Sunday, November 09, 2008

Challenges In The News 11/09/08

NEW YORK (AP) -- Now comes a challenge for Venus Williams and Serena Williams at the U.S. Open: a match against each other.

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serbian third seed Novak Djokovic survived a tough challenge from big-serving Croatian teen-ager Marin Cilic 6-7 7-5 6-4 7-6 in a late-night slugfest to reach the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Sunday.

BOSTON and mdash; Gloucester attorney Edward O'Reilly has cleared an important hurdle in his bid to challenge U.S. Sen. John Kerry, filing with state officials nomination papers containing more than 11,636 signatures.

Do the tennis authorities tell umpires to behave differently when the Hawkeye system is in play? Some chair umpires seem reluctant to overrule, instead leaving it to players to challenge. To me, that's plain wrong. Hawkeye shouldn't change their obligations. If they see it in or out, they should call it that way.

THE biggest scientific experiment in history has been hit by a last-minute legal challenge - amid fears it could cause the end of the world.

The WC provincial government has no intention of challenging the Erasmus Commission ruling.

Google Inc is set to introduce on Tuesday a new Web browser designed to more quickly handle video-rich or other complex Web programs, posing a challenge to browsers designed originally to handle text and graphics.

Details leaked out early about Google's first Web browser, which the company is releasing Tuesday in 100 countries. The browser, called Chrome, is expected to challenge the dominance of Microsoft's Internet Explorer.


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