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Serena Williams wins second Wimbledon title of the day with Venus
- July 11, 2016

That was the only thing which changed from Australia". 'Unfortunately I definitely do see myself differently when I lose which I don't think is normal, ' Williams said. Kerber did earn one solitary break point in the seventh game - her only one of the match - but Williams was able to respond with an ace down the line to snuff out the danger in an instant. (more...)
Ronaldo leaves Euro 2016 final on stretcher after injury Ronaldo leaves Euro 2016 final on stretcher after injury
- July 11, 2016

It was not how he would have envisaged his evening panning out, but having been part of the Portugal side that were stunned in the final as hosts by Greece in 2004, he celebrated wildly with his team mates as ticker tape rained down from the rafters. (more...)
'RHONJ' Season Premiere Recap: Teresa Returns Home From Prison 'RHONJ' Season Premiere Recap: Teresa Returns Home From Prison
- July 11, 2016

E! News shared an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming season premiere where the Giudice household is seen bursting with activities as they prepare for Teresa's return. "I'm just...I'm getting emotional". Dolores, her and I go way back, I've known her since I was in my 20s. Giudice is known for her bold personality and occasionally short temper on the show. (more...)
Thousands Protest Nationwide for the 'Greater Good of Humanity' Following Police Shootings
- July 11, 2016

CNN is reporting protesters in downtown Atlanta have blocked part of Interstate 75/85. You can always have something to protest about but the reason we've succeeded is we knew what we wanted and when we go that we could stop protesting and then think of something else we needed. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda takes final bow as 'Hamilton'
- July 11, 2016

What do you do after playing Alexander Hamilton for the last time in your critically-acclaimed, Broadway blockbuster musical based on the first Secretary of the Treasury? He also shared a GIF of Phillipa Soo and Leslie Odom, Jr. Rukkus, a secondary ticket marketplace, says the average price for this Saturday's show is $3,391 (£2,618), AP reports . That's about 15 times as much as the face value of regular Hamilton seats. (more...)
Black Lives Matter activist arrested at Baton Rouge protest
- July 11, 2016

Breitbart News reports on its website that its reporter Lee Stranahan was arrested. "I think we do have to be careful that we don't lose attention on the two deaths from earlier in the week, as much as our hearts grieve for those killed in the line of duty", said pastor Reverend Anne Swallow Gillis. (more...)
SULTAN Box Office Report: The Salman Khan Film is Creating History
- July 11, 2016

On its first weekend film Sultan is expected to cover a collection of more than Rs. 42 Cr. and correct figures will get updated soon. Trade analysts predict that this weekend, the movie will make anything beyond Rs 150 crore. The film has tagged as highest opener of Salman's film carrier and also tagged as highest opener of year 2016. Its worldwide collection now stands at 220+ Crore out of which Rs 83 Crore is from global BO. (more...)
Tripura Governor lauds Bangladesh's ban on Zakir Naik's Peace TV Tripura Governor lauds Bangladesh's ban on Zakir Naik's Peace TV
- July 11, 2016

The Shahi Imam of Kolkata's Tipu Sultan Masjid, one of the most powerful Muslim leaders of Bengal, while condemning the recent attacks on Bangladesh, Medina and Baghdad condemned Zakir Naik for misleading people and demanded that his shows on Peace TV be banned in India. (more...)
South Sudan: Ongoing violence leaves at least 272 people dead in Juba
- July 11, 2016

The health ministry told Reuters said that almost 300 people have now been killed, including 33 civilians - up from an initial 150 dead on Friday and Saturday. Another reported seeing troops looting a shop in Juba, but it was not clear if they were loyal to Machar or Kiir. Civil war broke out when soldiers from Kiir's Dinka ethnic group disarmed and targeted troops of Machar's Nuer ethnic group. (more...)
Hillary Clinton: 'There were no materials' marked classified in my State emails
- July 11, 2016

The evidence, as outlined by Comey, is overwhelming. Previously, Clinton had said she never knowingly sent any classified information over her private email system. The dilemma for voters is that Trump lies even more than Clinton. The usual answer is that the Clintons are treated by a different standard. They taint and politicize everything they touch, because they put their interests above everything else. (more...)
That anti-Semitic Star of David tweet? 'It's just a star!' Trump insists That anti-Semitic Star of David tweet? 'It's just a star!' Trump insists
- July 11, 2016

The original tweet featured a proud looking Clinton next to a star that reads "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever", which some contend was an explicit reference to a Star of David. Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa. "It's about as stupid as saying that I'm racist against white people", he said . "Newt has been my friend for a long time", Trump said at a campaign event July 6 in Cincinnati, Ohio, according to ABC News. (more...)
Man Utd now clear to make Mourinho's fourth signing Man Utd now clear to make Mourinho's fourth signing
- July 11, 2016

Former Liverpool striker Stan Collymore has advised Manchester United to forget about signing Paul Pogba and instead turn their attention towards recruiting Dimitri Payet and N'Golo Kante for the same price. Ince said: "Sir Alex Ferguson would have been disappointed to have lost him at such a young age". Despite that news, any deal appears a way off. It is becoming clearer however, that Pogba or no Pogba, Matuidi is a realistic target for Mourinho. (more...)
Demonstrators rally at Baton Rouge police HQ
- July 11, 2016

In Phoenix, police officers dressed in riot gear deployed pepper spray as crowds got heated and reached the police barricade. About 2,000 people blocked a highway in Oakland, smashed windows and scrawled "murderers" across a police building, leading to seven arrests on Thursday, authorities said. (more...)
Did Former Ill. Rep Joe Walsh Threaten President Obama's Life on Twitter? Did Former Ill. Rep Joe Walsh Threaten President Obama's Life on Twitter?
- July 11, 2016

While many have expressed anger about Walsh's comment, there is always another option. As we reported , the girlfriend of police shooting victim Philando Castile said he had a licensed firearm in the vehicle when police pulled them over for a broken taillight. (more...)
China inflation up 1.9 percent in June, slowest in 6 months China inflation up 1.9 percent in June, slowest in 6 months
- July 11, 2016

But prices in the non-food sector rose 0.2 percent from last month, led by gasoline prices, and the start of summer holidays also drove up flight and travel costs. The PBOC will probably maintain an easing bias but a major addition to stimulus is unlikely, he said. China's leaders have set an economic growth target of 6.5 percent to 7 percent for 2016. (more...)
'Last chance to win trophy with Portugal makes Ronaldo more dangerous'
- July 11, 2016

France took the lead from the penalty spot after Bastian Schweinsteiger handled the ball in an aerial challenge with Patrice Evra. The tap-in marked Griezmann's sixth goal of the tournament, but his goal celebrations are also catching the attention of thise watching at home and where exactly the Frenchman got it from. (more...)
Lin-Manuel Miranda takes the 'Hamilton' stage one last time
- July 11, 2016

Kamille Upshaw, a swing (a performer who can step into multiple roles) in the Broadway musical 'Hamilton , ' signs autographs for fans before the performance on July 9. Odom Jr. will focus on his career as a singer and Soo will take part in another musical. After his final performance was over, he concluded, "It's been a bit of a day". (more...)
Protesters gather in Providence after police shootings Protesters gather in Providence after police shootings
- July 11, 2016

He says there were 74 charges of disorderly conduct and two of those also charged with resisting arrest . One was hit on the head with a large piece of concrete, possibly dropped from a bridge, according to police. Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton has said that, in his opinion, police officers acted "way in excess" in shooting and killing Castile and would not have done so if he was white . (more...)
Protesters shut down Interstate 94 near downtown St. Paul Protesters shut down Interstate 94 near downtown St. Paul
- July 11, 2016

Police also say a Molotov cocktail was thrown at officers. She encouraged them to feel the pain of Castile's death and those of Alton Sterling in Louisiana and the five police officers in Dallas. Protesters armed themselves with materials from a construction site and an officer was injured by a firecracker thrown. The protesters were rallying in response to the death of Philando Castile , who was shot and killed by a suburban St. (more...)
Watch Beyonce's hilarious delayed reaction to Serena Williams' Wimbledon win
- July 11, 2016

Serena Williams finally confessed that she had been vexed as much by expectations, by pressure, by the attempt to win that magical 22nd Grand Slam title, as by anyone else's serve or forehand. Williams said that the peace and focus which she had harnessed for this tournament came from self-acceptance. Saturday was Williams's 28th Grand Slam final, just six short of Chris Evert's record. (more...)
Biles on top after first day of Olympic Trials
- July 10, 2016

And no matter what the reality is, to the outside, it looks as if her world is in turmoil once again with the revelation this week that Christian Gallardo has replaced Kittia Carpenter as her primary coach. Despite her frustration there, she was glad to battle through the routine. Biles has one maneuver where she spins two-and-a-half times on one foot with the other leg stretched out parallel to the floor while perched on the four-inch-wide balance beam. (more...)
Pokemon Go players targeted in series of armed robberies, police say Pokemon Go players targeted in series of armed robberies, police say
- July 10, 2016

Missouri police are investigating a series of armed robberies involving the new smartphone app Pokemon GO. The mobile game is a geo-cached mobile application where players can find and catch Pokemon in their area or the surrounding areas. (more...)
Winning Moments: Serena Williams lifts Wimbledon 2016 trophy
- July 10, 2016

Williams kept alive a streak of holding at least one Grand Slam title since 2011. She then was beaten in the Australian and French Open finals. Addressing the current situation in the US, Williams said: "Violence is not the answer of solving it. (more...)
Creator of the Broadway hit 'Hamilton' says goodbye, quietly
- July 10, 2016

Along with fellow castmates Leslie Odom Jr. and Phillipa Soo, the actor performed his final shows on Saturday, July 9. Miranda created the musical, which won 11 Tony Awards at last month's ceremony, including two for Miranda himself: for best book and best score of a musical. (more...)
Anushka, Salman Wedding Bells After Sultan?
- July 10, 2016

Billed as a sports drama, Sultan is directed by Ali Abbas Zafar and produced by Aditya Chopra . Outside India, where Sultan is launching in about 50 day-and-date markets, United States of America previews began last night with $502,472 on 260 screens from 6PM. (more...)