Marin Cilic doubled his nation's lead as he gave Frances Tiafoe a tough Davis Cup baptism, beating the debutant 6-1 6-3 7-6 (7-5) to pick up a landmark point in his career.
Croatia leads the U.S. 2-0 after Friday's opening singles matches.
Julien Benneteau and Nicolas Mahut delivered the doubles victory that sent reigning Davis Cup champions France back to the final, but Croatia were unable to claim the win they needed to advance against the United States.
Paire had never been selected for his country in the "World Cup of tennis" before, admitting himself that his explosive, erratic performances on court meant he could previously never properly be trusted.
"I've waited a long time for this", said smiled Paire, the world number 54 who showed no signs of the hot-headed streak that cost him a $16,500 fine for an epic three-smashed-racket meltdown in Washington last month.
If Croatia, who lead the other semi-final in Zadar 2-1 going into Sunday's final day, complete their expected victory, the final will again be in France, possibly back in the same Stade Pierre-Mauroy.
Texas superintendent: 'You cant count on a black QB'
Nine games into his career (eight starts), the quarterback has completed 61 percent of his pass attempts. The Onalaska educator insisted that the post disparaging black quarterbacks was not meant to be racist.
He announced last week that he will step down within a year and hand the company reins to chief executive Daniel Zhang. He added that the trade war will last not for 20 months or 20 days, but " maybe 20 years ".
MI hosts Southern Methodist in a Big Ten Conference-American Athletic Conference matchup Saturday at 12:30 PM PDT. Michigan rebounded nicely off an opening-week loss at Notre Dame by blasting Western Michigan last week.
Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley accused Russian Federation on Monday of "cheating" on U.N. sanctions on North Korea. Moon and Kim resumed their talks on Wednesday at around 10 a.m. (0100 GMT), this time without any other attendees.
The four drivers now on the outside when it comes to advancing to the next round are Johnson, Elliott, Jones and Hamlin. She finished runner-up to Sheldon Creed in the race at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway Dirt Track.
A German athlete has been banned from an all-you-can-eat restaurant in Bavaria for eating too much, according to reports. This media house does not correct any spelling or grammatical error within press releases and commentaries.
Recently, Ariana opened up about her ex by saying: "I adored you from the day I met you when I was nineteen and I always will". Ariana has chosen to stay with her family and loved ones at home while she works for her new music without deadline.
They will be produced by Marvel Studios, and studio boss Kevin Feige is reportedly going to have a "hands-on" role in them. This is big news, and only bolsters Disney Play's power.
US border agent charged with murder of four women
It was originally believed that Ortiz had murdered three women and one man, but it turned that was actually a transgender woman. Those two individuals were only identified in the affidavit as "Jane Doe" and "John Doe", but both had been shot to death.
The Patriots Hope Josh Gordon Is a Big Catch
Gordon's barely been active for years, unable to build on his breakout 2013 campaign and battling years of substance abuse. However, they recently chose to part ways with him, and the Patriots traded a fifth-round pick to acquire him.
Typhoon Mangkhut lashes the Philippines and China
The hurricane made landfall in North and SC on Friday, bringing high winds, heavy rains , and a potentially deadly storm surge. It also destroyed many houses and forced over 60,000 households in the northern region of the Philippines to be evacuated.
Senate Hearing on Accusations Against Kavanaugh in Doubt
He added that he doesn't believe the FBI should reopen Kavanaugh's background investigation, as Democrats have demanded . Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, who has not yet announced how she will vote, said Ford deserved her day before the committee.
Sixers promoting Elton Brand to GM
Brand played in 1,058 career games over 18 seasons with the Bulls, the Los Angeles Clippers, Dallas, Atlanta and the Sixers. Buford, the team seemed to be digging in for a much longer selection process that would last into the regular season.
Sesame Street say Bert and Ernie 'have no sexual orientation'
Sesame Street has addressed the relationship between its two star characters after a former writer claimed they were lovers. Being puppets didn't stop Miss Piggy and Kermit from having a romantic relationship for the last 40 years, but I digress.