (2) in the tallest final in ATP history. The 6foot10 (2.08meter) Isner, who lost in the Atlanta final in 2010 and '11 to fellow American Mardy Fish, won his...
  • Isner, Anderson advance to Atlanta final July 28, 2013

    Atlanta: Topseeded John Isner of the United States and secondseeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa set up what Atlanta Open officials say will be the "tallest" final in ATP Tour history. The 6foot10 (2.08meter) Isner beat Lleyton Hewitt 64, 46, 76 (5) on Saturday, and the 6foot 8 (2.03meter) Anderson topped...
  • John Isner advances to Atlanta semifinals July 27, 2013

    Atlanta: Topseeded John Isner advanced to his fourth straight Atlanta Open semifinal on Friday, beating James Blake 76 (1), 76 (5). Isner will face seventhseeded Lleyton Hewitt, the Australian who overcame a disastrous start to beat third seed Ivan Dodig 16, 63, 60. In the night quarterfinals, secondseeded Kevin Anderson of South...
  • Topseeded John Isner struggles but advances to Atlanta quarters July 26, 2013

    Atlanta: Topseeded John Isner escaped with a hardfought threeset win over 19yearold wildcard entry Christian Harrison at the Atlanta Open on Thursday, making an unconvincing advance to the quarterfinals. Isner is ranked No. 22 in the world while Harrison is No. 373 and was playing just his second ATP main...
  • Mardy Fish falls in Atlanta, Lleyton Hewitt in quarters July 25, 2013

    Atlanta: Mardy Fish took a hit in his gradual return to fulltime tennis, falling 46, 62, 75 to Michael Russell on Wednesday at the Atlanta Open. It was only Fish's fourth match since the US Open in September when he withdrew before a fourthround match because of an irregular heartbeat. Ranked...
  • Hewitt wins opener at raindelayed Atlanta event July 24, 2013

    Atlanta: Lleyton Hewitt began warming up on Tuesday for the hard courts of the US Open with a 64, 64 win over Eduoard RogerVasselin in the first round of a rainsoaked Atlanta Open. The seventhseeded Hewitt, who was runnerup two weeks ago on grass in Newport, Rhode Island, was one...
  • United States: Tornadoes hit central states May 20, 2013

    Washington: Tornadoes tore through three central American states of Kansas, Oklahoma and Iowa with baseballsized hail and wind blasts ripping roofs off homes and turning trees to matchsticks, as severe weather swept the region. A large "violent and extremely dangerous" tornado was spotted on Sunday night on the southwest side of...
  • Gunman who held firefighters hostage in his Atlanta home killed April 11, 2013

    Atlanta: A gunman who held four Georgia firefighters hostage on Wednesday, demanding his utilities and cell phone service be restored, was killed after an exchange of gunfire with authorities who moved in to free the captives, police said. An officer was wounded and the firefighters, taken hostage after responding to...
  • Paternity suit dropped against basketball legend Michael Jordan March 19, 2013

    Atlanta: An Atlanta woman who says basketball legend Michael Jordan is the father of her 16-year-old son has dropped her paternity suit against him. Pamela Smith, 48, filed a paternity suit against Jordan last month seeking child support. Jordan denies he is the father of the child and has also...
  • Mario Balotelli scores twice as AC Milan beat Palermo 2-0 March 17, 2013

    Milan: Napoli kept their slim Serie A title hopes alive with a 3-2 win over Atalanta on Sunday, while AC Milan maintained their challenge for second by beating struggling Palermo 2-0, with both goals coming from Mario Balotelli. Goran Pandev scored the winner for Napoli nine minutes from time after...
  • Man in Atlanta killed wife, 2 young sons; hangs self February 7, 2013

    Atlanta: Police in metro Atlanta say a 52yearold man killed his two sons and wife and hanged himself in their apartment. The bodies of Shivinder Singh Grover, his wife, 47yearold Damanjit Kaur Grover, and their two sons, 5yearold Gurtej Singh Grover and 12yearold Sartaj Singh Grover, were found on Monday in...
  • US: 116yrold woman, listed as 'world's oldest' dies December 5, 2012

    Monroe: The woman who was listed as the world's oldest person died on Tuesday in a Georgia nursing home at age 116. Besse Cooper died peacefully on Tuesday afternoon in Monroe, according to her son Sidney Cooper. Monroe is about 45 miles east of Atlanta. Cooper said his mother had been...
  • Inter's 10game winning run ends at Atlanta November 12, 2012

    Milan: Inter Milan's 10game winning run in all competitions was ended Sunday with a 32 loss at Atalanta in Serie A. After ending Juventus' 49game unbeaten run in Serie A last weekend, Inter have slipped four points behind the leaders and defending champions. They is also only a point ahead of...
  • Atlanta: Democrat volunteers make 15,000 calls to voters per day November 6, 2012

    CNNIBN's Parikshit Luthra reports from the Democrat office in Atlanta. Volunteers at the office make calls to voters to get them to come out and vote. ...
  • US: Indian Americans want an economyfriendly president November 2, 2012

    Atlanta: There are 3.2 million Indians Americans in the US and this makes them an important vote bank in the US Presidential elections. CNNIBN caught up with some of them. Krishna Polinini runs a grocery store in Atlanta. Bharat groceries, situated in one of the suburban regions, is almost equivalent to...