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Wawrinka takes offence

MONTREAL—French Open champion Stan Wawrinka urged tennis authorities today to take action against Nick Kyrgios for an “unacceptable” comment during a match at the Rogers Cup.

Wawrinka wrote on his Twitter account that the Australian’s words were “not only unacceptable but also beyond belief.”

Comet 67P, where a European spacecraft landed last year, makes closest approach to the sun

BERLIN — The comet where a European spacecraft landed last year has made the closest approach to the sun of its 6 1/2-year orbit.

The European Space Agency said comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko reached its closest point to the sun, known as perihelion, at 0203 GMT Thursday.

Artist Anish Kapoor outraged at ‘blatant plagiarism’ of his sculpture in China

LONDON — Renowned artist Anish Kapoor has expressed outrage about the appearance of a sculpture in China that appears identical to his “Cloud Gate” in Chicago.

Representatives of the British-Indian sculptor said Wednesday he was shocked at the “blatant plagiarism” of his sculpture, a giant, mirrored piece displayed in Chicago’s Millennium Park that reflects the city’s skyline.

A good chance to wish upon a shooting star: Moonlight won’t mess up this week’s meteor shower

WASHINGTON — Want to wish upon a shooting star? The skies over the United States are likely to co-operate for a meteor shower overnight Wednesday.

Astronomers say the lack of moonlight will help people see more of the oldest meteor shower known to Earth, the Perseids (pur-SEE’-uhdz).