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  • President Trump and Putin summit underway in Helsinki

    US President Donald Trump told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday that he hopes their two countries can have an “extraordinary relationship” going forward, just hours after he blamed US policy — not Putin — for the dismal state of relations between the two countries. “I think we have great opportunities together as two countries that, frankly, we have not been getting along very well for the last number of years,” Trump said. “I think we will end up having […]

  • Rapper T.I. charged with three misdemeanors

    Henry County, GA (WGCL) — Rapper T.I. is facing three misdemeanor charges stemming from a May 16 incident near his home in Henry County. T.I., whose real name is Clifford Joseph Harris, is charged with simple assault, public drunkenness and disorderly conduct. His attorney Steve Stadow released the following statement: “The misdemeanor charges brought against T.I. are baseless, ill-founded and unjustified. T.I. never threatened or acted in a violent manner towards Euwan James, the security guard. Indeed, we understand the […]

  • Serena Williams sends a message to mothers after Wimbledon loss

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams had a message for mothers after her loss at Wimbledon: “I was playing for you today.” Germany’s Angelique Kerber won the finals in London on Saturday, ending Williams’ bid to win a 24th Grand Slam title and eighth Wimbledon championship. In an interview after the game, her voice quivering, Williams told mothers that she was playing for them at Wimbledon and they can achieve whatever they want to if they choose to return to work after […]

  • Kylian Mbappe: The ‘phenomenon that breathes and sleeps football’

    Situated in a lavish corner of France, AS Monaco’s famed football academy has produced some of the game’s biggest stars. Four integral parts of France’s historic World Cup-winning team of 1998 — Thierry Henry, Lilian Thuram, Emmanuel Petit and David Trezeguet — were nurtured there. But there is a new star who has since emerged and has the capacity to surpass them all: Kylian Mbappe. The teenager arguably shone brighter than any other player in Russia, winning the young player […]

  • Novak Djokovic breezes past Kevin Anderson to win fourth Wimbledon title

    Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal dominated men’s grand slam tennis in the last year and a half. But now Novak Djokovic is set to end their duopoly once again, just like he did in 2011 when the Serb truly became a sustainable threat to the tennis behemoths. Djokovic might not ever return to his halcyon days of winning four straight majors but his 6-2 6-2 7-6 (7-3) win over a drained Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon final watched by Prince […]

  • Pussy Riot claims credit for interrupting World Cup final

    Pussy Riot claimed responsibility for a group of protesters who took the field during the final World Cup match in Moscow on Sunday, indicating in a statement that the field invasion was staged to bring attention to political injustices in Russia. Minutes into the game’s second half, four protesters dressed as policemen ran onto the field at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, interrupting play. Security personnel jumped into action and began removing the protesters — but not before one of them managed to get […]

  • Chicago police release body camera footage of man killed by officers

    The man Chicago police shot and killed Saturday appeared to be reaching for a gun in his waistband, according to body camera footage released by the department on Sunday. Chicago police released two versions of the same video. One of the versions showed the events in real time and the other was in slow motion. Both versions showed four officers approaching Harith Augustus, 37. In the video, officers try to grab Augustus, who pushes the officers’ arms away and flails […]

  • Prince Louis’ christening photos show grinning Prince George

    Kensington Palace has released the first official photographs from the christening of Prince Louis, the third child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. The four portraits released by the Palace show the young prince surrounded by his adoring family, including a grinning Prince George, who turns five next week. Newlyweds the Duke and Duchess of Sussex were also present when the family, including Louis’ parents and grandparents gathered together in Clarence House for a private afternoon ceremony last Monday. […]

  • Former NHL goalie Ray Emery dies at 35

    Former NHL goaltender Ray Emery was found dead Sunday in the harbor in Hamilton, Ontario, hours after he disappeared while swimming, police said. He was 35. Hamilton police tweeted that they recovered his body about 2:50 p.m. He was last seen in Lake Ontario’s Hamilton Harbor about 6 a.m., when police responded to reports of a possible drowning. “Cause of death will be confirmed pending a post-mortem,” said Jackie Penman of Hamilton police in a statement. Fans and former teammates […]